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Selden 2020 - LEADERBOARD

Musto Skiffs at the Stokes Bay Skiff Open

by Andy Tarboton 5 May 03:38 PDT 20-21 April 2024
Stokes Bay Skiff Open © Tim Olin /

Stokes Bay Sailing Club greeted us with beautiful sunshine and breeze, albeit Baltic Northerlies.

A near-record 38 boats took to the water, showing the enthusiasm of the fleet this season, which, combined with the RS700's, felt like a small Nationals on the start line! The team at Stokes Bay ran a great weekend of sailing - well worth it for all.

Day 1 set the scene for the weekend with some whacky shifts catching most people out at some stage, but Sam Pascoe continued his run of consistency and climbed to the top of the table overnight, with some very close scores behind him fighting for the podium.

Day 2 was more of the same but windier, allowing 'Mario Kart' style racing with lots of bananas strewn around the track to catch people out. Pascoe, again, captain consistency, maintained composure to rise above the rest, scoring an incredible three bullets given the conditions to take the regatta with flying colours. Dan Henderson also nipped at Sam's heels for the day, also showing great consistency, giving him 2nd place, with Andy Tarboton 3rd overall.

Alicia Biggs showed that she has been putting some training time in and was definitely more comfortable in the boat, sailing the Musto Skiff X. It was also good to see so many new faces in the fleet. This season will be epic!

Big thanks go out to the race team, who got in all six races in very challenging conditions across the weekend.

More event photos by Tim Olin here.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
1st636Sam PascoeCastle Cove SC‑3121116
2nd646Daniel HendersonWarsash SC‑94832219
3rdRSA 4Andy TarbotonHenley Midmar YC21362(OCS)326
4th614Ben CleggBrightlingsea SC‑236473626
5th645Robert RichardsonRWYC / SBSC4‑141106728
6th624Eddie BridleBrightlingsea SC72108‑12431
7th638Sam BarkerCastle Cove SC1127410‑1534
8th623Bruce KeenStokes Bay SC‑1339671338
9th637Bill MaughanSunderland YC5‑1831651241
10th622Dan VincentStokes Bay SC / RNSA6‑2517541143
11th520Graeme OliverChipstead SC8‑1751281649
12th629Brian GreensmithRWBSC10712‑23111050
13th588Andrew WhittleBrightlingsea SC14911‑20181466
14th594Fred CudmoreQMSC‑2210162213970
15th375Joshua BelbenStokes Bay SC19813‑28141973
16th568Griff TannerQueen Mary SC151619159‑2274
17th469Nathan StanierStokes Bay SC / SSC12‑201413172076
18th176Chris HaslamStokes Bay SC251920‑2615584
19th457Serega SamusBewl Water21‑26261816889
20th627Ben SchoolingSpinnaker SC115(RET)1420RET92
21st615Richard SmithMedway YC20‑271825191799
22nd616Dave PostonBewl SC18112111(RET)DNC103
23rd535David AnnanGrafham Water SC24222221(OCS)18107
24th631Mark CooperBurghfield SC3015281922(DNC)114
25th310Tom KyneBrightlingsea SC2833299(OCS)21120
26th419Charlie SouthStokes Bay SC17281524(RET)DNC126
27th602Connor MillerSchull Harbour SC‑322925272323127
28th583Lee CullenStokes Bay SC3635272921(DNC)148
29th499John PiattStokes Bay SC2721(RET)17RETDNC149
30th77Andy RiceStokes Bay SC163023(DNC)DNCDNC153
31st147Alicia BiggsLlandegfedd SC(RET)RETRET302424162
32nd372Theo GumbleyStokes Bay SC332332(DNC)DNCDNC172
33rd376David RickardGurnard SC263830(RET)OCSDNC178
34th394Nigel WalbankLymington Town SC343131(RET)RETDNC180
35th360Jesper van der HarstStokes Bay SC(RET)3424DNCDNCDNC184
36th323Andrew SmithStokes Bay SC313633(DNC)DNCDNC184
37th620Steve RobsonMYC3524(UFD)RETDNCDNC185
38th364Peter DohertySSBC2932(RET)DNCDNCDNC187
39th543Stephen WrightStokes Bay SC(RET)37RETDNCDNCDNC205
40th516Richard PelleyStokes Bay SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC210
40thRSA 642Euan HurterDalgety Bay SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC210

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