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Bloody Mary IBRSC Results

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    What another great turn out at the 40th Bloody Mary Race at Queen Mary Sailing Club with 341 entires.  In the days leading up to the race the mood was somewhat nervous with a forecast of 16-29 Knots of wind with a wind chill of -3C, That would have been challenging for a 2.5 hour race!  However, on Friday afternoon as some of us took our boats up to the sailing club the wind was barely blowing 1 Knot... Surely the Saturday forecast couldn't be right?

    Saturday arrived and I spotted 11 boats from Island Barn around the dinghy park so promptly did the decent thing of capturing them on my iPhone and posting the pictures to the club's Facebook page. The wind had got up some but not to the earlier forecast, it was to be a race in about 12 knots of wind with some (very) cold easterly gusts mingled with the occasional quiet patches.

    This seems to have been a fast boat and particularly a Moth year, despite the additional 6 minutes added to tier starting time, with the first 4 over the line being Moths and the rest of the top 10 having trapezes.

    Although this year saw a little more controversy with the first placed Moth of Jason Belben saw his result disqualified after a protest. So the Winner of the Bloody Mary was Rob Greenhalgh from Stokes Bay Sailing Club in an International Moth.

    However the RS200 fleet didn't avoid the controversy either; it seemed to have had a good day for being over the line.  Of the 20 RS200's 8 missed the general recall (having now sailed a few RS200 events the starts are always very competitive so we are not unknown for failing to get away cleanly).  I spotted the recall after rounding the second mark so totally lost my position. Well, commiseration to our folks that didn't hear or see the flags, they had plenty of company.

    A final mention must go to the volunteers at QMSC who worked from dusk to dawn in the freezing conditions and made the day a great event.

    The Y&Y report and full results are here. There are a couple of photos, but I couldn't identify any of our boats in them.

     

    81st

    6th Topper, 7th Lady

    Nancy Scott

    82nd

    2nd Phantom

    Nick Mason

    112th

    5th Solo

    Paul Playle

    128th

    1st (and only!) Laser EPS

    Mike Storey

    146th

    12th Laser Radial

    Will Scott

    148th

    8th Fireball

    Dave Ryder

    Michelle Ryder

    183rd

    10th RS 200

    Julie Harrison

    Tim Chandler

    216th

    12th RS 400

    Ian Hamilton

    Douglas Clow

    256th

    12th RS 200

    Nick Marley

    Clare Cork

    OCS

    RS 200

    Dicken Maclean

    Hannah Young

    OCS

    RS200

    Clare James

    Lucy Gibson

    OCS

    RS 200

    Xavier O-villien

    Felicia Green

    Rob Cage was 38th and 2nd Laser Radial

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