Great weather attracts large entry from Bough Beech Sailing club members for 2017 Sutton and East Surrey Water Board Cup

Don Buckle & Martyn Smith  |  11-Apr-2017

Sunday 9th April was this years date for the annual club regatta for the Sutton and East Surrey water board cup. The event is a handicap for all club entrants held over three races on the day.

This year on a warm and breezy spring day 45 entrants enjoyed perfect conditions. 14 different classes and a total of 61 members took part with the additional Scorpion Open and Junior training making all club services very busy.

The first race, after a general recall, was won on handicap by John Reed in his Solo with Dave Roberts and his Wayfarer 2nd and Nick Marden in another Solo 3rd. Race 2 was won by Richard Hudson in a Laser 2000 with Dave Robert and his Wayfarer 2nd and Vic Townsend (Laser) 3rd. After lunch race 3 was again won by Richard Hudson (L2000), Richard Lambert 2nd (Super Nova) and a tie for 3rd between Nick Marden (Solo) and Rob Howe (Laser) 3rd.

OVERALL RESULT with 2 races to count:
  • 1st R. Hudson & Z Hudson (Laser 2000)
  • 2nd D.Roberts & Bryne (Wayfarer)
  • 3rd N.Marden (Solo)

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