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.

New Yorker (blog)


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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...


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
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 ...

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 ...
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.

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.

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 ...
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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 ...

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 ...

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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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