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Results / HD Sails Midland Circuit

Events to Qualify: 4

The Midland Circuit is a series of events, some Silver Tiller status, some not, for Clubs officially within 60 miles of Midland Sailing Club although sometimes miles vary in length! The Circuit began in 1967 with many leading sailors such as Phil King and Mike Calvert being successful before moving on to success on the Silver Tiller circuit.

To qualify, all that you have to do is complete four events, including at least one non Silver Tiller event. Results from each event are recalculated to include only eligible Midland Circuit competitors. Silver Tiller rules apply and override club results if necessary. Entry is open to any member of the MROA who lives or sails at a club within 60 miles of Birmingham.

We divide the competitors up into three fleets, all sailing together, to give everyone a chance to win something:

The Open fleet will compete for the four trophies, 1st, 2nd and 3rd plus best improver. There is an “Old Boat” trophy which applies to the classic boats.

To encourage the lady sailors, there will be a prize for first female qualifying helm and for the first female qualifying crew!

The sponsorship for the Midland Circuit is awesome with some very generous individuals and companies supporting us.

Our sponsors for 2022 are:
HD Sails - 0121 356 2175
Dirtyhands - 07973 720732
Fast Fit Plus - 0121 503 0700
Winder Boats - 01535 604980

Check out their services and, if you want to support the Midland Circuit, buy from our friends!

During the year, results so far are displayed here.

The 2022 HD Sails Midland Circuit got underway at a blustery Shustoke on Sunday 13th March, 17boats launched into what proved to be relatively sheltered waters, but once clear of the club house shore the fleet was subjected to some brutal gusts.

Results are split to show the main Midland Circuit fleet for compettitors who sail at clubs or live within 60 miles of midland Sailing club and visitors to the Midland Circuit.

There are awards for both fleets and all Merlin Rockets are welcome at Midland Circuit events.

2022 HD Sails Midland Circuit

 

 

2022 HD Sails Midland Circuit

Main Fleet Fleet

Sailed: 1, Discards: 0, To count: 1, Entries: 15, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank SailNo Club HelmName CrewName Shustoke Total Nett
1st 3759 Staunton Harrold Tom Gillard Rachel Grey 1.0 1.0 1.0
2nd 3801 Bartley Matt Biggs James Dawes 2.0 2.0 2.0
3rd 3614 Midland Chris Martin John Tailby 3.0 3.0 3.0
4th 3730 Bartley Paul Hollis Ben Hollis 4.0 4.0 4.0
5th 3794 Midland Julian Harms Tim Harms 5.0 5.0 5.0
6th 3670 Midland Mark Mckeever George bender 6.0 6.0 6.0
7th 3749 Blithfield Colin Anderson Howard 7.0 7.0 7.0
8th 3662 Bartley Nigel Hudson Freya Hudson 8.0 8.0 8.0
9th 3619 Trent Valley Guy Browne Greg Martin 9.0 9.0 9.0
10th 3805 Bartley Mark Reddington Michelle Evans 10.0 10.0 10.0
11th 3449 RYA Carl Whitehill Danni Whitehill 11.0 11.0 11.0
12th 3716 Blithfield Steve Leney Gill Leney 12.0 12.0 12.0
13th 3567 Blithfield Martin Smith Karen Beston 13.0 13.0 13.0
14th 3547 Blithfield Peter Male Tim Male 14.0 14.0 14.0
15th 3695 Blithfield Peter Slack Imogen Brown 15.0 15.0 15.0

Visitor Fleet

Sailed: 1, Discards: 0, To count: 1, Entries: 3, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank SailNo Club HelmName CrewName Shustoke Total Nett
1st 3802 Burghfield Simon Potts Holly Scott 1.0 1.0 1.0
2nd 3746 RYA James Wells Anna Aylward 2.0 2.0 2.0
3rd 3702 Wembley Duncan Salmon Ruth Hanstater 3.0 3.0 3.0

 

 

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