Feisty conditions materialised for Day Two of the J/70 UK Class Training Event. Gusty wind conditions, topping out at 30 knots, tested the mettle of the 16 teams racing in the Solent.
Pictures by Shaun Roster Photography
Competitors at the regatta attended a video debrief from North Sails, with a master class on heavy airs trimming and boat handling from: Dave Lenz, Ruairidh Scott, Jeremy Smart and Charlie Cumbley.
Paul Ward’s Eat, Sleep, J, Repeat was unstoppable today, dominating the 16-strong fleet with straight bullets. Charles Thompson’s Brutus was the runner-up in both of today’s races, to move ahead of Clive Bush’s Darcey. Graham Clapp’s Jeepster had their best day so far scoring a 3-4.