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London Olympics 2012 - Women's RS:X lead to Alabau By ISAF, 12:19 PM Mon 6 Aug 2012
Marina Alabau (ESP) will take a 14 point lead into the Women's RS:X Medal Race. Just three points split places two to five making for an exciting race for the medals on Tuesday. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - RS:X Mens gold won with two races to spare By ISAF, 12:11 PM Mon 6 Aug 2012
Dorian Van Rijsselberge (NED) won gold with two races to spare in the Men's RS:X after another exceptional performance. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 sailing competition Carlo Borlenghi By Carlo Borlenghi images, 11:46 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
London Olympics 2012 images sailing competition by photographer Carlo Borlenghi ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Australians in action on day 9 + Video By Craig Heydon, 9:38 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
Tom Slingsby will race for gold in the Laser class on Monday, with the final medal race to take place at 2pm (UK) time on the Nothe spectator course. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Tense day for Team Canada By Canadian Sailing Team, 8:40 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
It was a tense day today at the London Olympic Sailing Competition on the waters off Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy as medal battles were fought and medal race qualification took some final turns. The conditions were lighter than previous, seeing wind in the 10-14 knots range under sunny skies and 14 degrees of air temperature. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Day 8 for the U.S. Sailing Team By Dana Paxton, 8:08 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
Headlining the day at the London Olympic 2012 Sailing Competition, Star sailors Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih finished the Medal Race in sixth to round out their overall standing to seventh place. Bob Willis and Farrah Hall completed their windsurfing series in 22nd and 20th, respectively. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 – The Finn Medal race: Here is what they said By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, 7:59 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
The most watched race of Olympic sailing history was sailed on the Nothe course in today’s Finn race. Bob Fisher and Mark Chisnell have commented on the race ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Two bullets for Outteridge and Jensen By Craig Heydon, 7:20 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
Australia’s Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen have extended their lead at the head of the 49er fleet following an impressive day on the water in Weymouth. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Mixed bag for the Canadian Sailing Team By John Curtis, 7:15 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
London Olympics 2012, Weymouth and Portland. Sailing competition day 8. Canada had three teams on the water - 49'er, RSX M and RSX W. The Big Story was the upset for the UK in the Star and the Lucky Gold medal by Ben Ainslie in the Finn. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Nail biting finale in Finn medal race By Robert Deaves, 6:55 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
The whole sailing world was on the edge of its seat for 30 agonising minutes as the Finn fleet duked it out for the medals. Høgh-Christensen had the advantage over Ainslie out of the start forcing the Brit to tack off to the right, the normally unfavoured side. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Mixed bag for Irish sailors By ISA, 6:43 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
At the London Olympic 2012 Sailing Competition, Peter O’Leary and David Burrows have finished 10th in the medal race and 10th overall in the Star class. Although not the results they had hoped for entering the Games, it is still the best results Ireland has ever had in the Star class. ...[more]

London Olympics: Images of Weymouth, Day 8 - Gold on line in Stars By Richard Gladwell, 6:21 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
Great Britain's crack crew of Iain Percy and Andrew 'Bart' Simpson looked to have the Gold Medal for the Mens Keelboat, the Star, in the bag closing in on the finish. However in the last 10 metres, they managed to drop three places and with it the Gold Medal. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Swedes claim Star gold in thrilling finale By ISAF, 6:11 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
Sweden's Fredrik Loof and Max Salminen claimed victory in the Star Medal Race to upset the favourites at the London 2012 Olympics Games and snag the gold medal in a thrilling finale. Having trailed overnight leaders Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson (GBR) by 12 points ahead of the Medal Race the Swedes won by four seconds over Hamish Pepper and Jim Turner to overcome the Brits who finished eighth. ...[more]

London Olympics: Images of Weymouth - Day 8 - Ainslie wins more Gold By Richard Gladwell, 6:05 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
England's sailing superhero, Ben Ainslie, did what had to be done in today's Medal Race for the Mens Heavyweight Singlehander (Finn). After a slow start, Ainslie climbed up into second and looked to have the Gold Medal in his grasp, before dropping back to ninth and having his usual match race for last place with close rival Jona Hogh-Christensen (DEN) who had led the even all week. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Ben Ainslie secures golden place in history By Matt Carter, 5:56 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
At the London Olympic 2012 Sailing Competition, Brit Ben Ainslie admitted it had been the hardest two weeks of his life after he became the greatest sailing Olympian of all time on Sunday 5 August. Ainslie claimed his fourth Olympic gold medal – his fifth medal in total – to eclipse Paul Elvstrom’s (DEN) previous best of four golds won between 1948 and 1960. ...[more]

London Olympics: Ben Ainslie wins Finn gold - Images by Ingrid Abery By Ingrid Abery images, 5:45 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
London 2012 Olympic Games - Photos of Ben Ainslie winning the gold medal in the Finn class by Ingrid Abery. ...[more]

London Olympics: Day 8 - Kiwis second in both Medal Races By Kristine Lederis, Yachting NZ, 5:45 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
NZ’s first medal race competitors finished their 2012 Olympic Sailing regattas on a high note today, with both Dan Slater in the Finn and Hamish Pepper with Jim Turner in the Star crossing the final finish line in second. Both also found improved final standings with these results, Hamish and Jim jumped up from eighth to fifth overall, and Dan moved from ninth to seventh. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Iain Percy's parents react to silver medal win By Matt Carter, 5:29 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
At the London Olympic Sailing Competition, Brits Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson claimed silver in the Star class. David and Gillian Percy, parents of Iain Percy, talk about their son’s amazing achievement. ...[more]

London Olympics - Roddy Ainslie, dad of the greatest Olympic sailor By Matt Carter, , 5:17 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
At the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition, Brit Ben Ainslie has claimed gold in the Finn class and with it he becomes the greatest Olympic sailor of all time. His father, Roddy Ainslie, talks about his son’s amazing achievement. ...[more]

London Olympics 2012 - Ainslie, who else? By Mark Chisnell, 5:02 AM Mon 6 Aug 2012
It's been a very long week for Ben Ainslie at the London Olympic Sailing Competition, his challenge to take Paul Elvstrom's title as the greatest ever Olympic sailor has been a nail-biting, frustration-filled epic. It will be the story of these Games and it ended today in about as tense a fashion as was possible. ...[more]

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