27 July 2012

No Olympic Sailing Tickets? No Problem

No Olympic Sailing Tickets? No Problem
Yachting World (blog)
In fact, just around the corner from what could turn out to be the most controversial spectator arena of the Games, are a few handy vantage points that not only provide a superb view of theOlympic sailing course area for free, but are a stone's throw from a ...

OLYMPIC SAILING SCHEDULE (pdf)
Olympic Sailing --johnthecrowd.com

2012 Olympics TV Schedule: Sailing
Yahoo! Sports
As of right now, NBC does not have any television programming scheduled for any sailing event, although there is a disclaimer that says the programming could change at any time. To see if thesailing events below will be televised, continue to check here.

Germans pin hopes on technology edge
Chicago Tribune
BERLIN (Reuters) - Advanced technology evaluating water currents and wind speed could provide Germany's Olympic sailing hopefuls with a favorable edge and help them overcome Britain's local knowledge, according to a top German sailing official.

England's Dorset is great for Olympic sailing, and family fun too (think carousels ...
Globe and Mail
Squinting through the sea spray, I gaze wistfully at the distant – and endearingly dry – banks of Nothe Gardens, where 4600 ticket holders each day will jockey for space to watch the Olympic and Paralympic sailing events July 29 through August 11 and Sept.

Globe and Mail

US sailing chief airs doping concern
Ninemsn
Muscular bodies are more important in some sailing classes than others, but the evidence of the gym work some sailors have put in is clearly evident at the Olympic sailing venue in Weymouth, southwest England. The American sailing team on Thursday ...

Olympic sailing debutant Brendan Casey not feeling the pressure
NEWS.com.au
The 35-year-old makes his Australian sailing team debut at the Weymouth sailing hub on Sunday after failing to qualify in three previous attempts. But after the heartache of missing the cut for Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Casey's belief in his ...

US sailing chief airs doping concern
Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)
Olympic sailors have placed an increased emphasis on fitness in the run-up to the London Games, with most spending hours in the gym building hulking physiques capable of hauling ropes and pumping sails to gain extra speed. Muscular bodies are more ...

Yahoo!Xtra Blogs (blog)

Ben Ainslie, British sailors to launch Olympic bid at Weymouth Beach
Gant Daily
Weymouth, England, United Kingdom (4E Sports) – Sailors for Team Great Britain, including British star sailor Ben Ainslie, will embark on another projected successful Olympic bid at the opening ceremony at Weymouth Beach Friday evening. The '12 Olympic ...

Follow Irish Olympic sailing Action On TV Next Week
Afloat
#OLYMPICS ON TV - The Irish Olympic team's campaign finally kicks off at London 2012 this weekend with action across sailing, rowing and canoe slalom events - and Afloat.ie will keep you up to date on where you can catch the action live on TV over the ...

Sailors and rowers can rule the Weymouth waves at London 2012 Olympics
The Independent
It was 16 years ago on the gentle waters of Wassaw Sound off the coast of Georgia that a teenage Ben Ainslie earned his first Olympic medal. In 10 days time on the rather more familiar and chillier waters of Weymouth Harbour, Ainslie will chase a fourth gold, ...

Conditions to suit Kiwi sailors at Olympics
Stuff.co.nz
Weymouth is, by all accounts, a bit like sailing off Auckland - you never quite know what you're going to get. And the same could be said of the New Zealand Olympic sailing team's medal prospects this year. They are capable of bringing home three or four ...

Aust sailing team's secret weapon
Ninemsn
Most of the top sailing teams at the London Games have a Bruce-equivalent, and the intellectual knowledge these highly-qualified expert forecasters produce and then supply to their athletes is absolutely top secret. However, Buckley did say the weather ...

Bayport's Olympic Star Aims to Take Gold in London Games
Patch.com
The third big reason, and most important for the Sayville-Bayport communities, is that the global competition includes one of its own: Debbie Capozzi, a Bayport native and resident, who learned to sail on the Great South Bay at the Sayville Yacht Club in Blue ...

2012 Olympic Sailing : Almost time for Storck/Moore Sailing
BYM News (press release)
As the anticipation grows within all of us for the beginning of the 2012 Olympic Games, I wanted to get everyone up to speed as to what will be happening with the Storck/Moore Sailing blog during the event. While the posts will still be under Erik's name, and ...

Exmouth sailors in 'strongest' Olympic team
Exmouth Journal
Exmouth's Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes are two of 16 British team sailors, across 10Olympic Class events, who will begin their bid to try to help Team GB retain its crown as the world's top sailing nation for the fourth successive Games, when the 2012 ...

Olympic Sailing schedule
Yachting World
The Olympic sailing events begin on Saturday 28 July with the Finn Star race in Weymouth Bay West. Download the Olympic sailing schedule [pdf] Yachting World's race reporter Matthew Sheahan will be out on the water with photographer Ian Roman ...

Barnegat Bay Sailing Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
The SandPaper
This is the fifth class to be installed in the Sailing Hall of Fame, the committee for which selects individuals with ties to Barnegat Bay who have achieved excellence in and/or contributed to the sport of sailing in some extraordinary manner, as OCC President ...

Slingsby keeps low profile at Games
Ninemsn
As Australia's Olympic sailing team makes its final preparations for the London Games, one man has been notable by his complete silence. Laser world champion Tom Slingsby is one of the nation's best medal hopes in any sport at these Games. But he's not ...

Finn Class Interview: Ben Ainslie - hopes of a nation
BYM News (press release)
Ben's profile within sailing and especially within UK sport is at an all time high. His image has been used to publicise the London 2012 Olympic Games in a way that a sailor has never been used before, and he carries the hopes of the whole nation to win the ...

The transformation of Weymouth and Portland into an Olympic venue
ITV News
But long before our capital city found out it would host them, it was suggested Weymouth and Portland would be ideal for the sailing competition. In the years since then much has been done to prepare for the games. The Sailing Academy has expanded and ...

ITV News

Moderate Winds Give Sailors a Break
Mountain News
This last weekend the winds were moderate for the Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club sailors. After battling heavy winds for the majority of the summer, this was a welcome relief. Winds both Saturday and Sunday were moderate at 11 to 14 mph. All seven yacht club ...

Great Britain sailors a class above, insists team leader Stephen Park
Metro
Great Britain are the most successful nation in Olympic sailing history, having won more gold medals than any other, and topped the sailing medal table at the last three Games. 'Without a doubt, we have our strongest team ever,' Park said. 'Every team we ...

Metro

SAILING: Elton in mood for Games
Bury Times
Sailing clubs all over the country were encouraged by the Royal Yachting Association to take part in Saturday's event, aimed at raising the profile of a sport Great Britain traditionally excels in at the Olympics, including past Elton member Laurie Smith, who ...

Come on Weymouth, support your sailing team, urges Team GB
Dorset Echo
Mr Park, who is known as Sparky, added that he felt 'confident' his 'strongest ever' squad could retain Britain's 12-year reign as the most successful Olympic sailing nation. Weymouth's Olympic gold medallist Laser sailor Paul Goodison , Poole's Match Racing ...

A Unique Olympics
Yachting World
Since the Olympic classes' Sail for Gold regatta became part of the ISAF World Sailing circuit, Weymouth has been a regular and highly competitive event that has frequently felt like the Olympics, such has been the intensity of the racing. So what is it that might ...

U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Ready for Competition | Olympic and ...
By USST
Olympic Sailing Regatta Takes Place July 29-August 11. Weymouth and Portland, U.K. (July 26, 2012) – On the eve of the 2012 Olympic Games, the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team is poised for the start of racing in the Olympic Sailing Regatta.
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

ULTRALUXUM CXL - Luxury Sailing Trimaran | Designed By ...
By Poe
All set to play a role in the development of the ULTRALUXUM CXL Luxury Sailing Trimaran. Designed to be around 48 meters, or 157 feet, long, and clad in epoxy resin, carbon fiber, and polyurethane foam core, the ULTRALUXUM CXL is a ...
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Wave Sailing in the Netherlands | Ezzy Sails
By Tim
Thank you to Wouter de Clerck for sharing this pic and these comments: ...come over to the Netherlands this fall. We usually have.
Ezzy Sails

College Sailor to Represent Guatemala in Olympics
By Michael Robertson
Maegli, who earned ICSA All-American honors and won the ICSA/Laser Performance Men's Singlehanded Championship in 2010 as a sophomore, has represented his home country in the sport of sailing since he was eight years old.
College of Charleston News

Ben Ainslie London 2012 interview | The Daily Sail
By James Boyd
Ben's profile within sailing and especially within UK sport is at an all time high. His image has been used to publicise the London 2012 Olympic Games in a way that a sailor has never been used before, and he carries the hopes of the whole ...
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RNYC Newsletter 24 July - Sailing KwaZulu-Natal | Sailing Durban ...
By Chantel
It is also suggested that all skippers and owners make contact with their crew NOW and secure their commitment to this awards ceremony – the final showcase of the past sailing season. Whether a winner or not, everyone who sailed in a race ...
Royal Natal Yacht Club » Sailing...

Olympic sailing on Jurassic Coast | ThunderFeeds
Nestled in a sheltered bay on the English Channel coast, Weymouth is one of Britain's most picturesque seaside towns. As the home to the Weymouth and ...
thunderfeeds.com/reader/.../olympic-sailing-on-jurassic-coast

US Singlehanded Championships preview - BYM Sailing & Sports ...
Sail Sheboygan, a US Sailing Center, will host the 2012 US Singlehanded Championships. Theregatta exhibits a rich history of great sailing athletes, and this ...
bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=106545

US Olympic Sailing Team Video at Good Luck USA Sendoff Party ...
Jack Belisle is a JSA of LIS sailor from Horsehoe Harbor YC in Larchmont, NY who combined his ...
www.jsablog.com/.../us-olympic-sailing-team-video-larchmont...

Intermediate Sailing | UC Berkeley Recreational Sports
Learn reefing, close-hauled sailing, crew overboard recovery, and hone your basic skills in challenging afternoon wind conditions. Cultivate skippering and ...
recsports.berkeley.edu/outdoor.../classes.../intermediate-sailing...

U S Olympic Sailing Team: Latest News, Photos, Videos on U S ...
Find U S Olympic Sailing Team Latest News, Videos & Pictures on U S Olympic Sailing Team and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV.COM.

Paralympic Sailing - LearnEnglish - British Council
Sailing has been very important, all the way through history, for the development of fishing, trade, transport, exploration and war. Paralympic Sailing began to ...
learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/...for.../paralympic-sailing

2012 US Olympic Sailing Team: Rob Crane, Laser | Sailing World
Rob Crane, who will represent the USA in the Laser class, was born into a family that is passionate about sailing. His competitive sailing began in the Optimist ...
www.sailingworld.com/gallery/.../rob-crane-meet-the-team

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