The sailing is the use of natural wind on the sails on a driving the vessels game speed water sports. Engaged in sailing can make people physically strong will of the tough, courageous, physical and mental health.
The 17th century in Venice to have a regular large-scale yacht racing. Create the world's first sailing club in the early 18th century in St. Petersburg, Russia. Modern competitive sailing to the early 19th century, the rise in Europe and America, this period in Europe, the Americas held regularly between the domestic or international yacht race, which, 1870 held in the United States and the United Kingdom, the first well-known across the Atlantic America's Cup yacht race, the game the Americans to dominate the more than a century until 1995, team New Zealand to become a second America's Cup win national.
Modern competitive sailing in the design, manufacturing processes, raw materials are quite different for the sailing competition is fair and reasonable, uniform regulations in the early 19th century to set up a sailing-level associations and the development of level rules. After the 1900 sailing was included in the second session of the modern Olympic Games, the sport whether it is from the scale or level entered a period of rapid growth. Especially from the mid 20th century, sailing has been rapid development in the developed countries of the world.