Sports Information: Sailing

BACKGROUND TO SAILING

 

Sailing is a competitive water sport governed by the International Sailing Federation. It embraces many types of craft ranging from small boats to sea-going yachts competing over long distances. Sailing is a well established Olympic sport.

 

THE SPORT TODAY

 

Most sailing competitions involve a number of races. Bettors can choose to bet on individual races or ante-post on the whole competition.

 

TOP TIPS FOR BETTING ON SAILING

 

Research team & competitor form via sailing magazines, websites and online posts

Compare bookmaker and exchange prices to get the best value

Check weather conditions and their likely impact

Consider betting in-play