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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 11

As the 2012 Olympic Games come to a conclusion, the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team is wrapping up in Weymouth and Portland, home to the Olympic sailing venue. After 16 days of competition, the entire team – athletes, coaches, and staff – is finalizing the details involved with closing down the on-site operation. This evening, the team heads to London to spend the evening with their Team USA teammates before celebrating at Sunday’s Closing Ceremony. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 7

At the Olympic Sailing Regatta, the final races in Men’s 470 took place with Stuart McNay and Graham Biehl finishing 14th overall for the series, while Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan are in the hunt for a medal in Women’s 470. Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly O’Bryan Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi began their Quarter-Final match-up against Finland and are down two losses in the first-to-three-points series. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 4

It was ladies day for the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team, where strong results were turned in by Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan in the Women’s 470; Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi in Women’s Match Racing; and Paige Railey in Laser Radial. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 3

A very busy day of racing in Weymouth and Portland for the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team brought mixed results. The day saw the debut of Women’s 470 team Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan, who are in 4th overall; the advance to the Star medal race for Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih; and an end of the regatta for Finn sailor Zach Railey. Continue reading

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At the Helm: August 3 Morning Briefing

Good morning! Well, another day of breeze, clouds and a chance of rain is upon us. There is a rumor going around here in Weymouth that the sun still is up there. I’m a skeptic. Continue reading

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Meet the Team – Stuart McNay and Graham Biehl, Men’s 470

In this edition of the Meet the Team series, we introduce Stuart McNay (Beverly Yacht Club/New York Yacht Club) and Graham Biehl (San Diego Yacht Club). Continue reading

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At the Helm: August 1 Morning Briefing

Today we have nearly a full racing schedule in front of us. The Elliotts will be match racing again, races 5 and 6 in the Lasers, Radials and 49ers are coming up, races 3 and 4 both RSX classes, and the 470men have a practice day. Finns and Stars have the day off and 470women have measurement today and a practice day tomorrow. Continue reading

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In The News: Notable Press Clippings July 26-31

Olympic sailing is finally here! And so is all the excitement that comes with it! Check out these great stories from NBC Nightly News, Naples Daily News, Seventeen, and more!

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – July 29

The 2012 Olympic Sailing Regatta began in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. with racing in the Finn and Star classes, plus in Women’s Match Racing. Continue reading

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Meet the Team – Bob Willis

he Meet the Team series introduces sailing fans to Bob Willis (Chicago, Ill.). Willis, 25, began his sailing career at the age of eight, and quickly advanced through Optimists and 420s. Continue reading

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