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Bart's Bash – 18th September 2016

Bart's Bash – 18th September 2016
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21 Sep 2016

The best BSA event this year

Sixteen boats jockeyed for position on the start line. Some of the regular Lasers and Flying Fifteens were joined by three MoB boats, a Midweeker, some visiting youth sailors, another visitor and a club member who wanted to join in the fun. This is the first time since the re-establishment of sailing at Bewl that all the groups have raced together.

The wind was its usual fickle self, as Robin Taylor discovered. He led the fleet for two laps and then found a hole! Paddy McFarlan, however, in his usual canny fashion took advantage of every wind shift, worked his way through the fleet and finally won the race. The Fifteens did not totally dominate the event – Phil Carter-Haines also knows Bewl well and came fourth on handicap in his Laser. Full results are shown below.

In the afternoon Mo Clayton organised a fun peg race which was enjoyed by a smaller fleet. This time Robin managed to avoid all holes in the wind to win.

MSL laid on a barbecue which was well received by sailors and members of the public visiting Bewl. MSL put £1 of the burger price into the Bart’s Bash fund which, with very generous donations from sailors, finally reached a magnificent total of £240.

A great day at Bewl.

Position Skipper Sail No. Boat Name Boat Class Crew Lady Helm Sailability Club
1Paddy McFarlan3746Loch SloyFlying 15Amanda Conrad Able BodiedBewl Sailing Association
2Colin Nutt389842Flying 15Chris Hough Able BodiedBewl Sailing Association
3Dan Kingston3566TryffanFlying 15Neil Cunliffe Able Bodied 
4Phil Carter-Haines203324 Laser Standard  Able BodiedBewl Sailing Association
5Jim Vince3912 Flying 15Neil Frances Able BodiedBewl Sailing Association
6Eric Scott3498 Flying 15Will Whillock Able BodiedBewl Sailing Association
7Mike Blacklee3842AerofoilFlying 15Jamie Blacklee Able BodiedBewl Sailing Association
8Robin Taylor3769FoxgloveFlying 15Giovanna Morgan Able BodiedBewl Sailing Association
9Matt Cox197939 Laser Standard  Able BodiedBewl Sailing Association
10John Mansel3548BiffocalFlying 15Martin Stallard Able BodiedBewl Sailing Association
11Charlie Howden209 Laser Stratos KeelRichard Hayden Able BodiedMariners of Bewl
12Sue Humphries2471Blue MarouGull Lady HelmAble BodiedBewl Sailing Association
13Max Martin5851BucklandRS FevaOliver Hayward Able Bodied 
14Nick Church169856 Laser Standard  Able Bodied 
15Tim Scott14GoslingWetaTanya DisabledMariners of Bewl
16Nicola Buss156BedgeburyChallengerMolly BussLady HelmDisabledMariners of Bewl