After Elton Sailing Club were compelled to cancel their open due to lack of water ,West Kirby kindly agreed to help by including it in their Coastal open meeting. The Elton results were taken from Saturdays 3 race results.

 Strong to medium winds greeted the competitors on Saturday with a mild sea state, results are attached below but in 3rd  place were Thomas and Ruth from West Kirby in 8182, 2nd were Mike and Mark in 5897 also from the home club, and first were Judy and Paul from Scaling Dam sailing their new Ovington 8228. Generous prizes were presented by Elton’s Nick Read, ably assisted by a not quite dressed ( minus jeans) Mike Hartley, they included vouchers from Shark Attack Water sports as well as wine and Burgees.

 Day 2 conditions were medium winds and a lovely swell with some good waves. Overall results included all six races, Paul and Judy were first again with six bullets with Mike and Mark 2nd  with six second places,  and Andrew Bell and Crew 3rd in albacore 8157.Thanks to both West Kirby and Elton for a well run first class event.

Postion

  Boat Class SailNo HelmName R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 Pts.
1st   Albacore 8228 Judy Armstrong (1) 1 1 1 1 1 5
2nd Caster & Pollox Albacore 5897 Mike Hartley (2) 2 2 2 2 2 10
3rd   Albacore 8157 Andrew Bell 3 4 5 4 (7 DNF) 3 19
4th Essex Girl Albacore 7915 Glen Hughes (5) 5 4 5 3 4 21
5th   Albacore 8158 Matthew Metcalfe-Smith 8 OCS 6 6 3 7 DNF (11 DNC) 30
6th   Albacore 7991 Nick Read 6 (7) 7 7 5 5 30
7th Lake Safari Albacore 8182 Thomas Teubner 4 3 3 (11 DNC) 11 DNC 11 DNC 32
8th Albinoni Albacore 8186 Stan van den Berg (11 DNC) 11 DNC 11 DNC 6 4 11 DNC 43
9th   Albacore 1749 Kevin Lyons 7 (11 DNC) 11 DNC 11 DNC 11 DNC 11 DNC 51
10th   Albacore 8133 Lisa Moore (11 DNC) 11 DNC 11 DNC 11 DNC 11 DNC 11 DNC 55