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International Canoe Sailing

Sailing the International 10 square metre canoe is the most exciting challenge in single-handed dinghy sailing, and it is also one of the oldest forms of the sport.

International Canoe Sailing takes place at local, national and world level and the International Sailing Canoe has been for many years the fastest single-handed sailing boat around an Olympic course, an IC achieving speeds of 16-17 knots (19mph).

The first World Championships were held in1961 in Hayling Island. They took place every four years until 1975, after which they have been organised every three years.

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