20 July 2012

Olympic Sailing Only Days Away

Golden opportunities for Lihan, Tunnicliffe
Sun-Sentinel
Sarah Lihan and Anna Tunnicliffe have gone from sailing solo to team events and both have gold medals as their goals at the London Olympic Games. Tunnicliffe, 29, of Plantation, who won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Games in the one-person Laser ...

Canadian Olympic sailors keep supporters close to heart
Globe and Mail
When Canadian Star-class sailors Richard Clarke and Tyler Bjorn take to the waves at the 2012 London Olympics, they will have – at last count – 403 names behind them. In recent weeks, the names have been attached to the stern of the boat in a novel ...

Globe and Mail

Despite British accent, sailor says she's all American
USA TODAY
Now she wants another, this time in the new Olympic sailing discipline of women's match racing. When Tunnicliffe won the Laser Radial class in Beijing, she became the first American woman to win sailing gold in 20 years — and this summer she could ...

USA TODAY

World's top sailors race in Boca Chica regatta, Sail-World reports
Dominican Today
Short speeches from illustrious figures in the local and sailing world were followed by colorful and typically exuberant Latin dancers to kick off this regatta which spans six days of fleet racing with twelve races and controversially this year, only a single drop.

Do Or Die For Women's Match Racers - Olympic Preview
Women's International Match Racing Association
It will be a do or die for twelve women's match racing teams from 29 July to 11 August as the cutthroat nature of match racing is displayed at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition. Silja Lehtinen (FIN) comes into London 2012 fresh from a victory at the ...

Sailing: Lake Bluff Yacht Club to host Championship Regatta
Lake Forester
The Lake Bluff Yacht Club will host the 50th North American Sunfish Championship Regatta, on Lake Michigan. The event, set to begin east of the Illinois public beach, in Waukegan, will be held from July 31 to Aug. 4. All sailors in the regatta will use Sunfish ...

Finn Class Interview: Zach Railey - living the dream
BYM News (press release)
In the first of a series of interviews with the top Finn sailors heading into the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition, Robert Deaves talks to Zach Railey the Silver medalist from the 2008 Olympics. Going into the 2008 Olympics Zach Railey was a relative ...

Olympics / Sailing / The odd couple with ambition
Haaretz
Nearly 10 years separate Vered Buskila and Gil Cohen, a rare gap for sailing partners. "We weren't supposed to meet in this life," says Buskila, 29, who competed in the previous two Olympiads with Nike Kornecki. Buskila and Kornecki nearly won bronze in ...

Ainslie and Team GBR Look Forward to the Olympics
Adventure Cornwall
We're getting excited about seeing Cornwall's sailing superstar Ben Ainslie in action at the Olympics in a few weeks. To help us get fired up for the world class sailing events taking place just up the coast in Weymouth and Portland we've been watching this ...

Yacht club takes environmental pledge
Fairfield Citizen
The credential provides independent, third-party verification that a yacht club, sailing program or regatta is environmentally responsible and doing its utmost to protect and restore the waters upon which people sail. The certification is given by Sailors for the ...

Come sail away on Stockton Lake, lessons chart course for young sailor
Springfield News-Leader
Sailing Lessons on Stockton Lake: Beginning sailor Isaac Elliott, 23, learns the nuances of sailing a Catalina 25 from American Sailing Association instructor Larry Strait. Strait teaches a variety ofsailing courses at State Park Marina on Stockton Lake north of ...

Anguilla National Sailing Team Brings Home another Gold Medal in a ...
Anguilla LNT
For the second year running, The Anguilla National Sailing Team brought home gold medals from the KATS Premier's Cup International Youth Regatta in a sweeping victory of 39 points ahead of the 2nd place winners. Taking the silver medals was one of two ...

Join sailors to push the boat out
Weston & Somerset Mercury
Members of both Portishead Yacht and Sailing Club (PYSC) and Clevedon SailingClub will take to the water on Saturday as part of a Push the Boat Out event, dreamt up by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) to help raise the profile of dinghy sailing.

Weston & Somerset Mercury

ISAF Youth Sailing Worlds - Australians on podium in three classes
Sail World
Smith and Clark are competing at their second ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship after finishing just off the podium in fourth last year in Croatia. In the multihull class Paul Darmanin and Lucy Copeland remain second overall, having closed the gap to ...

Sail World

Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing : British and Spanish in Penultimate Day ...
BYM News (press release)
Though there is still one final day of racing scheduled at the 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF YouthSailing World Championship on Dublin Bay in Ireland, two class titles have already been decided. First to start their celebrations were the visibly delighted Spanish ...

Sailors wanted for Whaleback Regatta
Seacoastonline.com
“This is one of the most important regattas of the season because the points will count toward the Piscataqua Sailing Association Commodore's Cup, the season championship,” said Tom Schladenhauffen, race coordinator for KPYC. The competition will be in ...

SAILING: £50000 funding for Spalding club
Spalding Guardian
The improvements will ensure that the club can sustain its current sailing activities and provide further opportunities for people to make use of the facilities on a year round basis as opposed to just the summer months. It will also provide a venue for other ...

Seasalter Sailing Club receives cash award for new beach access ramp
Kent Online
by Alex Hoad. A local sailing club has been boosted by a £50000 grant to help pay for a new access ramp to the beach. Seasalter Sailing Club, near Whitstable, applied forOlympic legacy funding from Sport England's Inspired Facilities fund and was informed...

Kent Online

Home waters won't be plain sailing for Great Britain
TVNZ
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 competitors at Weymouth and Portland. Britain topped the sailing tables in the ...

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships - Spanish on form in Dublin
Sail World
The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships are progressing into the second phase on Dublin Bay in Ireland and after a well-earned layday, the mounting pressure has clearly had an effect today in a number of classes. With two races sailed in very different ...

Sail World

Children set sail for adventure on the Ottawa River, Kanata Sailing Club and ...
EMC West Carleton
The 12-year-old boy is one of 10 children selected to participate in a one-week pilot program from July 9 to 13 run by the YMCA-YWCA Ottawa and the Kanata Sailing Club, created to teach children ages 10 to 13 how to sail. The sailing club has agreed to ...

Latest ISAF Match Race Rankings
YACHTe.com.au
Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) will head into the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition as the World #1 Women's match racer, as does Olivia Price (AUS) who won the last round at Skandia Sail for Gold, contested at the London Games Olympic venue, while Ian ...

Sailing: Lynch shows potential
Irish Independent
Ireland's Finn Lynch looks set to place best of the host nation crews at the Four Star Pizza Youth Sailing World Championships on Dublin Bay, which enters its penultimate day this afternoon. The Blessington sailor had a third place in the Laser Radial ...

It's plain sailing for pupils
This is South Wales
Councillor Nick Bradley, Swansea Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration, said: "Swansea has a rich maritime history and seeing two historic vessels sailing along the city's coastline once again will be a glorious sight. "It's also terrific that young people ...

National Sailing Academy Receives Donation
SKNVibes.com
ST. JOHN'S Antigua, July 19th, 2012 -- The National Sailing Academy is delighted to announce that it has received a donation in the amount of US $1000 jointly on behalf of HIHO and Antigua Sailing Week. The Academy was adopted by Antigua Sailing ...

SKNVibes.com

Good turnout at sailing club
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer
Good turnout at sailing club. Sailing. Published on Thursday 19 July 2012 16:13. Races 4-6 in the Late Summer Series at Hastings & St Leonards Sailing Club got under way in light winds coming from the west. Twenty-two boats - 11 Lasers, five Toppers, two ...

Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Anacapa Yacht Club holds sail day for disabled veterans
Ventura County Star
Spending the afternoon at sea, a local yacht club hosted a sail day on Sunday to thank disabled veterans for their service. The Anacapa Yacht Club of Oxnard, based at Channel Islands Harbor, organized the event as a way to give back to the community, ...

Parade of Sailing Ships and National Cultures in Brest
The Voice of Russia
The Salutes of Brest international Marine Festival on the Atlantic coast of France has become not only a parade of ships and sailing vessels, but also a feast of national cultures of marine powers who sent in their ships. These days Brest features laser shows ...

The Voice of Russia

Sea, Sand & Sky: Courageous Sailing Center
By Bridget+Alyssa
Courageous Sailing Center, located in Charlestown, has dedicated 25 years to giving Boston's youth an oportunity to sail and explore the harbor. Courageous sailing believes that through sailing they can teach children valuable lessons about ...
Sea, Sand & Sky

2012 medal projection update: Sailing
By Beau Dure
Did you know that the world sailing federation shares its initials with NATO's International Security Assistance Force? The unarmed version of the ISAF has a good list of qualified sailors, and you can look back at the World Championships, ...
SportsMyriad

Peter Thornton, new owner of Puma's il Mostro, talks to VSail.info ...
By Valencia Sailing
You wouldn't expect to see one of the world's best ocean-racing yachts to be sailing on a lake but Chicago businessman Peter Thornton bought Puma's il Mostro and brought it on Lake Michigan. VSail.info talked to Thornton about il Mostro ...
VSail.info

Scaling Dam Sailing Club junior section clinch place in final of ...
Scaling Dam Sailing Club junior section clinch place in final of ilovesailing competition. 'Big boats, little boats' photo takes the June winners spot... Lisa Metcalfe, on behalf of Scaling Dam Sailing Club junior section, has been crowned the ...
Royal Yachting Association News

10 Olympic Books | RIF Blog
By Jay
Little Rat Sets Sail Little Rat is about to start sailing lessons. But there's one problem -- she's afraid of the water. With the help of a kind instructor, she learns to be brave and overcome her fears. For kids watching the Olympic Sailing, this little ...
RIF Blog

Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships 2012 day ...
By James Boyd
As the 2012 Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship moved into its second phase on Dublin Bay in Ireland after a well-earned layday, the mounting pressure clearly had an effect today in several classes. With two races sailed ...
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Interview: Törnqvist Keeps Bringing Results - Sailing Sweden
By Fabian Bengtsson
It's been a good day for Torbjörn Törnqvist at the helm and he tops the scoreboard of the regatta.Sailing Sweden grabbed him for a short interview when he reached the dock. Congratulations Torbjörn. Is it good to be racing again? Yes, and ...
Sailing Sweden

Behind the Scenes: Thomson sailing solo around the world – Early ...
By Elizabeth Mayo
"Early Start" co-anchor John Berman interviews Alex Thompson on his attempt to sail solo around the world. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the shoot. Interview airs on "Early Start" this morning at 5amET on CNN.
Early Start with John Berman...

Memorable Moments: Nathan Outteridge | Sailing World
Nathan Outteridge shares his most memorable day of sailing. Visit sailingworld.com/moment to share your most memorable moment to celebrate our 50th Anniversary. The most engaging memories will appear alongside sailing legends in our ...
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Fans bid farewell to U.S. Olympic sailing team at send-off - Sailing ...
The U.S. Olympic sailing team celebrated at the Good Luck USA Send-off at the Larchmont Yacht Club in Larchmont, New York, on Saturday. More than 1000 ...
www.nbcolympics.com/.../fans-bid-farewell-to-u-s-olympic-sa...

Franck Cammas: perfectionism personified - Volvo Ocean Race
At the age of just 39, Franck Cammas is already assured of his place in sailing history thanks to Groupama's debut victory in the Volvo Ocean Race. Here we ...
www.volvooceanrace.com/.../6776_Franck-Cammas-perfectio...

Sail-World.com : ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship preview
The Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth World Sailing Championship will get underway tomorrow when the four years of hard graft by the Dublin Bay 2012 organisers ...
www.sail-world.com/UK/ISAF-Youth-Sailing.../99661

Sailing on Vimeo
A quick sailing compilation aboard S/V Kingsley, a Hunter 320 sailboat. www ...
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