Team GB’s amazing Olympic sailing results are sure to inspire a new generation of fans of the sport
London, UK (PRWEB UK) 8 August 2012
The 2012 Olympics in London has surpassed the expectations of the British and global public, and the exceptional results of this years Team GB have already trumped the medal count of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Team GB’s amazing Olympic sailing results are sure to inspire a new generation of fans of the sport, with many going on to try their hand at sailing for themselves.
Ben Ainslie has become the poster boy for sailing, winning his fourth consecutive Olympic Gold medal in the 2012 London Games making him the most successful Olympic sailor in history. Along with Nick Dempsey who won Silver in the Mens RS-X sailing, and Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson who won Silver for the Mens Star team sailing, these Great British Olympians have put sailing on the map as a rewarding sport, and for the less competitive, an exciting hobby.
The 14 day Olympic sailing schedule has kept sailing fans glued to their television sets, with many going to the Olympic sailing Weymouth course to see the various races where they will have experienced the electrifying Olympic atmosphere for themselves.
Wildwind, a Holiday company specialising in sailing holidays do not need to watch the Olympics to find out how exhilarating sailing can be. They offer experienced and novice sailors the ultimate sailing holiday in Vassiliki on the Greek island of Lefkas.
Wildwind Holidays was started by former British National Champion on Hobie 16 catamarans Simon Morgan, who was drawn to sailing by his Olympic Silver medallist father. The company has been running amazing sailing holidays in Vassiliki since 1987, giving the best sailing experiences to both beginners and experienced sailors and windsurfers.
They have timed the release of their YouTube video very well, hoping to make the most out of the Olympic sailing fever that’s hit Great Britain over the last two weeks. The YouTube video, “Sailing Holidays Greece - The Best Sailing Holiday from the UK” showcases the breathtaking Greek island and the award winning beaches of Vassiliki.
Vassiliki is well known for its perfect wind conditions. With light breezes in the morning that are perfect for beginners or those wanting to perfect their sailing techniques, the afternoon often has strong cross-shore winds that make an exciting sail for even the most experienced sailors and wind surfers.
Wildwind pride itself on its professionalism and RYA recognition. The company guarantees the highest of safety standards which are upheld by their great staff, many of whom have competed in sailing at an international level. These measures and their top facilities mean Wildwind is a great place for young people to get into sailing, starting them off in a simple laser dinghy.
Their new YouTube video really showcases the variety of what Wildwind Sailing Holidays has to offer - either a relaxing sailing break in the sun, or an adrenaline lifting wind surfers paradise - for all experience levels. Their video also illustrates the other activities available to those who aren’t that keen on sailing - fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, exploring and hiking are among just a few of them.
To see Wildwind’s new YouTube video, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuUFBp8bYzA&feature=plcp, or for more information go to http://wildwind.co.uk.