16 August 2012

London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition - Relive the excitement

London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition - Relive the excitement
Sail World
London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition, held at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy over an exceptional fortnight, showcased the sport to the world and to thousands of fans that lined up on the Nothe Spectator area. It started with a ... The dust has settled and the boats and 380 sailors from 63 nations have gone but fans can now relive all the excitement once again by replaying all of the action on the Online Race Viewer here.
ISAF Olympic Website

Olympic sailors parade through Weymouth and Portland
BBC News
Members of the Team GB Olympic sailing team are taking part in an open-top bus parade through Weymouth and Portland. The team won a gold and four silver medals in the sailing events held at Portland's National Sailing Academy. The parade started at ...

BBC News

Community comes together for Sailing Festival
Gloucester Daily Times
“For every sailor we have about one volunteer, and there are 246 sailors,” said Lauren Norton, commodore at Annisquam Yacht Club and co-chairwoman of the Junior Olympic Sailing Festival. “You name it, we have had someone in the community volunteer ...

Sailors touch down but still not back to earth
The Australian
The sailing squad, which took three of the seven gold medals won by Australia in London, celebrated at Sydney's Middle Harbour Yacht Club yesterday surrounded by hundreds of family and friends. Tom Slingsby, who found redemption with a gold medal in ...

Ben Ainslie may not be finished yet with Olympic sailing
Daily Echo
Ben Ainslie admits his Finn racing career is almost certainly behind him, but he is not yet closing the door completely on the Olympic Games. The Lymington superstar won the fourth gold medal of his sensational career when he triumphed dramatically on ...

Golden month continues for Estate Master Sailing Team
Sail World
Estate Master Sailing Team has continued its impressive form through the northern hemisphere summer with Malcolm Page and Mat Belcher claiming Gold in Men's 470 at the London 2012 Olympic Games last week in Weymouth, after the match racing team ...

Sail World

Toy sailors battle the seas of Central Park
Mother Nature Network
"This is a very pure form of sailing," said Jon Elmaleh, a wiry 52-year-old, who with his chin stubble, mountaineer-style sunglasses and polo shirt, looked as if he might already be halfway across the Atlantic. "You get to the core of sailing in a way ...

Mother Nature Network

Golden guys promise to make Rio grand
The Australian
That was the message from Australia's Olympic sailing director Peter Conde who yesterday welcomed home our London heroes at Sydney's Middle Harbour Yacht Club. The sailing team won three gold and one silver medal. The Rio sailing competition will ...

Crowds line streets for GB sailors
The Press Association
The medallists, including the record-breaking Ben Ainslie, saluted the crowds as a convoy of police vehicles led the Team GB bus through the winding streets of Dorset - home to the sailing events at the Olympic Games. Four-time gold medallist Ainslie ...

Front Porch: Learn all about small-boat sailing
The festival celebrates the art of small-boat sailing and features activities for all ages, including games, music, racing, sailing, sailing lessons, boat building workshops, crabbing and fishing. Kayak, rowboat and sailboat rentals are available at ...

We're so proud of you
Northland Independent Community
So let's get out there to give them a homecoming to remember. Blair Tuke and Peter Burling's silver is Kerikeri's first ever Olympic medal, New Zealand's 100th, the 10th won at the 2012 Olympics and it is 20 years since we won a medal in centreboard ...

Northland Independent Community

Outteridge sets sail for Rio
Fox Sports
"Obviously I want to stay with Goobes (Iain Jensen) and do the 49er skiff again," said Outteridge, 26, who claimed one of Australian sailing's three London Olympic gold medals with his childhood mate from the NSW Central Coast last week. "But if we ...

London 2012 - Glory in Olympic sailors' success
The Manly Daily
``I'm hoping to do some of the medal tour and the whole sailing team is going to Hamilton Island but first priority is sleep, catch up with family and friends ... it will be good.'' Curtis paid tribute to the influence Page had on her success in London ...

The Manly Daily

Olympic sailors celebrate at Middle Harbour Yacht Club
The Manly Daily
Australia's medallists pose for a photo at Middle Harbour Yacht Club earlier today. Australia's Olympic sailing team returned home to celebrate at Middle Harbour Yacht Club this morning. Joined by a small gathering of family and friends, our Olympic ...

The Manly Daily

Marine board begins sailing death inquiry
Irish Times
THE MARINE Casualty Investigation Board has begun an inquiry into a sailing tragedy in which a 58-year-old father of three died when his dinghy overturned in Kenmare Bay on Monday afternoon. John O'Leary, Barness, Allihies, Co Cork, was on a sailing ...

Irish Times

US Sailing's US Youth Championship preview
Sail World
US Sailing's 2012 Youth Championships will take place this week on the Columbia River Gorge where brilliant young sailors will be put to the test. The four day regatta begins this Wednesday, August 15. The Columbia Gorge Racing Association in Cascade ...

UD sailing team relocates to NERYC
Cecil Whig
Posted: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 6:00 am. UD sailing team relocates to NERYC By Wendy Gilbert Mariner Editor Cecil Daily | 0 comments. The North East River Yacht Club is the new berth for the University of Delaware's sailing team. One of the school's ...

Sailing Lake Superior
She's taken sailing school lessons since she was eight years old and started competing just two years ago. Now, she's navigated her way to the Skipper of her sailing team. We watched her and the team from another boat, and once it came time to set sail ...

Local scientists help sailing team cruise to Olympic gold
Global Times
Local scientists designed the real-time wind and current tracking system that helped China's nationalsailing team, including Shanghai native Xu Lijia, win the country's first Olympic gold medal in the sport last week in London. The system was ...

Murphy sets her sights and sail on Rio
Irish Times
SPORTSWOMAN OF THE MONTH AWARD FOR JULY Annalise Murphy (Sailing): AFTER THE sporting events of August, July might seem a lifetime ago, but that's when Annalise Murphy made an outstanding start to her first Olympic Games, winning the...

Irish Times

Sail on a tall ship into the River Mersey
Liverpool Echo
If you've ever dreamed of voyaging into Liverpool on a traditional sailing ship, then you must enter the ECHO's competition to join the crew in the new Irish Sea Tall Ships Regatta, courtesy of Merseyside Adventure Sailing Trust (MAST). The winners ...

Telcoinabox Airlie Beach Race Week day 5 - Flying
Sail World
In the OMR Multihulls start APC Mad Max (George Owen) pushed Team VodafoneSailing up as she approached the line and the red giant was forced to turn above the committee boat. She started more than fashionably late after circling (around) but powered ...

Sail World

Mass Bay Junior Olympic Sailing Festival 2012 From Elinor Teele ...
By Joey C
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US Sailing Needs A Bigger Vision - Messing About In Sailboats
By Adam Turinas
Like many in the US, I am scratching my head wondering how the US sailors could have done so badly in The Olympics. It was tragic to see a sailor of Anna Tunnicliffe's caliber, in tears after being knocked out...
Messing About In Sailboats

Crowds line streets for GB sailors « This Is Jersey
The medallists, including the record-breaking Ben Ainslie, saluted the crowds as a convoy of police vehicles led the Team GB bus through the winding streets of Dorset – home to the sailing events at the Olympic Games. Four-time gold ...
This Is Jersey » This Is Jersey

The Streatham & Brixton Chess Blog: Chess Is Like... Sailing?
Sailing? From that Caissic authority, Shirley Robertson. "Ben [Ainslie] is the best in the world at executing in a medal-race scenario. He's a world champion match-racer, so he knows all the moves, all the tactics. Match-racing is about quick ...
The Streatham & Brixton Chess Blog

Finn Focus at the Olympics - Yachts and Yachting Online
The closing of the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition is also perhaps the end of a magnificent era within the Finn class. With three time gold medalist Ben Ainslie (GBR) announcing that he is very unlikely to ever set foot in a Finn again, ...
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Physio Jen helps sailor claim Olympic medal « Northern Devon ...
By James
Jennifer provided physiotherapy to a number of international athletes while working as a volunteer at the Olympic Sailing Village in Weymouth. They included Argentine Juan de la Fuente, who came third with Lucas Calabrese in the men's ...
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust NDHT

The Michigan Sailing Team: Team Wins Spirit Award at Club Sports ...
By Rachel B
The Michigan Sailing Team was ecstatic to win the Spirit Award at the third annual Club Sports Field Day event in April. Earlier in the evening over 100 club athletes flooded the Coliseum for activities including lightning, dodgeball, tug-of-war, ...
The Michigan Sailing Team

19 August – Winter Series week 3 - Mordialloc Sailing Club
By admin
Location: Mordialloc Sailing Club. Description: The ever popular Mordialloc Winter Series is back on again. Racing starts at 1pm. 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25. Events on August 25, 2012. Ossie McCutcheonRegatta. Starts: 12:00 am. Ends: August 26 ...
Mordialloc Sailing Club

Irish Olympic Sailing Commentary - Neatorama
This Irish Olympic commentary from a sailing event sounds like something produced by The Onion. Really really funny stuff here!...

Spain wins dramatic Olympic sailing gold | nj.com
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