Current world, European and last year’s national champions John Pink and Tom Weeks have won the 2001 29er gold fleet national championship
Current world, European and last year’s national champions John Pink and Tom Weeks continued their surperb run of victories by winning the 2001 Gul 29er championship which finished yesterday (16 August) at Plymouth.
The last day of racing gave the competitors sunshine and a 20 knot breeze making for fantastic sailing and racing conditions. The Danish team of Helle and Lars Orun Neilson showed the depth of international competition by finishing the series second.
In the silver fleet Tom Stuart and Tom Evans sailed very well to keep off the competition from Will Crocker and Phil Bacon.
1st 543, JOHN PINK/TOM WEEKS (STOKES BAY/HILL HEAD) 14pts
2nd 551, HELLE ORUM NIELSEN/LARS ORUM NIELSEN (SKAERBEK BADEZLU) 16pts
3rd 15, ALEX HOPSON/NICK MURPHY (BOUGH BEECH SC) 18pts
4th 075, ADAM CLARK/MATT BENNETT (GRAFHAM WATER SC) 32pts
5th 011, EDD CLAYSON/JONNY MARSHALL (GRAFHAM WATER SC) 33pts
6th 022, STEVE WILSON/JOHN GARTH (SUNDERLAND YC) 34pts
7th 173, JENNY MARKS/JEMIMA MARSHALL (NORTHAMPTON SC) 46pts
8th 167, BEN MCGRANE/ADAM SAVAGE (CHEW VALLEY LAKE SC) 50pts
9th 489, JOHN GIMSON/JAMES APPLEBY (RUDYARD LAKE SC) 59pts
10th 611, TIM PAUL/HANNAH STODEL (WARSASH SC) 62pts
1st 623, TOM STUART/TOM EVANS (SEAVIEW YC) 14pts
2nd 400, WILL CROCKER/PHILIP BACON (EMBERTON PARK SC) 23pts
3rd 342, CAROLINE MARTIN/LEIGH ALBRECHT (BURGHFIELD SC) 29pts
4th 382, RICHARD PEACOCK/TOM STOREY (BARTLEY SC) 32pts
5th 152, DAVID EVANS/BEN REDWOOD (BRITISH STEEL SC) 38pts
6th equal 311, LUKE PATIENCE/DAVID WALLACE (ROYAL NORTH’N/CLYDE) 39pts
6th equal 376 SCOTT AIKMAN/ADAM WAGNER (HELENSBURGH SC) 39pts
8th 155, CHARLES MORLAND/DAN BROWN (WARSASH/LEE-ON-SOLENT SC) 52pts
9th 055, MATT READ/SIMON HIBBERT (NOTTS COUNTY SC) 55pts
10th 385, SAM STITT/BEN STITT (BRADING HAVEN YC) 58pts