British Schools Dinghy Racing Association's Southern Area Championships

British Schools Dinghy Racing Association's Southern Area Championships

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On Saturday, the College's 1st and 2nd sailing team competed in the British Schools Dinghy Racing Association's Southern Area Championships. This is the first regatta of the summer season and gave Clifton a chance to compete against the majority of the top teams in the country.

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The 2nd team raced in the same league as the the 1sts and were up against fast and experienced teams. Unfortunately, they were not able to record a win, but did have some close races and learnt a lot from the regatta that will help them in the coming season. 

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The 1sts had a mixed day, winning six races in total, including two particularly pleasing performances against Eton and Tonbridge. However, narrow loses against the Royal Grammar School Guildford and Cranleigh School cost us a place in the semi-finals and the team eventually finished with a respectable 6th place.

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