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Sailing: Thompson targets world gold

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6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

LEADING British sailor Nick Thompson is looking to take the next step on the road to Rio with success in this week’s ISAF World Sailing Championship.

Sailing: Dramatic finale to Lymington evening series

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6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

IAN Sanderson and the team of Luke and Emma McEwen emerged victorious in a dramatic end to Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s Monday evening dinghy series.

Sailing: Rushworth triumphs in Silver Firefly

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6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

REVERED coach Andy Rushworth was the fitting winner as Christchurch Sailing Club’s Silver Firefly was contested for the first time in 27 years.

Sailing: Conditions provide a challenge for Highcliffe competitors

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

CHANGING winds, multiple capsizings and a broken mast were all features of a testing day for competitors in the latest round of Highcliffe Sailing Club's Sea Spring Points Series on Sunday.

Sailing: Highcliffe duo in European Championship quest

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

HIGHCLIFFE’S Simon Mussell hopes to go one better in this year’s Contender European Championship – but may have to get past club-mate Gary Langdown to do so.

Sailing: Arnell reflects on Finn Silver Cup debut

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

PHILOSOPHICAL Jack Arnell was keen to reflect on the positives despite suffering several moments of misfortune at the Finn Silver Cup in the Netherlands.

Sailing: Mussell's strong display at Weymouth

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6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

SIMON Mussell claimed the bragging rights from Highcliffe Sailing Club colleague Gary Langdown with victory in the Contender class at last weekend’s Weymouth Regatta.

Sailing: Lymington's Eales seeking world crown in Portugal

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

LYMINGTON sailor Jess Eales is gearing up for the biggest week of her career as she prepares to represent Great Britain at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships.

Sailing: Waite wins Highcliffe's tale of two races

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6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

STEVE Waite’s dominant display in the opener secured Highcliffe Sailing Club’s Championship Trophy after a tale of two races last Sunday.

Sailing: Honours shared following keen racing at Highcliffe

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6:00am Friday 4th July 2014

PETE Bell and the partnership of Alex and Jane Gibson shared the top honours as Highcliffe Sailing Club’s Early Evening Series closed with some keen racing last Thursday.

Sailing: Arnell set for Finn Silver Cup bow

Bournemouth Echo: SOME FINN GOOD: Jack Arnell, 14, who will be racing in the Finn Gold Cup at Falmouth

6:00am Friday 27th June 2014

JACK Arnell hopes to make strides towards a future in professional sailing when he competes in the world’s most renowned junior championships next weekend.

Sailing: Evening Series boost at Highcliffe

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6:00am Friday 27th June 2014

ROUND five of Highcliffe Sailing Club’s Harbour Evening Series received an unexpected boost in numbers when 10 members of the popular Ladies that Launch programme joined the field last Friday.

Sailing: Webley's crew to tackle Round the Island Race

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6:00am Friday 20th June 2014

MARK Webley’s six-strong squad will be among thousands of sailors – including Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie – from around the world to compete in this weekend’s iconic Round the Island Race.

Sailing: Jones wins Contender Southern Area Championship

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6:00am Friday 20th June 2014

FORMER world champion Stuart Jones turned the tide on the hosts’ Gary Langdown to win the Contender Southern Area Championship at Highcliffe Sailing Club last weekend.

Sailing: Macgregor selected for Rio test event

Bournemouth Echo: HELP: Lucy Macgregor

6:00am Friday 13th June 2014

POOLE-based Olympian Lucy Macgregor and team-mate Andrew Walsh have been named in the British Sailing Team’s 30-strong squad for the Olympic test events in Rio de Janeiro.

Sailing: Langdown triumphs at Contender Open

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6:00am Friday 13th June 2014

HIGHCLIFFE Sailing Club’s Gary Langdown trumped former world champion Stuart Jones on his way to victory in the Contender Open at Eastbourne last weekend.

Sailing: Twins star in Open Series

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6:00am Friday 6th June 2014

TWINS Emilia and Charlotte Boyle took the honours on home waters having secured the top two places in Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s Optimist Open Series last weekend.

Sailing: Cotton and McCarthy taste success in Poole

Bournemouth Echo: WINNERS: Duncan McCarthy and his team in action.

6:00am Friday 30th May 2014

PARKSTONE Yacht Club duo Phil Cotton and Duncan McCarthy were crowned national champions at the biennial International Paint Poole Regatta last weekend.

Sailing: Sam set to start out on first stage of Olympic dream

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6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

CHRISTCHURCH youngster Sam de la Feuillade embarks on the next stage of his Olympic dream this weekend by taking part in his first national event.

Sailing: Taster day at Highcliffe

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6:00am Friday 16th May 2014

HIGHCLIFFE Sailing Club is inviting prospective sailors of all ages and abilities to join in the fun at a taster day tomorrow.

Sailing: Triumph for Tarrant in Peter Almack Trophy

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6:00am Friday 9th May 2014

DEFENDING champion Gary Langdown may have crossed the line first but finished outside the top three in Sunday’s Peter Almack Trophy at Highcliffe Sailing Club.

Sailing: Parkstone Yacht Club aiming to recruit sailors

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6:00am Friday 9th May 2014

PARKSTONE Yacht Club will open its doors to the public later this month as part of the Royal Yachting Association’s (RYA) Push the Boat Out initiative.

Sailing: Scholfield wins Spring Series thriller

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6:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

FOUR boats crossed the line within three seconds of each other on a thrilling finale to Royal Lymington Yacht Club’s Spring Series last weekend.

Sailing: Perry's joy is short-lived

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6:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

TEENAGER Jamie Perry’s celebrations were cut short in Highcliffe Sailing Club’s Harbour Spring Points Series having been disqualified for twice missing a buoy.

Parkstone Youth Week: Kuzyk triumphs in Radial fleet

7:00am Friday 16th August 2013

TOP sailing prospect Giles Kuzyk triumphed in the 20-strong Laser Radial fleet by winning all eight counting races in Parkstone Yacht Club’s Youth Week.

London 2012 memories: Macgregor targets Rio 2016

Bournemouth Echo: Lucy and Kate Macgregor

7:00am Thursday 8th August 2013

KATE Macgregor set her sights on Rio 2016 after recalling the “incredible” experience of making her Olympic debut on home waters.

Macgregor makes flying start to match racing series

6:33pm Thursday 23rd May 2013

POOLE’S Olympic star Lucy Macgregor again demonstrated her world-class qualities by winning the first fixture of the inaugural 2013 Women’s International Match Racing Series.

Dorset's Andrew Simpson dies in US sailing accident

Bournemouth Echo: Andrew 'Bart' Simpson

8:44am Friday 10th May 2013

Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, 36, from Dorset, has died after the catamaran he was sailing in turned over in San Fransico Bay and he was trapped underneath. He was was sailing with the Swedish Artemis Racing team ahead of this summer's America's Cup.

Red Coral calls the tune in Lymington race

2:20pm Friday 26th April 2013

The first race of the season for the Lymington X One Design Division was held last Saturday.

Women's sailing returns to Spinnaker Club

2:18pm Friday 26th April 2013

Women’s sailing has just started again at the Ringwood-based Spinnaker Club on Thursday mornings and the sessions are open to people of any ability.

Toby and Ross lead the way at the Spinnaker Laser Open

Bournemouth Echo: CREST OF A WAVE: Class winner Toby Hamer

2:18pm Friday 26th April 2013

Toby Hamer and Ross Mackley were winners in Standard and Radial classes at the Spinnaker Laser Open, the opening event in this year’s South Coast Region Grand Prix series.

Macgregor sisters start out on road to Rio

7:00am Wednesday 3rd April 2013

POOLE sisters Lucy and Kate Macgregor will chart new territory this week when they plot their separate roads to Rio in two new Olympic classes.

Pippa refreshed and ready after well-earned break

7:00am Wednesday 3rd April 2013

IN 2009, Lymington’s Beijing gold medal winner Pippa Wilson decided to take time away from the sport, needing ‘fresh air’ and motivation following her success.

Poole team takes match-race honours

8:00am Friday 4th January 2013

DESPITE some basic first-race errors, Poole Yacht Club’s team went on to dominate the annual Hotel du Vin Commodores’ Challenge 3-0 on New Year’s Day.

Macgregors looking forward to new challenges

7:00am Friday 28th December 2012

POOLE'S Olympic sisters Lucy and Kate Macgregor have set themselves separate new challenges following the break-up of their London games team.

Duo scoop class honours during Poole Winter Series

7:00am Friday 21st December 2012

DYNAMIC duo Rob and Jackie Dobson (Jeronimo) were crowned Class One winners in the Poole Winter Series.

Morgan cleans up at PYRA awards

8:00am Friday 14th December 2012

The Poole Yacht Racing Association had its annual celebration last weekend when 150 members and guests descended on Poole Yacht Club for their awards evening.

Sailing interest soars after Olympic success

7:00am Friday 7th December 2012

WITH the Olympic success of the British sailing team, the interest in sailing in an area such as Poole and Bournemouth is at an all time high.

Rick leaves it late to clinch pursuit title

7:00am Friday 30th November 2012

A LATE burst from the final mark was enough to secure victory for Rick Otten in the Lymington Town charity pursuit race.

Poole club helping produce Olympians of the future

7:00am Friday 26th October 2012

POOLE Yacht Club is doing its bit to nurture the Olympic sailors of the future after holding the first of seven Optimist training days.

Elliot on top at Traveller event

1:17pm Friday 12th October 2012

ELLIOT Kuzyk claimed the topper class honours during the South Coast Traveller circuit’s penultimate event in Poole.

Contessa fleet back home

7:00am Friday 28th September 2012

THE Contessa 32 and 26 classes returned to their Lymington roots for the national championships.

Duo claim ISO national crown

7:00am Friday 21st September 2012

WINNING combination John Gill and Juliette Daniels took the ISO national title with six firsts from seven races in Christchurch Bay at the weekend.

Atkinson claims Poole Laser title

7:00am Friday 7th September 2012

Parkstone’s Michael Atkinson was the runaway winner of the Laser class at Poole Week.

Poole duo claim silver at GP14 World Championships

8:00am Friday 24th August 2012

POOLE Yacht Club’s Matt Burge and Richard Wagstaff returned home with a silver medal from the GP14 World Championships at Looe.

Date and Wincer seal Grand Prix win

7:00am Friday 17th August 2012

RS800 sailors James Date and Toby Wincer didn’t put a foot wrong to win races one to five at the Royal Lymington Yacht Club-hosted GUL Grand Prix.

Tapper's crew claim national J 109 title

9:00am Friday 10th August 2012

STEVEN Tapper and his crew from Parkstone Yacht Club clinched the J 109 UK National Championships and the coveted J-Cup.

Duo's 'victory' flagged up

7:00am Friday 3rd August 2012

Drama during the first and last races of the Osprey Nationals saw defeat snatched from the jaws of victory for Poole Yacht Club’s Andy Barker and Mike Atkinson.

Local clubs get into the Olympic spirit

7:00am Friday 27th July 2012

SAILING clubs across the region celebrated the forthcoming OIympic Games by throwing their collective weight behind the RYA’s Push The Boat Out day.

Tyrell takes the honours at Hawk 20 Nationals

7:00am Friday 20th July 2012

CHRISTCHURCH Sailing Club’s Tim Tyrrell won the 18th Hawk 20 Nationals at his home club over the weekend.






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