Quite a trophy haul yet again for Pennine SC, with Anne Whitfield and Paul Newman sailing Scorpion 1979 ‘The Last Indulgence’ into 20th Place overall and adding the Bronze Fleet plate. Time to order a larger club Trophy cabinet Steve?
After talking about it for longer than either of them can remember, Isaac Marsh and Malcolm James finally got together in Scorpion 2001 ‘Zephyr’ at the Weymouth Dinghy Regatta 2019 and then did a spot of boat tuning at Pitsford Reservoir, in between riding that electric scooter, discussing the fictional
Who’d have thought that they were both over 55 years of age but they are and they’ve notched up the double once again! Sailing their new wooden Scorpion 2044 ‘Tallulah’ into 6th place overall, this pair are consistently at the front of the fleet and seemingly becoming ever harder to
With a combined age of less than 36 years, this year’s worthy winners of the Youth Combo ‘Wet-As-‘Ell’ Tankard are Chloe Willars and John Tailby sailing Scorpion 2002 ‘Silverballs’. Unfazed by neither the competition or the conditions, this up and coming pairing recorded two Top 15 finishes to place 23rd
A hotly-contested trophy (actually a matching pair of scale model wooden Scorpion hulls kindly donated to the class by Dave Elston’s dad) where boats in the top half of the fleet are paired up with those in the lower half – the actual pairings decided by the Committee around the
Awarded to the club with the three highest-placed boats, this year’s winners are Castle Cove SC with the following overall results: 4th Place – Sam Barker & Cara Jones, Scorpion 1923 ‘Orinoco’ 13th Place – Jock Fellows & George Fellows. Scorpion 2004 ‘Discreet Banana’ 14th Place – Dave Elston &
Undisputed masters of this year’s Scorpion National Championships are Tom Gillard and Rachael Rhodes sailing Scorpion 2013 ‘Barely Illegal’. With six bullets and two second places the pair breezed home on a total of 10 points and a day to spare. These results are all the more impressive taking into