Dorset Echo: Sailing news, events and ticket information from the Dorset Echo for Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour, the official venue for sailing events for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games

Bryony Shaw bouncing back after Games woe

Dorset Echo: DISAPPOINTMENT: Weymouth's Bryony Shaw

8:00am Wednesday 7th August 2013

BEIJING bronze medallist Bryony Shaw was disappointed to finish seventh in the RS:X women’s windsurfing at London 2012 a year ago today.

Record bid on the horizon for Nick Dempsey after 2012 silver

Dorset Echo: SILVER SHOW: Nick Dempsey after earning second place last year

7:50am Wednesday 7th August 2013

NICK Dempsey is aiming for the record books as he sets his sights on Rio in 2016.

Double trap ace Peter Wilson relives golden shot

Dorset Echo: WELL DONE, SON: Peter Wilson celebrates with dad Charles

8:00am Friday 2nd August 2013

PETER Wilson announced himself to the world when he nailed his last pair of targets to claim Olympic double trap gold at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

London 2012: Follow the Team GB parade with our live blog

12:00pm Monday 10th September 2012

A 21-float parade will take 800 of Team GB's athletes on a victory parade around London this afternoon. Follow their progress with our live blog...

Delight at last for Skud duo

Dorset Echo: Alex Rickham and Niki Birrell with their bronze medals at the sailing academy

10:18am Friday 7th September 2012

TEARS of frustration turned to smiles of jubilation for Britain’s four-time world champion sailors who realised bronze at the home Games marked triumph not tragedy.

Paralympic stars make history with gong haul

Dorset Echo: Helena Lucas, right, with Niki Birrell, left, and Alex Rickham

10:13am Friday 7th September 2012

GOLDEN girl Helena Lucas made history by winning Britain’s first Paralympic sailing medal – and its first ever gold.

Paralympic sailors making history

Dorset Echo: Great Britain’s Paralympic sailors, from left: Hannah Stodel, John Robertson, Steve Thomas, Niki Birrell, Alexandra Rickham and Helena Lucas

11:04am Thursday 6th September 2012

HISTORY will be made on the waters of Portland Harbour today when Britain’s Paralympic sailors bring home the country’s first medals in the sport.

Blake bags bronze

7:42pm Thursday 6th September 2012

DORCHESTER'S Paul Blake has this evening won his second medal of the Paralympics.

Weymouth's Moving Tides procession to take place on final day of Paralympics

Dorset Echo: COLOURFUL: The Moving Tides children’s procession

11:30am Thursday 6th September 2012

GIANT sea snails, dinosaurs, fish and octopuses will take over the sea front as hundreds of schoolchildren perform as part of the Moving Tides procession.

PARALYMPIC GAMES: Helena's on the March to glory

Dorset Echo: IN WITH A SHOUT: Paralympic sailor Helena Lucas

12:00pm Wednesday 5th September 2012

Portland’S Helena Lucas continued her march towards Para-lympic glory in the single-handed keelboat class on day four of the home Games.


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