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Supernova Travellers at Haversham Sailing Club

by Adrian Lumb and Alex Reeve 19 Oct 2023 13:50 PDT 14 October 2023

Saturday 14th October saw the Supernova fleet taking their annual outing to Haversham Sailing Club for the Craftinsure Southern travellers event.

Haversham is home to a large fleet of Supernovas and has supported the class for many years. Despite the light wind forecast an impressive fleet of 26 sailors, including 12 visitors, signed on.

Before the race while bacon butties were being served, a local representative from DEFRA inspected some of the visiting boats to check for any invasive species and to audit Haversham's procedures. All was good and sailing could commence.

The wind might be best described as light-to-moderate, often at the same time and from different directions. But the sun shone and a great day was had by all. In the first race, Alex Reeve led round the first mark, chased by Steve Hawley. These two broke away from the fleet, with Alex keeping his nose in front to the end. Nick Wiles led the rest of the fleet home, followed by local man Barrie Lyman.

In the second race, Steve led, this time chased by Alex. For a while the racing was close, but Steve broke away by the end. Andy Jones, who normally sails an RS300, came in third, followed by local hero Bruce Howett.

All was to play for in the final race, but Steve found himself buried in the pack. Bruce led for a while, until he was overtaken by Alex. who won the race and the event. Barrie was third in that race and Adrian Lumb fourth.

Overall, Alex achieved his first overall open win in a Supernova (and a very well deserved one!), with Steve second and Bruce third.

Haversham Sailing Club would like to thank the travellers for a good turn out and the home club members for putting on a good show.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmClubR1R2R3Pts
1st1280Alex ReeveCotswold1‑212
2nd1263Steve HawleyBartley SC21‑53
3rd1258Ian HowettHaversham SC‑5426
4th1304Barrie LymenHaversham SC4‑2037
5th1325Adrain LumbHaversham SC‑96410
6th1219Andy JonesHaversham SC83‑1511
7th1319Sean MuldoonHaversham SC‑105712
8th588Rob BellEmberton Park SC‑117613
9th1215Mike MalcolmHaversham SC710‑1417
10th1007Dave CoulsonHaversham SC‑139918
11th1059Ady DavisGirton SC12‑13820
12th1234Nick WhilesGirton SC318‑2521
13th1060Richard BoutleHaversham SC615‑1621
14th1160Paul UndrellHaversham SC148‑2522
15th1215Michael AlexanderRutland SC‑16121224
16th1256Paul BurtonGirton SC‑15151126
17th1017Mark SandhamHaversham SC17‑191027
18th1127Phil NorthGirton SC1911‑2530
19th1254Tony BleasdaleGirton SC1816‑2534
20th1185John HumanEmberton Park SC‑21171936
21st1135Gordon TweedleHaversham SC20‑211737
22nd536David AllanHaversham SC‑24241438
23rd1105Patrick PakesHaversham SC‑22221840
24th1196Mike GriffithsEmberton Park SC‑24242044
25th1003Lawrence HillsHaversham SC‑26262147
26th1195Ian WhiteEmberton Park SC‑25252247

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