Assessing the favorites for Paris 2024

Published on July 9th, 2024

Could Paris 2024 be one of the best Olympic regattas yet? Hosted by a country truly passionate about sailing, combined with – hopefully – stunning Mediterranean weather, and sailing fans should be in for a treat.

The 2024 Olympic sailing regatta will be held at Marseilles on the Mediterranean. Flanked by the Calanques cliffs to the south and the Frioul islands to the west, the venue can deliver everything from stifling hot and light wind days to full-on Mistral conditions is possible.

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Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Program:
Men’s One Person Dinghy – ILCA 7
Women’s One Person Dinghy – ILCA 6
Mixed Two Person Dinghy – 470
Men’s Skiff – 49er
Women’s Skiff – 49erFX
Men’s Kiteboard – Formula Kite Class
Women’s Kiteboard – Formula Kite Class
Men’s Windsurfing – iQFOiL
Women’s Windsurfing – iQFOiL
Mixed Multihull – Nacra 17

Venue: Marseille, France
Dates: July 28-August 9

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