Topic : Wembley Open - 19 March 2017

The Wembley ST open is Sunday 19 March with the first race at 11:30. The NoR and SIs are on the Wembley Sailing Club web site - or should be soon. It will be the usual Wembley format of 3 races back to back, only 5 minutes to the race area. £15 entry still gets you free breakfast and food after the sailing. Saturday boat drop off is catered for - just get in touch.
Most will know that the boat park and car park are separate. This means you pull up at the top of the road (Birchen Grove), unhitch your boat and pull it into the boat park, then drive round to the car park.
The car park has a height restriction and there is very limited road side parking by the club so any larger vehicles may wish to find a sensible spot in the club boat park - just watch out for low tree branches.
On arrival there is lots of space if you keep walking your boat down to the reservoir then follow the water round. Also on arrival, do go and get your FREE bacon butty and tea.
Look forward to seeing everyone. 

Posted: 02/03/2017 00:00:35

Is there any sailing on the Saturday?


Posted: 02/03/2017 20:02:23
By: Ben3767
I will be at the club on the Saturday (11:30 onwards) and can let early starters in to rig, have a cup of tea. We share the water with another club and they race on Saturday afternoon. I know of one previous Wembley open winner who had a Saturday practice sail though we do need to give the racers on the water priority and Wembley would not provide safety cover.
Phone me (number in the MROA book) or drop a note here if you want to arrive Saturday. 

Posted: 03/03/2017 18:32:20
By: Anthony Rickaby
Also, Mike and Jane Calvert won our century cup (trophy) last year. Are you coming back this year? If not, is there a way the trophy can find it ways home.
I know Olly is coming back to retain his grip on the winners trophy. 

Posted: 03/03/2017 18:34:43
By: Anthony Rickaby
Looks a great forecast

We are arranging to let people leave their boats Before and after the open so let me know if you want that

Colin. 07969132571

Posted: 13/03/2017 20:45:17
By: Logan
Anthony/ Colin I'm intending to rig my boat on the Saturday afternoon , arriving 15/16.00hrs, is that OK?

Posted: 16/03/2017 11:52:29
By: Ben3767
Yes but don't leave it too late. A few are coming for 11:30 on Saturday to rig and practice. 

Posted: 16/03/2017 13:58:37
By: Anthony Rickaby
How windy??
Very was the answer but what a fab day out!
As ever the warm Wembley welcome followed by coffee and a bacon bap, three races for some who were brave / crazy enough to cope followed by chilli and spuds and prizes for the top 6 all for £15 unbelievable!
Thanks Wembley SC and as the winning crew said see you next year.

Posted: 20/03/2017 07:38:14
By: Martin Smith
Big thanks to Anthony rickaby.  A lot of work done by him and helpers   

Very much appreciated

Posted: 20/03/2017 16:41:34
By: Colin

Posted: 21/03/2017 11:33:15
By: PW

Merlin Rocket Open 19 March 2017

Wembley Sailing Club

Results are final as of 18:17 on March 19, 2017


Sailed: 3, Discards: 1, To count: 2, Entries: 27, Scoring system: Appendix A
1st3743BlithfieldMatt BiggsBen Hollis(3.0)
2nd3656StarcrossOlly TurnerSarah Bines(6.0)
3rd3759Castle CoveSam PascoeMegan Pascoe(4.0)
4th3766TVSCAndrew DalbyPloppy the Sister(9.0)
5th3735Cookham/ThamesSimon BlakePippa Taylor1.09.0(28.0 DNS)38.010.0
6th3787MidlandChris MartinOliver Maclean7.05.0(28.0 DNS)40.012.0
7th3730BlithfieldPaul HollisPaula Mason(15.0)
8th3575WembleyRichard CookeLuke Moore(10.0)
9th3583BlithfieldColin AndersonSean Anderson(11.0)
10th3702WembleyDuncan SalmonHarriet Salmon(12.0)
11th3711RNSASam ThompsonLeanne Hibberd8.0(10.0)
12th3705BlithfieldGeoff WrightKatie Wright13.013.0(28.0 DNS)54.026.0
13th3715Fishers Green/SalcombePaul RaysonAnna Rayson17.012.0(28.0 DNS)57.029.0
14th3564MidlandRobert KennaughRich Adams2.0(28.0 RET)28.0 DNS58.030.0
15th3786NorthamptonDavid WadeRachel Rhodes5.0(28.0 RET)28.0 DNS61.033.0
16th3745WembleyPaul DeanNicki Della-Porta14.0(28.0 DNS)28.0 DNS70.042.0
17th3704ThamesJemma HughesSimon Worsfold16.0(28.0 RET)28.0 DNS72.044.0
18th3567BlithfieldMartin SmithKaren Bestow18.0(28.0 RET)28.0 DNS74.046.0
19th3523WembleyGary StewartAlexander Stewart19.0(28.0 RET)28.0 DNS75.047.0
20th3740Cookham ReachPat BlakeAnna Burton(28.0 RET)28.0 DNS28.0 DNS84.056.0
20th3687Chew ValleyMatt GreenfieldAnthony Greenfield(28.0 RET)28.0 RET28.0 DNS84.056.0
20th3673BlithfieldCaroline CroftBeka Jones(28.0 RET)28.0 RET28.0 DNS84.056.0
20th3778Midland/BartleyChris GouldChris Kilsby(28.0 RET)28.0 DNS28.0 DNS84.056.0
20th3602WembleyAnthony RickabyMayun Shah(28.0 RET)28.0 RET28.0 DNS84.056.0
20th3561WembleyJoe ShawBarbara Curran(28.0 DNS)28.0 DNS28.0 DNS84.056.0
20th3717WembleyJohn GreenJames Alexander(28.0 RET)28.0 DNS28.0 DNS84.056.0
20th3574WembleyJohn DonoghueJames Scott(28.0 RET)28.0 RET28.0 DNS84.056.0

Sailwave Scoring Software 2.19.8

Posted: 21/03/2017 18:36:45
By: Anthony Rickaby
We had photographers out and I am hoping to be able to share to those that provided email address on the day. 

Posted: 21/03/2017 18:40:03
By: Anthony Rickaby

Posted: 21/03/2017 19:14:56
By: Anthony Rickaby
Some photos now on flickr here

Posted: 24/03/2017 18:58:13
By: Anthony Rickaby


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