Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (August 18, 2015) – While it was the pollution at the Rio Olympic sailing venue which has been getting all the media attention, another reality is gaining notoriety. The sailing events at the 2016 Games could be less about dirty water and more about random winds and current.
A lack of wind today hampered racing on what was day four of the Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta (Olympic Test Event), as no racing was possible on the three ocean courses, with only the three racing areas inside Guanabara Bay offering sailable conditions.
“The sea breeze that we’ve had so far means it’s quite different inside and outside the bay, and also dif…
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