Western Area Championships 21st & 22nd July 1973

Sailed at Mount's Bay Sailing Club 21st & 22nd July. Peter Knight, writing in 2018, takes up the story:

"I remember it well. It was the year after I sold my Mirror (Fugio) and got a Firefly, age 15. Peter Jenkins sailed with me. We borrowed Nigel Parish's Mirror. It didn't have a spinaker, so we lost out a bit on the downwind legs, and on the Sunday we borrowed a spinaker and tied on some blocks through the rowlock holes to sheet it! Luckily it was blowing old boots, so it didn't matter too much."

 Results

Rank Boat Helm & Crew Club
1 26379 - Red Robbin Peter Knight & Peter Jenkins Restronguet S.C.
2 1809 - Marie Sanglant N. Smith Chew Valley Lake S.C.
3 25454 H. Jebbet Mounts Bay S.C.
4 26441 P. Pool Mounts Bay S.C.
5 28015 U. Cattran Mounts Bay S.C.
6 10910 B. Knight Horcott S.C.
7 25541 A. Bishop Lyme Regis S.C.
8 25543 G. Collins Percuil S.C.
9 24340 S. Blewett Mounts Bay S.C.
10 23270 P. Agnew Mounts Bay S.C.
10 7716 M. Hunt Minnis Bay S.C.
12 22115 J. Hicks Restronguet S.C.
12 22627 K. Manning Newton Abbot S.C.
14 21193 H. Marsh Restronguet S.C.
14 22695 Cyril Badger Restronguet S.C.
14 35484 T. Oliver Mounts Bay S.C.
17 7870 R. Penson Shearwater S.C.
18 4794 R. Lane Lyme Regis S.C.
19 25673 C. Bryant Mounts Bay S.C.
20 29308 Miss M. Brown Restronguet S.C.
21 27774 Miss P. Chapman Mounts Bay S.C.
22 13963 M. Stevenson Mounts Bay S.C.
23 27019 M. Mucklow Mounts Bay S.C.
23 27153 N. Noye Mounts Bay S.C.
25 24735 Miss S. Nicholls Mounts Bay S.C.
25 24786 Miss A. Mitchell Mounts Bay S.C.
25 39078 D. Phillips Mounts Bay S.C.
28 25476 Miss B. Curnow Mounts Bay S.C.
28 39935 N. Grogan Newquay S.C.
30 12970 B. Matthews Mounts Bay S.C.
31 27 S. Thompson H.M.S. Conway
32 25539 W Jago Mounts Bay S.C.
33 7152 B. Noakes Bradford-on-Avon S.C.
34 32817 E. Miller Mounts Bay S.C.
34 34453 L. Stevens Mounts Bay S.C.
36 33383 K Harris Mounts Bay S.C.
37 32227 R. Broad  
38 28255 C. Reynolds Mounts Bay S.C.
39 25475 A. Baragwanath Mounts Bay S.C
40 33749 J. Purchas Mounts Bay S.C.

Editor's note - This article is from Reflections No. 11 Autumn 1973, page 11 and has been captured by OCR, so typos & errors are possible.

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