Finn UK Nationals - Day 1

Jonathan Lobert (FRA)

Light winds for the first day of the J.M.Finn & Co. Finn National Championships taking place at Thorpe Bay Yacht Club. Jonathan Lobert of France is leading after two races were completed, second is Britain's Giles Scott and third Andrew Mills.

A good entry of 30 competitors, with two French entries. And it is Frenchman Jonathan Lobert who set the pace in the opening race, before World Youth Champion, Giles Scott eventually took the lead and the first race, with Lobert second and Andrew Mills third.

The wind increased for the second race and Lobert won this one, with Mark Andrews from Largs in second and Scott in third. Plus several others who missed the first race showing, Neil Robertson of Megeham Rythe SC finishing fifth.

Finn - Overall positions after day 1 - 2 races

1 FRA69 Jonathan Lobert Nantes 2 1 3pts
2 GBR41 Giles Scott 1 3 4pts
3 GBR634 Andrew Mills Queen Mary 3 4 7pts
4 GBR19 Simon Hoult Weston 4 9 13pts
5 GBR2 Allen Burrell TBYC 5 8 13pts
6 GBR642 John Tremlett Locks 7 6 13pts
7 GBR669 Adrian Brunton Mengeham Rythe 13 7 20pts
8 GBR61 John Heyes TBYC 10 12 22pts
9 GBR77 Howard Sellars Warsash 8 15 23pts
10 GBR635 Simon Percival Christchurch 12 11 23pts
11 GBR625 Martin Binnendijk TBYC 6 19 25pts
12 GBR33 Graham Page Mengeham Rythe 9 17 26pts
13 GBR20 Andy Denison Christchurch 16 13 29pts
14 GBR88 Mark Andrews Largs 31 2 33pts
15 GBR54 Keith Fedi TBYC 11 22 33pts
16 GBR573 Simon Pettit Emsworth 20 14 34pts
17 GBR636 Merrick Gill Christchurch 14 21 35pts
18 GBR664 John Torrance Creeksea 19 16 35pts
19 GBR679 Neil Robinson Mengeham Rythe 31 5 36pts
20 GBR672 David Potter West Kirby 26 10 36pts
21 GBR1 Sander kooji TBYC 15 23 38pts
22 GBR24 Rory Barnes Christchurch 18 20 38pts
23 GBR631 Richard Hart Mengeham Rythe 22 18 40pts
24 FRA99 Marc Allain Des Beauvais Nantes 17 31 48pts
25 GBR493 Mark Petty Mayor TBYC 21 28 49pts
26 GBR68 John Mackie Port Dinorwic 25 24 49pts
27 GBR612 Lawrence Maudsley TBYC 23 27 50pts
28 GBR553 Greg Shaw Loch Venachar 24 29 53pts
29 GBR611 Tony Lock Christchurch 27 26 53pts
30 GBR595 Edward Thorburn Newhaven and Seaford 31 25 56pts