Aug 8, 2012
Olympic taster at Lyme regatta
LYME Regis Sailing Club got a taste for the Olympics as they saw Ben Ainslie claim a historic fourth gold medal and former member Jim Turner thwart Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson's hopes of retaining their crown.
Too little, too late for Kiwi sailors
Kiwi sailors Dan Slater and Jim Turner both used the same phrase: "you're only as good as your last race". If that's the case, they can be pretty happy then.
Two NZ Olympic Sailing Crews ranked second
In front of their family and friends on the Nothe spectator course, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have reclaimed their grasp on the Olympic 49er second place standing, while 470 women Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie had similar performances to also be ranked second after their first day of racing.
NZ men's 470 crew start well in Olympic sailing
The young New Zealand men's 470 crew have made a good start to their Olympic sailing regatta to be fourth overall, one point off third, after the first two races at Weymouth today.
First medal for NZ on day four of the London 2012 Olympics
Andrew Nicholson and Mark Todd have led the New Zealand three-day eventing team to a bronze medal at Greenwich Park.