Result: Minis race 1 – Monday August 4th, 2014 (corrected) (and with commentary)


 SCSC Cadet Championship 2014 – Race 1 Monday august 4th, 2014         
ClassNameHelmMinsSecsTotal SecondsCorrected TimeClass Position This RaceClass Points This RaceOverall Position This RaceChamp Points This Race
TopperGoslingWilliam Wallis60236022724.6610.7510.75
TopperJelybeanZach Thompson601336132732.982222
TopperRed TopperShane Buckley602736272743.573333
TopperOn Top of the WorldTom Cochrane605336532763.244444
TopperBluejayAlex Biggs605436542763.995555
Topper (storm sail)Baby BlueAbbie Salter-Townshend705442543867.276666
IDRA 14Sea UrchinPascal Tchendns00.0088
OptimistChimpCharlotte Mayhew00.0010.75
OptimistOnionSam Thompson00.0022
OptimistAlways OptimisticJen Cochrane00.0033
OptimistVan PersieAdam Sater-Townshend00.0044
Course: Minis and Opis – Monday, August 4th, 2014
Start: 11:15am

Minis:
Start: E
Harbour: P
North: P
Harbour: P
Castlehaven: P
Colonel’s: P
Finish

Opis:
Start: E
Harbour: P
North: P
Harbour: P
0.00

Commentary:

Mini Series – Race 1 04/08/14

In a very light south-easterly wind, the fleet started East to Harbour Mark, with William Wallis first away from the line but Tom Cochran pressing hard.

At the first mark the toppers arrived in a bunch with Tom Cochran leading William Wallis round the mark, Zach Thompson, third and , Alex Biggs fourth with Shane Buckley and Abi SalterTownshend some way behind.

On the next leg to North Distance, Zach Thompson stretched out a commanding lead as the wind veered more southerly, which he kept all the way to the final mark of the race, Colonel, with Alex Biggs closing rapidly on Tom Cochran who was second round the mark with William Wallis 4th, Shane Buclkley some way back in 5th and Abi Salter Townshend bringing up the rear.

At Colonel the entire fleet entered a hole where they were becalmed until William Wallis emerged, holding the lead to the finish ahead of Zach Thompson with Shane Buckley coming through in 3rd just ahead of Tom Cochrane who had made up a lot of ground and Alex Gibbs and Abbie Salter Townshend finishing the course but too far back to challenge the leaders.

A terrific and enthralling race, with lessons to be learned.

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Optimist race 1 04.08.14

Charlotte Mayhew got a flying start leading the optimists off the line ahead of Sam Thompson with Jess Cochran in third and Adam Salter Townshend in fourth. It was in these positions that they arrived at the first mark, rounded perfectly by all helms, and the positions were held for the duration of the race with Charlotte winning the first race, and Sam T in second and Jess Cochran in Third.

A steady starter for these enthusiastic sailors.

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