The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition’s Notice of Race has now been released. The competition is set to get underway on 29 July and run through 11 August at Weymouth and Portland, Great Britain.
The Notice of Race states the key conditions for the ten sailing events at the London 2012 Olympic Games and includes details on the rules, regulations, entry and qualification guidelines, format, scoring, schedule, venue and courses.
Athletes, coaches, trainers and other team officials shall comply with the Olympic Charter, as well as with the ISAF rules, in order to be eligible for participation in the London 2012 Olympic Sailing competition, and shall be entered by a National Olympic Committee (NOC).
to view the Notice of Race.
The London 2012 Olympic Games Sailing Competition will take place at the Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy and Portland Marina, located in Dorset on the South Coast of England and will feature 380 athletes competing across 10 events. Racing is scheduled to take place from 29 July to 11 August.
At the 2012 Games sailing will introduce women's match racing for the first time. The racing format will be a single round-robin, quarter finals, semi-finals and then the finals.
The nine fleet racing events will all sail an opening series before the top ten in each event contest a double-points Medal Race to decide the final positions. The Medal Races have a target time of approximately 30 minutes and will take place close to the shore at the Nothe to allow spectators ashore to get close up to the action.
ISAF Olympic Website
2012 London Olympic Games Website