The fleet launched this morning on a beautiful sunny day two on Belfast Lough. There is a light breeze from the east. Its holding so far – many had anticipated no wind at all. 116 boats are on the water by tally. count.
Lynch, from Dublin's National Yacht Club, has two wins from three races and is on four nett points with Befast's Liam Glynn in second on eight points. Third is Kinsale's Darragh O'Sullivan on ten.
Yesterday was easterly also – solid to upper medium for a time in the morning, dying off during the next two races. Race three became a bit of a lottery with shifts and many experienced sailors playing an expensive game of snakes and ladders.
Results after day one are below for download