The first race of the Royal Southampton Yacht Clubs Winter series was held on Sunday 15th October in sunshine and an easterly breeze averaging 17 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
In the Multihull Class, first to finish was Harvey Bowdens Firebird Orion. Ben Goodlands Raider 30 Team Eberspacher was first on corrected time from Brian Haynes Farrier 33R Carbon Tiger II with third Orion.
The RSYC Winter series continues on Sunday mornings until December 3rd.
For details contact Cathy Crawley, Sailing Secretary, RSYC, Tel: 023 80 223352 or email
PROVISIONAL RESULTS WINTER SERIES RACE 1
Corrected Time positions, Elapsed times
1 Team Eberspacher , Raider 30 1:15:10 Ben Goodland,
2 Carbon Tiger II, Farrier 33 1:15:58 Brian Haynes
3 Orion, Firebird 1:12:51 Harvey Bowden
4 Force X, Dragonfly 920 X 1:25:39 George Burn,
5 Triptych 2, Corsair F28R 1:28:10 Mike Wigmore
6 Velox, Corsair F28R 1:27:41 Grant Kelly
7 Blue Minnell II, Dragonfly 920 1:35:24 Tim Wilson
8 Hyper, Firebird 1:25:42 Duncan Barr
9 Smokey Bear, Farrier F27 1:55:19 Edmund Davis
DNC Scooby III, Dragonfly 800 Simon Forbes,
DNC Marmalade, Dragonfly 800 David Hyland
DNC Buzz, Seacart 30, Lombard/Marstrom tri Phil Cotton
DNC Doolally Tap, Dragonfly 1200 Stephen Hewitt
DNC Tinkerbell, Farrier F27 Roderick Walker
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