02 August 2012

Olympics-Sailing-Cypriot Kontides surges into Laser gold contention

Olympics-Sailing-Cypriot Kontides surges into Laser gold contention
WEYMOUTH, England Aug 1 (Reuters) - Pavlos Kontides raced into gold-medal contention in the Laser dinghy at the Olympic regatta on Wednesday, raising hopes of securing a first podium finish at a Games by a Cypriot athlete. Kontides, 22, took a second ...

Sailing: Team GB's Paul Goodison has gold in mind
The Independent
“We didn't sail any better today, we just didn't make any mistakes,” said Morrison. “We didn't change anything or allow ourselves to get too stressed about yesterday. We just carried on with what we know we can do. We know we're pretty good at sailing 49ers.

Olympic Sailors More Than Earn the Label 'Athletes'
Wired News
Carol Cronin, Liz Filter and Nancy Haberland of the USA compete in the women's keelboat yngling race on August 14, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Agios Kosmas Olympic Sailing Centre in Athens, Greece. Photo: Ben ...

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Olympics-Women's sailing Laser Radial Race 6 results
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The Netherlands' Marit Bouwmeester won the Olympic women'ssailing Laser Radial Race 6 on Wednesday. Results Table Results Laser Radial Women Opening Series Race 6 1. Marit Bouwmeester (Netherlands) 1 points 2.

Olympics-Women's Sailing laser radial race 5 results
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Belgium's Evi Van Acker won the Olympic women's sailing Laser Radial Race 5 on Wednesday. Results Laser Radial Women Opening Series Race 5 1. Evi Van Acker (Belgium) 1 points 2. Alison Young (Britain) 2 3. Gintare ...

Olympics sailing: Paul Goodison's gold hopes slipping away
BBC News
Olympics sailing: Paul Goodison's gold hopes slipping away. By Rob Hodgetts BBC Sport at Weymouth and Portland. Paul Goodison defied back pain to keep the defence of his Olympic Laser title alive but admits his gold medal hopes are slipping away in ...

BBC News

London 2012: Spectators and sailors relishing the Weymouth waves
The Guardian (blog)
Jump to comments (…) Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson, who are leading Team GB in the two-handed Star keelboat class at the London 2012 regatta. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images. The Olympic sailing regatta is a wonderful, slow-burning affair.

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Goodison improves sailing placing
The Press Association
Reigning Laser sailing gold medallist Paul Goodison has shown real grit to overcome debilitating back pain and claw himself up to sixth in the standings. The 34-year-old picked up the injury in just the second race of the London 2012 regatta, leading to some ...

Olympics-Sailing-Pregnant windsurfer's exit upsets team
33-year-old quit Games in email. * Portuguese Olympic committee dismisses athlete's criticism. * Mission says she deliberately concealed pregnancy (Adds Portuguese mission reaction). By Daniel Alvarenga. LISBON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Portuguese Olympic ...

Olympics-Men's sailing Laser Race 6 results
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Croatia's Tonci Stipanovic won the Olympic men's sailing Laser Race 6 on Wednesday. Results Table Results Laser Men Opening Series Race 6 1. Tonci Stipanovic (Croatia) 1 points 2. Tom Slingsby (Australia) 2 3. Zsombor ...

Aussies avoid another swim, keep Olympic 49er lead
Yahoo! Sports
That's probably a good regatta-saver at the moment. It could have been an 18th or something had we have gone upside down. Thank God we didn't, and we're in a really good spot." Sailing in wind that reached 17 knots Wednesday, the Aussies couldn't quite ...

Ausstralians avoid another swim to keep lead in Olympic 49er regatta
Washington Post
Sailing in wind that reached 17 knots Wednesday, the Australians couldn't quite catch the French in the first race Wednesday, losing by 10 seconds. In the next race, the Australians had the lead by the end of the first windward-leeward lap and beat the Kiwis ...

To Olympic sailors ...He's good as gold
Ozaukee Press
With sailing events under way at the summer Olympics, a Town of Belgium resident has an important role behind the scenes. Rich Reichelsdorfer manages the fleet of 12 boats used for the women's match racing, one of 10 sailing events at the Olympics.

Olympics-Men's sailing Laser Race 5 results
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - New Zealand's Andrew Murdoch won the Olympic men's sailingLaser Race 5 on Wednesday. Results Laser Men Opening Series Race 5 1. Andrew Murdoch (New Zealand) 1 points 2. Pavlos Kontides (Cyprus) 2 3.

Olympics-Women's sailing RS-X Race 4 results
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Spain's Marina Alabau won the Olympic women's sailing RS-X Race 4 on Wednesday. Results Table Results RS:X Women Opening Series Race 4 1. Marina Alabau Neira (Spain) 1 points 2. Lee-El Korsiz (Israel) 2 3.

Outteridge has reason to joke
The Australian
AUSTRALIA'S 49er skiff pairing Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen have extended their overall lead to 13 points in their class in the Olympic sailing regatta. Outteridge wore a green snorkel and goggles out to the start line - a joke referencing the dramatic ...

Sailing: Annalise Murphy finishes eighth and 19th in races five and six of the ...
They rounded the first mark of Race 5 in 15th place, but thanks to some tactical sailing they overtook three of their competitors to finish the race in 12th. Unfortunately Race 6 proved to be their most difficult to date and they finished towards the back of the fleet ...

UPDATE 1-Olympics-Sailing-Pregnant windsurfer's exit upsets team
Chicago Tribune
LISBON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Portuguese Olympic officials on Wednesday criticised a female windsurfer who told them by email that she was quitting the. Games, and accused her of concealing the fact she was pregnant. Carolina Borges told sports newspaper ...

Olympics-Men's sailing RS-X Race 4 results
Wed Aug 1, 2012 9:15am EDT. LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Britain's Nick Dempsey won theOlympic men's sailing RS-X Race 4 on Wednesday. Results RS-X Men Opening Series Race 4 1. Nick Dempsey (Britain) 1 points 2. Byron Kokalanis (Greece) 2 3.

Olympics-Sailing-Windsurfer says quit due to pregnancy, support
LISBON Aug 1 (Reuters) - Portuguese Olympics windsurfer Carolina Borges quit the Games because she was pregnant, coachless and lacked the necessary support from Portugal's mission, the athlete has told a sports newspaper. Borges astonished ...

Olympics-Men's sailing RS-X Race 3 results
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The Netherlands' Dorian van Rijsselberghe won the Olympic men'ssailing RS-X Race 3 on Wednesday. Results Table Results RS-X Men Opening Series Race 3 1. Dorian van Rijsselberghe (Netherlands) 1 points 2.

Coach who brought Olympic sailing to Weymouth was crushed to death by an ...
Daily Mail
An Olympic coach who helped to bring the 2012 Games' sailing events to Weymouth was crushed to death in an avalanche while skiing, an inquest heard today. David Robinson had been out on the slopes with wife Christine Hughes and a group of friends ...

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Olympics sailing car park charges cut in Weymouth
BBC News
Parking charges in Weymouth have been cut following lower than expected visitor numbers during the Olympic sailing events. Retailers have complained business is suffering from the resort being quieter than anticipated. The council said it would "help local ...

BBC News

Jr. Olympic Sailing Festival coming to Gloucester
Gloucester Daily Times
The event, which rotates between sailing clubs in Massachusetts each year and is open to all junior sailors in the Northeast, will take place on Ipswich Bay where spectators can grab a perfect view of the action from Wingaersheek Beach. The races go off at ...

Olympics-Men's sailing 49er opening series Race 6 results
LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Australia won Race 6 of the Olympic men's sailing 49er opening series on Wednesday. Results 49er Men Opening Series Race 6 1. Nathan Outteridge/Iain Jensen (Australia) 1 points 2. Stevie Morrison/Ben Rhodes (Britain) 2 3.

Learning the ropes of Olympic sailing | Photographers Blog
By Pascal Lauener
Since a young boy, I have been attracted by boats, more so to container vessels rather thensailing ships. However after covering the America's Cup in Valencia, I became fascinated bysailing.
Photographers Blog

Olympic Sailing: Shifty Weymouth is Not for Quitters | Boats.com Blog
By Gael Pawson
It was a case of big seas and plenty of breeze for the Finn and Star classes as they faced shifty conditions in Weymouth on day three of the regatta.
Boats.com Blog

Sailing Beauties - Deep South Magazine
By erinzbass
A history of women's sailing on the Gulf Coast, complete with duels, parties and a scandalous win. by Troy Gilbert. In 1853, the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama, hosted sailors from New Orleans and the Mississippi Coast for post-regatta ...
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London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing in Weymouth ...
By Keir Radnedge
Visitors to Weymouth and Portland, the venue for the Olympic Sailing competition, are getting the green light to park for free at a special car park for the next two days, and then without charge every afternoon and evening for the rest of the ...

Germans Pin Olympic Hopes on Technology Edge | Cruising ...
By andrew
Advanced technology evaluating water currents and wind speed could provide Germany'sOlympic sailing hopefuls with a favorable edge and help them overcome Britain's local knowledge, according to a top German sailing official. “We have ...
Cruising Compass • The Free...

Daily Report: August 1 | Olympic and Paralympic Teams
Current results for the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team: Erik Storck and Trevor Moore 7th in the 49er; Paige Railey 7th in Laser Radial; Rob Crane 32nd in Laser; Bob Willis 13th in Men's Windsurfing; Farrah Hall 18th in Women's Windsurfing, while ...
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Visiting Weymouth sailing Olympics? Read our FAQs - Yachting World
Thinking about visiting the sailing Olympics in Weymouth, or wondering if it would be worth it? Read our answers here.
Yachting World News

Sailing: Alison Young shines on Olympic Debut | Sportsister
By hollypatel
Alison Young is going for gold after a fantastic performance on her first day of the London 2012regatta yesterday. The 25-year-old (pictured above) proved.

Goodison improves sailing placing « Shropshire Star
Reigning Laser sailing gold medallist Paul Goodison has shown real grit to overcome debilitating back pain and claw himself up to sixth in the standings.
Shropshire Star » Shropshire Star

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 ...

Sail-World.com : London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition ...
The 2012 London Olympic Sailing Competition is currently underway in Weymouth and after day two, we see the latest results from the 49er Men's, Elliott 6m ...

London 2012 Olympic Sailing:Laser Radial fleet wide - BYM News
The 41-boat Laser Radial fleet will be one of the most hotly contended sailing events at London 2012 with a number of sailors with realistic medal hopes.

Olympic Sailing: July 29, 2012 - Sailing World
Racing for the Finns, Stars, and Women Match Racing kicked off the Olympic regatta in Weymouth and Portland for the 2012 London Games. Photos by Daniel ...

Day One of London 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta - Ben takes ...
Ben said Jonas Hoegh-Christensen must have had “a hotline to Paul Elvstrom” after the Danish sailor did his utmost to protect his fellow countryman's Olympic ...

Olympic Sailing: Paige Railey's Day in Weymouth | Boats.com Blog
The U.S. Laser Radial sailor chalks up two solid opening races, with a steady-as- she-goes attitude.

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BUT, while it is not terribly difficult to learn to sail, it is physically demanding. All but your most avid sailing friends will quickly demur after one day out becalmed ...

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