After the world's longest wait ashore, thumb twiddling until the wind filled in at the RC44 Cascais World Championship, the AP ashore was finally dropped late afternoon, dragging crews away from the Japan-Samoa Rugby World Cup game.
Three spectacular races on Day Two of the 2015 Audi Melges 20 World Championship hosted by The San Francisco Yacht Club (SFYC) gave way to three different winners under classic San Francisco/Berkeley Circle conditions - sunshine, a moderate 15-20 knots of breeze and a smashing good ebb tide for extra fun.
RC44s are not supposed to race at night, but after a windless, race-free opening day at the RC44 Cascais World Championship and a windless morning today, Principal Race Officer Peter Reggio was not going to miss an opportunity.
Brazil's Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze sealed a last gasp gold in the 49erFX. Peter Burling and Blair Tuke (NZL) stylishly sealed gold in the 49er winning the Medal Race whilst a fight for silver and bronze played out behind them.