Races 2 & 3 photos by Rowena Beckley - click to expand
10 Boats competed for the Restronguet SC Mirror Open & SW Travellers, on one of the race areas for the 2017 Mirror Worlds, in a cold and squally North Westerly 4-5.
Race 1 got away with an fairly even start, Esther Bowdler & Scarlett Crago powered their way up the beat to lead at the 1st Mark.
Race 1 photos by Stephen Lenney - click to expand
A prolonged squall came through on the second lap - run causing Scarlett Shepherd & Rosie Addinall to lose control under spinnaker and making the final beat a struggle for the lighter crews. Esther & Scarlett held their lead to the end closely followed by Ollie & Archie Hawkins then Joe Jackman & Jack Sargent making it a Looe SC 1, 2, 3.
After lunch the 2nd race got away with more wind, cloud - it felt more like March than the end of May. There were quite a few retirements from this race as the cold, heavy weather took it toll on the lighter, younger sailors. This time Scarlett Shepherd & Tom Cosier powered they way to a comfortable victory over Ollie & Archie with Esther & Scarlett just 20 seconds behind in 3rd.
The start of race 3 saw a number of boats waiting too far downwind from the Committee Boat. They failed to spot the sequence had started, so Ollie & Archie and capitalized on their error with a good start and went on to win with Martin Egan & 6 year old George Lenney 2nd just narrowly ahead of Scarlett Shepherd & Tom Cosier, who had been relentlessly catching up all the way through the race, in 3rd place.
|Boat||Helm & Crew||R1||R2||R3||Total||Total|
|1st||70810 - YOLO||Ollie and Archie Hawkins||Looe SC||(2)||2||1||5||3|
|2nd||70537 - Complete & Utter Chaos||Esther Bowdler & Scarlett Crago||Looe SC||1||3||(4)||8||4|
|3rd||70716 - The Bootle Bumtrinket||Scarlett Shepherd & Rosie Addinall/Tom Cosier||Restronguet SC||(7)||1||3||11||4|
|4th||69667 - Bold Forester||Martin Egan & George Lenney||Restronguet SC||(6)||5||2||13||7|
|5th||70534 - Arctic Donkeez (sailing as 70784)||Joe Jackman & Jack Sargent||Looe SC||3||(DNF)||5||20||8|
|6th||69674 - PZSC club boat||Jeremy Stephens & Lloyd Williams||Penzance SC||5||4||(DNC)||21||9|
|7th||66632 - Hippo||Steve & Freddie George||Mount's Bay SC||4||DNF||(DNC)||28||16|
|8th||70857 - Odyssey||Lily Medlicott & Demelza Hewitt||Mount's Bay SC||8||DNF||(DNC)||32||20|
|9th||70678 - Ajax||Amy & Chloe George||Mount's Bay SC||9||DNF||(DNC)||33||21|
|10th||70335 - Gybe Bunny||Harvey Martin & Sennen Addinall||Restronguet SC||DNF||DNC||(DNC)||36||24|
|11th||37922 - Small Fry||Tony & Rufus Martin||Restronguet SC||DNC||DNC||(DNC)||36||24|
South West Travellers 2015 overall is now
|Boat||Helm & Crew||PZSC||MBSC||RSC||LSC||RPCYC||Nett||Total|
|1st||70810 - YOLO||Ollie & Archie Hawkins||Looe SC||1||1||1||3||3|
|2nd||70427 - Cool Running||Colin & Ruby, Polly Stevens||Penzance SC||2||2||DNC||12||12|
|3rd||70678 - Ajax||Amy & Chloe George||Mount's Bay SC||3||3||9||15||15|
|4th||69667 - Bold Forester||Martin Egan & Daniel Seaborne, George Lenney||Restronguet SC||4||DNC||4||16||16|
|5th||60100 - Super Sidewinder & 70857 - Odyssey||Lily Medlicott & Jamelsa Hewitt||Mount's Bay SC||6||5||8||19||19|
|6th||70635 - R U Up 4 It 2?||Stan & Lisa Prichard||Mount's Bay SC||5||4||DNC||19||19|
|7th||66632 - Hippo||Steve George, Nick Medlicott & Freddie George||Mount's Bay SC||DNC||7||7||22||22|
Next SW Traveller is the NeilPryde Nationwide Series event in Looe on 11th & 12th July.