Close racing at Northampton for National 12 juniors

The National 12 Midland Area Junior Event took place at Northampton after the end of the class open meeting racing on Sunday at Northampton SC.

Rebecca Johnson had a promising start but was overtaken by Jimmy Whitehead on the approach to the windward mark. George Kitching took second place down the run but with only 10 stone in the boat was unable to hold on to it up the next beat. Rebecca pulled away to nip at Jimmy’s heels but Jimmy managed to hang on to the finish.

Overall Results

1st Jimmy Whitehead and Hannah May

2nd Rebecca Johnson and Nicholas Copsey

3rd George Kitching and Tim Goodhew