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Get Your Olympic DVD In Time For Christmas
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Make sure you place your DVD order in time for Christmas delivery

2008 Beijing Olympic Games

Searching for the perfect gift for the sailing fans? The official ISAF Film of the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition is available to order on DVD - check out the delivery dates to ensure you order in time for Christmas.
The ISAF Official Film of the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition features 110 minutes of top sailing action from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Relive the highs and the lows, the drama and the passion of Beijing 2008 over 13 days of competition, with a chapter dedicated to each of the 11 sailing events at Beijing 2008, including expanded highlights from every Medal Races together with athlete interviews and a look behind the scenes in Qingdao. This exclusive DVD is a must for sailors and sailing fans anywhere.

How To Order

The ISAF Official Film of the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition DVD is available for delivery worldwide in either Pal and NTSC format.

The DVD is priced at £25.00 and can be ordered direct from the ISAF Secretariat by clicking on the link below. All orders will be acknowledged by email together with delivery details.

Click here to order the ISAF Olympic DVD.

Order Dates and Delivery Times

Orders are processed and dispatched directly from the ISAF Secretariat in Southampton, Great Britain via Royal Mail. In order to make sure you receive your DVD in time for Christmas please note the Last Recommended Posting Dates for the Royal Mail below:


Special Delivery - Tuesday 23 December
1 copy - Thursday 18 December
2 or more copies - Monday 15 December

International Airmail

Wednesday 10 December - Japan, USA, Canada and Eastern Europe
Friday 12 December - Western Europe

For a full list of all recommended last posting dates please visit the Royal Mail website

About The DVD

Duration: 110 mins


1. Introduction
2. Women's Keelboat - Yngling
3. Heavyweight Dinghy - Finn
4. Skiff - 49er
5. Men's Two Person Dinghy - 470
6. Women's Two Person Dinghy - 470
7. Men's One Person Dinghy - Laser
8. Women's One Person Dinghy - Laser Radial
9. Women's Windsurfer - RS:X
10. Men's Windsurfer - RS:X
11. Multihull - Tornado
12. Men's Keelboat - Star
13. A Future Look

The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Sailing Competition brought together 400 of the world's finest sailors racing in 272 boats representing 62 nations. They demonstrated their talent to the world over the course of 117 races during 13 days of competition in 11 events. After years of dedication and training, competition for the ultimate prize in sport came down to 11 Medal Races, where the winners of the 33 sailing medals of the Beijing Games were decided.

2008 was a landmark Games for sailing. It was the first time the Medal Race format, featuring the top ten competitors competing in a double-points race was used at the Olympic Games, China won its first ever gold medal in sailing, whilst Alessandra Sensini of Italy became the first female sailor to win four Olympic medals. In total 18 nations won medals, including the first ever sailing medal for Lithuania.


ISAF would like to thank:

The International Olympic Committee
Getty Images for the provision of the photographs

The DVD is an APP Sunset&Vine production on behalf of ISAF

Produced under license of the International Olympic Committee. This DVD may not be reproduced in whole or in part without prior written approval of the International Olympic Committee.

Copyright © International Olympic Committee. All Rights reserved

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