Oxford Blue winners

First place for Staunton’s National 18 team at Oxford Blue

Winning form for Pete Gray, Simon Forbes and Rich Pepperdine at Oxford Blue

Congratulations to Staunton’s Pete Gray, Simon Forbes and Richard Pepperdine (National 18) for their win at the hotly contested Oxford Blue at the weekend. Also to Grahame Newton/ Rachael Rhodes (Scorpion) who finished 44th overall, with a top finish of 30.

Oxford Blue National 18 prevails at light airs Selden SailJuice Winter Series finaleThe event was jam packed with over 150 boats on the water, as sailors from all over the country flocked to the event. The RS Aero 7 fleet was at the event in numbers, this being their Winter Championship. Finishing in the 2nd and 3rd spots overall were Barnham/De Nahlik (2000), Snettisham Beach SC and Alex & Bob Horlock (Comet Trio MK2) Exe SC. Other boats in the top 10 included the K1, Laser, Solo and three RS Aero 7’s. Plus two further National 18’s in the top 20. Please click to check out the full race report via Yachts and Yachting and the full results for all three races.

What an event, thanks to the race team at Oxford SC for another superbly run event.


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