Optimist British Championships - Day 1

No racing on day 1 of the Volvo Gill Optimist British National and Open Championships at Plas Heli, Pwllheli - But there is a Video . . .

Massive wind shifts in the sunny but fickle conditions, saw a number of starts and two races abandoned for the 154-strong main fleet on Monday.

Also on the water but unable to get any racing was the 120-boat junior main fleet.

In total there are 371 sailors competing, including around 100 young helms from 13 different nations.

Breeze looks promising for Tuesday. Three races scheduled, launch 10:00 first start 11:00 hrs.

Racing continues through to Friday 10 August with more breeze forecast for later in the week.

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