25 July 2012

Laser Radial sailors ready for London 2012

Laser Radial sailors ready for London 2012
Sail World
Throughout 2011, Marit Bouwmeester (NED) and Evi Van Acker (BEL) looked like they would be runaway leaders at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. However 2012 has seen the tide turn as those who trailed the Dutch and Belgian sailors are ...

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Olympic stage set for Slingsby
A 49-boat Laser fleet will line up for the first Olympic Laser race on Monday 30 July in Weymouth, with the sailing world wondering if anyone can beat the man in form and favourite for gold, Tom Slingsby (AUS). The Australian heads into the London 2012 ...


Olympic sailing boats manufactured in Richland
KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- When the Star class sailing boats set sail in this year's Olympic games, 13 of the 16 boats to qualify for the competition were made in a warehouse in Richland.Jon Vandermolen teamed up with Partner Mark Pickel to manufacture ...

London 2012 Olympic Sailing: Australians Favourite for Men's 470 Glory
BYM News (press release)
Australia's Matthew Belcher and Malcolm Page will be the pair to beat in the Men's 470 at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition having won three World Championship titles in a row. The pair have blown the competition away in recent times and on 2 ...

Shrubb chosen as top Olympic sailing official
Royal Gazette
The ISAF international sailing umpire/judge departs today for the Olympic sailing venue in Weymouth, England where he has been tasked with fulfilling a number of duties. He will handle umpire scheduling, assist with the liaison between the race and ...

Trying Weather Conditions Test Junior Olympic Sailors
The young mariners represented 16 Maine yacht clubs and sailing programs. The younger sailors in the fleet sailed seven races in 7-foot-6-inch Optimists, with the 28-boat fleet divided into three divisions. There was also a fourth, Green, division with 36 Optis ...

London 2012 Olympics - British sailing team at Pre-Games holding camp
Sail World
London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition - RYA have a catch up with Team Manager Stephen Park about what happend at the recent Pre-Game holding camp and find out what the British Sailing Team have been getting up to.

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NI sailors ready for Olympic Games at Weymouth
BBC News
As the Olympic Games in London rapidly approach, three sailors from Northern Ireland are making their final preparations for competition at Weymouth in Dorset. The journey by road from Bangor to Carrickfergus is about 20 miles by road, but it is a lot shorter ...

BBC News

Getting ready; Ben's effort; On the air
Dorset Echo
... windsurfer Dorien Rjsselburge also posted a picture and said: “It's all about these rings.” Meanwhile the official British Sailing Team also tweeted a picture with the message: “Apparently there's some small event happening soon in Weymouth and Portland.” ...

2000 Olympics, Sydney Australia
Yachting World
After years of tough competition and many near misses, Britain suddenly had a team of Olympic sailing heroes. With five medals under their belt, thanks to Ben Ainsle, Iain Percy, Shirley Robertson, Ian Barker and Simon Hiscocks and Ian Walker and Mark ...

Blair hooked on sailing after big win
Fraser Coast Chronicle
COTTON Tree resident Lisa Blair can add circumnavigator to her extensive resume after the Gold Coast Australia took out the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race. The 27-year-old, who swapped her job as a sales assistant to sail 64400km around the ...

Les Tonnerres de Brest sailing festival
Baltimore Sun
Along with close to a million spectators, President Hollande witnessed vessels from all over the world last week demonstrating centuries of their sailing prowess before setting out for a spectacular parade finale. French President Francois Hollande (2ndR), ...

Baltimore Sun

Sailing non-profit benefits military veterans
Trade Only Today
Transformational Sailing is a non-profit created to help people suffering from illness find peace on the water, and it is extending that focus to veterans. “This was my first time out in public in two years, and you know, I really didn't think I needed something like ...

OLYMPICS 2012: Chilean sailors to Ben-efit
The Manly Daily
HE has lifted hospital patients' spirits by playing his violin and surfed death-defying waves and now Ben Serrano is heading to London to assist Chile's Olympic sailing team. The 35-year-old former champion boxer, of Seaforth - a qualified acupuncturist and ...

The Manly Daily

Olympic challenge: Veteran Canadian sailor looks to put it all together at Games
Yahoo! Canada Sports
The Clarke-Bjorn team also includes Steve Mitchell, a former Star world champion who is now high performance coach and manager of the Canadian sailing team, and trainer and strength coach Peter Levidas. The 11-member Canadian sailingteam is young ...

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London 2012 Olympics: Ben Ainslie plays down gold medal sailing hopes
Daily Mail
The 35-year-old is the undoubted star of Great Britain's sailing team and gearing up for a fifth successive Games. Ainslie already boasts three gold medals and a silver from previous Olympics and is expected by many to add to that haul on the home waters of ...

Daily Mail

Team GB's sailors hit the beach and launch their bid to rule the waves
Boxscore News
Twelve sailors from the team – including Britain's greatest Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie (pictured) – plus Sailing Team Leader Stephen Park will mark the opening of the London Games in the home of British Sailing, between 7.50pm-8.10pm ... just before the ...

Boxscore News

Sailing: Injury leaves Winther coach-less
New Zealand Herald
It might be a solo boat but sailor Sara Winther is finding it hard to run her Laser Radial campaign in the absence of injured coach Mark Orams. Orams fell off his bike six weeks ago and broke both arms. His return to New Zealand means he can't be with his ...

World's second largest sailing ship no longer coming to Docklands for London ...
Brent and Kilburn Times
The Kruzenshtern, a Russian ship from 1926 was due to arrive tomorrow at West India Dock tomorrow (July 27) and be open for tours. A message on the ships's facebook page read: “Unfortunately, due to some unforeseen circumstances we'll not be sailing to ...

Yachting: Kiwi pair hope for plenty of breeze
New Zealand Herald
They know how to make the boat go fast, having finished second at both the 2011 sailing world championships in Perth and this year's 49er world championships, but Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen seem to be able to go even faster. The Australian pair ...

Islanders' Olympic farewell to sailors
Essex County Standard
West Mersea Yacht Club member Saskia, 32, will compete in the women's 470 class at the Olympics sailing regatta in Weymouth. Hannah, 26, will compete in the sonar class at the Paralympics in September. They did not attend the send-off because they are ...

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Helpful Holidays News: See Olympic sailing on a Dorset holiday
Dorset holiday cottage guests will be able to cheer on Team GB at the Olympic sailing competition later this month. The waters of Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour are set to play host to ten thrilling sailing events between 29th July and ...
Helpful Holidays news

West Sacramento sailing club hosts teens | The News-Ledger
By Steve Marschke
City parks department and Lake Washington Sailing Club give an introduction to sailing to 15 teens at Port of West Sacramento.
The News-Ledger

Multihull Solutions Named Worldwide ... - Blue Water Sailing
By vita
Fountaine Pajot has a worldwide network of approximately 50 dealers who are responsible for all sales of the company's sail and power catamaran range. A dealer must perform to maintain their exclusive dealership license with the Fountaine ...
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At the Helm: Am I in Weymouth or Watch Hill? | Olympic and ...
Early in the day, I spent some time reviewing all the Olympic documents governing the Sailing events (Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions, Equipment Regs, Coaching Regs, Media Regs… lots of words on the page governing this event.) ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

VIDEO: Weather key to AC72′s sailing debut | Emirates Team New ...
By wdouglas
VIDEO: Weather key to AC72′s sailing debut. Will they or won't they? Will Emirates Team New Zealand sail the AC72 this week? Meteorologist Roger (Clouds) Badham assesses the prospects of seeing the big red wingsail on Auckland ...
Emirates Team New Zealand

Meet Your Olympians - Riverhead, NY Patch
For everyone, including Shelter Island's own Amanda Clark, who will compete as part of a two-women sailing team, and show jumper McLain Ward, a regular at The Hampton Classic Horse Show, these Games represent the culmination of all ...
Riverhead Patch

Just starting my salty life. - Cruisers & Sailing Forums
By danceintherain
I have lived in Oklahoma my entire 36 years so being landlocked my entire life, I have never even thought about sailing or cruising. Then, husband took me to the USVI. The group we went with.
Cruisers & Sailing Forums

Good Friends Laser regatta | St James Town Sailing Club
By Pasquale L
The biggest Laser event of the season – J-town Laser Regatta – is planned for Saturday, August 4. This year we are expecting more interest than usual, so, with less than three weeks left, all our six Laser boats may be taken very quickly.
St James Town Sailing Club

How to follow the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team in Weymouth- USOC ...
As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has designated these Games the “ social Games,” US Sailing is encouraging every American sailor to get behind ...

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Sweden Olympic Sailing Regatta
International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Jacques Rogge, center, having lost his cap, sits on the helm of a sailing boat during the Stockholm 1912 ...

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