Brunel Badger TR Day Two

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On Sunday the round robin with 55 races was completed. In very shifty winds that gradually died off, the gold and silver fleet only managed to get to race 13 out of 20 before further races were impossible. The final results after 10 races left CCS and Reading winning the silver fleet and Southampton winning the Brunel Badger 2011, congratulations!

Volenteers Wanted for Dinghy Show, 5th & 6th March

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This year DWSC is returning to the Dinghy Show for the first time in several years; most of the preparation has been completed, however we are still looking for a little bit of help with –

1. We would like to borrow a TV stand, preferabley a tall one that holds the monitor at head height.

2. We would like some help on Sunday taking the stand down and carrying it out to parked vehicles.

3. We are still looking for a lady, with an “outgoing and a vibrant personality” .

There are a few tickets spare for those above.

While we are happy to see you at the show, we would prefer the stand not to become a “chat zone” for existing club members, we are there to attract and talk to potential new members.

We will let you know how we get on. If you can help please see Gabrielle in the office.

Joe Snowdon

Sailing Manager

Datchet Water Sailing Club

t. 01753 683872

m. 07984 058954

e. training@dwsc.co.uk

w. www.dwsc.co.uk

Brunel Badger Day 1

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The first day of Brunel Uni’s team racing event saw 40 races of the round robin. Leading on day are is Southampton Ladies with a perfect score of wins 8 out of 8. Tomorrow will bring a gold and silver fleet to decide on the winner of the Brunel Badger.

20 kt Squad Team in Brunel Badger

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Well done to the 20kt Squad Junior Team in the Brunel Badger Team racing event who managed 3 wins in there first event. They managed to beat Kent University, Clares Court School and Loughborough University second team. Well done to Dan Jones, Lucas Noyau, Matthew Walmsley and James Taylor

Winter Warm Up Races 3 & 4

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Over 40 boats turned out this week in what can only be called testing conditions for the second week in a row. With a blustery southerly wind averaging 21 knots and gusting over 30 the racers were in for a wild ride.

Whilst the fleet headed out across the reservoir our 3 safety boats did a good job of shepherding competitors to the starting area from where most boats stepped up to the challenge and embraced the fantastic exhilarating ride ahead.

See Mike’s link below for results.

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