Survival conditions yesterday at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as 30+ knot gusts blew through Rio de Janeiro. Credit: Sailing Energy / World Sailing

After the postponement of the Laser and Laser Radial Medal Races due to too little then too much breeze, today's bumper schedule will include these races alongside the Finn and…

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.

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.

Clipper fleet depart London in front of Tower Bridge. Credit: Clipper Ventures

The 12 international crews competing in the 10th edition of the world’s longest ocean race set sail on the 40,000 nautical mile circumnavigation off the coast of Southend yesterday.

What to do when you run aground

Whether you go to sea under power or sail, you'll almost certainly find yourself aground at some point in your on-water career. It’s one of the hazards of the sport…