Olympic silver medallist Nick Dempsey picked up a win as the RS:X World Windsurfing Championships got underway in Brazi.
Two-time Olympic medallist Nick Dempsey insists he is ready to dig deep in order to claim another World Championship medal.
Olympic silver medallist Stuart Bithell will swap 470 for the 49er class at Rio 2016.
British sailor Ben Ainslie has ruled out chasing more Olympic glory and will not compete at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
British sailing chief John Derbyshire has welcomed the decision not to axe windsurfing from the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Ben Ainslie may become a four-times winner of the World Sailor of the Year award after the nominees for the 2012 prize were revealed.
Four-times Olympic champion Ben Ainslie has been named Sailor of the Year by the International Sailing Federation for a fourth time.
British windsurfing Olympian Bryony Shaw has hinted that her future may well be on a boat and not a board.
Spain won the women's match racing gold on Saturday after Australia lost their skipper overboard at the end of the Olympic sailing regatta.
Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell took silver in the men's 470 sailing followed by Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark in the women's class.
The Olympic sailing events were postponed on Thursday because of a lack of wind.
Australia remained favourites to win the women's Olympic match racing event after beating the Netherlands 3-1.
New Zealand and Britain sailed into joint first ahead of the medal race in their bid for Olympic gold in the women's 470 two-hander.
Lucy MacGregor admitted she was devastated after Great Britain women's Elliot 6m crew crashed out of the London 2012 Olympic sailing regatta
Nick Dempsey secured a silver medal in the Olympic men's RS:X windsurfing event with Dutchman Dorian van Russelberge already assured gold.
Australia entered the quarter-finals of the Olympic women's match racing sailing event as clear favourites with an unbeaten 11 wins.