SOMERSET TRIANGLE (DURLEIGH LEG)

11 boats and 13 competitors entered the Durleigh leg of the Somerset Triangle on Sunday. Sadly no other clubs competed. I think I can say that all had a good days racing, helped along with some yummy bacon rolls. thank’s to Steve and John. (Durleigh bake off team) Final results are:-

1st Scott Bonner & Steve Chidgey

2nd Bob Langford & Barry Darlington

3rd Lynn Harland

There is still time to sign up for Bart’s Bash next Sunday 21st.  The race will start at 11 a.m. Free Barbi for all who enter. Set to be another great day. See you on the start line.

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SUMMER CUP 2014

DSC, had a good turn out of 22 entries for the Summer Series

The Final Results are:-

1st Tom Abbott

2nd Lynn Harland

3rd Martin Harland

The Ostrobogulous series continues to be well supported, and is still breaking records with 16 entries for the afternoon series.   Final Results are:-

1st Tom Abbott,  34 points.

Joint 2nd  Dan Langdon  &  Eddie Oliver . 27 points each.

Richard Maltby only one point behind on 26 (got to be worth a mention).

Well done all who entered, glad to see that people are enjoying the series.

Autumn Series starts Sunday 7th September, hope to see you on the Water.

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Bart’s Bash is coming soon. Be part of it.

Bart's Bash

Durleigh Sailing Club has registered for this event. Click on the poster to find out more. We need at least 25 entrants to qualify for the World Record so please go to the Bart’s Bash website and register as soon as possible. Click here to see a list of those signed up already.

The Race will start at 11.00am and last for 45 minutes. There will be a free BBQ after for all racers. Even if you have never raced before use this opportunity to give it ago and be part of the largest sailing event in the world.

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WEDNESDAY EVENING SERIES 1

1st Scott Bonner

2nd Martin and Lynn Harland

3rd Malcolm Bale and various crews (mostly Liz)

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NEW COMMITTEE MEMBER

DSC now have a new face on the Committee. Joe Wigley has become our Junior representative. So all youngsters that have anything that they would like to see happen at the club, Joe is the chap to see.

Welcome on board Joe.

 

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SPRING CUP 2014 .

We had 18 entries for this years Spring Cup. The final results are :-

1st Tom Abbott

2nd Martin Harland

3rd Lynn Harland

I am glad to be able to say the  Ostrobogulous afternoon  Series has proved to be popular. We had 17 competitors, which has been unheard of at Durleigh. Well done all who entered. The final results are:-

1st Dan Langdon

2nd Tom Abbott

3rd Eddie Oliver

This Sunday 8th June is the start of the Summer Series. Hope to see you on the water.

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GIRL POWER FOR DURLEIGH SAILORS

Today at Durleigh, the Berkley sisters, Ruth and Izzie were out in a Comet Trio, being pre assessed by an RYA Instructor in practical sailing skills, in preparation for  Dinghy instructor Course. PASSED!!!.

Izzie has been in the Transitional Squad, and crewing in 29ers, which had to come to a temporary stop due to a shoulder injury.

Ruth has been match racing in the Manchester Uni sailing team, she has been crewing in a Firefly for the 1st Team, and won the ” Christy Cup “.  Brilliant!!

Ruth is now off to try for a job with Sunsail over the Summer.

Well done girls, with all your success.

We wish you all the best for the future.

 

 

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SOMERSET TRIANGLE, AT SUTTON BINGHAM.

Yesterday 28th April ,Sutton Bingham sc held their leg of the Somerset Triangle.

Sadly not the best of turnouts, six from Sutton Bingham, and one from Durleigh.

The good news is, that Durleigh sailor Tom Abbott was the Event Winner.

Well done Tom .

 

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1st PLACE FOR DURLEIGH SAILORS

Scott Bonner and Lynn Harland took first place at the Hartley and Comet Open Meeting, held at Sutton Bingham sailing club, near Yeovil on Sunday.

This was a hotly contested event, with a total of 35 boats from 22 different clubs, coming from as far away as Birmingham and the Solent.

This was the first time that Lynn and Scott had ever sailed together. So they did extremely well to take first place in the double handers, even beating a couple of National Champions.

Scott and Lynn were sailing in a Comet Trio.

Boats in class were Comet Trios, Comet Duos, Kestrals and Wanderers.

They were presented with glass tankards, and a bottle of wine.

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ICICLE SERIES

Hardy Competitors

A total of 18 competitors took to the water to brave the elements for the 2014 icicle series. The weather was cold, but the racing was hotly contested.

This years winners are;- 1st Scott Bonner ( Streaker )
2nd Lynn & Martin Harland ( Comet Trio )
3rd Tom Abbott ( Streaker )

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