Northern District IOM Summer Series, 7/10/12


Nine skippers arrived to a beautiful sunny morning at Birkenhead with the only thing missing being the wind. Racing got under way just after 10am with a very light A rig providing tactical racing throughout the day. By the day’s end brad had all but one race, to finish with 11 points, with Victoria 2ndon 23, and Dave potter 3rd on 45.

RM T Cup, 6/10/12

1. Brad Gibson,   10 pts
2. Rob Walsh,   21
3. Richard Hampson,   25
4. Victoria McNulty, 29
5. Jim Findlay,   36
6. Bill Culshaw,   36
7. Ernie Rice,   63
8. Vernon Gee,   65
9. Dave Williams,   72
10. Trevor Jenkins*,   80
11. Colin Galvin,   96

11 races
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A reminder to all skippers that this coming Sunday 7/10/12 is the final round of the Northern District Summer Series, Start time 10.00 am. Could skippers wishing to attend please enter asap through Brad Gibson so that racing numbers and details for lunch can be finalised.
Check Entry List HERE

Any skipper wishing to make a weekend of it are more than welcome to bring their RM for Saturday’s club race.  This is the final hit out for our UK skippers travelling to the World RM Championships in France 14-21 October LINK

IOM Club Championship 9, 29/9/12

Today’s racing saw gusty B rig conditions from the NW blowing straight down the lake. At the front end of the fleet races were won and lost by a matter of inches with more close racing right through the fleet.

1. Brad Gibson,   11
2. Graham Elliott,   14
3. Victoria McNulty,   25
4. Bill Culshaw,   42
5. Ernie Rice,   49
6. Dave Burke,   51
7. Dave Williams,   55
8. Vernon Gee,   66
9. Jim Findlay,   66
10. Martin Roberts,   70
11. Greg Burke,   73
12. Roy Washbrook,   79
13. David Pickup,   86
14. David Catherall,   94

10 races

IOM Handicap Race, 15/9/12

A small but keen fleet of IOM skippers turned up. Racing was close throughout the day with Dave Burke continuing his recent form to take out a strong win. The handicap concept proved its worth once again with more inexperienced skippers growing in confidence as the day went on. Thanks to Victoria and Neil who ran our race smoothly.

1. Dave Burke,   14
2. Jim Findlay,   21
3. Roy Washbrook,   23
4. Greg Burke,   25
5. Brad Gibson,   30
6. Vernon Gee,   34
7. Ernie Rice,   40
8. Albert Stanley,   46
9. Colin Galvin,   51

9 races