Reigning Asian champion, Malaysia's ALVIN YEOW established an early lead on the first day of the Dockendale IODA Asian Sailing Championship, taking the second position in both races sailed.
The first race was sailed in light winds averaging 6-8 knots and the second race in 12-14 knots.
Positions after the first two races are:
1. Alvin Yeow (MAS) - 2
2. Gregory Thean (SIN) - 5
3. Faizani Bin Yahaya (MAS) - 9
4. Priscilla Ruixi (SIN) - 9 First girl
5. Zhicong Zeng (CHN) - 14
6. Colin Xinru (SIN) - 14
Best placed local sailor was Abhishek MHATRE (IND) who came 9th in the second race.
58 sailors from 12 Asian nations are participating.