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Bay 6k results

Swansea Bay 6k SUP race

Fridays Bay 6k SUP race was a successful little event with 7 competitors entering the downwind run from Knab rock to Slip bridge Swansea.

5 of the 7 were on 12’6 or below boards, 2 people raced on unlimited class 12’6 and over including Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths on a 14 ft Surftech and Ian Richards on a K15 Starboard.

ian glides away on the K15

The race went well with Richard Morton currently leading the distance BSUPA series taking an early lead and held onto it for non pressured finish.The unlimited class started 40 second after the first horn and ‘Guts’ was quick to regain time and distance finishing 2nd .Ian on his Monster K15 cruised in for 3rd.

Rich Downe blasts downwind

Thanks to everyone who entered and stayed for the BBQ. A big thankyou to my misses Abi, Kim, Steve and Tim for getting things sorted beachside and taking times. Roll on the next Bay 6k

Please see results below

1st Richard Morton Starboard 12’6 pin – 45.43

2nd Chris ‘Guts’ Griffiths 14ft Surtech- 46.58

3rd Ian Richards K15 Starboard- 47.42

4rd Connor Griffiths 12’6 Imagine- 52.16

5th Mike Waterton 12’6 Jimmy Lewis Albatross- 54.35

6th Richard Downe 12’6 Starboard- 55.52

7th Jerone Rogers 10’5 Starboard- 58.32


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