Afloat: Rio bid ends for Appleby and Tobutt

Dorset Echo:

2:59pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE Afloat page has been following the progress of Stuart Appleby and Alex Tobutt in their quest to make it to the Rio Olympics on their 49er.

Afloat: Great Scotty is youth champion

Dorset Echo:

2:56pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

young windsurfer Scotty Stallman won the youth category of Weymouth Speed Week.

Afloat: Next wave set for Keelboat Academy

Dorset Echo:

2:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE British Keelboat Academy (BKA) 2015 applications are now open for the next wave of young British sailors to get involved.

Afloat: Conditions are mixed for Speed Week

Dorset Echo:

2:52pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE longest-running sailing event in the world, Weymouth Speed Week has been taking place this week.

Afloat: Dempsey enjoys record-breaking festival

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE Virgin Kitesurfing Armada Festival came to a successful end after a fantastic weekend of kitesurfing, stand up paddleboarding, fundraising and record-breaking on Hayling Island.

Afloat: Paddle up for taster sessions

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

WEYMOUTH Stand Up Paddleboard Club (WeySUP) are continuing to encourage people to try the sport, a sport which has grown fantastically over the past few years.

Afloat: Masterclass as Emmett retains title

Dorset Echo:

12:28pm Thursday 16th October 2014

JON Emmett, a member at Castle Cove Sailing Cub, has returned from Hyeres, in the South of France, after successfully def-ended his Apprentice Masters (35 to 45-years-old) world crown.

Afloat: Thames tester for Weymouth crews

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

WEYMOUTH Rowing Club travelled to London to compete in the 26th London Great River Race.

Afloat: Arcsine is first home in Cimbri Trophy

Dorset Echo:

3:01pm Thursday 9th October 2014

WEYMOUTH Sailing Club yachts took part in the Cimbri Trophy.

Sailing: Success for GB sailors in Olympic classes event

Dorset Echo:

5:30pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

GB SAILORS enjoyed success across two days of domestic Olympic classes competition at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy.

Afloat: Pelican celebrates successful summer

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

IT has been a very busy and exciting year for Weymouth’s Tall Ship Pelican.

Afloat: Barbecue boost as Weymouth club help lifeboat crew

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

WEYMOUTH Sailing Club (WSC) members dug deep to help out local lifesavers on the Weymouth lifeboat.

Afloat: Bart's Bash bonanza

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

HUNDREDS of sailors of all levels flocked to the waters of Weymouth and Portland to compete in part of the largest sailing race in the world, Bart’s Bash.

Sailing: World bronze for Mills and Clark

Dorset Echo:

6:20pm Saturday 20th September 2014

HANNAH Mills and Saskia Clark secured the second British medal at the ISAF Sailing World Championships today, winning bronze in the 470 Women’s event.

Sailing: Dobson and Ainsworth respond in style

Dorset Echo:

12:10am Thursday 18th September 2014

WEYMOUTH-based Charlotte Dobson and team-mate Sophie Ainsworth top the standings in the women’s skiff event after winning the only race for the 49erFX class at the ISAF World Championships in Santander yesterday.

Afloat: Weymouth geared up for Bart's Bash

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

WEYMOUTH Sailing Club (WSC) is gearing up for Bart’s Bash this weekend, an event which is planned to be the largest sailing race in the world.

Afloat: Team Chesil shine in first Hansa event

Dorset Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CHESIL Sailability welcomed Hansa sailors to the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Aca-demy for the first Hansa event ever to be held on the sea in the UK.

Afloat: High fives for Weymouth’s Merlin Rockets

Dorset Echo:

12:37pm Thursday 11th September 2014

WEYMOUTH Sailing Club (WSC) enjoyed a turnout of more than 20 Merlin Rocket dinghies at their recent open event. The host club was well represented and fielded a strong team of five boats.

Afloat: Team effort in Newquay for Portland rowers

Dorset Echo:

12:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014

PORTLAND Gig Rowing Club put forward a ladies’ team to represent them in the Newquay County Championships.

Afloat: Pelican crew win Falmouth parade prize

Dorset Echo:

12:28pm Thursday 11th September 2014

WEYMOUTH'S tall ship returned to her home port earlier this week following a fortnight away taking part in two international regattas.

Afloat: Tall order for Camden Cadets

Dorset Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

MEMBERS of the Camden Voluntary Police Cadet unit joined the Tall Ship Pelican in the ship’s home port of Weymouth.

Afloat: Countdown to the Big Bash

Dorset Echo:

12:57pm Thursday 4th September 2014

WEYMOUTH & Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), Castle Cove Sailing Club (CCSC) and Weymouth Sailing Club (WSC) are in their final preparation stages for the bid to hold the largest sailing race in the world.

Afloat: Pascoe and Truswell dominate the fleet

Dorset Echo:

12:55pm Thursday 4th September 2014

SAM Pascoe and Glen Truswell, who are members of Castle Cove Sailing Club (CCSC), dominated the National Championship for the International 14 fleet, which took place in Weymouth last week.

Afloat: National glory for Vose's team

Dorset Echo:

12:53pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE RYA Youth National Match Racing Championship title saw Annabel Vose and her crew of Tim Gratton and Matt Wallis come out on top at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA).

Afloat: Aussie duo lift world crown at Weymouth and Portland Academy

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ALMOST 300 youth sailors, from across the globe took to Wey-mouth Bay in what was one of the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy’s (WPNSA) biggest regattas of the year.

Afloat: Alice set for a swansong at Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE cadets at Weymouth Sailing Club will be having their last on-the-water session for the season.

Afloat: Francis and Male seal Castle Cove Cup

Dorset Echo:

2:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014

MORE than 15 boats made their way out into Portland Harbour for the Castle Cove Sailing Club Cup.

Afloat: Devoted Scott's a shining light

Dorset Echo:

4:39pm Thursday 21st August 2014

YOUNGSTER Scott Chudley has been demonstrating his dedication to sailing by giving up his spare time to volunteer at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA).

Afloat: Crew sought for tall ship

Dorset Echo:

4:34pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WEYMOUTH tall ship Pelican needs crew to sail her to one of the world’s top sailing events – the prestigious Falmouth Regatta, which starts on August 28.

Afloat: Topper show from Castle Cove

Dorset Echo:

5:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

CASTLE Cove Sailing Club had five youth representatives at the Topper Nationals, held at Pwhelli this year.

Afloat: Belgians are best at Cadet Nationals

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

AHEAD of the Cadet World Championships, the Nationals, held at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) was fiercely competitive with an abundance of young talent.

Afloat: Cornish tournament enjoyed by Portland

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

PORTLAND Gig Rowing Club Juniors competed in the Cornish Pilot Gig Association Championships at Newquay, Cornwall.

Afloat: Sam and Glen are crowned

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

SAM Pascoe and Glen Truswell have been crowned European champions in the International 14 class.

Update with video: Afloat: Trio set for Seven Star test

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

DORSET sailors are about to embark on the challenge of a lifetime, racing in the tough 1,800-mile Seven Star Round Britain and Ireland Race.

Afloat: Pittards in leather gift to Pelican

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

TRADITION is being kept alive on the world’s only main mast Barquentine Tall Ship from Weymouth after she was given a donation of leather from Pittards in Yeovil.

Sailing: British sailors impress in Rio 2016 test event

Dorset Echo:

9:14am Wednesday 6th August 2014

RIO de Janiero marked its two-year countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games with a full day of competition at the first sailing test event on Guanabara Bay yesterday.

AFLOAT: Buglers make themselves heard

Dorset Echo:

7:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Yacht Clubs of Weymouth Keelboat Championships saw more than 45 boats competing in glorious sunshine and a variety of wind speeds.

AFLOAT: Pelican in town for carnival party

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WEYMOUTH Tall Ship Pelican will join the town’s carnival celebrations on August 20 before she sails for one of the most popular regattas on the calendar.

AFLOAT: 57 days to Bart’s Bash

5:00am Friday 25th July 2014

THE Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is organising the largest race in the world on Sunday, September 21.

AFLOAT: Flying high in Osprey show

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Osprey National Championships took place at Porthpean in Cornwall.

AFLOAT: Basepoint boost for Hamilton

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

OLYMPIC windsurfing hopeful Izzy Hamilton has gained an all-important sponsorship deal from local business Basepoint.

AFLOAT: Flawless performance from Weymouth rowers

Dorset Echo:

6:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WEYMOUTH Rowing Club took first prize after winning every race at Sidmouth Regatta.

AFLOAT: Schools row to titles at inaugural championships

Dorset Echo:

6:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE Dorset Schools Gig Rowing Championships took place at Weymouth Rowing Club.

AFLOAT: Portland ladies land speed trophy

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 11th July 2014

PORTLAND Gig Rowing Club were among 150 competitors and spectators who gathered at the Northney Marina, Hayling Island for a regatta hosted by Langstone Cutters.

AFLOAT: Mason claims third Rookie spot

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 11th July 2014

PORTLAND’S Rich Mason has docked in Cherbourg, France after finishing the 2,000 mile Solitaire du Figaro 2014.

AFLOAT: Weymouth veterans enjoy a Cornish show

Dorset Echo:

5:20am Friday 4th July 2014

WEYMOUTH Rowing Club’s annual exodus to the Mixed and Veteran Championship was a resounding success with superlative performances from all crews.

AFLOAT: Schools relish Rockley challenge

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 4th July 2014

THE Sainsbury’s Dorset Schools Sailing Games were hosted at Rockley Park in Poole with more than 50 competitors and 10 teams taking part.

AFLOAT: Surfing girl power impresses Olympian

Dorset Echo: SURF’S UP: Olympian Bryony Shaw, far left, with medallists Lily Young, Emma Bishop and Rachel Horton

5:30pm Thursday 26th June 2014

NEW champions were crowned at the Sainsbury’s Dorset School Games windsurfing competition, hosted by the Official Test Centre (OTC) at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Aca-demy.

AFLOAT: Baillie heading for Weymouth

Dorset Echo: COMING TO WEYMOUTH: London 2012 star Tim Baillie

5:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

LONDON 2012 canoe slalom gold medallist Tim Baillie will be the star of the show at the Weymouth Ecover Blue Mile on July 19-20.

AFLOAT: Patience fully focused on Rio gold

Dorset Echo: MAN ON A MISSION: Luke Patience

6:10pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

WITH the likes of Sir Ben Ainslie not competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, medal hopes now rest with the next generation of Team GB sailing stars – and Portland’s Luke Patience is determined to do just that in Brazil.


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