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Birrell and Dobson victory at Salcombe Merlin Rocket Open

 
Christian Birrell and Ian Dobson of Herne Bay SC took a one point victory at the Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller meeting at Salcombe YC over the weekend.

Chris Jennings and Oli Wells opened the scoring with a win in the first race ahead of Tim Fells and Fran Gifford, and Jenny Dodds and Pippa Taylor.

Race 2 saw Birrell and Dobson add a win to their fourth place from the first race to take the overall lead.

In race 3 Mike and Jane Calvert were the winners ahead of Matt Biggs and Becka Jones to move into contention and take it into the final race.

Although Biggs and Jones took the final race win for a 9,2,1, scoreline, overall victory went to Birrell and Dobson counting their 4,1,5, ahead of Mike and Jane Calvert with a 4,1,6, and Andy Davis and Alex Warren with a 2,4,5.

Craftinsure Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller - Leaders after 4 races (60 entries)

1st 3788 Christian Birrell and Ian Dobson 4 1 5 -10 10 pts
2nd 3691 Mike Calvert and Jane Calvert -14 4 1 6 11 pts
3rd 3684 Andy Davis and Alex Warren -13 2 4 5 11 pts
4th 3743 Matt Biggs and Becka Jones 9 -10 2 1 12 pts
5th 3658 Chris Jennings and Oli Wells 1 -20 8 8 17 pts
6th 3656 Olly Turner and Sam Mottishead 7 6 7 -11 20 pts
7th 3781 David Winder and Oliver Winder 5 13 -16 4 22 pts
8th 3673 Caroline Croft and Matt Lullham- Robinson 11 9 -18 3 23 pts
9th 3759 Sam Pascoe and Megan Pascoe 10 7 6 -19 23 pts
10th 3726 Will Henderson and Mary Henderson -15 14 3 9 26 pts
11th 3777 Simon Potts and Ally Potts -20 3 9 14 26 pts
12th 3735 Jenny Dodds and Pippa Taylor 3 (61.0 DNC) 10 15 28 pts
13th 3756 Sophie Mackley and Tom Ballantine 12 -30 12 7 31 pts
14th 3778 Chris Gould and Chris Kilsby -18 5 11 18 34 pts
15th 3730 Paul Hollis and Paula Mason 6 -24 23 12 41 pts
16th 370 Alex Jackson and Mark Oakey -23 16 15 13 44 pts
17th 3687 Matthew Greenfield and Hannah Greenfield 17 8 21 (61.0 BFD) 46 pts
18th 3709 Rob Henderson and Alice Markham (61.0 BFD) 22 25 2 49 pts
19th 3702 Duncan Salmon and Harriet Salmon 8 26 17 (61.0 BFD) 51 pts
20th 3696 William Warren and Maddy Anderson 26 12 14 (61.0 BFD) 52 pts

Full results available here

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