Olympic Sailing is also called yachting till 2000 has been one of the Olympic sports since the Games of the I Olympiad held in Greece, Athens. Fans from all over the world can buy Olympic Sailing tickets online.
Where scheduled in the first Olympic event but races canceled due to bad weather conditions. In 1904 Summer Olympics, Sailing game has been in every edition of the Olympic Games.
Sailing features a variability of craft, from dinghies and keelboats to windsurfing boards. Program at Tokyo 2020 will include two events for men and women three for men only two for women only and one for mixed crews.
Two venues were used to host the 1900 sailing events 1 in Meulan May 20 to till 27 May 1900 for the inshore races on the river Seine and another one in Le Havre1 August 1900 till August, 5 for the offshore races on the English Channel. In Meulan 6 classes were used over several days.
During races boats navigate a course shaped like an enormous triangle heading for the finish line after they contend with the wind from all three directions. They must pass marker buoys a certain number of times and in a predetermined order.
Sailing at specific Summer Olympics or the used equipment can be found using the table below Gender until 1988, sailing was a gender neutral open sport where male and female sailors competed together each event consists of a series of races. Most of the Olympic sailing competitions were done is called a fleet race format. At some Olympics, however was also the match race format or a mixed fleet match race format.
Points in each race are awarded according to position the winner gets one point the second place finisher scores two and so on. Sailing final race is called the medal race for which points are doubled.
Following the medal race, the separate or crew with the fewest total points is declared the winner. Sailing was also one of the first sports to introduce compulsory mixed gender events in 2016 the Mixed Multihull was introduced.
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