Croatia’s Kliba took the lead in the prestart against Barkow, catching the American’s off guard and leading them back late. Off the line Kliba lead on top and ahead of Barkow.
Meanwhile Ulrikkeholm is trying to pass Souter on the first beat in a tacking duel.
Now Barkow has passed Kliba on the run and is ready to round.
Finally the dutch have just started against Tunnicliffe and have a slight advantage, about 1 lnegth upwind on the left.