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Racing Report – Week Ending 24 March 2019

Wednesday was the perfect end to the twilight season. Close to 40 boats took to the water for the final Start Box Twilight Sprint and there was a bumper crowd at dinner. The best start was hotly contested in one of the closest outcomes ever!

Thanks to Andrew Gluth, Selwyn Stokes, Varan Freestone and Jose Marco for running the race. 

Start Box Twilight Sprint – Race 3
1st – Slice of Heaven
2nd – Clipper of Capricorn
​3rd – Sea Eagle

Banks Group Elapsed Time Award
23rd – 01:04:54 – The Bird

The series winner of the Start Box Twilight Sprint for 2018/19 is Clipper of Capricorn – Barry Thompson. 

Troubleshooters Best Start
1st – 0 Seconds – Sunshine/Matador/Revenge/Rock N Roll
2nd – 1 Second – 
Dalliance/Mood Indigo/Bushido
3rd – 2 seconds –
Matrix
4th – 3 seconds – 
Phantom/Slice of Heaven/Xit Strategy/Braveheart

For full results, please click here

2 races were run on Saturday as part of the Measurement Cup, with the scores counting towards the aggregate series. Thanks to RYCV for running the race in conjunction with their Harold Ward Trophy. 
Salamander III took out all 3 handicap divisions in the series, with Rollercoaster, Mrs Overnewton, Take Five and Archimedes also claiming podium places in the individual races. 
To view the full results, please click here

Race 1

AMS
1st – Salamander III
2nd – Rollercoaster
3rd – Mrs Overnewton

IRC
​1st – Salamander III
2nd – Rollercoaster

PHS
​1st – Salamander III
2nd – Mrs Overnewton
3rd – Rollercoaster

Race 2

AMS
1st – Salamander III
2nd – Mrs Overnewton
3rd – Take Five

IRC
1st – Salamander III
2nd – Mrs Overnewton

PHS
1st – Archimedes
2nd – Mrs Overnewton
3rd – Salamander III

Sundance Marine also hosted their Beneteau Regatta on Saturday, which looked like a day filled with fun and frivolity, but we’ll hear more about that next week from RMYS member Jennie Jones (Me & Mrs Jones).

Thanks to Ian Guyett, Selwyn Stokes and Terry Parker for running that race from the tower. 

Allicia Rae
Sailing Coordinator