The 2010 RS Feva Inland Championship was hosted by Northampton Sailing Club on June 19/20. The 43 Fevas joined 9 RS 600s & 11 RS Vareos on a trapezoid course with the Fevas doing the inner loop. It worked perfectly with all three fleets enjoying fantastic close racing.

Saturday was incredibly gusty with tricky wind bends across the course. Debbie & Tom Darling, the mother & son combo, started with a perfect port tack pin maneuver as the gun blasted but their immediate 20 yard lead was gradually overhauled by Rob & Emma Loveridge the current heavy weather ‘hot shots’. In race two Rob & Emma again dominated & lead from start to finish with Matt Whitfield & Gareth Viney ( pictured ) securing 2nd from Cathy Lear & Francine Counsell & a close group of boats.

After a short tea break the boats returned to the race track to slightly lighter 8 to 15 knot breezes. The fleet had cottoned on to the port biased line & with many of the top boats fighting for pole position it was Matt & Gareth who stole the start whilst many others had to dig deep to return from bad positions. Again the racing was incredibly tight. In the end Matt & Gareth held on from Rob & Rebecca Morris with Ruth & Tess Allan in 3rd.

Sunday dawned brighter & lighter. Again the wind proved tricky but with even bigger ‘holes’ than the previous day. The game of ‘snakes & ladders’ recommenced. Debbie & Tom again secured the pin on the port biased line & sailed away from the fleet eventually winning by half a leg. Light weather experts Morgan Peach & Herbie Harford showed their speed by comfortably taking 2nd from the pack behind led by Cathy & Francine. Race 5 was played out in winds dropping to 3 knots then back up to 8 knots again a test of nerves which Debbie & Tom reveled in, securing their 2nd win of the day from Cathy & Francine then Ruth & Tess Allan.

The points were close leading into the last race but Matt & Gareth pulled out all the stops to sail a good race & take the win. Unfortunately for them Debbie & Tom gradually picked their way through from 6th to 2nd just sneaking past Rob & Emma at the final mark to take first overall. Matt & Gareth won the Junior Inland Championship Trophy.

Overall Results:

 

Pos Sail No Helm Crew Club R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 Pts
1st 3105 Debbie DARLING Tom DARLING Hayling Island SC 2 (DSQ) 5 1 1 2 11
2nd 2686 Matthew WHITFIELD Gareth VINEY Penarth YC 4 2 1 4 -18 1 12
3rd 3547 Cathy LEAR Francine COUNSELL Oakham School / Rutland SC 3 3 4 3 2 -5 15
4th 3811 Robert LOVERIDGE Emma LOVERIDGE Draycote Water SC 1 1 -10 10 5 3 20
5th 2600 Ruth ALLAN Tess ALLAN Emsworth SC -10 6 3 8 3 4 24
6th 3792 Robert MORRIS Rebecca MORRIS Shropshire SC / South Caernarvonshire YC 5 4 2 -9 8 8 27
7th 3066 Morgan PEACH Herbie HARFORD Royal Torbay YC 6 8 -15 2 7 9 32
8th 576 Will ACRES Ed BOWMAN Emsworth SC -16 5 9 7 4 10 35
9th 3120 Vikki PAYNE Steffi ORTON Emsworth SC / Chichester YC 7 7 7 5 10 -11 36
10th 2587 Adam KAY Lisa KAY Warsash SC 9 9 6 16 -23 6 46
11th 3840 George SHELLEY Lottie RAPSON Shropshire SC / South Caernarvonshire YC 8 10 8 12 13 -16 51
12th 1250 Jovian SHORT James BARLOW Royal Torbay YC 13 12 11 14 6 -18 56
13th 3672 Sarah HUSSEY Emma BARNETT Royal Torbay YC 14 -20 16 6 16 14 66
14th 1664 Owen BOWERMAN Millie GIBBONS Hayling island SC 11 16 (DNC) 17 15 7 66
15th 2617 Jacob BARNETT Andrew BRIERLEY Royal Torbay YC -17 15 12 11 11 17 66
16th 3818 Anna PRESCOTT Jess EALES Lymington Town SC 15 11 14 -27 9 19 68
17th 3458 Hugo TUCKER Tim COLLINO Emsworth SC 12 14 17 15 -33 22 80
18th 3734 Emily NAGEL Sarah KENT Oakham School / Rutland SC 22 13 21 -31 21 13 90
19th 129 Barnaby BLACKSTONE Ben MOVERLY-SMITH Bewl Valley SC 19 23 -26 13 19 21 95
20th 1307 Richard RANDALL Sam BARSON Oakham School / Rutland SC -24 19 13 22 22 20 96
21st 3746 Misha RADIONOVSKY Toni DUFFY Oakham School / Rutland SC -29 21 18 26 17 26 108
22nd 870 Joe WINBUSH Jamie PEARSON Draycote Water SC 21 17 24 23 -28 28 113
23rd 1839 Nick NEVE Henry NEVE Oakham School / Rutland SC 26 24 -37 30 20 15 115
24th 3908 Molly GRIFFIN Dominic HALL Draycote Water SC 23 30 19 19 24 -35 115
25th 3424 Imogen SCOTT Courtney BILBROUGH Docklands SC 30 27 25 -36 12 25 119
26th 3815 Molly GILBERT Mollie LIPPETT Emsworth SC 18 25 29 28 25 -34 125
27th 3788 Oliver SCOTT Callum DIXON Docklands SC -35 31 28 18 29 23 129
28th 2920 Joe BURGIN Angus INMAN Oakham School / Rutland SC 27 18 22 (DNF) 27 38 132
29th 2153 Jane FURNESS Immi SLINN Draycote Water SC 36 36 (DNC) 29 26 12 139
30th 1884 Henri BOYTON-DAVY Callum HUETT Draycote Water SC 20 22 32 35 32 -41 141
31st 2915 Tom NEATE George HUNTER Oakham School / Rutland SC 25 32 20 -40 38 31 146
32nd 2046 Matt HILL Joe REEVE Burghfield SC 31 37 33 20 -39 33 154
33rd 2045 Charlotte ALSTON Tilly HAMILTON-IVORY Oakham School / Rutland SC 33 -34 31 32 30 30 156
34th 3727 Alex HOLBERN James HOLBERN Upper Thames SC (DNC) 26 30 38 41 24 159
35th 2215 Max GRIGGS Cody GRIGGS Royal Torbay YC -37 35 36 25 34 29 159
36th 3537 Lily SUMMERS Islay GRANT Emsworth SC / Emsworth Slipper SC 28 33 27 -37 36 37 161
37th 3100 Lucy HARRIS Harriet WARD Queen Mary SC 39 29 39 24 31 -40 162
38th 2012 Phoebe Warren Tabitha Peel Emsworth SC (DNC) DNC DNC 21 14 42 165
39th 56 Emma PEARSON Harriet WINBUSH Draycote Water SC 34 -38 38 33 37 27 169
40th 1308 Rupert MOLYNEUX Will FROST Oakham School / Rutland SC -40 28 35 34 35 39 171
41st 2 Thea POPE Finley BOON Oakham School / 32 39 34 -42 42 32 179
42nd 1535 Thomas GOODENOUGH Catherine GOODENOUGH / Sully ILLING Northampton SC (DNC) 40 23 41 DNC DNC 192
43rd 2571 Alice MARKHAM Joe THOMAS Upper Thames SC 38 (DNC) DNC 39 40 36 197

 

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