Summer Series Wrap Up

12 boats took part in the last two races of the eight race summer series. Most positions had been already sorted in August but the final day’s racing proved beneficial for some.

The first race for the General Handicap was won by Kevin last from Roger Day and Andrew Beaumont. However overall, first and second went to the absent Paul Jago and Mike Pritchard taking a well earned rest after the Comet event. Kevin’s win on the day ensured third overall.
Overall results:
1st Paul Jago 6.5pts
2nd Mike Pritchard 12.5pts
3rd Kevin Last 13.0pts
4th Roger Day 25.0pts
5th Ke4vin Milton 28.8pts

The second race saw the Fast and Slow fleets in action. Kevin Last won the Fast fleet from Roger Day and Paul Kelly and cemented Kevin’s position as overall winner.
Overall Results:
1st Kevin Last 5.0pts
2nd Kevin Milton 12.5pts
3rd Bob Cuerstemont 21.0pts
4th Roger Day 23.0pts
5th Dave Bexson 32.5pts

The Slow fleet had already been won by Mike Pritchard and Paul Jago so battle was for third place between Jill Reid and Ray Kemish with latter needing a win to take third. Jill sat out the race as she was Race Officer and this allowed Ray under pressure take the race win from Nick Turnbull-Ross and Andrew Beaumont. In doing so he claimed third place overall.
Overall results:
1st Mike Pritchard 6.3pts
2nd Paul Jago 9.0pts
3rd Ray Kemish 15.0pts
4th Jill Reid 16.3pts
5th Brendan McGrath 21.0pts