Know Your Sport - Sailing

Olympic sailing takes place in the Enoshima Yacht Harbour, with races in seven different classes of dinghy or skiff

Olympic sailing takes place in the Enoshima Yacht Harbour, with races in seven different classes of dinghy or skiff: RS:X, Laser, Laser Radial, Finn, 470, 49er, 49er FX and Nacra 17, the only event with mixed crews.

Fleet racing – where multiple boats compete simultaneously – requires battling the elements as well as the opposing teams.

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