• Contender, Fireball and Osprey classes have opened their open meetings at HISC

Lively conditions for Day 1, with glorious sunshine combined with a good breeze ranging from 20-25 knots and gusting to 30 knots to add to the fun for the three classes who each managed a single race.

In the Contender Solitaire, the first race win went to Carl Tague, with second Ed Presely and third Simon Mussell.

HISC Fireball Open Meeting – Fireball 15122

Tom Gillard and Shandy Thompson won the first Fireball race, with Dave Hall and Paul Constable in second place and Kevin Hope and his crew in third.

HISC Osprey Open Meeting 2022 – Osprey 1234

And in the third class testing the conditions at Hayling Island – the Osprey – Groy and Peter Greig won Race 1 ahead of Alistair Raynard and Rob Burdekin, with Peter Gray and Geoff Edwards in third place.

To be continued on Sunday. . .

Contender OM – 1st day after 1 race (13 registered)
1st 2607 Carl Tague, Oxford SC – – 1 point
2nd 2708 Ed Presely, Castle Cove SC – – 2 points
3rd 2420 Simon Mussell, Highcliffe – – 3 points
4th 1652 Nick Noble, Castle Cove SC – – 4 points
5th 678 Tom Hooton, Another SC – – 5 pts
6th 2706 Stuart Jones, Datchet Water SC – – 6 points
7th 2423 Simon Dodds, Hythe & Saltwood SC – – 7 points

Fireball OM – Day 1 after 1 race (7 registered)
1st 15122 Tom Gillard and Shandy, another SC – – 1 pts
2nd 15155 David Hall and Paul Constable, Blackwater SC – – 2 points
3rd 14836 Kevin Hope and AN Other, Notts County – – 3 pts
4th 14889 Barry Smith and Rick Spring, Thornbury SC – – 4 points
5th 14242 Rupert Smith and Chris Turner, NSSC – – 5 points

Osprey OM – Day 1 after 1 race (11 registered)
1st 1234 Groy and Peter Gregg, Weymouth SC – – 1 pts
2nd 1363 Alistair Raynard and Rob Burdekin, Carsington – – 2 points
3rd 1360 Peter Gray and Geoff Edwards, Staunton Harold – – 3 pts
4th 1291 Alex Willis and Nick Willis, HISC – – 4 pts
5th 1373 Richard Marshall and Dan Martin, PYC – – 5 pts
6th 1372 Mick Greenland and Jerry Dixon, another SC – – 6 pts
7th 1369 Roger Blake and James Blake, Great Moor SC – – 7 pts

Full results available here. . .