A summary of how the Brits got on today
Light conditions with just 6 knots at the beginning of racing, building gradually to around 10 knots by the time of the second race. Top Brit team on the opening day was the 470 men keeping their cool while a few others around them got a bit over excited at the start.
470 Men Nick Rogers & Jo Glanfield currently leading overall after a consistent day’s racing scoring a 2nd & 3rd
Yngling Shirley Robertson and her crew currently lying 3rd after a consistent days racing with a 5th & 4th
Finn Ben Ainslie had a disastrous day and currently lies 19th overall after a 9th and a DSQ
470 Women Christina Bassadone & Katherine Hopson 11th overall after a 6th in first race and a 15th in the second