Transocean Winner. Credit: Jane Haysome

No pollution has been detected in the area of the grounded 17,000-tonne rig, despite salvors reporting that two fuel tanks may have been breached.

Giles Scott bounces back on day two of Finn racing at the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing regatta. ©Sailing Energy/World Sailing

Team GB’s sailors enjoyed the best day in Rio so far as Giles Scott sailed into pole position in the Finn, Nick Thompson moved into the silver medal spot in…

Nick Dempsey racing at the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing competition. Credit: Sail Energy/World Sailing

Nick Dempsey enjoyed an almost perfect start to his Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Regatta ending day one in pole position in the RS:X Men’s windsurfing yesterday.

PBO September 2016 cover

In the September 2016 issue of Practical Boat Owner...

RS:X racing at the Aquece Rio Test Event for 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. © Rachel Jaspersen/British Sailing Team

The 2016 Olympic Games officially starts today in Rio with the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium - the sailing regatta will get under way on Monday.