17 July 2012

London 2012 Olympic Sailing - Finn fleet first to face starter's gun

London 2012 Olympic Sailing - Finn fleet first to face starter's gun
Sail World
If Ainslie is to win gold at London 2012 he will eclipse Paul Elvstrom (DEN), who won four Olympic sailing gold medals from 1948 to 1960, to become the most successful Olympic sailor of all time. Elvstrom won his first gold medal at the London 1948 ...

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On your mark: Athletes pour into Heathrow
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Photos. Russian Olympic sailing team athlete Tatiana Bazyuk, centre, and other team members arrive at Heathrow Airport Monday, July 16, 2012, as athletes from all over the world arrive to prepare for the 2012 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) ...

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Photo by Paul Hackett / Reuters/Reuters 18 hours ago
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PREVIEW-Olympics-Home waters won't be plain sailing for Team GB
Reuters
LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) - For all the talk of ruling thewaves in 2012, Team GB are well aware that turning the tide on adecade of British sailing dominance will be a driving motivationfor visiting.

Aussie sailors happy to be medal hopes
Ninemsn
Australia's Olympic sailors admit they're under extra pressure to win medals at the London Games. But seven-times world champion Malcolm Page insists he likes having the weight of an entire nation on his slim shoulders. "For sailing to be really in the ...

Olympics update: Tickets for sale; Island life; Walk Weymouth
Dorset Echo
TICKETS are back on sale for eight of the previously sold-out Olympic sailing events.

Home waters won't be plain sailing for Team GB
Reuters UK
LONDON (Reuters) - For all the talk of ruling the waves in 2012, Team GB are well aware that turning the tide on a decade of British sailing dominance will be a driving motivation for visiting Olympic.

Heathrow's Olympic moment: Never have so many used London's airport on a ...
Newser
Russian Olympic sailing team coach Sergay Kuzovov, center, is interviewed by the media as he arrives with other team members at Heathrow Airport Monday, July 16, 2012, as competitors arrive in London... (Associated Press) ...

Malcolm Page says Aussie sailors will thrive in London
Courier Mail
AUSTRALIA'S Olympic sailors admit they're under extra pressure to win medals at the London Games.

Estate Master Sailing Team rocks the boat at Chicago Match Cup
Sail World
Estate Master Sailing Team powered by True Blue Racing have finished second in their first World Match Racing Tour event for 2012, beating some of the biggest names in the sport as well as becoming the only qualifying team ever to advance to a final of ...

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Thousands start arriving in London for Olympic Games
Emirates 24/7
Tatiana Bazyuk (left) and Svetlana Shnitko, part of the Russian Olympic sailing squad, wait to board a bus after arriving at Heathrow airport, London, on Monday. (REUTERS). The first wave of Olympic athletes and visitors began pouring into Britain on ...

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ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds - Two bullet for Aussie 420 girls
Sail World
In the multihull class Paul Darmanin and Lucy Copeland continue to hold down second position, with the Sydney pair finishing second and third in the day's two races to be seven points behind the leading British sailors and two ahead of the third placed ...

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Rating Finn field for London 2012 Olympics
YACHTe.com.au
The first race of the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition for the Finn Class is now just 13 days away, and the 24 sailors from five continents make up one of the most competitive fleets ever mustered for an Olympic regatta. The Finns, along with ...

YACHTe.com.au

Sailing club given £40000 grant
Watford Observer
Rickmansworth Sailing Club has received more than £40000 in funding from Sport England to repair its ageing pontoons and buy two new dinghies.

UK. Sailing secures over £1 million of Sport England Inspired Facilities funding
BYM News (press release)
From refurbished changing rooms to new pontoons, the funding will help 24 sailing venues to refurbish or upgrade their facilities making them accessible for the whole community. “We are really pleased to see so many clubs being successful and sailing ...

Sailing: Lynch and Murphy lead Irish charge at Worlds
Irish Independent
After seven demanding races in three days, the 350 sailors in the Four Star Pizza Youth SailingWorld Championships on Dublin Bay are set to enjoy a rest day before their final five races.

Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds : Australians sail Into 420 Girls ...
BYM News (press release)
Mother Nature was not content merely to throw more testing westerly offshore winds at the 343 future Olympians racing at the Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships. For day three's two races, the under 19-year-old sailors from 61 ...

Sailing into the Games
The New Age Online
South African athletes who will be going to the 2012 London Olympics meet today ahead of their departure for the Games, and among them will be the sailing pair Asenathi Jim and Roger Hudson.

Conner wins US Sailing's Greatest American Sailor Tournament
BYM News (press release)
National Sailing Hall of Famer and three-time winner of US Sailing's Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Dennis Conner is the last man standing in US Sailing's Greatest American Sailor Tournament. Six weeks ago, US Sailing launched an online tournament ...

Set sail :Hancock yacht club host races
DVIDS
Regatta officials divided the vessels by boat length and sail type into the Spinnaker, Non-Spinnaker,Cruising and the Performance Handicap Racing Fleet classes. The first place victors were, by respective classes, Tom Tom Taxi, captained by Wiley ...

Sailing stars out to upset Brazilian and British party
BYM News (press release)
Sixteen Stars will take to the Weymouth and Portland waters on 29 July to start their campaign for London 2012 Olympic glory. Robert Scheidt and Bruno Prada (BRA) and defending OlympicChampions Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson (GBR) head into the ...

Williams edges closer to Hansen
New Straits Times
In the semi-finals, Williams thrashed Virgin Islands' Taylor Canfield of Canfield Racing while Reece edged Hansen of Mekonomen Sailing Team 3-2. Hansen leads the standings with 81 points, four ahead of Williams while France's Pierre Antoine Morvan is ...

Funding boost for Sailing Club
Rugby Observer
DRAYCOTE Water Sailing Club is celebrating having secured £50000 of Olympic legacy funding from Sport England's Inspired Facilities Fund.

Athletes, visitors flock to London after security row
Malaysia Star
Tatiana Bazyuk (R) and Svetlana Shnitko (C) and of the Russian Olympic sailing squad arrive at Heathrow airport, London, July 16, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Hackett. An embarrassing shortage of security guards, fears over airport queues and questions about ...

Malaysia Star

Will hoping to sail on to future success after a promising series debut
News Guardian
Will hoping to sail on to future success after a promising series debut. Will Brown from Longbenton High School who began sailing only 12 months ago as part of the Tynemouth Sailing Club RYA OnBoard initiative. Published on Tuesday 17 July 2012 19:31 ...

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Sir Robin chosen to carry Olympic flame
YACHTe.com.au
The 73 year-old's Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, which arrives back in the UK the following day, includes an entry from Qingdao - the host for the SailingCompetition at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. “It's a great honour to be selected as a ...

YACHTe.com.au

Nick Dempsey primed for Olympic gold bid
Evening Standard
Team GB windsurfer Nick Dempsey begins his Olympic campaign on July 31, competing in the RS-X event. Here he gives his thoughts on what lies ahead...

Evening Standard

Irish Youth Sailors Concentrate on Putting in Best Performance
Afloat
'Take A Break' Irish Sailors Told at Four Star Pizza 2012 ISAF Sailing World Championships.

Two Sailors hoisted to Safety From Sailboat
Aviation.ca (press release)
Tuesday, 17 July 2012. Two sailors were hoisted from their stricken sailing vessel by the crew of an RCAF Cormorant helicopter early Tuesday morning, July 17th, after they were caught in high winds and heavy seas. The sailors on board sent a “Mayday” ...

Sailing: Boger ties record, not a second too soon | Suffolk Times
By Times Review
Southold resident Bobby Boger, a member of the United States Merchant Marine Academy sailingteam, won the 42nd annual World's Longest Sunfish Race, Around Shelter Island, NY for the fourth time on Saturday. In so doing, Boger tied the ...
Suffolk Times

Sailing 'Stars' Out To Upset Brazilian And British Party | Royal Cork ...
By Claire Bateman
Lööf, sailing at his sixth Olympic Games, already has two bronze medals to his name and after just missing out on the gold medal in Beijing teamed up with Salminen, one of the youngest sailors in the fleet at 23, who makes his Olympic debut.
Royal Cork Yacht Club
Sailing secures over £1 million of Sport England Inspired Facilities ...
Sailing secures over £1 million of Sport England Inspired Facilities Funding. Clubs secure funding to refurbish facilties. Clubs and centres across the country are celebrating having successfully secured over £1 million of funding in total, ...
Royal Yachting Association News

Brandspot Hosts 5th World Yacht Racing Forum In ... - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
Informa Yacht Group, organisers of the annual World Yacht Racing Forum, today announced the city of Gothenburg as host city of the 2012 edition of the Forum. The two-day conference will take place at the Clarion Post Hotel from 11-12 ...
Sailing Sweden

In the Olympic spirit » Audi ORC International World Championship ...
By ottoaalto
We will have a piece of Olympic history as a part of the championships. The official podium of the 1952 Helsinki Olympics will be used on various occasions. The '52 Olympic sailing was held at Särkkä and the podium has been a treasure of ...
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Sail-World.com : London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition - Finn ...
London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition first race for the Finn Class is now just 13 days away. The Finn fleet will consist of 24 sailors from five continents and ...
www.sail-world.com/UK/London-2012-Olympic.../99753

Junior Olympic Sailing Festival a Huge Success - Annapolis Yacht ...
Junior Olympic Sailing Festival a Huge Success The 2012 Junior Olympic Sailing Festival - Chesapeake Bay Open presented by BMW-Mini of Annapolis was a ...
www.annapolisyc.com/default.aspx?p=.NET...

Good Luck USA Send-Off Presented by Maclaren - BYM Sailing ...
Over 1000 sailors gather to celebrate and send off Sailing Team to 2012 Olympic Games. In keeping with one of the most treasured moments for any Olympic ...
www.bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=105998
On your mark: Athletes pour into Heathrow - Yahoo! Finance
Russian Olympic sailing team athlete Tatiana Bazyuk, centre, and other team members arrive at Heathrow Airport Monday, July 16, 2012, as athletes from all ...
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