Eastern Area Championship at Medway YC – Report by Tim Townsend

Eastern Area Championship at Medway YC – Report by Tim Townsend

Wayfarer Eastern Area Championship at Medway YC © Paul Babington

Wayfarer Eastern Area Championship at Medway YC © Paul Babington

It was inevitable that the Wayfarer Eastern Area Championship, which also counted as Event #3 in the Craftinsure National Circuit and Travellers Series, would provide a very different challenge to the two fresh water, non tidal, open meetings that had gone before as competitors looked forward to strong tides and the forecast light to moderate winds on the River Medway.

There were 22 entries for the Easterns with most of the main protagonists present. The forecast overnight was for very light conditions on Saturday with slightly stronger breezes expected on Sunday. This, combined with Spring tides, would make interesting and difficult conditions for the competitors and race team alike. ...read more

PosSail NoBoat NameHelmCrewClubR1R2R3R4R5R6Pts
111120Ultimate FiascoGuy MarksMel TitmusBough Beech SC1114(6)310
211093RestlessAndrew WilsonTom WilsonDatchet Water SC644(7)1116
310974No NameRichard StoneCatherine GoreMedway YC2(9)633216
411170WhizoBrian LambSam PygallWilsonian SC(9)7224419
510688Big DipperBill WhitneyJohn SheltonShoreham SC4235(10)721
610947QuicksilverStewart ColtartCatriona ColtartMedway YC8(11)1017531
711118Happy Ever AfterJohn GoudieSam BonifaceWilsonian SC36(17)132832
811211Senior MomentMark LeeJane LeeMedway YC53910(17)1138
910686Hercules HoundBrian McKenzieLiz McKenzieMedway YC118798(13)43
1010673LBVDavid RobertsTegwyn TrickerBough Beech SC105(16)8121045
1111012IntermezzoTim TownsendJacqueline TownsendMedway YC1210811(15)950
1210614Loose KnotsMark PennyGail PennyMedway YC13(19)51791256
1311282Guinness IINigel O'DonnellBelinda O'DonnellSwarkestone SC151712611(18)61
148595No ProblemSimon WinnSarah MasonMedway YC715(DNC)15131767
1510666Devil's AdvocateRoger GibbsStan BedwellMedway YC(DNC)DNCDNC125669
169416Blueberry TartScott HamiltonMathew HodgeDatchet Water SC(17)131114161569
1711129YoloPaul HughesCharles TaylorArun YC14121318(19)1673
1810875Wild ThingMike PimmPeter DilleyMedway YC16(18)1516141475
1910615La RiveAlberto QuagliaAndrew HowardMedway YC181614(20)201987
2010937MbunaJames BuckleyAleks ScimiloesMedway YC1914181918(20)88
2111183NomadMike WeighillCarl MartinSwarkestone SC(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC115
2210837Little AngelJonathan DavisAshley DavisMedway YC(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNC115