31 July 2012

Weymouth 2012: July 30 Update from Olympic Sailing Regatta

Weymouth 2012: July 30 Update from Olympic Sailing Regatta

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Sailing (also known as yachting until 1996) has been one of the Olympic sports since the Games of the I Olympiad, held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. Despite being scheduled in the first Olympic program, ...Wikipedia

Olympic Sailing - Schedule, Results, Medals | London 2012: "Day 3 Review: Murphy dominates to take control Irish sailor Annalise Murphy made it a debut to remember at the Olympic Games as she won both ... Great Britain 30 July 201215:51 Ainslie back in sixth Three-time gold medallist Ben Ainslie could only finish today's first Finn race in sixth place ..."

Ainslie 2nd after opening day of Olympic sailing
Yahoo! Sports
WEYMOUTH, England (AP) -- It turns out British sailing star Ben Ainslie is chasing two Danes. If Ainslie can win his fourth straight gold medal, and fifth games medal overall, he'll supplant Denmark's Paul Elvstrom as the most successful Olympic sailor ever.

49ers have colorful Olympic opener on Weymouth Bay
Yahoo! Sports
WEYMOUTH, England (AP) -- Don't feel like spending 5 British pounds ($7.87) for a program forOlympic sailing? Then just wait for the 49er sailors to round the windward mark and hoist their national flag gennakers for the speedy trip downwind. There's the ...

Dane holds onto Finn lead in Olympic sailing as Brit star Ben Ainslie slips to 3rd
Greenfield Daily Reporter
WEYMOUTH, England — Danish sailor Jonas Hoegh-Christensen is proving to be much more than a one-day wonder in the Finn class in the Olympic regatta. He's beaten British star Ben Ainslie in each of the first four races and remained in first place overall ...

Olympic sailing 'not benefiting Weymouth retailers'
BBC News
Retailers have complained that Weymouth, which is hosting the London 2012 sailing events with neighbouring Portland, is a lot quieter than they expected it to be for the opening of the Games. The local council predicted 60000-plus visitors to the town each ...

BBC News

49ers fly their flags in colorful Olympic opener on Weymouth Bay
Washington Post
The 49er sailors are the daredevils of the Olympic regatta, spending most of the race hiked out in trapezes, their bodies practically prone over the water. “It is a true adrenaline rush sailing a 49er,” Moore said. “You're skimming six off the water at any give time.

British sailing crew moves up to 1st in Star
Fox News
Most of the sailing events in the Olympics are, like the Star (keelboat), fleet races. Each boat participates in 10 races, where points are awarded in ascending order -- 1 for 1st, 2 for 2nd, and so on. After the 10 races, the 10 best boats advance to the medal race ...

Sailing: Australia's Slingsby sets early Laser pace
Chicago Tribune
Cheng, who is based in Sydney, has been in Weymouth every year for the past four years and "likes the strong winds" the waters off the English south coast resort offer the Olympic sailors. In the women's Laser Radial class, a smaller sailed version of the ...

Britain leads sailing fleet's prospects
Financial Times
Team GB, the benchmark nation in sailing having ruled the waves at recent games, made a steady start on the Weymouth and Portland courses on Sunday, but it was clear from the gun that Ben Ainslie, on course to be the greatest Olympic sailor of all time, ...

Olympic Sailing 2012: Daily Results, Schedule and Analysis
Bleacher Report
Therefore, we'll be here with updates throughout to keep you posted as the sailingevents progress. Schedule (courtesy of London 2012). Men: Finn—July 29-31, races 1 through 6. Aug. 2-3, races 7 through 10. Aug. 5, medal race. Star—July 29-31, races 1 ...

Bleacher Report

Olympics sailing: Ben Ainslie unhappy with Finn showing
BBC News
Ben Ainslie was left "frustrated" in his quest for a fourth Olympic gold as Britain'ssailors suffered a mixed day. Ainslie scored a sixth and a 12th to slip to third in the Finn class, 11 points behind leader Jonas Hogh-Christensen after four races. In the Star class, ...

BBC News

US women's Olympic sailing team and LIer Debbie Capozzi suffers setback
The Bayport native is a member of the U.S. women's Olympic sailing team, which went 1-1 Sunday on Day 1 of the Elliott 6-meter tournament's round-robin stage. Team USA, which is favored to win, beat Denmark in its opening match but lost to Spain in a later ...


Sailing: Ben Ainslie slips into bronze medal position after difficult day
The Independent
Sailing: Ben Ainslie slips into bronze medal position after difficult day. Simon Peach. Monday 30 July 2012. Tweet. Print. Your friend's email address. Your email address. Note: We do not store your email address(es) but your IP address will be logged to ...

Tips for watching the sailing Olympics at Weymouth
Yachting World (blog)
In case you're planning to visit - and it is an excellent family day out with or without Olympic sailing tickets - here's some info I've gleaned from visiting on yesterday's opening day of racing. How to get to the Olympic sailing venue. By train - Trains were busy ...

John Clarke: After deaths in Farallones Race, sailing returns to San Francisco Bay
Sailing conditions around the San Francisco Bay Area can be, in a word, gnarly: currents, rain, fog, wind, rocks and waves create the kind of thrills and challenges found in few other places. For that reason, many sailors agree it's one of the best places in the ...

Olympics-Men's sailing Finn Race 4 results
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Sweden's Daniel Birgmark won the men's sailing Finn Race 4. Results Finn Men Opening Series Race 4 1. Daniel Birgmark (Sweden) 1 points 2. Jonathan Lobert (France) 2 3. Vasilij Zbogar (Slovenia) 3 4. Pieter-Jan Postma ...

Goodison wants sailing gold for parents
The Press Association
Olympic sailing gold medallist Paul Goodison is expecting a tough fight to keep his crown but hopes to produce another winning performance for his parents. The 34-year-old begins racing on Monday as reigning Laser champion, having romped to victory in ...

Sailing: Ainsley trails in bid for third gold medal
WEYMOUTH, England, July 30 (UPI) -- Ben Ainsley saw his hopes for a third straight OlympicFinn class sailing gold medal reduced Monday when he lagged behind in both races contested. The British sailor wound up sixth and 12th in the third and fourth ...

French beat Danes in 49ers' Olympic opener
Atlanta Journal Constitution
WEYMOUTH, England — France's Emmanuel Dyen and Stephane Christidis have darted across the finish line ahead of Denmark's Allan Norregaard and Peter Lang to win by one second in the 49er class' first race in the Olympic sailing regatta. Ben Ainslie of ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Olympics-Men's sailing Star opening series Race 4 results
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Sweden won Race 4 of the men's sailing Star opening series. 1. Fredrik Loof/Max Salminen (Sweden) 1 points 2. Iain Percy/Andrew Simpson (Britain) 2 3. Mark Mendelblatt/Brian Fatih (U.S.) 3 4. Eivind Melleby/Petter Morland ...

Olympics-Men's sailing Star opening series Race 3 results
LONDON, Jul 30 (Reuters) - Men's sailing Star Opening Series Race 3 result. 1. Hamish Pepper/Jim Turner (New Zealand) 1 points 2. Eivind Melleby/Petter Morland Pedersen (Norway) 2 3. Iain Percy/Andrew Simpson (Britain) 3 4. Fredrik Loof/Max Salminen ...

Cheer on Team GB on the second day of Olympic sailing races in Weymouth ...
Weymouth People
Today's sailing races include the Men's 49er, Men's Finn, Men's Laser, Men's Star, Women's Elliott 6m and Women's Laser Radial classes. Races will begin from 12 noon onwards. Among those competing will be Weymouth's Paul Goodison who took Olympic ...

Olympics-Women's sailing Laser Radial Race 2 results
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Women's sailing Laser Radial Race 2 results. Results Laser Radial Women Opening Series Race 2 1. Annalise Murphy (Ireland) 1 points 2. Evi Van Acker (Belgium) 2 3. Marit Bouwmeester (Netherlands) 3 4. Veronika Fenclova ...

Olympics-Women's sailing Laser Radial Race 1 results
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Ireland's Annalise Murphy won Race 1 of the women's sailingLaser Radial competition. Results Laser Radial Women Opening Series Race 1 1. Annalise Murphy (Ireland) 1 points 2. Gintare Scheidt (Lithuania) 2 3. Evi Van Acker ...

Bridgwater Carnival squibbers light up Olympic sailing venue at Weymouth
This is Somerset
Fountains of fire lit sand and sea at the West's Olympic sailing venue as Bridgwater Carnival squibbers showed the world how to put on a show. Two hundred and twenty carnival club and carnival committee members each held a giant firework aloft as they ...

London 2012: Team GB's Paul Goodison loses ground on Laser rival
The Guardian
The Australian sailors showed why they are confident they can upset Team GB's dominance of the sailing medals table in recent games with powerful performances on day two of the Olympic regatta. In the opening races of the Laser dinghy class Australia's ...

The Guardian

Sailing: Ben Ainslie back in sixth in latest Finn race
The Independent
The 35-year-old Brit has been sluggish out of the blocks at previous Olympics but got off to a decent start yesterday, collecting two second places. Hogh-Christensen was the victor in both races and impressed again this afternoon, finishing second to New ...

Morrison upbeat despite slow start at Olympic sailing
Eastbourne Herald
Eastbourne sailor Stevie Morrison insisted there was “no cause for panic” after he and Ben Rhodes started their Olympic sailing regatta with two 12th places today (Monday 30 July). Morrison and Ben Rhodes are competing in the 49er class at Weymouth and ...

Eastbourne Herald

Olympics-Men's sailing Laser Race 2 results
Chicago Tribune
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Men's sailing Laser Race 2 results. Results Laser Men Opening Series Race 2 1. Tom Slingsby (Australia) 1 points 2. Bruno Fontes (Brazil) 2 3. Alejandro Foglia (Uruguay) 3 4. Pavlos Kontides (Cyprus) 4 5. Rasmus Myrgren ...

Daily Report: July 30 | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Weymouth and Portland, U.K. (July 30, 2012) – A very busy day on Weymouth Bay describes the second day of the Olympic Sailing Regatta. Racing continued in the Star, Finn and Women's Match Racing, plus it began in the Laser and Radial ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Goodison wants sailing gold for parents « Shropshire Star
Olympic sailing gold medallist Paul Goodison is expecting a tough fight to keep his crown but hopes to produce another winning performance for his parents.
Shropshire Star » Shropshire Star

Betting Scandal Hits Olympic Sailing - Online Casino Archives
By Christian Bright
Allegations of illegal betting have prompted Olympic chiefs to investigate the Irish squad, namely sailor Peter O'Leary. O'Leary was the recipient of other such charges during the Beijing games in 2008 when he placed wagers on a competitor.
Online Casino Archives

By Blue Water Sailing
For many modern sailors, and those aspiring to do some blue water sailing, such a small boat would never be considered suitable for voyaging. And there may be some who abandon their cruising dreams because they can't afford the ...

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing in Weymouth ...
By Keir Radnedge
To view the active map that details the cycle routes or for more information go tohttp://www.dorsetforyou.com/Sailing-2012/Travel-and-transport/Travelling-to-Weymouth/walking-and-cycling. 2. A jpg photograph is attached showing cycling ...

Day Two Sailing London 2012 | Royal Cork Yacht Club
By Claire Bateman
A strong performance by the Irish Olympic sailors today in Weymouth sees three of the four campaigns lying in top 10 positions. Today was the first day of racing for the Laser Radial, Laser and 49er campaigns, while the Star went into today's ...
Royal Cork Yacht Club

Darien's Rob Crane begins Olympic journey today | Darien Times
By The Darien Times
9:40 AM — Rob Crane of Darien ended his first day of Olympic sailing competition with a 42nd place finish in his second race of the day. He finished 35th in the first race. That gives him 77 points in the 11-round Laser competition. Crain is in ...
Darien Times

Composite Materials Help Set New Transatlantic Sailing Record ...
By altairenlighten.com
Caterham Composites has played an important role in the development of Alex Thomson's Hugo Boss yacht which has set a new world record after completed the fastest ever single-handed monohull transatlantic crossing from New York to ...
Altair Enlighten

It's Murphy's Law In The Sailing « 98FM: Dublin's Best Music Mix
By 98FM Sport
Annalise Murphy's sailing's on top of the world, she's in gold medal position after winning both of today's Laser Radial two races at the London Olympics. Peter O'Leary and David Burrows are in fifth place in the Star class – the 49er duo of ...
98FM: Dublin's Best Music Mix

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