SAILING Olympic and Paralympic stars return to Dorset

The 2013 Sail for Gold Regatta at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy starts on Sunday and will welcome over 200 athletes from 22 Nations across the Olympic and Paralympic sailing classes. 

A fleet of sailing stars are set to compete over five days off the Dorset coast - illuminated in the world sailing spotlight last summer as host for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing competitions.

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UNIVERSITY OF EXETER SAIL TO VICTORY

University of Exeter have retained the British Universities Sailing Association fleet racing team title.

Exeter pipped University of Plymouth to the title over an exciting two days of racing - in perfect racing conditions - from the Mount Batten Centre in Plymouth Sound.

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NATIONAL WINDSURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN DORSET

windsurfing star izzy hamilton, courtesy and copyright RYA / Paul WyethThe cream of UK windsurfing talent is gathering in Dorset with over 80 windsurfers set to go head-to-head at the annual RYA/UKWA National Windsurfing Championships.

The two-day regatta will be hosted at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy tomorrow and Sunday.

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WORLD WIN FOR WINDSURFER HAMILTON

windurfing's golden girl izzy hamilton on her way to the RS:X world youth title in limassol, image courtesy and copyright RS:X Class AssociationUniversity of Exeter student Izzy Hamilton is on top of the world again after clinching a second successive gold medal at windsurfing's RS:X World Youth Championships, held over the past week in Cyprus.

Having been crowned Britain’s first ever windsurfing world youth champion at last year’s event in Bodrum, Turkey, Hamilton defended her title in style after racking up an impressive 16 point lead in Limassol.

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