Today Typhoon #15 changed direction, again influencing the weather conditions at Enoshima and serving up another thrilling two races.
With the imminent arrival of Typhoon No. 15 in 2 days, the advance weather conditions kicked up the breeze and sea on race day 4 at the 2017 470 Junior World Championships in Japan.
A gentle southerly sea breeze started to fill in the race area around 1100 hours with a breeze of 10 knots when racing was scheduled to start.
Reading the breeze was definitely a challenge for teams today, as the wind fluctuated in pressure and direction as light winds greeted teams for the opening day of the 2017 470 Junior World Championship in Enoshima, Japan.
The 2017 470 Junior Worlds has descended on the iconic sailing venue of Enoshima Yacht Harbour, host to the 1964 Olympic Sailing Competition and to the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games.
Elisa Yukie Yokoyama won her race against time to recover from injury and teamed up with Cheryl Teo to triumph at the finish line
A fast and dramatic final day saw races won, medals claimed, dreams made and takeways of how to improve for the next Championship.