31 July 2012

Weymouth 2012: July 30 Update from Olympic Sailing Regatta



Weymouth 2012: July 30 Update from Olympic Sailing Regatta

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Olympic Sailing - Schedule, Results, Medals | London 2012: "Day 3 Review: Murphy dominates to take control Irish sailor Annalise Murphy made it a debut to remember at the Olympic Games as she won both ... Great Britain 30 July 201215:51 Ainslie back in sixth Three-time gold medallist Ben Ainslie could only finish today's first Finn race in sixth place ..."

Ainslie 2nd after opening day of Olympic sailing
Yahoo! Sports
WEYMOUTH, England (AP) -- It turns out British sailing star Ben Ainslie is chasing two Danes. If Ainslie can win his fourth straight gold medal, and fifth games medal overall, he'll supplant Denmark's Paul Elvstrom as the most successful Olympic sailor ever.

49ers have colorful Olympic opener on Weymouth Bay
Yahoo! Sports
WEYMOUTH, England (AP) -- Don't feel like spending 5 British pounds ($7.87) for a program forOlympic sailing? Then just wait for the 49er sailors to round the windward mark and hoist their national flag gennakers for the speedy trip downwind. There's the ...

Dane holds onto Finn lead in Olympic sailing as Brit star Ben Ainslie slips to 3rd
Greenfield Daily Reporter
WEYMOUTH, England — Danish sailor Jonas Hoegh-Christensen is proving to be much more than a one-day wonder in the Finn class in the Olympic regatta. He's beaten British star Ben Ainslie in each of the first four races and remained in first place overall ...

Olympic sailing 'not benefiting Weymouth retailers'
BBC News
Retailers have complained that Weymouth, which is hosting the London 2012 sailing events with neighbouring Portland, is a lot quieter than they expected it to be for the opening of the Games. The local council predicted 60000-plus visitors to the town each ...

BBC News

49ers fly their flags in colorful Olympic opener on Weymouth Bay
Washington Post
The 49er sailors are the daredevils of the Olympic regatta, spending most of the race hiked out in trapezes, their bodies practically prone over the water. “It is a true adrenaline rush sailing a 49er,” Moore said. “You're skimming six off the water at any give time.

British sailing crew moves up to 1st in Star
Fox News
Most of the sailing events in the Olympics are, like the Star (keelboat), fleet races. Each boat participates in 10 races, where points are awarded in ascending order -- 1 for 1st, 2 for 2nd, and so on. After the 10 races, the 10 best boats advance to the medal race ...

Sailing: Australia's Slingsby sets early Laser pace
Chicago Tribune
Cheng, who is based in Sydney, has been in Weymouth every year for the past four years and "likes the strong winds" the waters off the English south coast resort offer the Olympic sailors. In the women's Laser Radial class, a smaller sailed version of the ...

Britain leads sailing fleet's prospects
Financial Times
Team GB, the benchmark nation in sailing having ruled the waves at recent games, made a steady start on the Weymouth and Portland courses on Sunday, but it was clear from the gun that Ben Ainslie, on course to be the greatest Olympic sailor of all time, ...

Olympic Sailing 2012: Daily Results, Schedule and Analysis
Bleacher Report
Therefore, we'll be here with updates throughout to keep you posted as the sailingevents progress. Schedule (courtesy of London 2012). Men: Finn—July 29-31, races 1 through 6. Aug. 2-3, races 7 through 10. Aug. 5, medal race. Star—July 29-31, races 1 ...

Bleacher Report

Olympics sailing: Ben Ainslie unhappy with Finn showing
BBC News
Ben Ainslie was left "frustrated" in his quest for a fourth Olympic gold as Britain'ssailors suffered a mixed day. Ainslie scored a sixth and a 12th to slip to third in the Finn class, 11 points behind leader Jonas Hogh-Christensen after four races. In the Star class, ...

BBC News

US women's Olympic sailing team and LIer Debbie Capozzi suffers setback
Newsday
The Bayport native is a member of the U.S. women's Olympic sailing team, which went 1-1 Sunday on Day 1 of the Elliott 6-meter tournament's round-robin stage. Team USA, which is favored to win, beat Denmark in its opening match but lost to Spain in a later ...

Newsday

Sailing: Ben Ainslie slips into bronze medal position after difficult day
The Independent
Sailing: Ben Ainslie slips into bronze medal position after difficult day. Simon Peach. Monday 30 July 2012. Tweet. Print. Your friend's email address. Your email address. Note: We do not store your email address(es) but your IP address will be logged to ...

Tips for watching the sailing Olympics at Weymouth
Yachting World (blog)
In case you're planning to visit - and it is an excellent family day out with or without Olympic sailing tickets - here's some info I've gleaned from visiting on yesterday's opening day of racing. How to get to the Olympic sailing venue. By train - Trains were busy ...

John Clarke: After deaths in Farallones Race, sailing returns to San Francisco Bay
SI.com
Sailing conditions around the San Francisco Bay Area can be, in a word, gnarly: currents, rain, fog, wind, rocks and waves create the kind of thrills and challenges found in few other places. For that reason, many sailors agree it's one of the best places in the ...

Olympics-Men's sailing Finn Race 4 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Sweden's Daniel Birgmark won the men's sailing Finn Race 4. Results Finn Men Opening Series Race 4 1. Daniel Birgmark (Sweden) 1 points 2. Jonathan Lobert (France) 2 3. Vasilij Zbogar (Slovenia) 3 4. Pieter-Jan Postma ...

Goodison wants sailing gold for parents
The Press Association
Olympic sailing gold medallist Paul Goodison is expecting a tough fight to keep his crown but hopes to produce another winning performance for his parents. The 34-year-old begins racing on Monday as reigning Laser champion, having romped to victory in ...

Sailing: Ainsley trails in bid for third gold medal
UPI.com
WEYMOUTH, England, July 30 (UPI) -- Ben Ainsley saw his hopes for a third straight OlympicFinn class sailing gold medal reduced Monday when he lagged behind in both races contested. The British sailor wound up sixth and 12th in the third and fourth ...

French beat Danes in 49ers' Olympic opener
Atlanta Journal Constitution
WEYMOUTH, England — France's Emmanuel Dyen and Stephane Christidis have darted across the finish line ahead of Denmark's Allan Norregaard and Peter Lang to win by one second in the 49er class' first race in the Olympic sailing regatta. Ben Ainslie of ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Olympics-Men's sailing Star opening series Race 4 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Sweden won Race 4 of the men's sailing Star opening series. 1. Fredrik Loof/Max Salminen (Sweden) 1 points 2. Iain Percy/Andrew Simpson (Britain) 2 3. Mark Mendelblatt/Brian Fatih (U.S.) 3 4. Eivind Melleby/Petter Morland ...

Olympics-Men's sailing Star opening series Race 3 results
Reuters
LONDON, Jul 30 (Reuters) - Men's sailing Star Opening Series Race 3 result. 1. Hamish Pepper/Jim Turner (New Zealand) 1 points 2. Eivind Melleby/Petter Morland Pedersen (Norway) 2 3. Iain Percy/Andrew Simpson (Britain) 3 4. Fredrik Loof/Max Salminen ...

Cheer on Team GB on the second day of Olympic sailing races in Weymouth ...
Weymouth People
Today's sailing races include the Men's 49er, Men's Finn, Men's Laser, Men's Star, Women's Elliott 6m and Women's Laser Radial classes. Races will begin from 12 noon onwards. Among those competing will be Weymouth's Paul Goodison who took Olympic ...

Olympics-Women's sailing Laser Radial Race 2 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Women's sailing Laser Radial Race 2 results. Results Laser Radial Women Opening Series Race 2 1. Annalise Murphy (Ireland) 1 points 2. Evi Van Acker (Belgium) 2 3. Marit Bouwmeester (Netherlands) 3 4. Veronika Fenclova ...

Olympics-Women's sailing Laser Radial Race 1 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Ireland's Annalise Murphy won Race 1 of the women's sailingLaser Radial competition. Results Laser Radial Women Opening Series Race 1 1. Annalise Murphy (Ireland) 1 points 2. Gintare Scheidt (Lithuania) 2 3. Evi Van Acker ...

Bridgwater Carnival squibbers light up Olympic sailing venue at Weymouth
This is Somerset
Fountains of fire lit sand and sea at the West's Olympic sailing venue as Bridgwater Carnival squibbers showed the world how to put on a show. Two hundred and twenty carnival club and carnival committee members each held a giant firework aloft as they ...

London 2012: Team GB's Paul Goodison loses ground on Laser rival
The Guardian
The Australian sailors showed why they are confident they can upset Team GB's dominance of the sailing medals table in recent games with powerful performances on day two of the Olympic regatta. In the opening races of the Laser dinghy class Australia's ...

The Guardian

Sailing: Ben Ainslie back in sixth in latest Finn race
The Independent
The 35-year-old Brit has been sluggish out of the blocks at previous Olympics but got off to a decent start yesterday, collecting two second places. Hogh-Christensen was the victor in both races and impressed again this afternoon, finishing second to New ...

Morrison upbeat despite slow start at Olympic sailing
Eastbourne Herald
Eastbourne sailor Stevie Morrison insisted there was “no cause for panic” after he and Ben Rhodes started their Olympic sailing regatta with two 12th places today (Monday 30 July). Morrison and Ben Rhodes are competing in the 49er class at Weymouth and ...

Eastbourne Herald

Olympics-Men's sailing Laser Race 2 results
Chicago Tribune
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Men's sailing Laser Race 2 results. Results Laser Men Opening Series Race 2 1. Tom Slingsby (Australia) 1 points 2. Bruno Fontes (Brazil) 2 3. Alejandro Foglia (Uruguay) 3 4. Pavlos Kontides (Cyprus) 4 5. Rasmus Myrgren ...

Daily Report: July 30 | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
By USST
Weymouth and Portland, U.K. (July 30, 2012) – A very busy day on Weymouth Bay describes the second day of the Olympic Sailing Regatta. Racing continued in the Star, Finn and Women's Match Racing, plus it began in the Laser and Radial ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Goodison wants sailing gold for parents « Shropshire Star
By PA
Olympic sailing gold medallist Paul Goodison is expecting a tough fight to keep his crown but hopes to produce another winning performance for his parents.
Shropshire Star » Shropshire Star

Betting Scandal Hits Olympic Sailing - Online Casino Archives
By Christian Bright
Allegations of illegal betting have prompted Olympic chiefs to investigate the Irish squad, namely sailor Peter O'Leary. O'Leary was the recipient of other such charges during the Beijing games in 2008 when he placed wagers on a competitor.
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Day Two Sailing London 2012 | Royal Cork Yacht Club
By Claire Bateman
A strong performance by the Irish Olympic sailors today in Weymouth sees three of the four campaigns lying in top 10 positions. Today was the first day of racing for the Laser Radial, Laser and 49er campaigns, while the Star went into today's ...
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Darien's Rob Crane begins Olympic journey today | Darien Times
By The Darien Times
9:40 AM — Rob Crane of Darien ended his first day of Olympic sailing competition with a 42nd place finish in his second race of the day. He finished 35th in the first race. That gives him 77 points in the 11-round Laser competition. Crain is in ...
Darien Times

Composite Materials Help Set New Transatlantic Sailing Record ...
By altairenlighten.com
Caterham Composites has played an important role in the development of Alex Thomson's Hugo Boss yacht which has set a new world record after completed the fastest ever single-handed monohull transatlantic crossing from New York to ...
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It's Murphy's Law In The Sailing « 98FM: Dublin's Best Music Mix
By 98FM Sport
Annalise Murphy's sailing's on top of the world, she's in gold medal position after winning both of today's Laser Radial two races at the London Olympics. Peter O'Leary and David Burrows are in fifth place in the Star class – the 49er duo of ...
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Ainslie 2nd after opening day of Olympic sailing - WREX.com ...
It turns out British sailing star Ben Ainslie is chasing two Danes.
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30 July 2012

Weymouth Olympic sailing events under way




Olympics-Sailing-Dane Hogh-Christensen shades Ainslie on opening day
Reuters
WEYMOUTH, England, July 29 (Reuters) - Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen nailed his colours to the mast of his Finn single-handed heavyweight dinghy on Sunday, beating reigningOlympic champion Ben Ainslie into second position in both the first two ...

Sailing-Battle of the winds bodes well for sailors | Reuters: "Not to be outdone by London's spectacular opening ceremony on Friday, the English seaside town that along with its near neighbor Portland is hosting the world's best sailors, staged its own extravaganza. At the end of the 'Battle for the Winds' the waters of Weymouth Bay were set alight as 2,012 people waded into its murky depths holding flaming torches above their heads. Thousands flocked to the beach to catch the show, which included disabled performers from Britain and Brazil and captured some of the carnival atmosphere more typical of Rio de Janeiro than the cooler waters of England's south coast. "I doubt we'll ever get a bigger audience than this," said a beaming Jamie Beddard, 45, one of the directors who masterminded the ambitious production."

Olympics-Men's sailing Finn Race 1 results - chicagotribune.com: "Denmark's Jonas Hoegh Christensen won the opening Olympic men's sailing Finn race at Ads by Google the 2012 London Games on Sunday with one point at Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour on England's south coast. The current leaders after this phase are Christensen, Britain's Ben Ainslie and Croatia's Ivan Kljakovic-Gaspic." 

Ben Ainslie secures second-place finishes in opening Olympic sailing races
The Independent
Three-time gold medallist Ben Ainslie struck a satisfied figure after securing second-place finishes in both of today's opening Olympic sailing races. The 35-year-old is the undoubted star of Great Britain's sailing team and the bookies' favourite to top the Finn ...

Weymouth Olympic sailing events under way
BBC News
Traffic restrictions have been put in place ahead of the sailing and windsurfing events. Assistant Chief Constable Adrian Whiting believes their handling of the recent Olympic Torch Relay demonstrated an ability to handle security at the largest Olympic venue ...

BBC News

Dane leads Ainslie after 1st day of sailing
Fox News
London, England – Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen edged Great Britain's Ben Ainslie in both men's Finn races Sunday, when sailing at the London Olympics got underway. The competition began with early action in the men's Finn and Star classes, ...

Weymouth setting trend for Olympic sailing
BBC News
Along with neighbours Portland, this is the moment it has spent years preparing for - the start of the London 2012 sailing events. The main draw on day one was undoubtedly Ben Ainslie as he began his quest to become the greatest everOlympic sailor by ...

BBC News

Olympics-Men's sailing Finn Race 2 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - Men's sailing Finn Race 2 results. 1. Jonas Hogh-Christensen (Denmark) 1 points 2. Ben Ainslie (Britain) 2 3. Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (Croatia) 3 4. Jonathan Lobert (France) 4 5. Daniel Birgmark (Sweden) 5 6. Vasilij Zbogar ...

Olympics sailing: Ben Ainslie enjoys good Finn class start
BBC Sport
Ben Ainslie kicked off his campaign for a fourth Olympic sailing gold medal with two second places on a sunny, breezy day in Weymouth and Portland. The Briton trailed Denmark's Jonas Hogh-Christensen in both Finn class races to sit second by two points.

BBC Sport

British star Ben Ainslie sets sail in pursuit of fourth straight Olympic gold
Washington Post
Ainslie, 35, is the most famous member of Britain's powerful and well-funded sailing team — a nautical equivalent of the New York Yankees — which has topped the medals tables at the last three games. He's been called Britain's greatest sailor since Admiral ...

Ainslie sets sail toward Olympic history
Huffington Post
WEYMOUTH, England — Everything is set up perfectly in Ben Ainslie's quest to become the most successful Olympic sailor ever. He'll be sailing in home waters in front of thousands of fans in this quaint seaside resort that was favored by King George III.

Olympics-Men's sailing Finn Race 1 results
Chicago Tribune
Christensen won the opening Olympic men's sailing Finn race at. the 2012 London Games on Sunday with one point at Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour on England's south coast. The current leaders after this phase are Christensen, Britain's Ben Ainslie ...

Ainslie makes solid Olympic Sailing start in Weymouth
Boxscore News
Ainslie makes solid Olympic Sailing start in Weymouth. Ben Ainslie (photo courtesy BOA). British Olympic Association. July 29, 2012. Ben Ainslie got his bid for a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal underway in the opening day of the Olympic regatta at ...

Boxscore News

Olympics-Sailing-Battle of the winds bodes well for Olympic sailors
Reuters
WEYMOUTH, England, July 28 (Reuters) - A battle for the winds erupted in Weymouth Bay on Saturday as an anarchic troupe of acrobats, actors and dancers fought to banish the doldrums on the eve of the Olympic sailing regatta. Not to be outdone by ...

Ireland's O'Leary sails on despite betting probe
Chicago Tribune
O'Leary, his face largely obscured by a black-hooded top and dark glasses was whisked past waiting reporters in the mixed zone at the Olympic sailing venue at Portland, close to the English seaside town of Weymouth. The sailor, still wearing his wetsuit, ...

Weymouth Journal: A Town Becalmed by Olympic Sailing
New York Times (blog)
Periodically throughout the Olympics, The Times will check in with Dennis Spurr, owner of the Fantastic Sausage Factory in Weymouth, a pretty town on the English coast where the sailing events are taking place. Spurr's sausage business was targeted by the ...

New York Times (blog)

Olympic sailing: Finn and Star class campaigns get underway
Dorset Echo
Races will take place on the Nothe Course and then Weymouth Bay West, with the former allowing ticketed spectators to watch sailing for the first time at an Olympics. 9:43am. @deliciousdd Good morning princess, you should be down here enjoying the ...

Olympic sailing under way
Voxy
Kiwis competing at the Sailing event of the London 2012 Olympic Games made a solid start in near perfect sailing conditions off the shores of Weymouth. Winds of 12-18kn saw Finn sailor Dan Slater finish his first two races in seventh and eleventh place, ...

London 2012 Olympics - Opening Day, Opening Salvoes
Sail World
Three events opened the action at the Olympic sailing regatta on July 29th, and while it's hard to make much of a judgement about the Women's Match Racing after just four flights, the other two classes saw some more significant performance indicators.

Sail World

Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy broadens horizons
Olympic
Since being selected as a Games venue, the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), which began in 2000, has benefitted from significant investment – with all improvements designed to help the site prosper long after the Olympic ...

Olympics-Men's sailing Star opening series Race 2 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - Men's sailing Star opening series Race 2 results. Results Star Men Opening Series Race 2 1. Robert Scheidt/Bruno Prada (Brazil) 2. Iain Percy/Andrew Simpson (Britain) 3. Mateusz Kusznierewicz/Dominik Zycki (Poland) 4.

London 2012 Olympics: sailing hit by controversy as on-board cameras and ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Tensions among Olympic sailors at Weymouth were fraying even before the first race started with the on-board cameras and inconsistency over the policing of rules topping the list of gripes. Ben Ainslie: London 2012 Olympics: Sailing hit by controversy as ...

Telegraph.co.uk

UPDATE 1-Olympics-Sailing-Battle of the winds bodes well for sailors
Chicago Tribune
the eve of the Olympic sailing regatta. Not to be outdone by London's spectacular opening ceremony on Friday, the English seaside town that along with its near neighbour Portland is hosting the world's best sailors, staged its own extravaganza. At the end of ...

Olympics Tourism Boost Sails Into Weymouth
Sky News
At 120 miles from London, the Sailing host town Weymouth is the furthest Olympic venue from the capital. The sleepy seaside resort in Dorset was chosen for the event in 2005 - because of its internationally acclaimed sailing waters. The town was promised ...

London 2012 Olympics: Ben Ainslie makes solid start to quest for fourth gold ...
Telegraph.co.uk
For Høgh-Christensen, there is the additional motivation of trying to prevent Ainslie usurping his compatriot Paul Elvstrom as the most successful Olympic sailor in history. Elvstrom won four golds between 1948 and 1960 and sailed in eight Games in total, his ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Ben Ainslie makes rare impressive start on first day of Olympic sailing
Metro
The three-time Olympian, who won silver at his first Games in Atlanta 1996, rarely starts well at the Olympics but managed second on the first day of sailing in Weymouth. Ainslie said earlier in the week that it would be nice to get off to a good start for once but ...

Metro

Team GB Round-up: Ben Ainslie provides hope on tough day for Brits
The Independent
Three-time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie began his bid for another sailing gold medal with a promising second-place finish in his opening race. The 35-year-old is strongly fancied to take Finn class gold on home waters and today he overcame a difficult start ...

Jodyn Wieber fails to qualify, won't compete for all-around title
SI.com
But world champion Jordyn Wieber, a heavy favorite to add the Olympic gold, won't even get to contend for the all-around title after finishing behind teammates Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas. ... Douglas scored a 15.333, and the Americans were cruising.

Seaside sailing Olympics: Weymouth's nailed it
Yachting World
... the Olympics is worth it? My answer's a definite yes, even if sailing's not normally your thing. Weymouth sailing olympics. If you're wondering whether to come to Weymouth during the sailingOlympics I can tell you the categorical answer: yes. Get down here.

Olympics: NZ sailors off to rough start
New Zealand Herald
New Zealand's Olympic sailing campaign is off to a slow start after mixed results on the water on day one of action. The men's Star pairing of Hamish Pepper and Jim Turner finished 15th and seventh in their first two races to sit in 13th place overall while the ...

Irish sailors produce fine start at Olympic Games
BBC Sport
Irish sailors produce fine start at Olympic Games. The Olympic sailing and canoe waters proved fruitful for Ireland's hopefuls on Sunday after the swimmers' comparative struggles in the morning. Corkman Peter O'Leary and Dubliner David Burrows lie second ...

BBC Sport

Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – July 29 | Olympic and ...
By USST
Weymouth and Portland, U.K. (July 29, 2012) – The 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta began in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. with racing in the Finn and Star classes, plus in Women's Match Racing. The U.S. Olympic Sailing Team's overall results ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing in Weymouth ...
By Keir Radnedge
... July) as Weymouth and Portland host the second day of the London 2012 Olympic sailingevents. Tomorrow's sailing races include the Men's 49er, Men's Finn, Men's Laser, Men's Star, Women's Elliott 6m and Women's Laser Radial classes.
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SPORT REVIEWS - Olympics Sailing: Ben Ainslie enjoys good Finn ...
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Great Britain's Ben Ainslie kicked off his campaign for a fourth Olympic sailing gold medal with second place in the first Finn race of the Games.
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A blog for boaters, beach people and shoreline dwellers.
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Culture | South Korean Olympic Coach Drives MG6 Drunk, Gets ...
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The head coach for South Korean's Olympic sailing team has been sent home in disgrace after he was caught drink-driving. Jae-Cheol Lee, 38, had spent Tuesday evening drinking wine at a welcome party in Weymouth, Dorset, which is ...
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London 2012: Ben Ainslie not taking Olympic sailing gold for ...
He may be the favourite, but Britain's greatest Olympic sailor will still be anxious before his race at Weymouth and Portland.
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OLYMPIC SAILING UPDATE: Team USA Splits on Opening Day ...
Former Old Dominion University sailing standouts Anna Tunnicliffe and Debbie Capozzi guided the United States to a split in the opening day of the round robin ...
www.odusports.com/sports/c-sail/spec-rel/072912aac.html

28 July 2012

Olympic Sailing in the Town That George III Built

Olympic Sailing in the Town That George III Built
New Yorker (blog)
The U.K. team is expected to do well in sailing—this is one sport in which my country people excel, as well they should with so much coastline around them. In 2008, they took home four gold medals of a total of eleven, as well as a silver medal and a bronze.

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South Korea's Olympic sailing coach is sent home as he is caught drink driving ...
Daily Mail
The head coach for South Korean's Olympic sailing team has been sent home in disgrace after he was caught drink-driving. Jae-Cheol Lee, 38, had spent Tuesday evening drinking wine at a welcome party in Weymouth, Dorset, which is hosting all sailing ...

Daily Mail

South Korea's Olympic sailing coach sent home for drink driving
The Independent
The South Korea Sailing Federation (KSAF) posted a statement on their official website,http://www.ksaf.org, apologising for the incident. A team official told the Olympic News Service: "A coach has been fined for drinking and driving. "It was a reprehensible act ...

South Korean sailing coach sent home from Olympics for drunk driving
Fox News
Team officials told South Korean news agency Yonhap that the coach, who was only identified by his last name, Lee, was pulled over by police early Wednesday morning in Weymouth, where theOlympic sailing events will be held. The team said Lee was ...

London 2012: Ben Ainslie not taking Olympic sailing gold for granted
The Guardian
Ben Ainslie is determined to buck the trend and get off to a "solid" start when he begins his quest to win a fourth gold medal on Sunday. Ainslie, who will take part in two races in the Finn class, has a habit of making poor starts to Olympic regattas but has been ...

The Guardian

South Korea's Olympic sailing coach sent home after drink-driving
Yachting World
The South Korean Olympic Delegation held emergency talks and decided to send the coach back to Seoul "as an exemplary punishment" and the South Korea Sailing Federation apologised on behalf of the coach. "Coach Lee Jae-cheol attended a banquet ...

Great Britain To Field Its Best Ever Olympic Sailing Team
Boxscore News
Sixteen sailors across 10 classes will begin their bid to help Team GB retain its crown as the World's top sailing nation for the fourth successive Games, when the 2012 Olympic Regatta gets under way at Weymouth and Portland on Sunday (29 July).

Boxscore News

Olympic Sailing: Strength spread across Men's RS:X Fleet
BYM News (press release)
The Men's RS:X competition will be a fascinating competition with several strong contenders spread across the fleet. A large number of the sailors in the fleet have what it takes to win the competition but it will be a case of who kicks it up when it really matters.

Korean Olympic sailing coach sent back home for drink driving
digibet.info
The coach of South Korea′s Olympic sailing team has been sent back home after being caught driving drunk by British police, it emerged on Friday. The South Korean Sailing Federation apologized on its website for the incident involving Lee Jae-cheol, ...

Olympic sailing media venue evacuated after fire
Newstrack India
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A seafront complex where the British Olympic sailing team was due to hold a news conference was evacuated Friday due to a fire. The evacuation at the Weymouth Pavilion complex, on the south coast of England, was still ...

Olympic sailing has strong ties to Chattanooga
WRCB-TV
As for Sherman's love of sailing, it didn't start on an Optimist. He was only seven with a lake in his back yard. "I decided I would build a sail boat out of an inter tube. So I sailed away from home to the other end of the lake my parents were panicked. The police ...

US Olympic Sailing Team ready for competition
BYM News (press release)
Weymouth and Portland, U.K. – On the eve of the 2012 Olympic Games, the U.S. Olympic SailingTeam is poised for the start of racing in the Olympic Sailing Regatta. The 16-strong team due to compete across the 10 Olympic events scheduled for July 29 ...

Fishing for Olympic Sailing Success
Yachting World
A good fisherman has to have patience and bait, so the saying goes but Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell, who have taken to fishing to ease the stresses of their Olympic sailing campaign next week, know they will need more than a pile of rag worm to reel in ...

Meet the Canadian Olympic Sailing Team + Videos
Sail World
Canadian Sailing Team. Wind Athletes Canada is pleased to share these videos featuring members of the Canadian Olympic Sailing Team as they get ready for the 2012 Olympic Games. The team is ready to go! 2012 Olympic Team. OLYMPIC TEAM ...

Sail World

South Korea sailing coach Jae-Cheol Lee in drink-drive arrest
BBC News
South Korea's Olympic sailing coach Jae-Cheol Lee has been caught driving while drunk in Dorset. Lee, 38, was found to be more than twice the legal alcohol limit when he was breathalysed by police on Portland on Wednesday. Lee, who gave his address ...

BBC News

Teenager to open Aussie sailing campaign
Ninemsn
Price helms the women's match-racing team on the opening day of the Olympic sailing regatta on Sunday. Sailing team boss Peter Conde insists the teenager can handle the task of getting the nation's powerful squad off to a strong start. "One of the strongest ...

Sailing bonanza at Cowes
Isle of Wight County Press
IW SAILORS are involved in one of the three huge sailing regattas taking place in Cowes this week. It has been an incredible week for sailors and spectators, as the J Class regatta was held in The Solent before the arrival of the Brewin Dolphin Commodores' ...

Isle of Wight County Press

Olympics-Sailing-South Koreans apologise after coach sent home
Reuters
SEOUL, July 27 (Reuters) - The South Korea Sailing Federation has apologised on behalf of coach Lee Jae-cheol after he was sent home from the London Olympics for drink driving. It said Lee was pulled over by police after attending a banquet hosted by the ...

Panasonic technology gives NZ Olympic Sailors an edge
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The NZ Olympic Sailing Team coaches are excited with the opportunity to make their jobs easier, and their work more precise. For coaches to now be able to take better quality footage and photography, the sailors may have just the edge they need at London ...

South Korea sailing coach sent home from Olympics after drunk driving arrest
Washington Post
WEYMOUTH, England — The South Korea Sailing Federation says coach Lee Jae-cheol has been sent home from the Olympics after being stopped by police for drunk driving after attending a banquet hosted by the mayor of Weymouth. The federation says ...

Olympics-Sailing-'Hippy' superstitions help Patience go for gold
Reuters
LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) - Before British sailor Luke Patience begins his Olympic efforts he will go through a bizarre ritual he hopes will bring him closer to the ocean -- and by his own admission, it is a little bit "hippy". Patience, who is competing in the ...

South Korean sailing coach kicked out of Olympics
Yahoo! Sports
WEYMOUTH, England (AP) -- The South Korean sailing federation says one of its coaches has been kicked out of the Olympics for driving drunk after attending a banquet. Coach Lee Jae-cheol was returning alone to the athletes village at 5 a.m. Thursday ...

British sailing team will take some matching at the Olympics
Daily Echo
TEAM GB sailing leader Stephen Park believes no other country at the Olympics can match his team's strength in depth. Great Britain are the most successful nation in Olympic sailing history, having won more gold medals than any other. British sailors have ...

Mark LeBlanc finds the right fit with Paralympic Sailing Regatta
NOLA.com
But with a positive attitude and the support of his family and community,LeBlanc is now preparing for the 2012 Paralympics Sailing Regatta, which takes place Aug. 31 to Sept. 5. His preference for sailing was inevitable. His father, Mark, began sailingas boy ...

NOLA.com

Dorchester composer to herald Olympic sailing events
Dorset Echo
A SELF-taught composer from Dorchester has been chosen to herald the Olympic sailing events. John Wilson, 22, will open the unique project Coastal Voices facing an audience of up to 17000 people today. John, pictured below, has been chosen after he ...

Olympics: Fire breaks out at Weymouth sailing venue
NDTV
London: A seafront complex where the British Olympic sailing team was due to hold a news conference was evacuated on Friday due to a fire. The evacuation at the Weymouth Pavilion complex, on the south coast of England, was still being conducted when ...

Olympic sailors hoping for medals
ITV News
Four of the region's sailing Olympic competitors have been talking to Meridian about their medal hopes. Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell, who are based in Portland, are two of Team GB's rising stars. The duo have only been competing together in the Men's ...

ITV News

Australian Sailing Team – going with the flow at London 2012
BYM News (press release)
Australia's Olympic sailing hopefuls will have a powerful weapon in their arsenal when sailing for gold at the London 2012 Olympics. Applied oceanography specialist Tidetech has been recruited to support the Australian Sailing Team with a high-resolution ...

London 2012: South Korean sailing coach sent home for drink-driving
The Guardian
Weymouth. Competitors training at Weymouth ahead of the 2012 Olympics. Photograph: Gerry Penny/EPA. The South Korea Sailing Federation has apologised on behalf of its coach Lee Jae-cheol after he was sent home from London 2012 for drink-driving.

The Guardian

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing in Weymouth ...
By Keir Radnedge
London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing in Weymouth & Portland, Dorset. Battle for the Winds takes centre stage tomorrow. The Battle for the Winds finale will swirl into Weymouth and Portland tomorrow (28 July) to leave thousands of ...
KeirRadnedge.com

Lessons from Sailing | World Mission Prayer League
By Jeff Dahl
On a recent trip to Southern California our family had the opportunity to go sailing with a friend of mine. We had a fabulous time. The immensity of the ocean speaks to God's glory. While sailing we were able to positions ourselves right in the ...
World Mission Prayer League

At the Helm: Training Done, Opening Tonight | Olympic and ...
By USST
Here we are, ladies and gentlemen… all that our sailors, and Olympic sailors across the world, have been working towards for years begins tonight. Tonight is the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Games, and we are ready to go. I'll write in ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Good Luck to Team Canada at the 2012 Olympics! » CORK
By eventassistant
The Olympic sailing event starts this Sunday, July 29th and will span 14 days, until August 11th. A total of 380 athletes will compete for gold across 10 events in the testing waters of Weymouth, England – site of the 2012 Olympic Sailing events.
CORK

London 2012: GB sailing team is 'strongest ever' | Sportsister
By Sophia Smith
Britain is going into the London 2012 Olympics with its strongest sailing team ever, according to RYA Olympic Manager, Stephen Park.
Sportsister

Go sailing with Moorings in Maryland | Taking the Kids
By admin
The Moorings has opened up its newest location in Annapolis, Maryland which will have bareboat sailing as well as powered and skippered charters on the Chesapeake Bay.
Taking the Kids

Croatia: A coast made for sailing - Adventure Sports Holidays
By Tamsin
The Croatian coastline, dotted with over 12000 islands and stretching for 1700 kilometers, is “where the Mediterranean is as it once was”. Consequently, it.
Adventure Sports & Travel Thoughts...

Australia to Thailand - Darwin | Sailing blog from Queensland ...
By Recluse
Nearly four weeks in Darwin, and we are ready to leave tomorrow. Our first three weeks were spent anchored out in Fannie Bay off the Darwin Sailing Club. The anchorage was fine but the 6 and 7 metre tides meant we had to anchor a long ...
TripSailor: Recent Sailing Blog Updates

Passage to Paradise – Sailing Wondertime
By Sara
We've just sailed from Bora Bora, 25 fast downwind miles in 20 knots of wind. Each mile closer brought our nerves up another hitch and by the time we were peering into the skinny pass with our binoculars our hearts were pounding and palms ...
Sailing Wondertime

WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and Alex sailing around the world ...
By World Tour Stories
In this heat it's almost a must to have a fresh and light diet, anything else is hard to get down hot, wind free days like these. So what better way to twist up your regular chicken salad than adding some lemon into it. And fresh cucumber, oh how I ...
WORLD TOUR STORIES - Taru and...

Olympic Sailing TV Coverage - Sailing Anarchy Forums
Just getting pumped up for the Olympics and checking out the TV schedules and at least in Southern Maryland there is ZERO sailing coverage! WHAT ...
forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?showtopic=137356

Sailing | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Sailing. Fewa Lake, Pokhara, Nepal 尼泊爾 ... Red sails in the evening!! Lovely!! mawingchung, (20 ... I love how the red sails really come through in this setting.
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