As the day goes on it is expected to pick up with anything between 13-17 knots expected. With a smooth sea state and one metre swell day two's buzz words "Champagne sailing" and "glamour conditions" could be rolling of the tongues of the world's finest competing in Hyères.
Helena Lucas and Megan Pascoe will aim to make it a hat-trick of British World Cup regatta victories in the 2.4mR class in 2014 when they take to the racetrack for the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, France, next week (21-26 April).
Olympic silver medallists Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark were unbeatable on the third day of ISAF World Cup racing in Palma on Wednesday (2 April), taking a clean sweep of race wins as the regatta reaches its halfway stage.
Tight tactical racing was the name of the game on the second day of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami as light breeze tested the patience and nerves of the 580 sailors from 50 nations. Walter Cooper/ US Sailing 2014
London 2012 champion, Helena Lucas, got the home flags flying as she moved to the top of the leaderboard at the halfway stage of the 2013 International 2.4mR World Championships at the Poole Yacht Club today.
This Friday, September 6th, marks the one year anniversary since Britain's sailors broke their Paralympic Games duck and won their first medals since the sport become part of the full Paralympic Games programme in 2000.
Friday's races on the Swedish west coast waters of Lysekil offered excellent conditions for the sailors as well as for the large crowds on the cliffs, packed with prestart dramas, wild gybes, luffing duels and other breath-taking manoeuvres.
Women's International Match Racing Series & Lysekil Women's Match. Quarterfinalists decided in Lysekil Women's Match - and Lucy Macgregor of Great Britain wins the WIMR Series. Photo By Dan Ljungsvik/LWM