Two races were sailed on Thursday off the Barbados Yacht Club at Carlisle Bay, Barbados, West Indies under sunny skies and winds starting at 14 knots for Race seven, diminishing to 12 knots for Race eight.
After eight races,Matt Burge and Richard Wagstaff (GBR) sit in second place, and Matt Findlay and Richard Anderton (GBR) are in third place. Other countries have been coming closer to cracking the British dominance, with two Australian teams and one Czech team sitting in the top 10, but they are yet to make the podium on the overall leaderboard.
The race is now on for second and third place, and there are several teams in the running to reach the remaining podium spots.
The final day of racing is Friday, May 7th, with two races scheduled.
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