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Equipment

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There are ten Events at the Olympic Sailing Competition so ten gold medals to be won. There is one mixed event, four events for women and five for men and the Equipment (or type of boat) they use is indicated in the table below.

Women's Events Equipment
Women's One Person Dinghy Laser Radial
Women's Two Person Dinghy 470
Women's Skiff 49erFX
Women's Windsurfer RS:X
Men's Events Equipment
Men's One Person Dinghy Laser
Men's One Person Dinghy Heavy Finn
Men's Two Person Dinghy 470
Men's Skiff 49er
Men's Windsurfer RS:X
Mixed Event Equipment
Mixed Multihull Nacra 17

The Two Person Dinghy Events are the only ones which use exactly the same equipment for men and women. The basics of the one person dinghy and windsurfer events are the same but the women use slightly smaller sails than the men. Use the links above or below to find out more about the Equipment used for each event.

Laser

Laser

Laser Radial

Laser Radial

470 (Men)

470 (Men)

470 (Women)

470 (Women)

RS:X (Men)

RS:X (Men)

RS:X (Women)

RS:X (Women)

Star

Nacra 17

Elliott 6m

49erFX

Finn

Finn

49er

49er

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