And they’re off - the McD RS400 as ever immaculately positioned at the start line

Dinghy Racing: April 7th

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Solos deliver a one two

Phil Philpot and Adam Mason delivered their emphatic 1-2 on a gusty Easter Saturday’s Henry Cowls sponsored race. Phil normally a successful RS400 helm – perhaps in premonition – borrowed his father’s Solo. A very wise choice as it turned out with both RS400s routed. The Red hulled RS perfectly matched the facial colour of its crew Ollie Berryman & Ed Bolitho as they broke surface from the only capsize of the day. Despite ganging up on the Solos the Lasers of Andy Biggs and Stephen Brooks were unable to make headway. Solo near, yet Solo far.

Helm Crew Class Name-No. PY Race 1 Lap Sec Race 2 LapSec
Phil Philpott Solo 4785 1150 1 470 1 488
Adam Mason Solo 4099 1150 2 476 2 495
Andy Biggs Laser 138471 1085 3 464 3 472
Roger McDonald Beccy Kestin RS400 958 948 4 422 5 433
Stephen Brooks Radial 179651 1110 5 542 4 505
Ollie Berryman Ed Bolitho RS400 588 948 SD 6 435C

Captain Dinghies Beccy Kestin thanks all those supporting the fleet on the day

Marshalls: Steve Kestin & Dave Philpott Safety cover: Ken Hubbard &Christian Griffin Photography & Clearance Diver: Christian Griffin

Average lap race accounting whilst demanding of logistics and support is deemed fairest to PY dinghy competition. A great credit to all those behind the action for selflessly putting themselves forward for duty

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