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Rooster Southern Topper Travellers Series at Stokes Bay Sailing Club

by Bruce Keen 14 Jun 03:01 PDT 11 June 2023
Rooster Southern Topper Travellers Series at Stokes Bay © Roger Cerrato

The Rooster Southern Topper Traveller Series returned to Stokes Bay Sailing Club for the third event in the 2023 series.

With the Topper 4.2 fleet being the biggest fleet with a great turnout of 20 boats, Felix Gladman had some strong competition, but won two of the races to take the event. In the Topper 5.3, Ethan Rhodes's results improved with every race which allowed him to win on countback from Jake Davies.

All four of the races were completed in light westerly winds, which combined with the Solent tides made some of the legs quite challenging, especially the top mark roundings, which caught a few sailors out.

In the conditions, consistency was not easy, with most of the sailors picking up one big scoring race during the day.

Sailing a 5.3 for the first time in a traveller, Barnaby Everett started well with a second in the first race and eventually finished sixth overall. Merryn Wealthy competed in her first Topper 4.2 traveller, and showed how quickly she was learning, by finishing sixth in the last race.

Once ashore, the sailors were pleased to be greeted with ice creams in return for their tallies, to round out a great day.

Thank you to the team of volunteers on and off the water, and to Stokes Bay Sailing Club for hosting the event.

4.2 Fleet Results and Prizes:

Endeavour - Ewan Parish (Stokes Bay SC)
Best result in first traveller - Merryn Wealthy (Warsash SC)
1st boy outside top 3 - Thomas Matthews (Grafham Water SC)
1st girl outside top 3 - Megan Cerrato (Warsash SC)

PosSail NoFull nameClubR1R2R3R4Pts
1st627Felix GladmanBosham SC12‑414
2nd47797Charles WoodWarsash SC‑51157
3rd46771Henry NoelWarsash SC‑935311
4th46007Thomas MatthewsGrafham Water SC347‑914
5th48133Reuben WealthyStokes Bay SC / Jets11‑143216
6th47860Finlay RhodesWarsash SC (& JETS)45‑11716
7th48627Lucas KeenStokes Bay‑766416
8th47078Megan CerratoWarsash SC (& JETS)2‑1110820
9th45757James BroadHill Head SC/Poole YC679‑1322
10th46221Joel KeenStokes Bay‑131021123
11th47312Merryn WealthyWarsash SC108‑13624
12th46293Kristian FoltysHamble River SC/JETs89‑121229
13th49081Mattie SvendsenGoring Thames SC14‑1581436
14th48664Hendricks LongWarsash SC‑1613141037
15th48744Thomas RobinsonStokes Bay SC121215‑1639
16th47641Ewan ParishStokes Bay SC15‑16161546
17th62Alban LandricombeHill Head SC17(DNC)DNCDNC59
18th1234Charlie Turner (DNC)DNCDNCDNC63
18th41384Jack BaskettSpinnaker SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNC63
18th1Meg WebbWarsash SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNC63

5.3 Fleet Results and Prizes:

Endeavour & Sportsmanship - Connor Parish (Stokes Bay SC)
Best result in first traveller - Barnaby Everett (Itchenor SC)
1st boy outside top 3 - Torquil Morrison (Emsworth Slipper SC)
1st girl outside top 3 - Ava Francis (Spinnaker SC)

PosSail NoFull nameClubR1R2R3R4Pts
1st47830Ethan RhodesWarsash SC‑53115
2nd47776Jake DaviesWarsash SC122‑135
3rd47355Samuel WadeStokes Bay SC/JETs4‑63411
4th45768Torquil MorrisonEmsworth Slipper SC714‑1012
5th48579Henry MartinPortchester SC355‑1113
6th46983Barnaby EverettItchenor SC2‑107514
7th47796Seb SittonWarsash SC9‑116318
8th46447Ava FrancisSpinnaker SC6‑99722
9th48878Ffion CerratoWarsash SC13‑1510225
10th47833William Le GriceWarsash SC‑14713626
11th49035Matthew EmersonWarsash SC108‑12826
12th46939Sophie Le GriceWarsash SC114‑141429
13th47746Thomas PeaceWarsash SC‑15148931
14th48315Eve WealthyStokes Bay SC/JETs8‑12111231
15th44301Connor ParishStokes Bay SC1213‑151540
16th47466Alex VarneyWarsash SC16(DNC)DNCDNC54
17th48185Charlie ShiresStokes Bay / JETs(DNC)DNCDNCDNC57
17th40039Daisy CharlesworthStokes Bay SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNC57

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