The conditions on day 1 seemed to be challenging with a delayed start, light winds and tidal waters.

Frustration for a few skippers but so far Team GBR skippers are doing ok although it is still very early.

Top Ten after Day 1

Pos Skipper Sail Country Pts
1 Brad Gibson 42 United Kingdom 2
2 Alexis Carre 73 France 3
3 Graham Elliott 9 United Kingdom 4
4 Olivier Cohen 100 France 7
5 Marko Matic 85 Croatia 8
6 Zvonko Jelacic 35 Croatia 8
7 Graham Bantock 95 United Kingdom 8
8 Alexandre Marien 29 Brazil 10
9 Matteo Longhi 24 Italy 12
10 Pierluigi Puthod 22 Italy 13

other GBR Skippers

Pos Skipper Sail Pts
11 Tony Edwards 89 14
14 Martin Roberts 32 17
26 Josh King 26 32
35 John Cleave 144 43
36 Terry King 181 45
38 Robert Walsh 20 46
45 Mark Dennis 19 55

The event organisers have been posting the top results from each fleet  quickly after the race with the HMS posted slightly later.

The twittersphere has plenty of comments and pictures and it’s worth a browse around some of the websites which have different pictures and comment.

IOMEC2012 website

MYA Forum for Rob Walsh’s daily updates

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