Day one at Arun brought sunshine and 10-15mph winds from the west as forecast (apart from a wibbly wobbly bit of wind halfway through the second points race which turned some of the positions upside down.
Winner of the practice race was Bill Whitney and John Shelton (10688).
The first points race was also won by Bill and John from Andrew and Tom Wilson (11093) and Michael McNamara and Simon Townsend (10648).
The second points race was won by Michael and Simon followed by Roger Challis and Mark Johnston (10992) and Barry Wolfenden and Alan Ritchie (10936).
Top six overall after day one:
1st 10648 Michael and Simon (4 pts)
2nd 10688 Bill and John (7)
3rd 10992 Roger and Mark (8)
4th 10673 David Roberts and Mike Bryant (9) 5th 11093 Andrew and Tom (10) 6th 10936 Barry and Alan (12)