Following the postponement of this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to 2021, World Sailing has released the Notice of Race for the Olympic Sailing Competition.
The competition will run out of Enoshima Yacht Harbour in Japan starting on 25 July, with the final Medal Race on 4 August.
Included within the Notice of Race are details about the rules, regulations, entry and qualification guidelines, format, scoring, schedule, venue and courses. The Men’s 470, Women’s 470, Laser, Laser Radial and Finn fleets will sail 10 races as part of their opening series with a concluding Medal Race. 12 races will be held for the 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17, Men’s RS:X and Women’s RS:X fleets ahead of their Medal Races.
In good news for fans, the IOC President, Thomas Bach, has said he is convinced that the #Tokyo2020 Olympic Games will be held in front of a “reasonable number of spectators”.