Racing

Perfect conditions for Cockburn 8 yesterday, results as follows:

Slow Fleet:
1 – Peppi
2 – Tickety Boo
3 – Kindred Spirit
4 – Freya

Fast Fleet:
1 – Backchat
2 – Budge
3 – Songline
4 – Storm Glider
5 – J Star

Next race is the Autumn Cup down tide race on Sunday – the last down tide race until next summer – start will be 12:30 off Portishead pier with course TBC on the day.

The final race of the (best 5 results from 9 races) Cockburn series will be on 19th October and it’s all to play for. Current standings for those vying for a podium position:

Slow fleet:
Misty Lady: 1, 1, -, -, -, -, 3, -,
White Spirit: 2, 3, 2, -, -, -, -, -,
Socotra: 3, 6, 1, -, -, -, -, -,
Peppi: -, 5, -, 2, 4, -, -, 1,

Fast fleet:
Backchat: 1, 5, -, -, 3, -, -, 1, ? =
Response: 2, 1, 1, 4, -, -, 2, -, ? = 10
Avalon: 3, 4, 2, 8, 1, -, -, -, ? = 18
Budge: 4, 2, 3, 1, 2, -, 3, 2, ? = 10
J Star: 6, 3, 4, 5, 4, -, 1, 5, ? = 17
Songline: -, -, -, 3, 5, -, R (5), 3, ? =