Victory for Leeks in Monster Trophy series
PUBLISHED: 11:18 02 September 2013 | UPDATED: 11:18 02 September 2013
A FLEET of 12 trophy hunters competed on Sunday for the Roswell Monster Trophies at Ely Sailing Club.
Four handicap races were sailed, with competitors counting their best three results, in a light north easterly breeze.
The front runners were Simon Leeks, in his solo, Andy and Hannah Wilcox, in lasers, and Jack Knight with Mollie Lee in a national twelve. Simon consolidated his winning position by winning the final race giving him three firsts.
Jack and Mollie had line honours in the second race and on handicap still won by 56 seconds from Andy Wilcox with Simon 10 seconds behind Andy.
In the evening, members changed their sailing clothes for formal wear and evening dresses. Games were played on the lawns which included a trampoline and swing ball. Members provided a sumptuous supper and entertainment was provided by Josh Robbins from Soham a local singer and song writer.
Results: 1. Simon Leeks 3points. 2. Jack Knight and Mollie Lee 5 points. As Mollie was the first crew she receives the Baby Monster Trophy. 3. Hannah Wilcox, 12 points. 4. Gary Ungless (solo) 13 points. 5. Andy Wilcox 13 points. 6. Clare Christan and Kirk Stamford (enterprise) 14 points.