In heat one the first three boats were split by less than three seconds.
Quick starts and beach stops gave boat 5, crewed by Peter and Paul Daw, their best results of the season, winning all three heats to take maximum points and the overall win for the day.
Boat 7 crewed by Liam Smith and Jonathan Haworth experienced engine trouble, however with perseverance they were able to finish all the heats to gain points for the championship.
This will be important come the end of the season as the top positions are very close.
Final positions: 1, Peter Daw/Paul Daw; 2, Tim Amy/Francis Huelin; 3, Shane Connery/Elliot Gomes; 4, Clinton Meyer/Jonathan Hervé, Chris de Ste Croix/Brian White; 6, Liam Smith/Jonathan Haworth
CROQUET: After two days of competition the winner of the Veteran’s Tournament was John Taylor who won one more game than his nearest rival.SHOOTING: Individual Channel Islands rifle champion is Peter Jory from Guernsey who scored 216.24 at the Les Landes range yesterday with Bruce Horwood of Jersey, who had been overnight leader, a close second on 215.20.
However, the Jersey Rifle Association won the inter-insular competition on Saturday at Crabbé, beating the Guernsey Rifle Club by a clear margin of 23 points.
Top scorer for Jersey was Island Games team member Mary Norman with a total 148.19.
GOLF: Kenny Mitchell won the Demi Golf Society’s H R McGowan Cup at the Jersey Recreation Grounds on Saturday, with a gross 69, nett 57 off a 12 handicap.
Graeme Matson was second (gross 74, nett 59, h’cap 15) and George de Sousa third (gross 76, nett 60, h’cap 16).GOLF: Winners of Les Ormes Golf Club’s Kay Le Caudey nine hole mixed greensomes competition on Saturday were Cathy Donoghue and Paul Biddulph with 23 points.
Sally Bryant and Alan Thompson were second with 22 and Jane Morel Orchard and Barry Horman were third after countback with 21.CLAY PIGEON SHOOTING: Winner of Class A and high gun at Crabbé Clay Pigeon Club’s 50 bird sporting shoot yesterday was Andrew de la Haye with 42.
Paul Lister won Class B with 36 and Robert Wilson was winner of Class C with 23.
The Jersey Clay Target Association English skeet 100 bird competition was won by John de la Haye with 96; Andrew de la Haye was second with 93 and Guy Thorne Booth third with 90.CYCLING: Three members of the Caesarean Cycling Club travelled to the UK to take part in the Farnborough and Camberley CC ten mile time trial which was held on Saturday on the Bentley course in Hampshire.
Steve Greig finished just two seconds behind first-placed Steve Wilcox of the RAF CC, in 21 min 13 sec.
Veterans Colin Perry and Allan Miller also rode, recording 23.51 and 23.38 respectively.
The following day they all raced in the Oxford 25 mile time trial but Greig suffered a puncture a couple of miles from the start.
Perry and Miller completed the course and finished in times of 59.54 and 1.00.12 respectively.BOWLS: Guernsey beat Jersey by just six shots in the first leg of the men’s inter-insular bowls competition held at the Jersey Bowling Club, Westmount yesterday.
This is Guernsey’s first win in ten years but Jersey have a chance to retain the title in the second leg which will be held in September.CYCLING: Just one Jersey cyclist took part in the inter-insular 25 mile time trial held in Guernsey yesterday.
Mike Harris placed third overall in a time of 57 min 47 sec.
The race was won by Guernsey’s Island Games team member Paul Brehaut, in 55.34, in difficult weather conditions.
First lady home was veteran Ann Bowditch, also a Guernsey Games team member, who set a new record time of 62.38.SAILING: The Guernsey team won the coveted Governors’ Cup race held yesterday, with Simon Henning’s White Rabbit and his son Mike Henning’s March Hare first and second over the line.
Their third team member was Roger Martel in Wonkey Donkey.
The Jersey team comprised Allen Brown and partners’ The Dogs, Myatt and Treliving’s The Bees and Simon Benest’s Moist and Wet.GOLF: Prize winners at La Moye Golf Club on Saturday, Captain’s Day were: winner, Ross Collins, 40 points; runner-up, Mark Baron, 38 pts, BB9; scratch prize, Richard Ramskill, gross 70; senior prize, Barry Thorp, 38 pts; junior prize, Kyle Turmel, 35 pts.
146 members played and the entry fees of £563 were donated to Jersey Hospice Care.ATHLETICS: An under-strength Jersey Spartan team finished runners-up in the second Wessex Young Athletes League match at Poole on Sunday.
Several boys featured, notably U15 Jamie Stevenson, who goes from strength to strength in the throws events, He was awarded the field Athlete of the Match with a Grade 2 discus throw of 35.54m.