Jamie Hamilton Wins Melges 24 UK Nationals

The International Melges 24 UK National Championships were run alongside the Brewin Dolphin Jersey Regatta from 3rd to 5th September. Conditions tended to be fairly light but the whole series of eleven races was completed successfully. Guernsey's Jamie Hamilton's Mad Cap performed impressively over the first two days but gave way to fellow Guernseyman Jan Collins sailing White Rabbit on Sunday who had two wins. Jersey's Allen Brown, at the helm of The Dog's .......!, had one win whilst James Middleton-Smith's Crazeology, from the UK, took the final race.

Overall results

1. Madcap, 19 points
2. White Rabbit, 24
3. The Dog's ........!, 26
4. Wicked Hare - Chris Sharp, 38
5. Crazeology, 40
6. Tant M - Henrik Asplund, 56
7. Zoo - Tim Joyce, 68
8. The BFG's - Matt Butterfield, 79

Detailed results, as well as those for the Brewin Dolphin Jersey Regatta, have been posted onwww.jerseyregatta.com