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Dragon Class South West Championship - Day 1

 
Eric Williams leads Dragon Class South West Championship

Eric Williams with Rory Paton and Katie Cole take a one point lead after three races at the Dragon South West Championship.

The event opened with a win for Mike Budd sailing with Mark Greaves and Chris Gowers, ahead of Lawrie Smith with Joao Matos Rosa and Tim Tavinor.

In race 2, Eric Williams took victory ahead of Thomas Vernon with Ollie Spensley-Corfield and Adam Bowers, with Budd back in 15th place and Smith in 14th.

The final race of day 1 was a win for Graham Bailey with Julia Bailey, William Heritage and Wiliam Bedford. Second was Klaus Diederichs with Diego Negri and Jamie Lea.

Overall Williams leads but Bailey is just one point adrift and in third is Smith, four points off the leader.

The South West Championship is taking place at the Royal Torbay YC ahead of the Edinburgh Cup, the class's open British national championship, which starts on Tuesday 3 July.

International Dragon Class South West Championship - after 3 races

1st GBR682 Ecstatic - Eric Williams 4 1 11 16 pts
2nd GBR782 Aimee - Graham Bailey 3 13 1 17 pts
3rd GBR815 Alfie - Lawrie Smith 2 14 4 20 pts
4th GBR819 Fever - Klaus Diederichs 9 10 2 21 pts
5th GBR818 Harry - Mike Budd 1 15 7 23 pts
6th GBR408 Joanna - Dimitry Bondarenco 7 11 5 23 pts
7th GBR763 Bertie - Simon Barter 19 8 3 30 pts
8th GBR777 Furious - Owen Pay 5 9 18 32 pts
9th GBR669 Suprmacy - Andrew Millband 15 4 15 34 pts
10th GBR788 Quicksilver VI - Rob Campbell 22 7 6 35 pts
11th RUS2 Riassa (809) - Michael Cope 16 3 19 38 pts
12th GBR761 Jerboa - Gavia Wilkinson-Cox 11 19 8 38 pts
13th GBR722 Avalanche - Mark Wade 12 17 9 38 pts
14th GBR696 Good Grief! - Patrick Lomax 8 16 16 40 pts
15th GBR704 Ganador - Martin Makey 18 12 10 40 pts
16th GBR753 Fit Chick - Simon Raw 10 18 12 40 pts
17th IRL201 Jaguar - Martin Byrne 6 6 29 41 pts
18th GBR633 Fei-Lin's Flirtation - Ron James 21 5 17 43 pts
19th GBR810 Badger - Thomas Vernon 20 2 29 51 pts
20th GBR644 Tsunami - Colin Brereton 14 29 14 57 pts
21st GBR617 FlameAgain - David Hall 17 29 13 59 pts
22nd GBR806 Vixen - Tim Saunders 13 29 29 71 pts


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