Topic : Champs

Blimey - 2 horse race then!

Posted: 10/08/2006 09:24:53
By: Chump
If you get rid of potential discards, its a 3 horse race. The top 3 all have 7 points each.

Posted: 10/08/2006 09:34:04
By: Will Harris
How many discards are you allowed over the whole week and does it finish on Friday?

Posted: 10/08/2006 10:08:37
By: Garry R
10-1 the winner comes from Hollingworth Lake!

Posted: 10/08/2006 10:25:36
By: Bookie
Finishes Friday- if all races are sailed then one discard is allowed.

Posted: 10/08/2006 15:02:20
By: wish I was there
P.S I will take those odds...go Will!

Posted: 10/08/2006 15:06:05
By: Shoreham sailor
More or less certain Will be the first 3rd Generation MR Sailor with a top six position?

Posted: 11/08/2006 11:22:13
By: Bookie
Is Will 3rd generation ? 2nd would be my guess, I may be wrong but i don't think Alans father sailed Merlins

Posted: 11/08/2006 11:53:12
By: Observer
I believe he did and built a couple for Adur Boatyards...?

Posted: 11/08/2006 12:14:50
By: Roger
Frank Warren came 6th in 1955 and 1957 - well done Will -seeyou when you sober up ( some time in October Probably )

Posted: 11/08/2006 15:47:25
By: whitstable pro
Frank Warren was one of the original members of SMYC and a very early keen Merlin sailor. He came 6th twice, once with Dorrie (his wife) and then with John Smith. I sailed with him in 1962 and Alan 'stole' me from him in 1963. Frank decked Krakatoa from a hull built by Rowsell in the winter of 66. So yes, 3 generations of Warrens have been 6th or better in the champs.

Posted: 15/08/2006 14:03:27
By: Barry Dunning (Proud Godfather)
Hi all thanks for everyone's congratulations, it means a lot. I hate to correct anyone but I think Martin beat me to being the 3rd generation in the top 6. I was also 6th at whitstable with rachel crewing me a few years ago, so that has been a long beaten record. However I am sure that no one has had 2 generations win the national title!!

Posted: 15/08/2006 14:36:39
By: william warren
That was quite a week at Whitstable - we deserved 1st for being the most drunken team there all week and managing to pull it out the bag on the water. 

Sinking 10 tequilas in a row on my 19th birthday mid week was a definate highlight although what happened after I still have no idea about to this day!

Posted: 15/08/2006 15:44:01
By: Rachel
ask Dave!

Posted: 16/08/2006 09:06:13
By: william warren
I believe 2 generations of Morrisons won the Fireball Nationals

Posted: 16/08/2006 11:09:59
By: Pedant


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