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  1. On this day in 2016, Argentine six-time Olympic sailor, Santiago Lange, won his first gold at the Rio Olympic Games, at the age of 54, just nine months after being diagnosed with lung cancer.
  2. Spanish team Mapfre completed overall Leg Zero victory in the early hours of Wednesday (16 August) and struck the first psychological blow in the build-up to the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18.
  3. Danish team, Wallén Racing, were the stand out performance of the weekend after leading from race one and never leaving the top spot.
  4. With Tenerife winds reaching in excess of 50 knots at times and waves up to mast high, Philip Köster collects his second victory of 2017, while Iballa Moreno fought back to deny Sarah-Quita Offringa in the PWA World Tour.
  5. Oman Air took its second Act victory in a row in a thrilling Hamburg finale, despite last minute pressure from SAP Extreme Sailing Team. The triumph sees the Omani syndicate move into pole position in the overall rankings.