Skip to Content

Full Story

Fireball clean sweep at the Paignton open meeting

Super Spars New specification Fireball rigs fly out of the start gate!

The event was a Fireball open combined with joint open with good sailors there.

The weather didn't disappoint, and was as forecast with light winds with warm sun. The second started in warm sunshine with wind varying from five to ten knots south westerly which stayed consistently for most of the day so three races were able to be completed.

Against strong opposition, Super Spars rigs were placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd from a field of fifteen Fireballs.
 

Position Sailors Mast
1 Nathan Batchelor/ Sam Pascoe Super Spars
2 Tim Rush/ Dan Ellis Super Spars
3 Christian Birrell/ Richard Anderton Super Spars


Nathan Batchelor's first outing with the rig commented ''Mast is very nice- attention to detail seems very good- the halyard lock and adjustable spreaders are great. We were the heaviest team in the top 5 but were trapezing at the same time or earlier than others in the generally light conditions.''

Christian Birrell was equally pleased with the Super Spars rig commenting '' I honestly think you are providing a better product now – Selden pretty much refuse to fit mast locks and your spreader bracket is much better and the extended gooseneck is also better than Selden.

 

Content Management Powered by CuteNews