Jeremy Vines 11th at National 18 Championships

Jeremy Vines was 11th overall in Rhapsody (375), crewed by Ollie Houseman and Max Vines, in the Ultimates fleet at the UK and Irish National 18 Championships at Abersoch from Sunday 27 July to Friday 1 August. In the 10 races he scored a 10th, a discarded 15th, a seventh, 11th, 12th, eighth, 11th, 10th and ninth and did not finish in the final race.

The entry for the Championships, at South Caernarvonshire YC, was six Classics, 13 Ultimates and one Prototype (Odyssey). At the National 18 Class annual meeting the vote in favour of adopting the new Prototype was 22-2.