Yesterday (22 November) The world governing body of the sport, World Sailing, officially registered their intent to apply for sailing to be considered for inclusion to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games Sports Programme
Find out what Ellen MacArthur, Helena Lucas and Dee Caffari always have on them! YBW asked professional and amateur sailors what they kept in their sailing jacket pocket when they are out on the water.
Britain's Paralympic sailors came away with two bronze medals in the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Helena Lucas took bronze in the 2.4mR, while Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell came third in the SKUD18 class.
With the 2016 Paralympics in Rio now underway, here are the sailors who will be representing Great Britain.
Thousands of people have signed a petition calling on the International Paralympic Committee to overturn their decision