Southern Travellers 2010

2010 Mirror Southern Travellers Series - Overall

A blue Mirror dinghy dropping her spinnaker with the large orange inflatable leeward mark in the foreground

The final meeting of this popular series was held at Warsash SC on the 23/24 Oct with two very contrasting days weather. Saturday's racing was abandoned because of extreme conditions but Sunday produced a perfect day with 12 boats competing in cold Autumn sunshine and good winds. The report of that meeting is available elsewhere. The other races in the series were at Bosham SC 12 June - 14 boats; Chichester YC 13 June - 13 boats; Poole YC 3 & 4 July - 13 boats; Itchenor SC 5 & 6 Sept - 37 boats; Hill Head SC 10 Oct - 14 boats. This represents a good and consistent turnout with the travelling sailors giving the home club sailors the chance to enjoy larger fleets and stiffer competition thereby encourage more interest in developing Mirror racing in those clubs.

Itchenor Southern Traveller and South Zone Qualifyer

Mirror Open and South zone qualifier at ISC :

37 entries from six clubs fought out the championship in 20 knots of breeze. ISC had 29 boats entering and six ISC boats were in the top ten.

Congratulations to Nigel and Rob Thomas from Weston sailing club for winning the event for winning the overall event  and to Isabel McParland and Olivia Hartley for winning the inaugural “All England Plate” for top under fourteen sailor.

ISC held six races over 2 days with a steady 15 knots and gusts to 25 knots.

By Jonathan Davis

2010 Southern Traveller Preliminary Results After Two Events

 Preliminary results after Bosham & Chichester. Please note that the Southern Travellers results for Chichester will differ from the Club's results as all 3 races are counted for Southern Travellers so discard results are included.

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