After the rain on Sunday and strong wind, it became tough condition for the sailors to race. However, the next day, brought what condition that is described as perfect conditions by competitors in the Poole Harbor. The wind was in the range between six and 17 knots. The wind kept the crews hiking hard most of the time; nevertheless it didn’t make the life exhausting for the lighter crews.
The shifting nature of the wind also threw a good amount of tactical challenges for the sailors while it was getting swung from 270° at one extreme and 320° at the other. Many of the places were won and lost during the shifts, and in the later part of the day, it was more prevalent, when a strong ebb tide brought another challenging element into the play.
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