Seven yachts with their pairs of crew slipped out on Sunday morning to test their tactics in the light S-SW winds. It was the two J-27s that faired best in the light shifting winds.
- J-Sea – J27: Charlie Hills
- Jellybaby – J27: Sean Wiseman
- Wallbanger – Simonis 35: John Tudehope
- Tikalox II – Muira: Rob Smith
- Malgas – L34: Mike Cullum
- Fling – Sadler 26: Paul Martin – DNF – wind died!
- Lady – Astove 30: Harry Lambrecht – RET