‘Frozen Feet’– Dragon Flite 95

Some ten skippers arrived at Coalhouse Fort for round 1 of the ‘Frozen Feet’ Winter Series for2016-10-30 11.20.50 Dragon Flite 95 boats, on a foggy Sunday morning with little or no wind. By the time Race Officer, Buzz Coleman, was ready to start racing, the fog had started to clear but there was little change in the wind which initially was coming primarily from the ESE at about 2 mph. As the day went on the wind became more easterly and strengthened slightly more to about 4 – 5 mph, which caused Buzz to change course several times during the day, although it remained a windward/leeward course.

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From early on it was evident that Buzz Coleman, Dennis Graham and Glenn Meekcoms were going to challenge for the top three positions. However, with his greater consistency Buzz was the overall winner on the day 0n 17 points, followed by Dennis Graham on 23 points and Glenn Meekcoms third on 25 points.

Whilst the lack of wind did create some problems and  the skippers appeared to be frustrated at times, they seemed to enjoy the event overall.

Pos. Skipper Sail # Score 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1 Buzz Coleman 12 17.0 2.0 4.0 3.0 1.0 4.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 2.0
2 Dennis Graham 101 23.0 3.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 6.0 3.0 1.0 2.0 5.0 4.0 8.0
3 Glenn Meekcoms 5 25.0 1.0 3.0 2.0 5.0 9.0 4.0 2.0 6.0 4.0 2.0 1.0 1.0
4 Angela Mears 105 41.0 10.0 2.0 4.0 3.0 2.0 8.0 4.0 5.0 8.0 4.0 5.0 4.0
5 Adrian Buswell 88 50.0 4.0 8.0 6.0 4.0 7.0 5.0 6.0 4.0 3.0 10.0 6.0 5.0
6 Howard Dalton 64 57.0 8.0 9.0 8.0 6.0 6.0 3.0 5.0 7.0 6.0 7.0 2.0 7.0
7 Jim La Roche 41 58.0 5.0 7.0 7.0 9.0 8.0 2.0 7.0 3.0 7.0 3.0 9.0 9.0
8 John Wren 65 65.0 7.0 5.0 5.0 7.0 5.0 7.0 10.0 8.0 9.0 6.0 10.0 6.0
9 Dave Sellens 93 76.0 6.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 3.0 9.0 8.0 9.0 5.0 8.0 8.0 10.0
10 Jamie Cornwell-Stevens 122 80.0 9.0 6.0 9.0 8.0 10.0 10.0 9.0 10.0 10.0 9.0 7.0 3.0

Being the first round, this leaves Buzz Coleman leading, followed by Dennis Graham and Glenn Meekcoms third.

 

Pos. Name Sail# Oct Nov Dec Jan  
Feb Mar Total Disc. Result
1 Buzz Coleman 12 1           1   1
2 Dennis Graham 101 2           2   2
3 Glenn Meekcoms 5 3           3   3
4 Angela Mears 105 4           4   4
5 Adrian Buswell 88 5           5   5
6 Howard Dalton 64 6           6   6
7 Jim La Roche 41 7           7   7
8 John Wren 65 8           8   8
9 Dave Sellens 93 9           9   9
10 Jamie Cornwell-Stevens 122 10           10   10
11                 0   0
11                 0   0
11                 0   0
11                 0   0
11                 0   0
11                 0   0
11                 0   0
                  0   0
  Results in RED is positions for those who do not compete in an event.                
  Half +1 Scores to count         Discards          

We look forward to welcoming everybody, plus anybody else who wishes to participate at the next event on Sunday 27th November 2016.

Please note, the final round 6, which was scheduled for 26th March 2017, has now been moved to 12th March and will form part of a larger Dragon Flite 95 Open Event. The final round 6 of the ‘Frozen Fingers’ for Dragon Force 65 boats will now take place on 26th March 2017

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