Scorpion National Championships 2019: Veteran Helm and Veteran Crew, Steve Walker & Jerry Hannabuss, Pennine SC

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 beat. Well done guys and also Tallulah – now surely the odds-on favourite for the ‘Concours d’Elegance Award at next year’s RYA Dinghy Show?

Malcolm James

South Cerney SC Gloucester GL7 5TH. Scorpions 2001 and 2011.