Society Reach Quarter Finals at Wilson 70 Trophy 2019 – May 2019

The Society finished 3rd overall in the 18-round Swiss League at the Wilson 70 Trophy 2019 held at West Kirby, Wirral 10-12th May 2019. In the quarter finals they went out 2-0 to a strong Days of Thunder (USA) team – several times previous finalists. Congratulations to the team on a great performance in a top-flight event! Overall winner was East Coast Drifters (USA). Cambridge Blue finished 10th, Royal Thames Blue 15th, and Society Exodus 16th.

Wilson 70 Trophy 2019 Details

No wind followed by thunderstorms curtailed racing on the first day. Conditions were excellent for Saturday and Sunday, and racing was fast and furious. All the best teams were competing (1 from Australia, 5 from the US, 1 from Austria, and 2 from Ireland) – 36 teams in all. Full results are on the Wilson Trophy website.

Dinghy sailing for Wilson 70 Trophy 2019
Arthur Henderson and Becky Cross in action on Saturday
Society Team: Becky Cross (Ox 2008), Francine Counsell (Cam 2011), Honor Fell (Cam 2010), Fiona Hampshire (Cam 2009), Joshua Flack (Cam 2010), Arthur Henderson (Cam 2011)

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