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29er, 420, Nacra 15, RS:X – Youth World Championship 2018 – Corpus Christi TX, USA – Day 1

In best seabreeze conditions, the World Junior World Championships of World Sailing Association World Sailing began with a full program. All classes could sail 2-3 races. In the 420 Boys category Joseph Hermus / Walter Hery USA took the lead, 5 points behind them on equal points are Matthias Menis / Nicolas Starc ITA and Kacper Partek / Bartek Reiter POL. In the 420s Girls Carmen and Emma Cowles USA won both races. Four points behind follow a tied trio with Vita Heathcote / Emilia Boyle GBR, Julia Delhom / Silvia Borso Di Carminati ESP and Solène Mariani / Maude Schmid SUI. Among the 29er Boys Henry Larkings / Miles Davey AUS lead Seb Lardies / Mike McKenzie NZL. Pia Andersen / Nora Edland NOR are ahead of Zova Novikova / Diana Sabirova RUS and Maru Scheel / Freya Feilke GER in the 29er Girls. In the Nacra 15 catamaran, Silas Muhle / Romy Mackenbrock GER lead with 2 race wins ahead of Henri Demesmaeker / Frederique Van Eupen BEL. In the RS: X-windsurfers Geronimo Nores USA won all 3 races, Nicolo Nores ITA follows on rank 2. Among the women windsurfers Veerle ten Have NZL leads Islay Watson GBR. All Leaderboards and the Daily Report.