19 July 2012

How to Follow the US Olympic Sailing Team

How to Follow the US Olympic Sailing Team
US SAILING (press release)
Weymouth and Portland, U.K. (July 18, 2012) – With the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team's arrival in London, England earlier this week, preparations for the 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta are underway in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. in advance of the event, set to ...

By USST
Weymouth and Portland, U.K. (July 18, 2012) – With the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team's arrival in London, England earlier this week, preparations for the 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta are underway in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. in advance of ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Yours for £100000! The secluded beach in an idyllic cove with views of Olympic ...
Daily Mail
'Castle Cove Beach may well be a lovely location to watch the Olympic sailingevents, perhaps with the benefit of binoculars as well.' Good view: British Laser sailor Paul Goodison pulls his boat from the water at the Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy ...

Daily Mail

Finns to open London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition
BYM News (press release)
At midday on 29 July 24 Finn boats will line up on the Nothe Course, thousands of spectators will look down, the starting gun will fire and the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition at Weymouth and Portland, Great Britain will be underway. Eyes will beam ...

Most boats in London 2012 Olympics premier sailing event were built in Richland
Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
In a little more than a week, VanderMolen will watch his work tear through England's coastal waters during the star-class Olympic competition, one ofsailing's most prestigious events. From his perspective, there's a good chance at winning: 13 of the 16 ...

Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com

Voice of sailing backs Percy and Simpson's bid for Olympic gold
Chichester Observer
THE VOICE of the BBC's Olympic sailing coverage Leigh McMillan believes Emsworth's Iain Percy is in with a fine chance of claiming Olympic gold in Weymouth. The two-time Olympian, who will co-commentate for the BBC at the Weymouth & Portland ...

Chichester Observer

S for Sailing: Sailing boss Stephen Park believes Team GB could win a medal in ...
The Sun
WEYMOUTH and Portland in Dorset will host the sailing events between Sunday, July 29 and Saturday, August 11. 2. THERE will be 10 medal events, six for men and four for women. 3. FIVE of the 10 classes are individual events — the RS:X windsurfer ...

The Sun

Olympic viewing venue: Castle Cove Beach to go under the hammer
Dorset Echo
There has been a lot of interest in Castle Cove, known locally as Sandsfoot Beach, because of its prime location and the ideal views of the sailing Olympics taking place at Portland Harbour from July 28. The sandy cove is set to go under the hammer with a ...

Devonport warship sets sail for Olympic duties
This is Plymouth
Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Maritime Reserves personnel will bring their expertise in specialist roles to assist the civil security measures offshore providing a safe and secure Olympic sailing venue for the elite sailors competing in Weymouth Bay. While at ...

London 2012: Rail bosses urge spectators to drive to Weymouth
BBC News
South West Trains managing director Tim Shoveller said: "We'll be running diesel because we can't run electric because of the power supply problem so the park-and-ride is the primary way people are being advised to get to Weymouth for the sailing." ...

BBC News

Fun in the Cenla Sun: Thrill of sailing moves them
Alexandria Town Talk
PINEVILLE -- Threatening clouds and sounds of thunder aren't enough to dampen the spirits of experienced sailors Rachel Kendrick and Candace Creel. The looming storm excites the two former sailing students of Rob Stewart who are now counselors for ...

Ben Ainslie eyes fourth Olympic gold in Finn sailing event
Gant Daily
London, England, United Kingdom (4E Sports) – All eyes will be on Ben Ainslie of Great Britain as he guns for his fourth Olympic gold in the Finn sailing event of the London Games. Ainslie will go up against 23 other Finn sailors from different countries when ...

ISAF Match Race Rankings - 18 July 2012
International Sailing Federation
ISAF Logo. ©ISAF. ISAF Match Race Rankings. Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) will head into the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition as the World #1 women's match racer. Ian Williams remains on top in the Open Rankings after solid performances in the Alpari ...

International Sailing Federation

Sailing in to commemorate the War of 1812
Buffalo News
When warships from two countries converged on the Niagara Frontier 200 years ago, the outcome was bloodshed. This time around, it will be under friendlier circumstances. At least a half-dozen vessels - frigates as long as 450 feet from the United States and ...

Sailing therapy in Wayzata
Minneapolis Star Tribune
But while flying has been a lifelong love, Frazier only recently discovered her passion for sailing. It's a sport she might never have explored if not for the Wayzata Community Sailing Center's Adaptive Sailing Program, which aims to encourage people with ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Northeast Harbor Fleet Hosts Junior Olympics
Fenceviewer
MOUNT DESERT — More than 100 young sailors are expected to be on hand at the Sea Street Marina in Northeast Harbor this morning (Thursday) for the start of the Junior Olympic SailingFestival regatta. The event is one of more than 25 junior regattas ...

Teams start arriving for the London Games
IBNLive.com
Teams start arriving for the London Games. Tatiana Bazyuk and Svetlana Shnitko of the Russian Olympic sailing squad pushing the luggage trolley on their way out of the airport. (Reuters). Teams start arriving for the London Games. Members of the Russian ...

IBNLive.com

John Clarke: In closest finish ever, French boat Groupama wins around-the ...
SI.com
Known as the Everest of sailing, the Volvo Ocean Race is a grueling, around-the-world challenge in which a winner usually emerges early and remains in the lead. But this time around, not so much. In fact, the finish was the closest in the race's 39-year history ...

Home waters won't be plain sailing for Team GB
Malaysia Star
Britain topped the sailing tables in the relatively quieter winds but fierce currents of Qingdao in 2008 with six medals, easily beating rivals Australia, Spain and the United States. But the presence of hardened campaigners such as Brazilian double Olympic ...

Thousands for sailing club improvements
Weston & Somerset Mercury
MAJOR improvements will be made to Clevedon Sailing Club's facilities thanks to a £50000 grant from an Olympic legacy fund. Comments; Email; Print; Got a story? To send a link to this page to a friend, simply enter their email address below. The message ...

Weston & Somerset Mercury

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships - Team GBR on form in Dublin
Sail World
At the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, RYA Volvo Team GBR are harbouring promising positions across a number of classes as the event nears the half way stage in Dublin bay, Ireland. Leading the charge for RYA Volvo Team GBR in emphatic ...

Sail World

Sailing spectacle on Galway Bay
Galway Independent
How do you capture the thrills and spills of the Galway Bay Sailing Club GB12 Regatta held against the backdrop of the incredible week long festivities of the Volvo Ocean Race Finale. With a dolphin performing back flips across the bow waves as the boats ...

Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club's Keel boat Regatta - Enter online
Sail World
The Forgacs Defence Inner Spring Regatta represents one of the initiatives NCYC is undertaking to raise the profile of sailing in Newcastle while showing off NCYC’s great marina and club facilities and friendly and hospitable members. NCYC’s staff and ...

Sail World

Chance to get sailing
Hartlepool Mail
Both sailing programmes are part of the national Push the Boat Out Olympic legacy initiative to urge as many boats as possible onto the water from July 21, to mark a good luck wish to the country's Games hopefuls, while also giving sailing novices the ...

Santa Cruz Yacht Club holds annual regatta to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of ...
San Jose Mercury News
The event usually gathers around 400 people, sailing on 40 to 50 boats off the Santa Cruz coastline before celebrating ashore, DeWitt said. But sailing skills are not mandatory for fundraiser participants. Neophytes can purchase tickets to board on the ...

Sailing in Sooke waters
Sooke News Mirror
A legion of new salts learned how to assemble and navigate a sail boats with the Mobile Optimist Sailing school on July 9-13. The 22 kids, aged from six to 14, spent approximately two hours on the water each six hour day, according to Chris Carberry, MOSS ...

Summer Olympics Athletes: Five Australian Athletes to Watch
Yahoo! Sports
As The Telegraph article notes, Malcolm Page may be a few years older than many of the otherOlympic athletes; however, the 40 year old is still one of the best (if not the best) in the world with regards to the men's 470, a type of sailing contest pitting two-man ...

Sailing club celebrating grant boost
This is Nottingham
A SAILING club in Long Eaton is celebrating after winning a £50000 grant to improve storage facilities. The Trent Valley Sailing Club, has been awarded the money by the Places People Play, run by Sport England. The £50000 is being used by the club to ...

Volvo Ocean Race: And when the race is over....
Sail World
For many the Volvo Ocean Race is over, but there are a luck few that get to stay on and help the shore crews get the boats back to where they will be 'snowballed' until someone decides that they want the thrill of sailing on a Volvo Open 70. To experience the ...

Sail World

Sailboat racers ready to rock in Oak Harbor
Whidbey News-Times
Sailors swarmed over the dock and their boats, making last minute adjustments before heading into the harbor for the start line. “Shoot the Moon” is a Race Week regular, having competed for the past 19 years. The Peterson 40 sailboat is so well known that it ...

Mudhead's 'Go-To' Regatta and Party Benefit Hospice; 'Open Jam' Precedes ...
The Resident
The race committee team has won the accolades of the Eastern ConnecticutSailing Association with Best Managed Race four of the last five years. This year, the Spinnaker circle will be doing a couple of Windward-Leewards with PHRF and One Design ...

The Resident

RYA Sail for Gold - Push the Boat Out day
Sail World
Taking place just one week ahead of the start of the London 2012 sailing events in Weymouth and Portland, thousands of people and hundreds of clubs, centres and marinas across the country are all primed to take part in 'Push the Boat Out' day. There are a ...

Sail World

Copa del Rey Coastal Race – Jordi Calafat secures victory
Sail World
It was the first line honours win in this regatta for the Palma born sailing legend's team, but it wasn't enough to challenge overall leaders Audi Azzurra Sailing Team, who finished second to remain on top of the overall leaderboard. The 52s dominated the ...

Sail World

Black Flag No Deterrent as Lynch Eyes Top Ten Finish at Youth Worlds
Afloat
#isafyw12 – Rather than simply pressing for ultimate consistency, as they entered the second half of the 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, sailors representing Ireland sought to push harder and take a few more risks, looking to ...

Humboldt Bay To Trinidad Race Weekend ... - Arizona Yacht Club
By Rob Gibbs
Arizona Yacht Club – Sailing in Arizona ... AYC Birthday & Leukemia Cup Regatta Notice Board ...A sail, in fact, appeared on the horizon a bit after I settled in. Meanwhile, I could just make out another sail approaching from the coast side.
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Sailing president contributes to growth, success | The Miami Hurricane
By Dylan Bensinger
David Hernandez has been president of the Sailing Canes, won a host of race trophies and mentored the next generation of UM sailors. It just so happens he can't stand getting wet. “Let's play a game,” said freshman Kara Voss, president of ...
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Sailing With Nerves of Glass | Cruising Compass • The Free Weekly ...
By andrew
The idea to use the measurement technology on sailboats came to Schade during a sailing voyage in the fall of 2010. “Sailing is all about making best use of the wind and being as fast as possible. At the same time, you also have to avoid ...
Cruising Compass • The Free...

RC44 Match Racing: Matches to keep an eye on - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
RUS 7 lost to Synergy Russian Sailing Team in Austria and are now out to win their first derby-win of the season. Katusha vs. Aleph Sailing Team, Flight 3 Match 1. The talented French skipper, Mathieu Richard has raced at Marstrand plenty of ...
Sailing Sweden

Frisco is Fantastic this Time of Year - Colorado Bed & breakfast ...
By Bruce
Cool off by the water and spectate some exciting sailing from some of Colorado's best young sailors. Lake Dillon will be the place to be July 26-29, with the Dillon Yacht Club hosting the U.S. Junior Olympic Sailing Festival. More information ...

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