The total quota for Rio 2016 media accreditation is 5,800 - the same figure for the previous five Olympic Games. Media accreditations are distributed by the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to press organizations in their territory. Click here for contact details of your NOC.
Sailing also has a quota of 'sport specific' accreditations for written press and photographers which are allocated by the IOC. The application process for sport specific accreditation is open and will close on 6 March 2015.
Click here to contact the organziers of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Regattas - http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/media/contacts.php
Click here to find out how to get media accreditation for the ISAF Youth Worlds - http://www.isafyouthworlds.com/media/media-accreditation.php Accreditiation for the 2013 ISAF Youth Worlds is open and closes on 1 July.