Exmouth Olympian sailors impress in Miami

09:35 13 February 2014

Stevie Morrison and Chris Grube, 49er

The ISAF Sailing World Cup, Miami, Jan 26th to Feb 1st, 2014.

British Sailing Team image.??For further information please contact team.media@rya.org.uk. ??© Copyright British Sailing Team. Image copyright free for editorial use. This image may not be used for any other purpose without the express prior written permission of the RYA. For full copyright and contact information please see http://media.skandiateamgbr.com/fotoweb/conditions.fwx???

Stevie Morrison and Chris Grube, 49er The ISAF Sailing World Cup, Miami, Jan 26th to Feb 1st, 2014. British Sailing Team image.??For further information please contact team.media@rya.org.uk. ??© Copyright British Sailing Team. Image copyright free for editorial use. This image may not be used for any other purpose without the express prior written permission of the RYA. For full copyright and contact information please see http://media.skandiateamgbr.com/fotoweb/conditions.fwx???

© Richard Langdon

Exmouth Olympic sailor Joe Glanfield has sailed into the top six places in the World 470 rankings.

Glanfield, together with Luke Patience enjoyed a top-ten finish in the recent ISAF World Cup held in Miami.

At the same venue another Exmouth sailing Olympian, Stephen Morrison has teamed up with crew Chris Grube.

The pair have recently retained their number one spot in the 49ers class after picking up a bronze medal in Miami.

Royal Yachting Association’s Olympic manager Stephen Park said: Miami is always a great host city and a god light wind to measure the progress of our winter training programme, so it’s been a great event from that perspective.”

He continued: “Our medal count across the classes is pleasing, and overall it’s a great performance from the team. We now look forward to the next block of winter raining ahead of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Palma in April.”

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Fri, 09:35

Brixington Blues U10s had mixed fortunes in Exeter & District League meetings with Sidmouth opposition.

Read more
Thu, 12:00

Missing a possible eight first-team players, East Budleigh put up a brave performance at Heavitree last Saturday before losing 3-1.

Read more
Thu, 12:00

EXMOUTH Amateurs travelled to Witheridge on Saturday short of a few players, due to suspension, injury and later work commitments, but the 12 who left town returned with all three points.

Read more
Thu, 11:52

Brixington United U12s youth football team are looking for new players to strengthen their squad for next season.

Read more
Thu, 11:52

Budleigh Salterton make the short trip to Alphington this Saturday looking to end a losing streak.

Read more
Thu, 11:52

Budleigh Salterton lost 4-0 at Newtown as their winless season in the Premier Division gets closer to the end.

Read more
Thu, 11:52

Exmouth Amateurs Reserves beat Clyst Valley Reserves 3-2 at Warren View to stay clear of the bottom two in Division Three of the Devon and Exeter League.

Read more
Tue, 09:41
tennis

New charges at Withycombe Tennis Centre could lead to some members paying up to 50 per cent more in monthly fees.

Read more
Friday, March 20, 2015
East Devon Grecians - supporters of Exeter City AFC

Just when Exeter City fans were maybe beginning to lose heart, the Grecians last Saturday won their second game in a row beating Wimbledon 3-2 at home and stretched their unbeaten run to three games, writes Gareth Hughes.

Read more
Friday, March 20, 2015
angling picture

Anglers across Devon and Cornwall are being reminded that fishing for coarse fish in rivers is off limits between March 14 and June 16, writes Paul Gainey.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 8°C

Most Read Sport

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition



Exmouth's trusted business finder