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6 August 2014, 03:20 pm
Packed Fourth Day Schedule At Aquece Rio
Riding the waves
Riding the waves

Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The 324 sailors from 34 nations arose to Brazilian sunshine on the fourth day of Aquece Rio - International Sailing Regatta 2014 with another packed racing day on the cards.
Tuesday's cold front has passed and clear skies are present across Rio de Janeiro. A morning north westerly breeze at 3-6 knots inside and 10 knots outside the bay was the state of play mid-morning.

Between 11-12 the breeze will change direction to the south east. Inside Guanabara Bay the breeze will vary between 5-15 knots whilst the Copacabana and Niterói courses will see 10-20 knots.

The waves that were present on 5 August will continue to roll through the outside courses with high surf expected. Temperate wise, it will increase and peak at 24 degrees by 15:00.

Having lost a full race day the start time and number of races has been increased with a packed day for all ten events. If the weather plays ball the racing is set for a 12:00 start line.

The leader boards have taken shape and be sure to catch up on Tuesday's news here http://www.sailing.org/38324.php
Event Event Course/Start Time Number of Races
Men's 470 Niterói / 12:20 3
Women's 470 Niterói / 12:10 3
49er Ponte / 14:15 4
49erFX Ponte / 12:00 4
Finn Niterói / 12:00 3
Laser Copacabana / 12:10 3
Laser Radial Copacabana / 12:00 3
Nacra 17 Escola Naval / 12:00 4
Men's RS:X Pão de Açucar / 12:00 3
Women's RS:X Pão de Açucar / 12:10 3


Media coverage and results from the Aquece Rio will be delivered by the Rio 2016 team and ISAF through www.aquecerio.com/en/competicoes.php and http://www.sailing.org/2014-test-event.php

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