01 August 2012

Olympics-Sailing-Dane maintains lead over Ainslie in Finn

Olympics-Sailing-Dane maintains lead over Ainslie in Finn
Reuters
WEYMOUTH, England, July 31 (Reuters) - Red-headed Dane Jonas Hogh-Christensen underlined his threat to Ben Ainslie's bid for a fourth consecutive Olympic gold when he maintained a healthy lead over the Briton in the Finn dinghy on Tuesday.

British Olympic sailing's Ben Ainslie is determined "to Turn the tables"
Boxscore
Team GB's surprise package in the sailing, Alison Young, continued her tremendous form in the Women's Laser Radial with two comfortable second places today. Young, who is sailing in her first Olympic Games, has managed to close the gap on third placed ...
 
Boxscore

British Olympic Sailors Say Bay Currents Provide Home Advantage
Businessweek
The British sailing team won four golds among its six Olympic medals in 2008, twice as many medals as nearest rival Australia and three times more than the Americans. Britain's returning champions include Ainslie, 35, who's seeking to tie the record of four ...

Dane keeps lead over Ainslie in Olympic Finn class
SI.com
WEYMOUTH, England (AP) - It might be getting close to nervous time for Ben Ainslie out on the cold, gloomy English Channel. What was supposed to be the British star's voyage toward coronation as the greatest sailor in Olympic history has been interrupted ...

Ireland's Olympic sailing star: Go Annelise Murphy!
Yachting World (blog)
Her elder sister also had aspirations to represent Ireland in the sailing Olympics and the pair trained together until Annelise got the upper hand. When the Irish Olympic place became a reality Annelise took study leave from University College, Dublin, where ...

Olympic sailing: Paul Goodison admits injury could end his Games
BBC News
Olympic sailing: Paul Goodison admits injury could end his Games. By Rob Hodgetts BBC Sport in Weymouth. Great Britain's defending Laser class champion Paul Goodison could pull out of London 2012 with a back injury. Goodison, 34, was injured before ...

BBC News

Olympics-Women's sailing Laser Radial Race 4 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Ireland's Annalise Murphy won the women's sailing Laser Radial Race 4 on Tuesday. Results Laser Radial Women Opening Series Race 4 1. Annalise Murphy (Ireland) 1 points 2. Alison Young (Britain) 2 3. Xu Lijia (China) 3 4.

Ben Ainslie is confident of securing a sailing gold
The Independent
Ben Ainslie remains confident of securing a fourth Olympic gold medal despite faltering once again on a day when the British sailing team were hit by news that Paul Goodison's regatta could be in jeopardy. Ainslie came to London 2012 as overriding favourite ...

Sailing legend Ainslie struggling to maintain gold rush after fresh defeat
Daily Mail
Ben Ainslie's charge for Olympic gold faltered again as Finn leader Jonas Hogh-Christensen palmed off the reigning champion for a sixth successive race. The three-time gold medallist came into London 2012 as overriding favourite to top the podium, but has ...

Daily Mail

Olympics-Men's sailing 49er opening series Race 4 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - The United States won race 4 of the men's sailing 49er opening series on Tuesday. Results 49er Men Opening Series Race 4 1. Erik Storck/Trevor Moore (U.S.) 1 points 2. Ryan Seaton/Matt McGovern (Ireland) 2 3.

Olympics-Men's sailing 49er opening series Race 3 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - New Zealand won Race 3 of the men's sailing 49er opening series On Tuesday. Results 49er men opening series Race 3 1. Peter Burling/Blair Tuke (New Zealand) 1 points 2. Nathan Outteridge/Iain Jensen (Australia) 2 3.

Olympics-Men's sailing Laser Race 4 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Cyprus' Pavlos Kontides won the men's sailing Laser Race 4 on Tuesday. Results Laser Men Opening Series Race 4 1. Pavlos Kontides (Cyprus) 1 points 2. Paul Goodison (Britain) 2 3. Simon Grotelueschen (Germany) 3 4.

British sailors lead in Olympic Star class
UPI.com
WEYMOUTH, England, July 31 (UPI) -- Defending champions Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson finished first and second in their two races Tuesday to take a narrow lead in the Olympic Star classregatta. After six of the 10 preliminary races that will be sailed, ...

Olympics-Men's sailing Finn Race 5 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Denmark's Jonas Hogh Christensen won the men's sailing Finn Race 5 on Tuesday. Results Finn Men Opening Series Race 5 1. Jonas Hogh-Christensen (Denmark) 1 points 2. Zach Railey (U.S.) 2 3. Tapio Nirkko (Finland) 3 4.

Olympics 2012: Ben Ainslie trails rival after sixth sailing defeat
The Guardian
Olympics 2012: Ben Ainslie trails rival after sixth sailing defeat. • Jonas Hogh-Christensen has beaten Ainslie six times • Percy and Simpson shine in Star keelboat. Share · Tweet this · Email · Steven Morris in Weymouth. guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 31 July 2012 ...

The Guardian

Ainslie left in Dane's wake once again
The Press Association
Ben Ainslie saw his assault on Olympic sailing gold stutter once again as he finished behind Finn leader Jonas Hogh-Christensen for a fifth time at London 2012. The three-time gold medallist is the undoubted star of the British sailing team and over-riding ...

Olympics-Women's sailing RS-X Race 2 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Spain's Marina Alabau won the women's sailing RS-X Race 2 on Tuesday. Results RS-X Women Opening Series Race 2 1. Marina Alabau (Spain) 1 points 2. Zofia Noceti-Klepacka (Poland) 2 3. Lee-El Korsiz (Israel) 3 4.

Olympics-Men's sailing Finn Race 6 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Estonia's Deniss Karpak won the men's sailing Finn Race 6 on Tuesday. Results Finn Men Opening Series Race 6 1. Deniss Karpak (Estonia) 1 points 2. Jonas Hogh-Christensen (Denmark) 2 3. Ben Ainslie (Britain) 3 4. Rafael ...

Olympics-Men's sailing RS-X Race 2 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - The Netherlands' Dorian van Russelberge won men's sailing RS-X Race 2 on Tuesday. Results Table Results RS-X Men Opening Series Race 2 1. Dorian van Russelberge (Netherlands) 1 points 2. Przemyslaw Marczynski ...

Sailing: Annalise Murphy still unbeaten after two more wins in Laser Radial class
RTE.ie
Ireland's Annalise Murphy is tonight the clear front runner for Olympic gold in the Laser Radialsailing class at London 2012, dominating the competition with a clean sweep of the first four races. The young Dubliner reached every mark today in pole position, ...

Olympics-Women's sailing RS-X Race 1 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Israel's Lee Korzits won the women's sailing RS-X Race 1 on Tuesday. Results RS-X Women Opening Series Race 1 1. Lee-El Korsiz (Israel) 1 points 2. Marina Alabau (Spain) 2 3. Olha Maslivets (Ukraine) 3 4. Moana Delle ...

Olympics-Men's sailing RS-X Race 1 results
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - The Netherlands' Dorian Van Rijsselberge won the men's sailing RS-X Race 1. Results RS-X Men Opening Series Race 1 1. Dorian van Rijsselberge (Netherlands) 1 points 2. Przemyslaw Miarczynski (Poland) 2 3. Toni Wilhelm ...

Belief Kicks In For Hogh Christensen
International Sailing Federation
"I've always had the feeling I can beat Ben on my best day and I can beat all the other guys when I sail my best," said the Dane. "I've been sailing my best here for the last three days and if I can keep that up then there's a good chance I can win. I'm a bit ...

International Sailing Federation

Olympics: Naples' Trevor Moore, Storck win fourth race in 49er sailing
Naples Daily News
Michael Zamora/Scripps Howard News Service Naples, Fla., sailor Trevor Moore brings down the spinnaker as teammate Erik Storck (left) continues to steer their 49er Monday, July 30, 2012 as they compete in the first day of the 2012 Olympic sailing events in ...

Olympics-Men's sailing Star opening series Race 6
Reuters
LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Brazil won Race 6 of the men's sailing Star opening series on Tuesday. Results Star Men Opening Series Race 6 1. Robert Scheidt/Bruno Prada (Brazil) 1 points 2. Iain Percy/Andrew Simpson (Britain) 2 3. Fredrik Loof/Max ...

London 2012 Olympics - Irish sailors maintain good form
Sail World
At the London 2012 Olympics, it was another strong performance by the Irish Olympic sailors in Weymouth. Annalise Murphy remains at the top of the Laser Radial fleet while two of the other three campaigns have maintained their position in the top ten of their ...

Sail World

Olympics-Men's sailing Star opening series Race 5 results
Reuters
... 2012 9:15am EDT. LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Britain won Race 5 of the men's sailing Star opening series on Tuesday. Results Star Men Opening Series Race 5 1. Iain Percy/Andrew Simpson (Britain) 1 points 2. Robert Scheidt/Bruno Prada (Brazil) 2 3.

RIVERSIDE: Sailing lessons offer kids a chance to learn
Press-Enterprise
JERRY SOIFER/FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER. Austin Mellon, Alyssa Fennessy, 11, Matt Hergot, 11, and Kyle Kluz, 13, launch a sailboat at Lake Evans in Riverside's Fairmount Park as part of the Riverside Community Sailing Program.

Press-Enterprise

A brilliant day at the sailing Olympics | Elaine Bunting's Blog ...
A day trip to Weymouth is a very special way to see the sailing Olympics. And you don't need a ticket.
Yachting World News

Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – July 31 | Olympic and ...
By USST
Weymouth and Portland, U.K. (July 31, 2012) – Another windy and eventful day of sailing for the U.S.Olympic Sailing Team yielded strong results. An outstanding first day of sailing for Bob Willis, photo Juerg Kauffman/www.go4image.com ...
Olympic and Paralympic Teams

Sunset + Vine goes Olympic sailing for the BBC : SVG Europe
By Andy Stout
Featuring 10 events over 13 days, the sailing is an important part of the BBC coverage, as befits an island nation. “The BBC only has got three OBs in the entire Olympics,” explains Andrew Preece, Sunset + Vine, executive producer. “One is ...
SVG Europe

Olympics Day 3: Capozzi Sailing Team vs. France, Finland - Sayville ...
By Judy Mottl
Bayport Olympian's team has won two, lost two in round robin tournament action.
Sayville-Bayport Patch

The UltraLuxum CXL Parks a McLaren MP4 in ... - Blue Water Sailing
By vita
Not only is the UltraLuxum CXL the world's largest sailing trimaran, but the outer hulls fold in for harbour access, and the superyacht yacht will also be delivered with a McLaren MP4 in a dedicated garage aft. Constructed in carbon fibre and ...
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Caribbean Info Night – Antigua, Barbuda & Monserrat | Harbourfront ...
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Famous for it's rum, Admiral Nelson, fabulous scenery, cuisine and of course sailing, Antigua and Barbuda lie south of St. Maarten. The success of our Caribbean program grows stronger each year. The key to our success is our ability to ...
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Full coverage: Darien's Olympian races again today | Darien Times
By The Darien Times
Rob Crane of Darien ended his first day of Olympic sailing competition in 39th place overall after the first two Laser races off the southern coast of. ... There are still nine more races in the Men's Laser event, which is solo sailing. Tuesday, like ...
Darien Times

Come and join the RYA in Weymouth and soak up the Olympic ...
You can see the RYA's Olympic and Paralympic sailing heritage exhibition at the Weymouth Bayside Festival, watch the Olympic sailing on the two huge screens on Weymouth Beach at the Live Site and try lots of different sports including ...
Royal Yachting Association News

Today London 2012 belonged to Annalise ... - Royal Cork Yacht Club
By Claire Bateman
Annalise Murphy proudly displaying the gold Leader of the Fleet sticker on her sail at the start of Race Three of the Laser Radial Fleet at Weymouth today. Pic: onEdition. It was another strong performance by the Irish Olympic sailors today in ...
Royal Cork Yacht Club

Olympic Sailing Photos - Sailing Photo Galleries | London 2012
Sailing Photo Gallery from the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Checkout pictures from Sailingevents during the games.
www.london2012.com/sailing/photos/galleryid=1310303/

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