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What is Paralympics sailing

Sailing consists of a boat race (keelboat)

They must have the least point

The Paralympics regatta each consist of a series of nine courses

Athletes must navigate between 60 and 90 minutes

Between two obstacles the distance corresponds to 1852 m

They must rotate at least three times around the sludge by races

There are different categories:

- The single-handed keelboat (2.4mR),

-The keelboat two crew (SKUD 18)       

- The keelboat three crew (Sonar)

 Classification

The navigators are divided into seven sports classes according to their degree of handicap: the higher the degree, the lower the class number. In sailing, classification is based on four factors: body stability, network functions, mobility and visual acuity. Athletes are given a number of points corresponding to the number of their class. Disabled athletes have fewer than seven points.

History

The sailing was introduced in Sydney in 2000.

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