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RS200 Southerns, Rooster National Tour & West Country Boat Repairs SW Ugly Tour at Parkstone

by Niki Birrell 20 Jul 20:50 PDT 16-17 July 2022

An impressive full entry of 40 boats travelled to Parkstone YC on 16th July for the RS200 Southern Championships for a weekend event on the Rooster National Tour, combined with a one-day event for the West Country Boat Repairs SW Ugly Tour.

The fleet were greeted with a lovely 10-15 knot breeze and wall-to-wall sunshine that stayed throughout the day. Race Officer Bryan Drake and his team did a fantastic job to get 4 races away on day 1, with tight racing throughout the fleet. After racing, a tired fleet came ashore to the welcome sight of an ice cream van giving out free ice creams!

A lovely curry dinner followed, and this concluded the SW Ugly Tour event, with Chris Catt and Ian Martin taking the honours, from Robe Henderson and Elouise Mayhew in 2nd and Hamish Walker and Emma Hivey in 3rd.

Conditions were similar on day 2, glorious sunshine and 10-15 knot winds. The Race Officer set 2 longer 3-lap races, which once again produced tight racing where any small mistake could cost multiple places, as demonstrated by the author of this report with a capsize on the final leg of one race!

Once ashore the fleet enjoyed delicious cakes baked by the club members - we really do love Parkstone YC!

Congratulations to Ian Martin and Chris Catt who sailed a consistent series to win by 5 points from Hamish Walker and Emma Hivey. Niki Birrell and Ben Whaley were 3rd on equal points with Matt Mee and Tom Pygall, leaving Ben asking Niki if they'd left it too late to enter the 'insane' 170 boat RS200 Nationals!

The Rooster Endeavour prize went to Alex and Mike Cleaver, who had travelled all the way from Budworth SC.

Many thanks to all at Parkstone YC for delivering another seamless and memorable event and of course to our sponsors Rooster and West Country Boat Repairs.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1st1603Ian MartinChris CattNetley SC‑92131613
2nd1702Hamish WalkerEmma HiveyRNSA/ASA24372‑1318
3rd1136Niki birrellBen whaleyParkstone yc5652‑7220
4th1615Matt MeeTom PygallBurghfield3‑13743320
5th1652will storeyKate AllamPyc‑167614523
6th1647Richard EdwardsLila EdwardsParkstone Yacht Club‑1254106126
7th1019James WilliamsSarah TuppenChew Valley Lake SC1315‑21131143
8th1625Karen OldaleJo HewitsonParkstone10995‑121043
9th1521Matt VenablesBethan MatthewSutton/Royal Thames611‑16148746
10th16Chris WebberNicki WebberPevensey Bay SC(RET)1081110847
11th965Alex SmallwoodCallum FarndenDatchet Water SC7812‑1591248
12th861Duncan GlenLorna GlenParkstone YC20‑2710135452
13th629Rob HendersonElouise MayhewSalcombe YC / Royal Harwich YC / Waldrin4126(DNC)DNC54
14th1667Owen BowermanAnnabelle OrmeHSIC‑1815189111467
15th964Chris ThomasVerity HopkinsWeir Wood SC151417‑2817972
16th1078Merrick StanleyVictoria UptonLlandegfedd SC111713‑18141772
17th1694Bruce GrantMaddy KirkItchenor Sailing Club27‑30118211582
18th1395Nigel BirdAndy BirdR.Y.A8‑252417152286
19th1178Julian BradleyHelen CafferataWembley2321‑2716181694
20th594Kyle BrownMadeline StrugnellRestronguet SC1722‑31202419102
21st1720Chris MayhewNicole MayhewWaldringfield SC and Royal Harwich YC13121919(DNC)DNC104
22nd1151Jake HardmanEmma HartleyHISC/Parkstone YC211825‑381624104
23rd1340Edward HarrisJames BennettChew Valley Lake SC‑363223122229118
24th1618James RossMonty RossNetley SC‑351630261927118
25th1699Douglas CalderDavid CalderRNSA‑302326232623121
26th541Milly TregaskesTaryn BanksRestronguet19‑3428302718122
27th322Freya BrownGrace O'HallaranRestronguet SC2220‑36322821123
28th975Matt ThorntonLaura BevanParkstone Yacht Club2928202523(DNC)125
29th1358Charlie WhitakerAndrew WishartQueen Mary SC14242127(DNC)DNC127
30th1658John HarveySarah MaddisonThornbury Sailing Club24192222(DNC)DNC128
31st1665Peter LorettoKelly AaronParkstone25261424(DNC)DNC130
32nd386Daniel TregaskesPolly TregaskesRestronguet3233‑37332520143
33rd1402Ffion MorganBen DeardenExe Sailing Club / Yorkshire Dales SC2829‑32293126143
34th1585Tony WilkinsonMichelle WilkinsonParkstone26‑3129312930145
35th983Shaun RobsonMarie SmithParkstone33‑3735343228162
36th1685RogerPhil BrookPYC‑373533353331167
37th1637Kim GavinSarah GavinParkstone YC(DNC)DNCDNCDNC2025168
38th978Alex CleaverMike CleaverBudworth SC/Swanage SC34‑3838363032170
39th1674Stuart TottenJill TottenParkstone31363437(DNC)DNC179
40th1679Dave PointerJan PointerParkstone YC(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC205

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