Chris Grube admits sailing Olympics venue Weymouth is still keeping him guessing

Chris Grube admits the London 2012 venue is still keeping him guessing after a Jekyll and Hyde outing at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old, alongside 470 men’s partner Nick Rogers, are right in the thick of the medal hunt despite a topsy turvy week on London 2012 waters. It no better conveyed then on Tuesday as a disappointing finish of 21st in the first race was followed up by a much improved sixth in the second, leaving the duo seventh overall and just ten points off the Japanese duo currently occupying bronze.

But after Weymouth threw up another surprise, Grube admits that although he has home advantage, the course is doing its best to level the playing field.

“It is still a learning curve for us,” he said, “but that is a good thing ahead of next year and there are still two more races to go and a medal race so the opportunities are there to still get a bronze medal perhaps but we will have to see how it goes.”

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