Posted 18th September 2017 by Trevor Kirkpatrick #racing


Paul Henry Director at Osborne King presents RS 400 Class prize

The Dinghy Regatta sponsored by Osborne King attracted 23 entries with boats competing in seven different classes on what turned out to be a cold and wet day which tested the endurance of sailors and race team alike.

The RS 400's comprised the largest fleet with eight boats competing including a certain club Olympian sailing Neil Calvin's C60 along with Roger Perrott finishing in third overall. 

Both Liam Donnelly and Rick McCaig and Trevor D'Arcy and Alan McClernon finished with 6 points with the win going to Liam and Rick pictured above with Paul Henry on a count back.

Other overall results were as follows

  • Laser                John Lewis
  • SB20                Paul Barbour
  • Topper 5.3        Matthew McClernon
  • Topper 4.2        Charlie Patterson
  • Hansa                Cathy Sommerville & Lynn Pallen
  • Quest                  Ashley Rothbotham & crew

We are grateful once again to Osborne King for their sponsorship and to Director Paul Henry for taking the time to present the prizes.

Thanks also go to Race Officer Jim Shields and all those on the committee boat Mekka 11 our safety officer Graham Moucka and the safety boat crews, the beach "mistress" Gillian McAdam along with Ann Blair and those who assisted with the launch and recovery and to the registration and results teams of Wendy Grant, Debbie Nelson, Iris Allen and Elaine Courtney and to the BBQ and soup team of Graham and Pat Skelton and Debbie Hetherington, also to Denise Magee who feed the committee boat and Deneen McClernon the safety boats.

Thanks to all for your efforts!

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