London silver medallists Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark head the Women’s fleet by three points from Ai Kondo Yoshida and Miho Yoshioka (JPN) currently in second. French 2016 World Champions, Camille Lecointre and Hélène Defrance, are third.

Meanwhile Luke Patience and Chris Grube moved up to third overall with Friday’s performance. Double World Champions, Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic (CRO) lead the class with Australia’s three-time World Champions, Mat Belcher and Will Ryan in second two points behind. Patience and Grube are in third on 17 points.

The 470s are set to resume racing from 5pm tomorrow. Both 470s classes are scheduled to contest an 11 race series, with two races per day on 10, 11, 12, 14 and 15 August before the final one off medal race on Wednesday 17 August.

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