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London 2012 Olympics - Day 2 photos by Carlo Borlenghi By Carlo Borlenghi/FIV images, , 7:37 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition day 2 photos by photographer Carlo Borleghi. ...[more]

2012 Olympics: New Zealand wins two races in two events on Day 2 By Kristine Lederis, Yachting NZ, 7:19 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
New Zealand’s Olympic sailors fared well on day two of the Olympic Sailing Competition in Weymouth as both Dan Slater in the Finn, and Hamish Pepper with Jim Turner in the Star won a race each. 'It was nice to get away out of the blocks and be able to sail my own race where as yesterday I got sort of got trapped at the start and forced to do things' said Dan Slater after racing. ...[more]

London 2012 Olympics - Hogh-Christensen extends lead on day 2 By Robert Deaves, , 7:17 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
On day two of the 2012 Olympics in Weymouth, the Finn man of the moment, Jonas Høgh-Christensen (DEN), extended his lead and while Jonathan Lobert (FRA) moves up to second, there is a four way tie for third place. Race wins went to the Dan Slater (NZL) and Daniel Birgmark (SWE). ...[more]

London 2012 Olympics - Mixed day 2 for Team GBR By Matt Carter, , 7:02 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
On day two of the London Olympics, defending champions, Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson, sounded a warning signal to the rest of the Star fleet as they stealthily moved into pole position. The Beijing 2008 gold medallists picked up where they left off yesterday by collecting a third and a second from their two races today to move to the top of the leaderboard, up from the fifth spot. ...[more]

420 Worlds: Tricky, Damn Tricky.... By Rob Burn, , 7:02 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
With the wind blowing well but from an unstable direction, the 420 Worlds got underway. The Ladies Fleet launched first as their course is further out. The Open course Start line is still about 5kms away and with the writers aged and failing eyesight, the individual boats cannot be made out even with good Binos. ...[more]

London Olympics - Day 3 preview for Team Australia By Craig Heydon, 6:45 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
The London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition will proceed with day three of competition on Tuesday, 31 August. The windsurfing fleets will enter the fray on day three. Jessica Crisp will line up for Australia in the women’s fleet with London 2012 her fourth straight Olympic Games appearance. ...[more]

London 2012 Olympics - Busy day for Team USA + Video By Dana Paxton, , 6:20 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
Day two was a very busy day at the London 2012 Olympics. Racing continued in the Star, Finn and Women’s Match Racing, plus it began in the Laser and Radial classes. The U.S. Team’s overall results after four races: Zach Railey in 13th (Finn) and Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih in sixth (Star); and after two races Erik Storck and Trevor Moore seventh (49er). ...[more]

London 2012 Olympics - Aussies victorious on day 2 By Craig Heydon, , 6:09 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
At the London Olympics, Australians have picked up wins in three classes on day two. Tom Slingsby got his 2012 Laser campaign off to an ideal start with a second and a first giving him the overall lead, while 49er crew Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen are third after two races and Match Racers Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty are tied for first following four wins from four starts. ...[more]

London 2012 - Has the dog finally mastered its own tail? By Bob Fisher, 5:47 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
Television, we were reliably assured, would be the answer to sailing's prayers at the London Olympics. That assurance came as soon as the host city was announced and in the seven years, there would be ample time for the technical difficulties to be overcome. ...[more]

London 2012 Olympics - Channelling the Great Dane By Mark Chisnell, 5:25 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
London 2012 - I'm not going to bury the lead - the headlines are all going to be about the battle in the Finns. Day two of racing at the London 2012 Olympic regatta and despite the 49ers kicking into action with some fantastic racing on the Nothe spectator course, it's hard to take your eyes off Ben Ainslie and Jonas Hogh-Christensen. ...[more]

London 2012 Olympics - Jessica Crisp ready for fourth shot at gold By Craig Heydon, , 5:02 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
Highly experienced member of the Australian Olympic Team, RS:X sailor Jessica Crisp, is all set for her fourth shot at Olympic gold. She will begin her London 2012 campaign on Tuesday when the women’s RS:X class complete their first two races on the waters off Weymouth and Portland in south-west England. ...[more]

London Olympics - Day 2 images by Ingrid Abery By Ingrid Abery images, 4:27 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
London 2012 Olympic Games - Day two images by photographer Ingrid Abery. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Strong day for Irish Olympic sailors By ISA, , 4:13 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
The Irish Olympic sailors displayed strong performances today in Weymouth at the London 2012 Olympics with three of the four campaigns lying in top ten positions. Today was the first day of racing for the Laser Radial, Laser and 49er campaigns, while the Star went in to today’s racing in second place after a strong performance yesterday. The 470 campaign commences on Thursday 02 August. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Rockin’ and rollin’ Laser style By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Weymouth, UK , 2:21 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
Forty-nine Lasers answered their first official starting guns in the 2012 Olympics, racing on the Weymouth Bay South course. Conditions steadily built over the course of both races, topping out somewhere around 15 or 16 knots, testing sailor’s medium-air-and-small-wave skills. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - 49er fever intensifies By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Weymouth, UK , 12:13 AM Tue 31 Jul 2012
Action was fast and furious on the 49er course as the double-trapeze rocketships tore around the Nothe course. According to sailors interviewed ex post facto in the 'mixed zone' (media and sailors), conditions were breezy and shifty, with a gathering breeze. ...[more]

London 2012 Olympics - GBR RS:X windsurfers to get campaign underway By Matt Carter, , 11:46 PM Mon 30 Jul 2012
London 2012 Olympics - Britain’s RS:X windsurfers, Nick Dempsey and Bryony Shaw, are ready to get their campaigns underway tomorrow (Tuesday 31 July) hoping to replicate their past Olympic podium success. Both sailors have claimed previous Olympic bronze medals in nail-biting final race showdowns, Dempsey at Athens 2004 and Shaw in Beijing four years ago. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Day 2 preview By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Weymouth, UK , 10:35 PM Mon 30 Jul 2012
The Olympic sailing schedule and the weather gods conspired together to deliver a magnificent set of conditions for Day Two of racing in this Olympiad. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 day 1 - Good start for Ireland's Star sailors By ISA, 10:06 AM Mon 30 Jul 2012
Ireland’s Peter O’Leary and David Burrows have started their regatta in the Star class of the London Olympics 2012 in Weymouth. ...[more]

London Olympics - Day 1 Finn images by Thom Touw By Anna Parker, Sail-World.com, 9:28 AM Mon 30 Jul 2012
London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition - Day one Finn class images by photographer Thom Touw. ...[more]

London Olympics - Denmark's Hogh-Christensen excels on day 1 By Robert Deaves, , 7:30 AM Mon 30 Jul 2012
The first day of London 2012 Olympic Sailing competition for the Finn class was a perfect one for Jonas Høgh-Christensen (DEN) as he won both races, leading both from start to finish. Ben Ainslie (GBR) was second in both races and Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) was third in both races, but each of them had to fight hard for every place. ...[more]

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