From Mallory Towers
The first ever Olympic Offshore Sailing event is on the horizon for Paris 2024, with the potential to bring sailing to a wider audience and change the way fans interact with the sport forever. Will it present an opportunity for the most diverse - by age and gender - sport in the history of the Olympics? Emily Caroe investigates.
Last week in Sarasota, Florida, the governing body of sailing voted for there to be an offshore sailing class at the 2024 Olympic Games - a great move for the sport.
Millions of race village visitors; national coverage in print and broadcast media; three months of 24/7 live sport output; state of the art innovation and technology: it's a good time to be a sailinging partnered brand and Netflix France are getting in on the action.