The Notice of Race for the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition has been released.

The competition begins on 8 August and runs until 18 August at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Notice of Race states the key conditions for the 10 sailing events at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and includes details on the rules, regulations, entry and qualification guidelines, format, scoring, schedule, venue and courses.

Athletes, coaches, trainers and other team officials shall comply with the Olympic Charter, as well as with the World Sailing rules, in order to be eligible for participation in the Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing competition, and shall be entered by a National Olympic Committee (NOC).

The Rio 2016 Olympic Sailing Competition will take place at the Marina da Glória, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and will feature 380 athletes competing across ten events.

Racing is scheduled to take place from 8-18 August 2016 and the competition format for all events is fleet racing.

Click here to notice of race.