Notts County Cooler – 1,3 finish for Staunton sailors

First leg of the East Midlands Mini Series, and great results for Staunton

Thanks to Storm Eric, the first day of this year’s Notts County Cooler, had to be called off – nobody wants to start the season with a broken boat! Nonetheless the race team at Notts County Sailing Club still managed to put in a full five races on the Sunday! Our very own Grahame Newton/ Rachael Rhodes (Scorpion) with two bullets, finished first overall.

2019 County Cooler Flickr Craig
Photograph courtesy of Paul Williamson

Ogston SC’s Martin Honor (Solo) came second and Staunton’s Craig Williamson (RS Aero 7) with a bullet and two seconds, finished third overall. 

More results for Staunton’s travelling sailors …

Eight of our travelling sailors represented Staunton from across the fleets. Corey (Supernova) took a top 10 spot overall,

2019 County Cooler Flickr Corey: Craig
Photograph courtesy of Paul Williamson

George (Europe) a 12th followed closely by father, daughter team of Tim and Ellie (420) 13th, Graham/Helen (Miracle) 15th, Peter/Charles (GP14) 16th and Mike (Laser) 31st. With thirty-six boats racing, from 14 classes and seven different clubs made for some interesting racing.

Two more, two day events for sailors from across the region to enjoy

Hosts, Notts County Sailing Club, as ever put on an great event for this, the first in the East Midlands three centre mini-series. Now we have the Ogston Woolley Jumper – 23/24th February at Ogston Sailing Club and the Staunton Blaster on 2/3rd March to look forward to.

The series is free for all 2019 members of Notts County SC/ Ogston SC and Staunton SC. Other sailors are welcome to take part for the small charge of just £20 per weekend or £10 per day for the remaining events (juniors half price). Click here to download the Staunton Blaster NOR / Sailing Instructions.

Full race report

Click to read the full Notts County Cooler race report in Yachts and Yachting.


Thank you to Staunton’s Paul Williamson who took a raft a superb photos of the event. Click here, and why not sit back and enjoy them!

We look forward to seeing you at the Ogston Woolley Jumper (23/24th Feb) and the Staunton Blaster (2/3rd March)

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