Tag Archives: US Sailing

At the Helm: August 8 Morning Briefing

Good morning from Weymouth… cloudy and drizzly here today. I’ve said that a lot these last few weeks, but we’ve also had a fair amount of sunshine, more than any of us expected. But summer here is very different from the summer I’m used to back in Connecticut. Continue reading

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Daily Report: U.S. Olympic Sailing Team – August 5

Headlining day 7 of the Olympic Sailing Regatta, Star sailors Mark Mendelblatt and Brian Fatih finished the Medal Race in 6th to round out their overall standing to 7th place. Bob Willis and Farrah Hall completed their windsurfing series in 22nd and 20th, respectively. As the series progresses in Weymouth and Portland, U.K. the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team’s standings to date after racing today include: Amanda Clark and Sarah Lihan 8th in the Women’s 470; Erik Storck and Trevor Moore in 15th in the 49er. 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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At the Helm: It's Just Different

One of the curious aspects of the Olympic Regatta is that you often hear two conflicting insights from people who have been here before. Continue reading

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At the Helm: It’s Just Different

One of the curious aspects of the Olympic Regatta is that you often hear two conflicting insights from people who have been here before. Continue reading

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Protected: At the Helm: Sacrifice

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At The Helm: Ready To Go

We’re in the final steps for both the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games… just days away now. And everyone, from our sailors to coaches to staff, is quietly and confidently going about their business. Continue reading

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Protected: At the Helm: Sail for Gold Final Thoughts

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Day 5 Sail for Gold

With continued high wind conditions over Weymouth and Portland, organizers of Sail for Gold cancelled all racing for the day. Continue reading

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Day 4 report Sail for Gold

Gale-force winds put an early end to day 4 of Sail for Gold, but before racing was halted the race committee completed an abbreviated schedule for most classes, except for Paralympic and Star in which all racing was cancelled for the day. Continue reading

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