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18 Sep 2017

Podium position for Staunton's Thomas Kelsall at Shustoke Optimist Open

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Saturday 16th September saw Staunton's Thomas Kelsall join 16 other sailors to take part in Shustoke S.C.'s Optimist Open event.  The day included four races, in what proved to be light winds, with racers enjoying some very close racing throughout the day.  Competition was close with a different winner in each of the four races. Congatulations to Thomas who led the fourth race of the day, from start to finish giving him series results of 7, 4, 4, and 1 to finish in 3rd place overall.

The Optimist Class is a great way for youth sailors to start competiting, this friendly fleeet always welcomes new sailors of any ability. Anyone thinking of taking the first steps of travelling with their Optimist is welcome to contact Thomas or his family for more details - youth@shsc.org.uk.