From the start, Windandsea showed that sailing in this years nationals has increased their speed - they took off in perfect 14ft skiff conditions and led the whole way. Pleasure & Pain was next around the first mark followed by Mainiac. The two Sharpies had a very close battle for two laps before Mainiac pulled a bit of a lead. MrE started but had a swim on the first gybe mark - Peter ended up losing a couple of teeth so they went in.
Final results in the Championship heat were Windandsea first, Mainiac second and Pleasure & Pain third. Pointscore results were Windandsea first, Pleasure & Pain second and Mainiac third.