Tamesis Club

Summer Series racing begins: 3rd April 2022

Words by Chris Pollard, photography by Chris Wade

This Sunday’s races were contested in a better than forecast north-north-easterly wind which occasionally backed to north-westerly.  OOD John Adams set a straight up-and-down course (K) for all races.

Seven Merlins started their first (Blue) race which was won by Peter Mason, crewed by Richard Mason, with Matt P-J, crewed by Lyra Wade, second and Rob Hatley, crewed by Lucy Hatley, third.

Seven Lasers started their first race which was won by Marcus Chavasse, with Henry Medcalf second and Mattie Valentine third.

Three N18s started the N18/Handicap race.  Henry Defries, crewed by Carolyne Vines, was first with Charles Fox, crewed by Robert Blakebrough, second and Chris Pollard, crewed by Alistair Banks, third.

Seven Merlins entered the second (White) race which was won by Joe McLaughlin, crewed by Sean Roberts, with Peter Mason, crewed by Richard Mason, second and Matt P-J, crewed by Lyra Wade, third.

Seven Lasers started the second race which was won by Marcus Chavasse, with Chris Taggart second and Henry Medcalf, third.

The N18 race was won by Henry Defries, crewed by Carolyne Vines, with Chris Pollard, crewed by Alistair Banks, second and Charles Fox, crewed by Robert Blakebrough, third.

thanks to John Adams as OOD, assisted by Zoe Adams in the Box.  Thank you also to Ian Ramage and Stephen Lucas for manning the Patrol Boat.