Monthly Archives: April 2012

Team Heads to France

In 100 days, the US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics will begin competition at the 2012 Olympic Games, in Weymouth, England. To prepare for the pinnacle in sailing competition, the Team is in Hyeres, France for French Olympic Sailing Week. Continue reading

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Reflecting on Palma with Mark LeBlanc

With a narrow one-point margin from finishing on the podium in Palma last week, 2.4mR sailor Mark LeBlanc talks about his performance, finishing in fourth, and his Paralympic Games preparation. Continue reading

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Coach Boat – April, 2012

As we are now less than 106 days from the Olympic Games and 139 days from the Paralympic Games, we start to check off the goals we set four years ago for our development and training. Continue reading

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At the Helm – April

Our team just finished a great event in Palma de Mallorca, Spain at the Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta. We have lots of things to be excited about from that event, but one of the stories that might get lost in the lead up to the 2012 Games is the rapid improvement of Laser sailor Charlie Buckingham. Continue reading

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Medals from Palma

The final day of racing at Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta brought gold and silver to US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics’ (USSTAG). Continue reading

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Day 5 in Palma

On the 5th day of racing at Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics’ (USSTAG) had a stellar day. Continue reading

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Day 4 in Palma

Day 4 of racing at the Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, brought the typical light-wind conditions and a tough battle for some of US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics (USSTAG). Continue reading

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Day 3 in Palma

With the qualifying series completed in the Laser, Radial, 470 Men’s and Women’s, and 49er fleets, US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics holds top-10 positions in three classes. Continue reading

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Day 2 in Palma

A second day of trying conditions at the Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta in Palma de Mallorca, Spain left US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics (USSTAG) with a mix of race results and an improvement over the opening day’s light-wind results. Continue reading

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Day 1 in Palma

After a brief delay waiting for the wind to fill in over the bay in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, US Sailing Team AlphaGraphics began the Princess Sofia Trophy Regatta with Zach Railey sitting in 6th overall in the Finn class and all three of the USA’s Women’s Match Racing teams sitting at the top of their round robin groups. Continue reading

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