Britain’s Amy Seabright and Eilidh Mcintyre put in the star performance of the day at the 470 Junior Europeans taking place on Lake Garda, securing two race wins to finish the day fifth overall.
Maelenn Lemaitre and Aloise Retornaz of France are the new leaders in the women's event at the 470 Junior European Championship. Second are and Annika Bochmann and Elisabeth Panuschka (GER) with the Polish pair now in third.
Joanna Freeman and Katie Tomsett are in fourth overall on equal points with the Polish, and Anna Burnet and Flora Stewart are in sixth. Burnet and Stewart won a protest against former event leaders, Ewa Szczesna and Irmina Mrozek Gliszczynska, which dropped the Polish crew to third behind Annika Bochmann/Elisabeth Panuschka of Germany.
In the men's 470 event there is a two-way tie at the top of the between Simon Sivitz Kosuta/Jas Farneti (ITA) and Kevin Peponnet/Baptiste Berthier (FRA). They have been neck and neck through the qualification series, and with the first three races of the final series now completed these two look set to compete for the Championship title showdown. They are both on 24 points each, with Alex and George Kavas (GRE) still in fighting contention in third overall.
Britain's Mike Wood and Hugh Brayshaw are in fourth just two points off a podium place after nine races.
Guillaume Pirouelle and Valentin Sipan of France are tied in the lead of the 420 championship with Giacomo Ferrari and Giulio Calabro of Italy. Best placed GBR crews are Callum Airlie and Joe Butterworth in 13th and Annabel Vose and Kirstie Urwin lead the women's event in 15th overall.
Three races are schduled for Thursday ahead of the medal races on Friday.
16 August 2012 8:01