Bosham cadets pick up prizes for a super sailing season

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MORE than 30 cadets picked up prizes at the annual Bosham Sailing Club cadet prizegiving, some winning several trophies for their sailing excellence over the past season.

The prizes were awarded for a range of series races and individual events, and all were fiercely contested.

More than 50 youngsters raced for honours in some events, which were run between Easter and the end of October.

Winners: Stirrup Sail Special Achievement Award – Ben Clark; Carley Cup, Female Helm – Sophie Hempsell; Sunset Trophy, Male Helm – Oli Blanshard; Crews A Cup – Ben Heber; Crews B Cup – Phoebe McKeand; Topper Mug – Henry Russell; Rythe Trophy – Ben Clark; Cutmill Trophy – Dominick Clark;

Junior Porte Trophy – Cossie Lewis; Junior Mirror Trophy – Emma Tyler & Ele Oswin; Senior Mirror Trophy – Ben Stirrup & Katie Hall; Hobby Cup – Ben Stirrup and Ben Duncan-Duggal; Bittersweet Trophy – Ben Stirrup & Katie Hall; Johns Cup – Georgie Stewart.

Mirror/Topper/Slow handicap series winners: Spring Series, Mirror – Ben Stirrup & Katie Hall; Topper – Henry Russell; Clutterbuck Trophy, Early Summer – Ben Stirrup & Katie Hall; Autumn Series – Charlotte Nuttall; Optimist Early Harbour Series – Sophie Hempsell; Reynolds Bell Trophy, Summer Optimist Cutmill – Sophie Hempsell; Optimist Summer Harbour – Sophie Hempsall; Optimist Autumn – Flora Windebank; Mayday Weekend – Ben Clark; Mayday Weekend Optimist – Sophie Hempsell; Whitsun Weekend – Jasper Oswin.