A fine job was done by the duty officials Alan Newman and Bert Whitehead.
What appeared to be a steady wind from the SSW was deceptive. Hidden shifts and variable strength provided a continual test all morning. By the end of sailing the strength had risen to B suit proportions but nobody wanted to blink first. Two laps of a course which used the majority of the east bank resulted in fewer races than usual but allowed for plenty of close racing throughout the fleet.