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Sunbeam - Henry Chisholm weekend trophy

 
Roger Wickens won the 30th running of the Henry Chisholm weekend trophy for the Solent Sunbeam Class at Itchenor Sailing Club.V26 Danny -

Roger Wickens sailing V26 Danny sailed a consistent series with two firsts and two seconds. Joe Burnie in V41 Fleury took second (1,5,3,2) and Mike Weston in V14 Jabberwocky was third (4,1,4,9).

In the first race, V41 Fleury sailed by Joe and Cathy Burnie led from the start. V26 Danny managed to stay out of the adverse tide the longest and pulled through from 5th place to 2nd as a result.

In the second race V14 Jabberwocky took an early lead as he chose the left-hand side of the first upwind leg, which paid off handsomely. He extended his lead to win by a considerable distance.

Sunday in race 3, it was V36 Melody sailed by John Ford getting to the first mark in the lead. However, he was overhauled and V26 Danny took the win.

In the final race V26 Danny correctly chose the right-hand side and had a big lead at the first mark which was held to the end.

V41 Fleury took second place and V68 Sky sailed by Ollie Gilchrist and Becky Wickens finished third.

Sunbeam - Henry Chisholm weekend trophy

1st 26 Danny 2 2 1 1 4 pts
2nd 41 Fleury 1 5 3 2 6 pts
3rd 14 Jabberwocky 4 1 4 9 9 pts
4th 36 Melody 5 8 2 5 12 pts
5th 68 Sky 3 6 20DNC 3 12 pts
6th 18 Polly 6 4 5 6 15 pts
7th 25 Query 8 7 8 4 19 pts
8th 61 Betty 9 10 6 7 22 pts
9th 6 Little Lady 7 12 7 10 24 pts
10th 46 Spray 10 3 20DNC 20DNC 33 pts
11th 13 Bryony 20DNF 14 9 11 34 pts
12th 1 Dainty 20DNC 20DNC 10 8 38 pts
13th 27 Jenny 12 9 20DNC 20DNC 41 pts
14th 66 Molly 11 11 20DNC 20DNC 42 pts
15th 32 Romany 20DNC 20DNC 12 12 44 pts
16th 28 Why 13 13 20DNC 20DNC 46 pts
17th 64 Maisy 20DNC 20DNC 11 20DNC 51 pts
18th 11 Harmony 20DNS 20DNC 20DNC 20DNC 60 pts
19th 12 Argosy 20DNS 20DNC 20DNC 20DNC 60 pts

Sir Henry Chisholm was instrumental in growing the class at Itchenor in the 1960s and no doubt contributed to what is still a popular Class, which this year is celebrating its 95th Anniversary.

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