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Fireball and Merlin Rocket Opens at HISC

The Fireball and Merlin Rocket Open Meetings took place at HISC over the weekend, both with good entries. Winner of the Fireballs was Tom Gillard with Simon Potts. The Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller Open Water event on Saturday went to Richard Whitworth and Sarah Bines. The Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller Sea event on Sunday went to Nick Craig and Alan Roberts.

After the first day of racing for the Fireball class, Tom Gillard and Simon Potts from Sheffield Viking SC led, tied on points with Matt Burge and Richard Wagstaff of Poole YC. On Sunday Gillard and Potts maintained their lead to finish ten points clear of Chips Howarth and Vyv Townsend from Emsworth SC, with Burge and Wagstaff taking third.

Richard Whitworth and Sarah Bines won the Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller Open Water event on Saturday, counting a first and second they finished one point ahead of Nick Craig and Alan Roberts from Frensham Ponds SC who were tied on points with Andy Davis and Tom Pygall of Blithfield SC.

On Sunday the Merlins raced for the Sea Event trophy. This went to Nick Craig and Alan Roberts with David Hayes Jonny Ratcliffe, HISC, in second and Andy Davis and Tom Pygall, Blithfield SC in third.

Fireball - HISC Open Meeting (19 entries)
1st 15091 Tom Gillard / Simon Potts, Sheffield Viking SC 3.0 1.0 (5.0) 3.0 2.0 1.0 15.0 10.0pts
2nd 15096 Chips Howarth / Vyv Townsend, Emsworth SC 1.0 (20.0 OCS) 7.0 4.0 1.0 2.0 35.0 15.0
3rd 15093 Matt Burge / Richard Wagstaff, Poole YC 2.0 (8.0) 2.0 1.0 7.0 5.0 25.0 17.0
4th 15073 Peter Gray / Tim Saunders, SHSC 5.0 6.0 (11.0) 6.0 3.0 4.0 35.0 24.0
5th 15080 Matt Rainback / Simon Foskett, Poole 8.0 (9.0) 6.0 2.0 6.0 3.0 34.0 25.0
6th 15083 Dave Wade / Bob Gardner, Northampton 7.0 2.0 4.0 9.0 4.0 (20.0 DNC) 46.0 26.0

Merlin Rocket - Silver Tiller Open Water Event at HISC (42 entries)
1st 3703 Richard Whitworth / Sarah Bines, PYC 1.0 2.0 (9.0) 12.0 3.0pts
2nd 3749 Nick Craig / Alan Roberts, Frensham Pond (43.0 DNF) 3.0 1.0 47.0 4.0
3rd 3684 Andy Davis / Tom Pygall, Blithfield SC 3.0 1.0 (43.0 DNC) 47.0 4.0
4th 3734 David Hayes / Jonny Ratcliffe, HISC 2.0 (5.0) 3.0 10.0 5.0
5th 3729 Jon Turner / Richard Parslow, 7.0 (8.0) 2.0 17.0 9.0
6th 3727 Tim Fells / Chris Downham, HISC 4.0 (15.0) 5.0 24.0 9.0

Merlin Rocket - Silver Tiller Sea Event at HISC (45 entries)
1st 3749 Nick Craig / Alan Roberts, Frensham Pond 3.0 1.0 4.0 4.0pts
2nd 3734 David Hayes / Jonny Ratcliffe, HISC 1.0 3.0 4.0 4.0
3rd 3684 Andy Davis / Tom Pygall, Blithfield SC 2.0 2.0 RDGa 4.0 4.0
4th 3727 Tim Fells / Chris Downham, HISC 5.0 2.0 7.0 7.0
5th 3733 Tom Stewart / Phil Dalby, Northampton 4.0 7.0 11.0 11.0
6th 373 Chris Jennings / Ally Martin, Burghfield SC 9.0 6.0 15.0 15.0

All results available at HISC website

G New
28 April 2013 20:52 GMT


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