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Received in from Peter Whiteside.
Here is a brief report on the recent MYA Vane 36R National Championship,
held at Birkenhead 29th & 21st April 2019
There were 17 entries, including 3 junior skippers and about 10 other
juniors acting as mates. Clubs represented were Birkenhead, Bournville,
Clapham, Fleetwood, Gosport, Guildford and Leeds & Bradford. There was
sunshine both days and a light breeze. Thirteen heats were sailed then the
final scores calculated as a percentage of points sailed for.
1st Shaun Wyeth 83%
2nd Peter Hopkins 76%
3rd Peter Stollery 71%
4th Chris Harris 70%
On the Saturday evening most of the competitors attended a BBQ at Martin and
Andrea Roberts’ and a most enjoyable time was had.
At the Presentation, thanks were given to race organiser Martin Roberts,
Race Officials John Brierley, Bernie McNulty and Jack, also Joyce Roberts
for serving refreshments. All juniors received Easter Eggs. Overall it was a
most enjoyable and successful event.
Acting Free Sailing Class Captain
Thanks Peter, further reports indicate that this event was great for the kids.