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Tasar National Championship at Paignton Sailing Club - Overall

by Rick Perkins 10 Jul 2023 03:02 PDT 7-9 July 2023
Steve Cockerill and Graham Williamson win the Tasar Nationals at Paignton © Rick Perkins

Paignton saved the best until last, and the final day on the English Riviera saw a beautiful sunny windy day, with 12 - 15 knot winds and SPF50 required.

The fleet assembled in the race area with 3 races planned for the final day it was all to play for with only a few points separating the top 4.

As it turned out the day was to be a battle for the 3rd place in each race as places one and two were taken in each race by Steve Cockerill and Graham Williamson and Paul and Bronwyn Ridgeway securing 1st and 2nd respectively in each race...

So the honours for 3rd place when to Jeremy and Suzanne Hawkins in race 6, Ian Swann and Spike Daniels and race 7 and Dave and Fiona Sayce in race 8.

This left Steve and Graham as very worthy winners of the 2023 Tasar National Championships.

The prize-giving was held in PSC clubhouse and the many great prizes were awarded thanks to the very generous sponsorship of the prizes by Rooster Sailing.

Category Prize Winners:

Masters: Jeremy and Suzanne Hawkins
Grand Masters: Steve Cockerill and Graham Williamson
Married Couple: Paul and Bronwyn Ridgeway
1st Woman: Nicky Griffin and Jon Heissig
Team Award: HISC

See the trophies here.

A huge thanks must go to the team at Paignton Sailing Club lead by Nick Ripley who put on a superb event keeping the race programme and social programme on schedule. The members of PSC were wonderful hosts with support for the sailors from the moment of arrival to the point of exit. With beach teams helping launch and bring the trollies down, the on the water management and the hosting in the club with great bar and galley teams... a real show of how a member's club can put on a great event. Thank you.

Overall Results:

PosSail noHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8Pts
1st2831Steve CockerillGraham WilliamsonStokes Bay SC/ Hayling Island SC112‑4‑61117
2nd2975Paul RidgwayBronwyn RidgwayLeigh and Lowton Sailing Club‑5‑831422214
3rd2973Jeremy HawkinsSuzanne HawkinsPorthpean Sailing Club‑6212‑534517
4th2815David SayceFiona SayceHayling Island2‑5‑63345320
5th175lan SwannSpike DanialsHSC‑9747‑853430
6th2629Rick PerkinsSarah PerkinsWhitstable Yacht Club‑103562710(DNS)33
7th2972Stephan HeimSusanne SchwickertPaderborner Yacht Club36‑115‑1287635
8th2628Malcolm DaviesAlan GouleTCYC/PSC‑1210‑129198845
9th298Constantijn UdoJan SlotemakerDe Put44‑1587‑14141350
10th2518Nicky GriffinJon HeissigLlangorse SC798‑13‑111061050
11th742Patrick SeylerSarah DesjonqueresPorthpean Sailing Club8117‑141069‑1251
12th2816Neil SpacagnaSteve EusticeBabbacombe Corinthian11‑14‑131091113963
13th1167John LawtonAndy ProbertBabbacombe Corinthian Sailing Club‑1413‑1411131211767
14th2935Liz PescodRoger PescodQueen Mary Sailing Club1312912‑14(RET)121169
15th269Wayne hancoxClaire GeogheganGrafham161510151513(DNC)(DNC)84
16th2640Stuart MoonAdrian PopeBabbacombe151616(DNS)(DNC)RETDNCDNC104
17th222Graeme BurtonChris LarkinDowns SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC114
17th104Peter BellTimothy SimonsCastle Cove SC(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC114

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