In terms of temperature, it is expected to peak at 27 degrees. Not bad for a winter's day.
For the RS:X and Laser sailors, Saturday 15 August marks the first day of their competition. Racing inside the Bay on Escola Naval and Ponte they will be aiming to put down an early marker.
The remaining classes will use the day to prepare for their first day of racing which kicks off on Sunday 16 August.
|Event / Equipment||Course Area||# of Races||Start Time|
|Men's Windsurfer - RS:X||Escola Naval||3||13:00|
|Women's Windsurfer - RS:X||Escola Naval||3||13:10|
|Men's One Person Dinghy - Laser||Ponte||2||13:00|
|Women's One Person Dinghy - Laser Radial||Ponte||2||13:10|
HOW TO FOLLOW
Results will be available throughout the Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2015 on the ISAF Olympic website here - http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/results/index.php
Follow the event on ISAF's social networks:
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ISAFWorldSailing
Instagram - https://instagram.com/isafworldsailing/
Twitter - @ISAFupdates
ISAF Olympic Website - http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/home.php
Entry List - http://www.sailing.org/tools/documents/ENTRYLISTPERCLASSTEV2015OFICIAL280715-%5B19025%5D.pdf
Racing Schedule - http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/about/schedule.php
Sailing Instructions - http://www.sailing.org/tools/documents/AqueceRio2015SIFINAL-%5B19017%5D.pdf
Online Notice Board - http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/results/notices/index.php
Race Areas - http://www.sailing.org/olympics/rio2016/about/race_areas.php
Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition
The Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition will take place at the Marina da Glória, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and will feature 380 athletes competing across ten events.
Racing is scheduled to take place from 8-18 August 2016 and the competition format for all events is fleet racing.
Aquece Rio website - www.aquecerio.com/en