DF65 Spring Series #3 – 18th April 2018

Lovely sunny spring day with a breeze filling in nicely from the clubhouse end, and once again a turnout of over 10 boats. John and Neil hotly contested first place on the day scoring equal points, John just winning by having 4 firsts compare to Neil’s 3.
Peter  also scored 3 firsts which gives an idea how close the days racing was.

  1. John Brierley 15 Pts
  2. Neil Westbrook 15
  3. Peter Baldwin 22
  4. Roger Lincoln 24
  5. Ernie Rice 36
  6. Andrew Peter 39
  7. Richard Walker 45
  8. Alan Watkinson 47
  9. Sally Collings 60
  10. Derek Matthews 61
  11. Robert 75

10 races sailed

 

DF65 Spring Series #2 – 11th April 2018

Light flukey winds were the order of the day and we had a visitor (Bill) from the Isle of Man who raced with a borrowed boat.

  1. John Brierley 10 Pts
  2. Dave Williams 31
  3. Neil Westbrook 32
  4. Andrew Peter 33
  5. Dave Pickup 45
  6. Alan Watkinson 48 (after countback of 2nd, 3rd and 4th places)
  7. Ernie Rice 48
  8. Sally Collings 55
  9. Colin Deakin 61
  10. Richard Walker 63
  11. Derek Matthews 76
  12. Bill Bumpus 97

11 Races sailed.

DF65 Spring Series #1 – 4th April 2018

Another good Wednesday turnout for the Dragonforce fleet with the heavy rain managing to hold off until just after racing finished.

  1. John Brierley 14 Pts
  2. Andrew Peter 25
  3. Dave Williams 31 (2 firsts)
  4. Neil Westbrook 31 (1 first)
  5. Sally Collings 42
  6. Alan Watkinson 47
  7. Ernie Rice 48
  8. Richard Walker 54
  9. Colin Deakin 56
  10. Dave Pickup 64
  11. Derek Matthews 73
  12. Robert 93

11 races sailed.

DF65 Winter Series 28th March 2018

The final day of the Dragonforce Winter Series saw 13 boats on the water with 12 completing the day’s racing. “A” suit wind down the lake and true to the winter series, cold, with hailstones before the start.

  1. Neil Westbrook 19 Pts
  2. John Brierley 21
  3. Roger Lincoln 25
  4. Alan Watkinson 35
  5. Sally Collings 43
  6. Dave Williams 47
  7. Colin Deakin 50
  8. Andrew Peter 52
  9. Ernie Rice 56
  10. Richard Walker 58
  11. Dave Pickup 72
  12. Derek Matthews 81

11 races sailed.

 

Series Results:

  1. John Brierley 6 Pts
  2. Neil Westbrook 11
  3. Roger Lincoln 14

Full results here 

 

 

Forthcoming Events – Easter Weekend

This coming Easter Weekend sees the start of our IOM series on Saturday 31st March (10 days in series, 6 best to count). A reminder that this year this is an Open Series and members from other MYA Clubs are welcome to attend (£2 on the day). Racing starts at 13.00 prompt.

For those with RG65s and DF65s, our friends at Fleetwood have announced a pop-up Open Event on Easter Monday starting at 09.45 Full details are available on the Fleetwood Website

DF65 Winter Series 21st March 2018

Another great turnout saw 12 Dragonforces turn up for the day with 11 boats sailing 10 races and one brand new boat with a faulty winch!

The wind was forecast to be coming over the houses, but in the event it was straight down the lake with everyone opting to use “B” suit some excellent and close racing was held.

  1. John Brierley 8 Pts
  2. Neil Westbrook 18
  3. Roger Lincoln 19
  4. Dave Williams 30
  5. Alan Watkinson 35
  6. Sally Collings 44
  7. Andrew Peter 47
  8. Colin Deakin 50 (One 2nd)
  9. Ernie Rice 50
  10. Richard Walker 58
  11. Dave Pickup 73

10 races sailed.

Next week sees the final race in the “Winter” series. John Brierley clearly has the series sewn up, but 2nd place is wide open.