Sailing was an event at the 1900 Paris Olympic Games, then again in 1908, and has been in every Olympics since then.

At the Rio 2016 Games some sailing events are for men only, some are for women only, and some are for both men and women together.

Boardsailing or windsurfing

At the Rio Games in 2016, windsurfing is the name used for kite boarding or boardsailing

Read the kidcyber page about boardsailing which is part of the Olympic sailing program in 2016


Go here to read about sailing at the Olympic Games.