Richard and Harry Harris second at Upper Thames

Richard and Harry Harris sailing Passing Cloud (1079) finished second overall on four points, counting two seconds in the first and third race at the Silver Tiller/Thames Series open meeting for Merlins at Upper Thames SC on Sunday 29 June. They were OCS in the second race but were able to discard that result. There were 20 entries. The races were sailed in sunshine and a good 10-15 mph northerly wind.

Richard Mourant and Joe Woods sailing Take It Easy (3606) finished 18th overall on 28 points, counting two 14ths in the second and third races, and a discarded 20th.

The winners were Laurie Smart and Vanessa Pilon of Upper Thames SC, sailing Flipside (1065), who scored three firsts.

On Saturday 28 June, Rob and Helen Wilder won the De May Vintage Series open meeting at Upper Thames SC, sailing Flinkidink (1097). Dana Church and Tim Cole were fourth in Jabberwocky (1950). The race was sailed in the rain in a very light shifty wind. There were 15 entries.