Home team J.P. Morgan BAR ended the day in pole position at the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff, GBR as the towering masts of the Extreme Sailing Series fleet dominated the Cardiff Bay skyline under bright skies and tactically demanding winds. It will be a night of repairs in the pitlane for three teams, ahead of the event officially opening to the public on Saturday as part of the Cardiff Harbour Festival.
A Level 2 Technical Course for Participation oriented coaches was successfully delivered at the Ceylon Motor Yacht Club in Sri Lanka from 11 - 16 August, 2014, with 13 national coaches present from the Yachting Association of Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan coach candidates represented the Ceylon Motor Yacht Club (CMYC), Royal Colombo Yacht club (RCYC), Navy sailing Club and the Mirissa Sailing Club (MSC).
Day three of the 2014 Formula Kite World Championships in Burc Beach, Istanbul, Turkey saw the beginning of the Final Series for the men's fleet, with Oliver Bridge (GBR) topping the leader board with a strong light wind performance.
The Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2014 will conclude on Saturday 9 August with the medals to be decided in the Men's and Women's 470, Laser and Laser Radial on the Pão de Açucar race track.
Racing in the 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 will conclude on Friday 8 August with the Medal Races across the four fleets bringing their racing to a close at Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2014.
Dorian van Rijsselberge (NED) and Charline Picon (FRA) took the Men's and Women's RS:X honours at Aquece Rio- International Sailing Regatta 2014 as the Medal Races on Pão de Açucar brought the windsurfing proceedings to an end.
While the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta 2014, the first Rio 2016 test event, continues to produce thrilling races on the waters of Guanabara Bay, back on dry land it is inspiring the city's children to think about a wide range of important issues.
The two years to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games milestone was celebrated at the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2014 as the 324 sailors from 34 nations experienced a mixed bag of conditions in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.