Two in the Top 10 for the Solo Midland Traveller Series

Two in the Top 10 for the Solo Midland Traveller Series

Kevin Hopkins in Solo 4186

Kevin Hopkins and Mike Burke finish in the top ten of the Midland Traveller Series 2010

Kevin Hopkins, helming Solo 4186, has qualified for the first time in a Open Series by finishing in 7th place overall in Solo 4186. This was his first year in the series. When asked to comment on his success Kevin will probably say something like "did you have to tell everyone?".

 

Veteran sailor Mike Burke in 4877 Water Music

finished in 8th place, improving on his 10th position last year, showing that some things just get better with age.

 

Richard Neighbour, who also qualified for the first time this year, managed to finish in 11th place in 4643 Snowy Owl

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With a field of 131 boats entered this year, the overall winner was Stuart Hydon of Shustoke SC, who scored a perfect 5 points from 5 qualifying races.