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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It has called the site home since 1945, but it has been victim of vandalism and anti-social behaviour over the last few years.
Any showers will ease overnight save for a few in the south west, but there'll be lengthy clear skies making it feel a little cooler!