On the eve of the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta 2014, the first Rio 2016 test event, a group of specialists have explained the measures being undertaken to ensure that water quality in Guanabara Bay is suitable for top-level competition, as well as outlining the longer-term initiatives that will improve the bay for the city's residents.
It was a day of snakes and ladders for most on a tricky penultimate race day at the RS Feva Worlds. The fleet was held ashore for an hour and a half whilst the gradient breeze flopped about and the seabreeze settled. It was a light 8kts that saw the Gold fleet set off.
At the close of play on day 1 Alpari World Match Racing Tour champion Taylor Canfield (ISV) tops the leader board unbeaten on 5-0, ahead of Phil Robertson (NZL) on 5-1 and local Polish legend Karol Jablonski on 4-1.
The data download service allows external sources to perform look-up
queries on Sailor Biography and Event data. The Sailor
biography query allows for automation of the process of validating
Sailor IDs and classification groupings. Performing look-ups
on events can be used to set-up an overall regatta in a 3rd
party software package.
Sailor Details Look-up
The first method is to use a query parameterised
with personal details:
Here the type parameter specifies a look-up on
Event elements, of the other parameters at least one is required, they
are specified as follows:
Date: In the format
YYYY-MM-DD, cannot be submitted as a partial string, specifies that
the results will include only regattas that are running during the
specified date (started on or before and ending on or after)
Title: refers to the name of the regatta, minimum of 4
characters, accepts partial strings, non-case-sensitive