Eleven teams from throughout the marine marketplace set sail in RS 21 keelboats yesterday from Hayling Island Sailing Club (HISC) to contend in the 2021 Maritime Market Cup.

The teams loved breakfast and a pre-race briefing outdoors HISC’s club residence ahead of the first six crews took to the drinking water at 09:30. The working day comprised 15 small sharp races in the six RS 21s keelboats. The 11 teams took turns competing on a tightly controlled rolling program, with each team finishing in between seven and ten races.

The wind was light-weight to get started with but developed all through the day, featuring the crews of four acceptable situations for some pretty near racing, with small errors costing professional teams worthwhile factors.

Next the previous race of the working day, the competing groups designed their way back again to HISC, arriving at 16:30 for a hot submit-race supper and prize offering.

Inland and Coastal Marina Programs pipped the group from HISC to initial location and was awarded the Marine Market Cup. Head up by Jon Challis, the group gained the trophy moreover a Leatherman multi-instrument each and every.

The award for the Most Pleasurable on the Water went to Martin Leaning Masts and Rigging, with the all-woman crew becoming introduced with a bottle of Salcombe Gin.

Sponsored by RS Sailing and Maritime Field Information, this exciting and competitive party raised funds for Mates of PICU, a charity which supports small children and their family members on the Paediatric Intense Treatment Unit in Southampton Children’s Medical center. 

A cheque for £1200 was presented to the unit’s direct guide on Iain Macintosh, who reported thank you and “don’t stress about the cash, it is actually desired and will be very well invested.”

A cheque for £1200 was introduced to the unit’s direct advisor on Iain Macintosh, who mentioned thank you and “don’t worry about the money, it’s really essential and will be very well expended.”

Talking immediately after the racing Jon Partridge from RS Sailing stated: “Thank you to every person for building it these a pleasure. A fantastic working day to sail with a excellent bunch of men and women, and which is what makes the marine market so exclusive. We’re so very pleased to help an occasion that evokes this kind of a excitement about our marketplace. We’ll be back again next 12 months, larger and far better.”

Marine Market Cup 2021 Results

1st – Inland and Coastal Marina Devices

2nd – HISC

3rd – A-Program Insurance coverage

4th – Sandy Issue Chandlery

5th – Lewmar (Z)

6th – Bainbridge International

7th – Marine Sector News

8th – Barton Maritime

9th – Martin Leaning Masts and Rigging Ltd

10th – Pains Wessex

11th – Lewmar (L)

See entire success right here.

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