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Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Olympics Update

This week tickets have gone on sale for the olympic games, you have until April 26th to apply for tickets which will be distributed on a ballot basis for events that are over subscribed. The maximum number of tickets you can apply for is 4, but see the website for further information: http://www.tickets.london2012.com/

Sail for Gold
The RYA have launched their 'Sail for Gold' in support of the GB Olympic and Paralympic teams. Leading up to the games and during there will be a number of national events designed to promote the sport of Sailing. Yeadon Sailing Club will be taking part in these events both in support of our national teams, but also to help promote our club locally and nationally.

Events include:
  • Sail for Gold Regatta medal race (June 11 2011 and 9 June 2012)
  • London 2012 Open Weekend (July 22 to 24 July 2011)
  • Push the Boat Out (21 July 2012)
  • Passage to Portland (2 to 5 June 2012)
  • Have a go sessions (throughout 2012)

Exactly how we participate in these events is to be decided, mainly as the the RYA launched this after we set our calendar, but your support will be requested, big and small.

The 2012 Olympics offers us a fantasic opportunity to promote the sport we know and love and enhance or club profile.

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