2023 Club Success

We love to celebrate club members who are travelling round various circuits and championships and put the results, any photos you have taken (the photos must be copyright free or taken by yourself / parents etc)

Please email info@ncsc.org.uk for short reports etc

Sept 2023: John Tailby & Chris winning the round Sheppy race  https://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/266134/IOSSC-Round-the-Isle-of-Sheppey-Race-2023 

ULKA (Laser) Nationals – 3 Notts County Sailing Club members participated in this year’s UK ILCA Nationals and Open Championships at Hayling Island SC (HISC).

Sam Grayton and Julian Lloyd raced in the fiercely competitive ILCA6 fleet, and Chloe Grayton in the growing ILCA4 fleet for younger, lighter sailors. 6 days of racing at a spectacular sailing venue, with evening entertainment and daily prize draws aplenty, including a brand new Ovington boat!
Sam (gold fleet) finished 26th and Julian (silver fleet) 104th out of 111 boats and applying his learning from ILCA Skills Week the week before (as were Sam and Chloe). Chloe finished 44th out of 70 boats and was awarded 4th U16 girl. It was encouraging to see smaller, adult females competing in the ILCA4 fleet too.
Checkout their Facebook page for videos and highlights from the week

IQFoil (olympic class) U 21 Worlds: Duncan Monaghan 9th

Typhoon 29er Nationals – Weymouth July 23
Ben Paling 1st UK mixed, Gold Fleet
29er World Championships – Weymouth August 23
Ben Paling 41st Silver Fleet
Charlie Hopkinson 33rd Bronze Fleet
29er Allen GP UK Circuit 2023
Ben Paling 1st Mixed
Charlie Hopkinson 2nd Mixed
420 World Championships – Alicante Spain July 2023
Eddie Quinn and Eddie Paling 34th Bronze Fleet

HANSA Nationals

Deborah Pennington 3rd (one person) 303 at Nationals at Rutland August 2023

Merlin Rocket nationals Chris Martin & John Tailby 11th.

RS400 nationals

26th Gary Knot and Amy Hinsliff-Smith

28th Ross & Oliver Ryan

42nd John Hobson and Rebecca Ogden

51 James & Phillipa Logan

55 Ken Twemlow and GoizEder Aspe Juarisit

67 Martin & Moira Hart

Topper worlds – Cork

Kat Gunn 18th overall

Typhoon 29er National – Weymouth

Charlie Hopkinson 2nd Silver fleet – report in y & Y

Fireball nationals – 25th July 2023

Kevin Hope and any Stewart 6th overall https://results.rtyc.org/hosted2023/FireballNationalsandOpen.htm 

RS600 Inlands Champion – 13th May 2023

Jamie Mawson won the RS600 inlands and Jake Willars was second, along with many other notable results – well done all. Report etc

Flying 15 Burton 

Congratulations to winners Michael and Sarah Harris from Blackpool and Fleetwood SC, Jeremy Arnold and John Allen of Notts County Sailing Club in second and Peter and Rob Mountain also of Blackpool and Fleetwood SC in third place, secured with a win in the final race. Results

Eric Twinime 1st may 2023

Brilliant results for our Topper sailors see latest results, Kat Gunn second o/a and Chloe Grayton 14th. There were 91 competitors in the Toppers.

RYA Youth Nationals 2023 (May 2023)
Notts County was well represented at the RYA Youth Nationals in Weymouth this year, and came away with 2 podiums finishes!
Sam Grayton raced in the ILCA 6, Eddies Quinn and Paling raced in the 420 class along with Heather Quinn and Gwyneth Lanyon. Ben Paling and Charlie Hopkinson both raced in the 29er with their helms Hazel McDonnell (Draycote) and Rachel Harper ( Hayling Island).
2 days of glorious conditions ( sunshine and 12 kts) for the training days belied what was to come! Due to the large winds only 2 days racing was achieved out of the planned 5 – with a 71kt gust recorded in the harbour! Fortunately there was a series of event to keep the sailors entertained, included a Q&A session from Dylan Fletcher-Scott.
All performed really well in what were truly challenging conditions. In the 420 fleet Heather and Gwyneth 12th overall and 4th female boat, snd the the Eddies were 27th.In the ILCA 6 male fleet Sam finished 22nd.  In the 29er fleet Charlie and Rachel were 12th overall and 1st mixed boat, and Ben and Hazel were 16th overall and 3rd mixed boat.
It was a fantastic event, and it was great to have Notts County back on tour. Including shore crew we had 20 Notts County members there for the week!
James Hopkinson

January 2023

Gill Grafham Grand prix 5th Jan 2023 Total entries 117

Medium Fleet 
5th overall Jake Willars in his RS600 (photographed at First of year)
20th Chloe Willard and John Tailby


Midlands Topper series 2022/3

The series is about half way through and Kat Gunn, Sammy Mason and Chloe Grayton are all doing well at the events along with Alex Chadburn.

The final results were Kat was second in 5.3 fleet Alex 3rd in 4.2see report here

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