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KSSA Regatta. 2014- Wilsonian Sailing Club, Kent
by Elena Setterfield

On Saturday 20th September, 29 boats sailed by young sailors from many parts of Kent, competed in the Annual KSSA Regatta.

The Chairman of Kent County Council (Peter Homewood) presented the Chairman’s Cup for Endeavour to Chris Shelton, who was the lead organiser of the NSSA Regatta held at Downs in July 2014. KSSA Colours were awarded to Julia Judd, the Kent Girls Team Captain and Max Taylor-Nobbs who crewed the winning Bahia for the Mount Haes Trophy and won the Laser 4.7 class at the National Regatta.

At the end of racing lots of silverware was won by the competitors.

Quentin Bes-Green – overall winner of the event and also first Handicap boat.
Julia Judd - first Girl Helm.
George Hyatt –first Laser Radial
The Kings School, Canterbury –winning school in school boats
Peter Freeland -best Under 14
Julia Judd and Mark Lightbody – first double hander
Pierce Seward – First Topper
Sir Roger Manwoods – highest place school - George Hyatt and Max Taylor Nobbs.

Wilsonian Sailing Club was an excellent venue for this event and the efficiency and organisation by the members both on and off the water was brilliant!