Yngling


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Yngling

(ˈɪŋlɪŋ)
n
a type of keelboat, designed to be crewed by three people
[C20: Norwegian, literally: youngster]
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As for Division 4, Female Helm, it was a Boyal Sydney Yacht Squadron affair, with the Yngling Miss Pibb skippered by Louise Tillett into first, while Shining Star and Evie fought for second and third, with Elyse Guevara narrowly leading Shining Star clinching second by a minute.
Sarah joined Oman Sail in 2014, bringing her experience of winning gold in the Yngling class at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and 2008 in Beijing to The Wave, Muscat Extreme Sailing Series team.
Mills admitted she was struggling to find the right partner to sail with, while Clark, from Essex, had expected to sail in London 2012 with Sarah Ayton, a member of the gold-winning British Yngling crews in Athens and Beijing, described as the "three blondes in a boat.
Sarah is a double gold medallist having won the Yngling class in Athens and Beijing.
Sarah won gold in Athens and Beijing in the Yngling sailing class but quit the sport before the Games to care for the couple's two young kids.
And after the fantastic success of the 'Blondes in a Boat' - who won gold at the last two Games in the Yngling - there is high expectation.
The British team that took to the water of Qingdao during the Beijing Games returned with a best-ever haul of six medals, including golds for Ben Ainslie (finn) -- his third successive triumph -- Paul Goodison (laser), Ian Percy and Andrew Simpson (star) and the women's Yngling crew.
The two only teamed up a year ago after Clarke's former partner Sarah Ayton - who won two Olympic golds in the yngling class, decided to retire.
Mills approached Clark about a potential partnership over dinner earlier this year after hearing that she and Sarah Ayton had parted company, the Yngling champion from Athens and Beijing choosing to concentrate on raising her young son Thomas.
A true world leader, Ayton won gold at both the Athens and Beijing Olympics, sailing in the three-member Yngling class.
He also joins an elite band of sailors who have won RYA Youth National titles and represented Britain at the ISAF Youth Worlds, including threetime Olympic champion Ben Ainslie and all three of the famed Yngling 'Blondes in a Boat'.
Ms Robertson is one of the most accomplished sailors in the world, having won gold medals at both the Sydney (2000) and Athens (2004) Olympic Games in the Europe and Yngling classes respectively.