| 14–21 October|
| 42 from 14 nations|
The 5.5 Metre was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics program in Acapulco. Seven races were scheduled. 42 sailors, on 14 boats, from 14 nations competed.
Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics – 5.5 Metre Wikipedia
DNF = Did Not Finish, DNS= Did Not Start, DSQ = Disqualified
= Male, = Female
Of the total of three race areas were needed during the Olympics in Acapulco. Each of the classes was new Olympic scoring system.