The Olympic triangle is a sailing course used in racing dinghies, particularly at major regattas like State, National and World Titles and was used at the Olympics. (Olympic sailing now uses quadrilateral courses)
The remainder of this article should be read in conjunction with Sailing Instructions for the specific regatta or the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Race management page, the Racing Rules and particularly Appendix L.
Read more about Olympic Triangle: Number and Type of Legs, Most Common Configuration, Alternate Configuration, Length of Windward Leg and Course - Time Versus Distance, The Starting Line, The Finishing Line, Some Practical Considerations, Laying The Course, External References
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