05 August 2012

London 2012 Olympics - Strong results from US sailors

London 2012 Olympics - Strong results from US sailors
Sail World
At the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition, it was ladies day for the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team, where strong results were turned in by Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan in the Women's 470; Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi in ...

Sail World 

Sailing: Ainslie needs perfect finish for record
WEYMOUTH, England (Reuters) - Britain's Ben Ainslie will take to the water with his faithful Finn dinghy "Rita" on Sunday, aiming to become the most successful Olympic sailor ever. With the winds forecast to favor the relatively light Ainslie - he ... 

Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 4 | Olympic and ...
It was ladies day for the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team, where strong results were turned in by Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan in the Women's 470; Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi in Women's Match Racing; and Paige ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Olympics sailing: How can Great Britain's sailors win gold?
BBC Sport
Percy and Simpson are the defending champions, and for 36-year-old Percy it would be a third gold in four Games. Two-time Olympic sailinggold medallist Shirley Robertson and BBC sailing commentator Richard Simmonds discuss how it could all pan out.

BBC Sport 

NZ Olympic sailors make gains
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
NZ Olympic sailors make gains. More than half of the New Zealand Sailing crews are now ranked inside the top five after a day of low scores at the Olympic sailing venue in Weymouth. JP Tobin, Andrew Murdoch, and both of New Zealand's 470 teams made ...

British Olympic sailors Young and Goodison battling on the waves off Weymouth
For sailing's Alison Young (pictured above) in the Laser Radial and Paul Goodison in the Laser class it was a day of triumph over adversity at Weymouth. Goodison, who has been struggling with a severe back injury throughout the Regatta so far, began ...


Sailing: Gold tops "to-do" list for Britain's 470 women
Chicago Tribune
WEYMOUTH, England (Reuters) - For Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, the first step towards Olympic sailing gold in the 470 class was writing a list. "We made a massive list of the things we needed to get done...and we got selected," said helmswoman Mills,...

China battles for Olympic sailing medal
4 (UPI) -- China's Xu Lijia had one win and a second-place finish Saturday to tie for the top spot going into the medal race of the Olympic Laser Radial sailing regatta. The medals in Laser Radial (one-person dinghy) will be handed out Monday after ...

Olympic sailing heroes help Itchenor celebrate 2012 Games
Chichester Observer
On Saturday Itchenor celebrated the London Games with a series ofOlympic-style races and a final sail-past up Chichester Harbour. The sail-past was led off by the Mirrors – Itchenor now has the county's largest Mirror fleet and is proud to be hosting ...

Chichester Observer

A Valued Adjunct to the US Sailing Team
New York Times
The sailing team has 16 athletes, 9 coaches, 3 physiotherapists, a psychologist, a rules expert and Charko. In the 2000 and 2004 Olympics, he worked for the Brazilians. In 2008, the Canadians. Meteorologists are now a standard part of the world's ...

New York Times

Clark sailing team holds on to 4th place in Olympic sailing
Shelter Island Reporter
Team Go Sail remains in fourth place overall after the third race in a 10-race series for the Women's 470 Olympic sailing gold. The races continue through Wednesday, after which the top 10 teams in the 20-team field will race Friday for a medal ...

Olympic Sailors More Than Earn the Label 'Athletes' | Playbook - Wired
To understand sailing, think about playing soccer on a field that rises and falls, pitches and rolls. That's sailing, where the field of play is constantly in motion, and ...

ISAF Olympic Sailing Blog
The Official Website of ISAF (International Sailing Association & Federation), the world governing body for the sport of sailing.

Olympic Sailing Underway!
The sailing races started yesterday in London and continue this week, starting with a full day today. Anna Tunnicliffe's team has already had a win in the first two ...

U.S. women's Olympic sailing team suffers setback
An "unforced error" and Sunday's setback weren't enough to take the wind out of Debbie Capozzi's sails . . . figuratively. The Bayport native is a member of the ...

London 2012: surf, spray and stamina – Olympic windsurfers at ...
A young spectator hogs the binoculars to get a better view of the sailing races out at sea Photograph: David Levene for The Guardian

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