The Royal Southern YC Champagne Charlie Platinum Jubilee Regatta attracted sailors from far and wide to enjoy two days of racing in the Solent. Supported by Charles Heidsieck Champagne, well over 250 sailors appreciated the splendid hospitality of the Royal Southern with its unique facilities on the banks of the River Hamble.
Saturday night featured the Platinum Jubilee Dinner with live music by The Deloreans. On Sunday the final prize-giving was held at the Clubhouse with Charles Heidsieck Champagne for every team that made the class podium. Royal Southern Rear Commodore Sailing Paul Ward, congratulated Principal Race Officer Tanya Robinson and Course Race Officers, Ian Bullock and Dan Gifford, who had organised seven classes on two courses with 43 class starts. Competing teams raced in a variety of weather; from strong winds and a significant sea state to light and shifty conditions.
Class Winners for the Champagne Charlie Platinum Jubilee Regatta: Mike Bridges’ JPK 1010 Elaine Again, Jerry Hill’s Farr 280 Moral Compass, Ian Handley & Tim James’ Mustang 30 Banter, Russell Peters’ Cape 31 Squirt, Cornel Riklin’s J/111 Jitterbug, Graham Clapp’s Jeepster, Liam Pardy’s SB20 SportsBoat World Racing.
Full Results at yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=14997
FULL REPORT HERE