Epic medal races for the 470 Men and 470 Women got underway in a frisky 17-21 knot breeze.
Sailors must be at the heart and soul of World Sailing, with a strong voice and responsibility to represent the interest of sailors.
After years of training, grit and determination, dedication, sheer hard work and huge sacrifies, today will decide the line-up of sailors who will claim the Olympic medals in the 470 Men and 470 Women events in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
After patiently waiting to complete the opening series of the 470 Men and Women event, today turned out to be a thrilling three-race Tuesday, with medals confirmed in both the 470 Men and Women events.
Monday 15 August proved to be one of the most frustrating day so far at the Olympic Sailing Competition, with the wind refusing to play fair on Guanabara Bay.