Day of 2 halves for 1st day of Youth Nationals
Day 1 of the Youth Nationals in Largs saw 2 very different races sailed for the 29er fleet. The first race was sailed in tricky shifty 8-12 knot SE breeze. Bleddyn Mon and Nick Redding, Tom Durham and Rupert Jones-Warner, and James Bollingbroke and Matt Heathcote pulled away from the fleet to finish 1,2,3. As the rest of the fleet approached the finish the wind shifted right 90 degrees and dropped to 4-6 knots. The second race in the lighter breeze was won by Alex Mothersele and Hamish Ellis with the rest of the fleet packed in close behind. After Day 1 Bleddyn and Nick lead, with Henry LLoyd-Williams and Sam Batten, and James Brigg and George Hand 2nd and 3rd. Becky Diamond & Fiona Hampshire lead the girls in 5th place. Full results on title link.