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.
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During a renovation project, Victorian mosaics were found underneath a carpet and a wall memorial dated 1732 was discovered.
A bright and frosty start, with the risk of some icy patches. However cloud will soon spill in from the northwest,
Wales woke to another frosty morning on Saturday after temperatures plunged.