Classification Schedule Released
SKUD18 fleet in Beijing
London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition
Weymouth and Portland, Great Britain
Ahead of the London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Competition sailors who have a vision impairment are tested by IPC vision classifiers with correspondence between IFDS to ensure the correct classification is assigned.
There are varying degrees of visual impairment and athletes are tested on their visual acuity and depending on the type of vision they possess they are classified accordingly.
The schedule for those who need to be classified is available here
Disabled Sailing London 2012 Paralympic Website