Tinker Class Owners Association Rally

Five races were held over the two days, two on Saturday and three on Sunday. The course for both days remained unchanged, a triangular course of buoys 3, A, 1 and always passing inside of buoy X at the end of each lap.

The wind on Saturday came down the lake and picked up in the afternoon, averaging 24 MPH at times causing one sailor to remark that it was “attrition out there”. Apathy abounded when a third race was suggested, and the decision was made to defer further racing until the next day.

Sunday’s wind started the day in the opposite direction but by the time of racing had swung round to roughly the same direction as Saturday. It was more moderate and relatively consistent which made for some good close sailing.

The water was shared with Catapult catamarans over the weekend – so two very successful but different classes of inflatable sailing craft racing at the same time.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoHelmCrewR1R2R3R4R5Total pts
11547Malcolm Ellwood30.750.750.7535.25
22246Alistair Parker0.752250.755.5
37669Perry Milton293229
47135John Rogerson5363516
52688Stewart WardenBarbara12454619
55201David Warren4947419
77299Nigel Kirby6586825
82468David BirseIsobel12999734
9154Dee Weatherley121378936
107367Robin Hardy121310121145
112003Arthur Clive121312121046