13 July 2012

Olympic sailing preview

Alexander Wolff: Olympic sailing preview
SI.com's writers will preview each event from the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Here, Alex Wolff looks ahead to Olympic sailing.

Match race sailing: an Olympic 2012 expert's guide - video | Sport | guardian.co.uk: "With the aid of coins, coffee cups and two sachets of sugar, Annie Lush, one third of Team GB's women's match race sailing team, tells Barry Glendenning about the devious tactics needed to reach the top in the Olympic discipline."

Yacht race, opportunity sailing in
San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco will be the seventh city in the world to host the America's Cup sailing competition since the first race around the Isle of Wright in 1852. Last week, the Board of Supervisors gave its unanimous approval for our great city to host the ...

US Olympic Sailing Team Comes To Larchmont
The Daily Voice
LARCHMONT, N.Y. – The U.S. Olympic Sailing Team will hold a meet and greet at Larchmont Yacht Club on Saturday before it leaves for ...

Mixed reception as Olympic torch arrives in Weymouth
The Guardian
At times in the runup to the Games it has felt as if most businesspeople and residents of Weymouth and Portland cannot wait for the end of the Olympic sailing regatta off the Dorset coast. Many hoteliers and shopkeepers have expressed concern that ...

The Guardian

Kevin Riordan: Smooth sailing - for the most part
Philadelphia Inquirer
Sailing on the Cooper River sure is different from driving around it. And pushing a tiller is nothing like turning a wheel.

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships - Omani sailors in Dublin
Sail World
The very first sailing team to represent the Sultanate of Oman at the ISAF YouthSailing World Championships has touched down in Dublin, Ireland, for a week of racing that will not only pit them against the greatest young sailors from around the world ...

Sail World

SAILING: Ludlowe's Kopp wraps with sailing career
Minuteman News Center
Captain of the varsity sailing team at Harvard, first place at the New England Champions and led his crew to the Nationals where he finished second in A-division and fifth place as a team. But Kopp is not going to the Olympics this summer. After a part ...

Olympic Games Sailing : Meet the USTeam – Zach Railey, Finn
BYM News (press release)
In this edition of the Meet the Team series, we introduce readers to 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist Zach Railey. This Clearwater, Florida native is about to compete in his second Olympic Games in the Finn class. Zach, who is the 2012 Team Captain ...

The day I won an Olympic gold medal
Portsmouth News
High winds and big waves were smashing against the side of the small boats. In one of the windiest Olympic sailing races in history, it was a real struggle for all the competitors.

Portsmouth News

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships - Team GBR prepared to battle
Sail World
Four Star Pizza ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships 2012 are being held in Dublin from Thursday 12 July. RYA Youth Racing Manager Duncan Truswell is backing his young guns to achieve their potential and follow in the footsteps of some of Britain's...

Sail World

US Sailing's 2012 Youth Worlds Team travelling to Ireland
Sail World
An important stop in the journey of an Olympic-hopeful, ISAF Youth Worlds alumni include 2008 Olympian and Youth World champion ('02) in the Laser Andrew Campbell (San Diego, Calif.) and US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athlete, 2012 OlympicTeam ...

Sail World

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - Evans to represent
Sail World
... sailor Louise Evans will compete at her first ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship next week. Evans will represent Australia in Dublin, Ireland competing in the Laser Radial class, the first time she has been selected for the Australian Youth ...

Sail World

Sailing Records Broken in East Cowes
Isle of Wight Radio
Ludo has been raising funds for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, which takes young people sailing to help them regain confidence, on their way to recovery from cancer, leukemia and other serious illnesses. Ellen MacArthur, who circumnavigated Britain ...

Isle of Wight Radio

London 2012: Brazilian Hugo Hoyama's Olympic milestone
BBC Sport
Table tennis veteran Hugo Hoyama will equal the Brazilian record for most Olympic appearances when he competes in his sixth Games at London 2012. The 42-year-old left-handed, penhold grip player from Sao Paulo will join five-time Olympic sailing ...

BBC Sport

Olympic torch relay: Sails mark arrival in Abbotsbury
BBC News
Handmade sails line the streets of a Dorset village to celebrate the Olympic Games and welcome the torch relay.

BBC News

ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship - Serbian duo ready for battle
Sail World
Serbia will be represented at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Dun Laoghaire, in Laser Radial, by brother and sister duo Tara (17) and Luka Tosic (15). Both have sailed competitively from an early age and have also held top Serbian national ...

Sail World

J/One-Designs Sailing Rolex NYYC Week!
J/Sailing News (blog)
J/111 one-design racing sailboats (Newport, RI)- The upcoming Rolex NYYC Race Week promises to be a fun event for the thirty-six J/Teams participating in the regatta, representing about 44% of the total fleet of 82 sailing off Newport. J sailors will ...

Special sailing day in Durleigh to support our Olympians
This is The West Country
DURLEIGH Sailing Club is hosting activities and games for Push The Boat Out day on Saturday, July 21.

SAILING: Nur Syazrin gives hosts the only cheer
New Straits Times
UP until the final race of the final sailing event, hosts Pahang saw their sailors fumble despite coming close, until Nur Syazrin Mohd Latif came up with the goods in the girls' optimist class off Balok Beach yesterday. Malaysia Games Pahang were ...

New Straits Times

Sailing - Malta to Syracuse regatta
Malta Independent Online
The 52nd edition of the Malta Syracuse race – an 85 nautical mile race - which this year starts from Malta is being organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club in conjunction with Lega Navale Italiana (Sezione di Siracusa) and sponsored by UK Halsey ...

Sailing: Brant Beach teen finishes 11th in Singlehanded Champoionship at Lake ...
Press of Atlantic City
Maddie Widmeier placed 11th overall at the U.S. Junior Women's Singlehanded Championship on Lake Michigan hosted by the Chicago Yacht Club on Wednesday.

Dorchester woman appointed as team leader for Olympic Ambassadors
Dorset Echo
Joss Baker has been chosen to head up a team of volunteers to greet the influx of visitors to the borough's Olympic sailing events and she cannot wait for the challenge. Her warm up will begin tonight when she volunteers during the official Olympic ...

Back to meet a sailing Dame
ITV News
Former International yachtswoman and campaigner Dame Ellen MacArthur is set to greet fundraiser Ludo Bennett-Jones on his return at the Ellen MacArthur Sailing Trust Offices in East Cowes at midday. Ludo left East Cowes on 28th April for a 2500 mile ...

Improving Yacht Club Safety : Interview with Dan Cooney
BYM News (press release)
As the Associate Executive Director of US Sailing and Rear Commodore of the Beverly Yacht Club(BYC), Dan Cooney sees safety issues through multiple lenses – what more can US Sailing do to help clubs and sailors become more educated about the ...

Farewell for Olympic sailors
Lakes Mail
A FAREWELL function for local Olympic sailors Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen will be held at Wangi RSL Club on Saturday night.

Fifty Navy midshipmen, officers sailing to Nantucket
Nantucket Island Inquirer
The OSTS begins with cadets given two weeks learning to sail in and around the Chesapeake River, before sailing offshore and stopping at a selected port along the East Coast for the weekend. Some other ports that the Naval Academy has visited include ...

Nantucket Island Inquirer

GB sailor sets sail for ISAF World Championships today
The Freeport News
"I went to the GB Sailing Club summer program and the team practice and got really good at it with Coach Valentine, who is a very good coach and he brought out the best in us," said Eric Nabb, an honor student and graduate of Mary Star in 2009, who now ...

Nathan Outteridge competes at the 2011 World Sailing Championships. Picture ...
Herald Sun
AUSTRALIA'S Olympic sailor Nathan Outteridge admits he's still smouldering about the heartbreaking capsize that cost him a gold medal at the Beijing Games.

Flame soon to set sail from Weymouth & Portland National Sailing ...
By Weymouth & Portland Borough Council
The Olympic Flame has arrived at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy. Katrina Hughes, 22, from Portland, is carrying the Flame into the.
Dorset Newsroom

Regatta Report: Sarnia Sailfest 2012 | Conestoga Sailing Club
By ben
Sarnia Sailfest 2012 was intense. A strong and steady wind from the north gave all sailorschallenging conditions and great stories. Both days the winds built to speeds in excess of 40 km/hr (21 knots) and presented two meter swells with a ...
Conestoga Sailing Club

The Walrus and The Carpenter | OCSC Sailing Blog
By Michael Spranger
This is a wonderful poem. We had to share it and hope you will enjoy it! Lewis Carroll (from Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There,
OCSC Sailing Blog

Awramba Times » African migrants sailing to Italy 'die of thirst
By admin
BBC Fifty four people have died while trying to sail from Libya to Italy in an inflatable boat, the United Nations refugee agency has said. The only survivor, found by Tunisian fishermen, said the others had died of dehydration during a 15-day ...
Awramba Times

Shelter Island Olympian: a breather before the 2012 Games | Shelter ...
By Peter Boody
The two Olympians seemed mighty relaxed for a pair of women on whom the eyes of the sailing world will be fixed in three weeks when they vie for gold in the 2012 summer Olympics. Shelter Island's Amanda Clark and her sailing partner ...
Shelter Island Reporter

Telefónica titans accept sailing's top award - Volvo Ocean Race
Tireless Telefónica duo Iker Martínez and Xabi Fernández were finally able to pick up their ISAF World Sailor of the Year Awards following the end of the Volvo ...

Sailing with nerves of glass
In the world of racing, tiny details can be the difference between victory and defeat. It is no wonder, then, that manufacturers of racing yachts are always on the ...

US Olympic Sailing Team Comes To Larchmont - The Daily Larchmont
LARCHMONT, N.Y. – The U.S. Olympic Sailing Team will hold a meet and greet at Larchmont Yacht Club on Saturday before it leaves for ...

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