This will bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city, and be hugely beneficial to the local economy.
Being awarded the successful bid for one of the most important sailing events in the world once again demonstrates Cardiff’s ability to deliver major international sporting events on the world stage.
It proves our reputation as an event city as well as providing an opportunity for many non sailors to try the sport through a co-ordinated programme of sailing activities before, during and following the event.
More top news
A dry and clear start to the night ahead of cloud and showers which will push in by the early hours!
Missed tonight's Wales at Six? Catch up here.
William and Sophie Richards have won £1 million on a lucky dip after Mr Williams made an impromptu trip to pick up some mushy peas.