Near Perfect Conditions For Ely Sailing Club on Sunday

PUBLISHED: 12:16 21 April 2009 | UPDATED: 10:51 04 May 2010

THE near perfect sailing conditions saw 21 members of Ely Sailing Club take to the water on Sunday (19) afternoon. Four of them found it warm enough to take a dip, although not intentionally. In the first race Tym Forder in the club Laser capsized going

THE near perfect sailing conditions saw 21 members of Ely Sailing Club take to the water on Sunday (19) afternoon. Four of them found it warm enough to take a dip, although not intentionally.

In the first race Tym Forder in the club Laser capsized going upwind but he soon recovered without getting too wet. Jack Cammann went in twice in the third race and again recovered without sampling the chilly depths. The most spectacular dunking was executed by John Wells and his daughter Molly who rolled in having just squeezed into the lead.

Despite the swims the results were very close with one second separating first and second in the final handicap race which also counts as a class race.

Results

First handicap race: 1 Alex Tory (Solo), 2 Gary Ungless (Solo), 3 John & Molly Wells (Enterprise)

First Class Race:

Toppers: 1Jack Knight, 2 Jamie Cammann, 3 Jack Cammann

Lasers: 1 John Cant, 2 Tym Forder, 3 Suzie Sallis (Radial)

Solos: 1 Alex Tory, 2 Niall Pearcey, 3 Gary Ungless

Enterprises: 1 John and Molly Wells, 2 Kevin & Scott Bilham, 3 Denis Copsey & Marie Brown

Second Handicap and Class race combined:

Handicap race results: 1 Alex Tory, 2 Denis Copsey & Marie Brown, 3 Niall Pearcey

Class race results:

Toppers: 1 Jack Knight, 2 Jamie Cammann, 3 Jack Cammann

Lasers: 1 John Cant, 2 Tym Forder, 3 Suzie Sallis

Solos: 1 Alex Tory, 2 Niall Pearcey, 3 Gary Ungless

Comets: 1 Eric Christan, 2 Clare Christan

Enterprises: 1 Dennis Copsey & Marie Brown, 2 Kevin & Scott Bilham

The other members racing but not in the top three were Simon Loach, Graham Tory, Les Booth and Frank Piper all sailing Solos. Alayne Seymour was the Officer of the Day, assisted by Alan White.

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