Our Olympic team: Niki Birrell

Dorset Echo: Niki Birrell

10:50am Tuesday 5th June 2012

THIS week’s Sail for Gold is our last big regatta before the Paralympics – obviously it’s an important regatta.

Meet the athletes: Dylan Fletcher

Dorset Echo: Meet the athletes: Dylan Fletcher

3:31pm Thursday 22nd March 2012

Dylan Fletcher has worked his way through the RYA schemes and sails with Alain Sign.

Meet the athletes: Rick Peacock

Dorset Echo: Rick Peacock

3:23pm Thursday 22nd March 2012

Rick Peacock sails with John Pink in the high performance skiff.

Meet the athletes: Alain Sign

Dorset Echo: Meet the athletes: Alain Sign

3:22pm Thursday 22nd March 2012

Alain Sign sails with Dylan Fletcher.

Meet the athletes: John Pink

Dorset Echo: John Pink

3:18pm Thursday 22nd March 2012

John Pink sails with Rick Peacock in the high performance skiff.

Meet the athletes: Saskia Clark

Dorset Echo: Meet the athletes: Saskia Clark

11:45am Wednesday 21st March 2012

Saskia teamed-up with Hannah Mills in February 2011, sialing in the 470 class. The women won silver in the World Championships in Perth in 2011.

Meet the athletes: Hannah Mills

Dorset Echo: Meet the athletes: Hannah Mills

11:23am Wednesday 21st March 2012

Hannah is a two-class junior European champion, who at 14 had won every major UK title, she sails in the 470 class with partner Saskia Clark.

Meet the athletes: Helena Lucas

Dorset Echo: Meet the athletes: Helena Lucas

5:28pm Wednesday 7th March 2012

Name: Helena Lucas

Meet the athletes: Ben Rhodes

Dorset Echo: Meet the athletes: Ben Rhodes

5:14pm Wednesday 7th March 2012

Name: Ben Rhodes

Meet the athletes: Stevie Morrison

Dorset Echo: Meet the athletes: Stevie Morrison

4:31pm Wednesday 7th March 2012

Name: Stevie Morrison

Meet the athletes: Iain Percy

Dorset Echo: Iain Percy

3:44pm Wednesday 7th March 2012

Iain Percy is a gold medalist in the Star class with sailing partner Andrew Simpson

Meet the athletes: Paul Goodison

Dorset Echo: Paul Goodison

4:41pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Paul is the current Olympic champion in the Laser class.

Meet the athletes: Ed Wright

Dorset Echo: Ed Wright

4:32pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Ed is reigning ISAF World Cup Champion in the Finn class.

Meet the athletes: Giles Scott

Dorset Echo: Giles Scott

4:26pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Giles is a sailor within the highly successful GBR Finn class and the 2010 Sail for Gold, Gold Medallist.

Meet the athletes: Ben Ainslie

Dorset Echo: Ben Anslie

4:13pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

With three gold medals and one silver to his name, Ben is Britain’s most successful Olympic sailor ever!

Meet the athletes: Ali Young

Dorset Echo: Ali Young

3:55pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Ali was promoted from the Development Squad to the Performance Squad in 2010 after a flurry of promising results in the Laser Radial.

Meet the athletes: Charlotte Dobson

Dorset Echo: Charlotte Dobson

3:42pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Charlotte is currently the highest ranked British Radial sailor in the ISAF World Rankings.

Meet the athletes: Stuart Bithell

Dorset Echo: Stuart Bithell

3:33pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Stuart sails with Luke Patience in the men's double handed dinghy.

Meet the athletes: Luke Patience

Dorset Echo: Luke Patience

3:29pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Luke is a regular face on the winners podium and sails with Stuart Bithell in the 470 class.

Meet the athletes: Katrina Hughes

Dorset Echo: Katrina Hughes

3:06pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Katrina sails with Penny Clark in the two person dinghy.

Meet the athletes: Chris Draper

Dorset Echo: Chris Draper

1:21pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Chris is a double world champion and Olympic bronze medallist. Chris has teamed up with Peter Greenhalgh for his 2012 campaign.

Meet the athletes: Andrew Simpson

Dorset Echo: Andrew Simpson

1:10pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Bart is reigning Olympic and World Champion in the Star class.

Meet the athletes: Kate Macgregor

Dorset Echo: Kate McGregor

1:01pm Tuesday 12th April 2011

Kate sails with sister Lucy in the match racing, and together with Annie Lush are Match Racing World Champions!

Meet the athletes: Annie Lush

Dorset Echo: Annie Lush

4:35pm Monday 11th April 2011

Annie sails in the new class for 2012, the Elliot 6M.

Meet the athletes: Lucy Macgregor

Dorset Echo: Lucy McGregor

4:13pm Monday 11th April 2011

Lucy is one of the strongest prospects for the coming years alongside Kate and Annie. Lucy and co are the World Champions!

Meet the athletes: Nick Dempsey

Dorset Echo: Nick Dempsey

4:05pm Monday 11th April 2011

Nick Dempsey is World Champion and an Olympic bronze medallist in the men's windsurfing class.

Meet the athletes: Bryony Shaw

Dorset Echo: Bryony Shaw

3:55pm Monday 11th April 2011

Bryony won bronze in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and is Great Britain's most successful female windsurfer.

Meet the athletes: Niki Birrell

Dorset Echo: Niki Birrell

3:46pm Monday 11th April 2011

Niki sails alongside Alex Rickham in the Paralympic two person keelboat and is reigning World Champion.

Meet the athletes: John Robertson

Dorset Echo: John Robertson

4:50pm Friday 8th April 2011

John has competed at the last two Olympics, and has two world championships under his belt.

Meet the athletes: Stephen Thomas

Dorset Echo: Stephen Thomas

4:42pm Friday 8th April 2011

Stephen sails in the Paralympic three person keelboat and has also represented Team GB as part of the 2006 Winter Paralympic sledge hockey

Meet the athletes: Hannah Stodel

Dorset Echo: Hannah Stodel

4:34pm Friday 8th April 2011

In Athens in 2004, Hannah was the first British woman to sail at a Paralympic regatta. Hannah is the tactician onboard the three person Sonar.

Meet the athletes: Megan Pascoe

Dorset Echo: Megan Pascoe

4:23pm Friday 8th April 2011

Megan sails in the single-handed Paralympic Class, the 2.4mR.

Meet the athletes: Alexandra Rickham

Dorset Echo: Alex Rickham

3:46pm Thursday 7th April 2011

Alex is helm of the two person keelboat, the SKUD. Alex is reigning World Champion alongside Niki Birrell her sailing partner.

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