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Sailing


Ainslie and Dempsey lead Britain's nine medal haul at Skandia Sail for Gold

By Mike Rowbottom

Ben_Ainslie_celebrates_with_champagne_winning_Skandia_Sail_for_Gold_June_11_2011June 11 - Ben Ainslie (pictured) and Nick Dempsey sealed victories in the Finn and RS:X windsurfing events on the final day of racing at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta at Weymouth and Portland today, with British sailors also earning medals in the 470 women's, 49er and women's match racing events taking the British medal tally to nine from their home World Cup event.









RYA goes for gold with new initiative

sailing_medalsFebruary 26 - The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is launching its new Sail for Gold programme which aims to bring the excitement of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympics to sailing clubs and training centres across the country in the lead up to and during the games.