Cheer On The British Sailing Team

Cheer On The British Sailing Team

Published at 11:57am 14th April 2016.

With Rio 2016 on the horizon, Olympic medallists and medal hopefuls will be flocking to Weymouth and Portland this June.

With Rio 2016 on the horizon, Olympic medallists and medal hopefuls will be flocking to Weymouth and Portland this June.

They'll be competing in the last major Olympic classes regatta ahead of the Games - The Sailing World Cup, Weymouth and Portland.

The National Sailing Academy will be opening its doors for spectators throughout the regatta and the British Sailing Team is urging fans to come out in force and send them off to Rio in style.

As well as taking in all the action on the water, you can enjoy the hustle and bustle of the boat park as the sailors prepare their boats for racing, and get close to your favourite British and international stars.  

You'll also be able to watch the racing live on the big screen (11-12 June only) in the 'seaside' inspired spectators area and there will be a number of shore-side activities as well as opportunities to get afloat and try dinghy sailing, windsurfing and stand-up paddle boarding, all of which will be available to try for free on both Saturday 11 and Sunday 12.  

It's a great family opportunity to support the very best of the British Sailing Team as they take on their Rio rivals on home waters.  But if you can't be there to soak up the atmosphere live streamed TV coverage is confirmed for the medal race day on Sunday 12 June.  Details of how to view will be available on the British Sailing Team website at or on the World Sailing website at

Tickets are available for the final qualification day on Saturday 11 June and the Medal Race Day on Sunday 12 June.  You can also visit the venue for free from the 06 - 10 June during practice sessions and qualifying (starts 08 June), but note, there is no live streaming of the racing at the venue on these days. 

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