The French Olympic Sailing Week in Hyeres saw sunshine and calmer conditions on Monday (21 April), with British sailors occupying five podium positions after the second day of racing at this Grade 1 regatta.
Skandia Team GBR’s Sonar Sailor Hannah Stodel sits at the top of her respective leaderboard.
The Paralympic-bound trio of John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Stephen Thomas continue to show good pace in their new Sonar, also with three race wins to show from their four races so far, but have the Norwegian crew of Jostein Stordahl, Per Eugen Kristiansen and Aleksander Wang-Hansen hot on their heels in second place.
Yngling trio Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson lie in fourth place having scored 14,3 from their two races on Monday.
In the 2.4mR single-handed Paralympic class, Helena Lucas and Megan Pascoe are in third and fourth places respectively. Christina Bassadone are in 12th place in the 470 women’s event.
Racing at the 2008 French Olympic Sailing Week continues through until Friday 25 April. For regatta news and information, visit http://www.skandiateamgbr.com/events/hyeresreg/hyrreg.htm
photos Janos Schmidt