Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson compete in the men's Star Sailing on day 6 at Weymouth & Portland

Iain Percy (R) and Andrew Simpson of Great Britain compete in the men's Star Sailing on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth & Portland.

British sailors Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes of Great Britain practice at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center

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British sailors Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes of Great Britain practice at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center

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Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes of Great Britain compete in the men's Sailing on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth and Portland venue.

Ben Ainslie of Great Britain prepares to compete in the Finn class medal race held at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center during day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 17, 2008 in Qingdao, China.

Ben Ainslie of Great Britain prepares to compete in the Finn class medal race held at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center during day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 2008 in Qingdao, China.

Sailing into the spotlight Hannah Mills. Great Britain is the most successful nation in Olympic sailing history, with more gold medals won than any other nation. With that in mind, this year’s Team GB sailors have a lot to live up to.

Sailing into the spotlight Hannah Mills. Great Britain is the most successful nation in Olympic sailing history, with more gold medals won than any other nation. With that in mind, this year’s Team GB sailors have a lot to live up to.

Luke Patience (R) and Stuart Bithell of Great Britain compete in the Men's 470 Sailing on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland venue

Luke Patience (R) and Stuart Bithell of Great Britain compete in the Men's 470 Sailing on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 2012 in Weymouth, England.

QINGDAO, CHINA - AUGUST 19: Paul Goodison of Great Britain celebrates overall victory in the Laser class event following the medal race held at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center during day 11 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 19, 2008 in Qingdao, China. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

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Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes of Great Britain in the men's 49er Sailing    Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes of Great Britain compete in the men's 49er Sailing on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth and Portland venue.  /Photo/sport/General/01/31/19/891stevie-morrison-and-ben-rhodes-great-britain-the-men-49er-sailing1311989    Related tags  Highlights from Day 3 of the Olympic Games - London 2012 Olympics

Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes of Great Britain in the men's 49er Sailing Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes of Great Britain compete in the men's 49er Sailing on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth and Portland venue. /Photo/sport/General/01/31/19/891stevie-morrison-and-ben-rhodes-great-britain-the-men-49er-sailing1311989 Related tags Highlights from Day 3 of the Olympic Games - London 2012 Olympics

Australia, New Zealand, and Great Britain in the Men's 49er Olympic sailing event

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Australia, New Zealand, and Great Britain in the Men's Olympic sailing event

Ben Ainslie of Great Britain competes in the men's Finn Sailing on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth & Portland. August 2, 2012.  London, England

Ben Ainslie of Great Britain competes in the men's Finn Sailing on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth & Portland.

Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell win 470 sailing silver - Australia claimed their third gold of the regatta to ensure they will finish the Olympic Games as the most successful sailing nation, ending Team GB's 12-year reign in Olympic sailing.

Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell win Olympic 470 sailing silver

Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell win 470 sailing silver - Australia claimed their third gold of the regatta to ensure they will finish the Olympic Games as the most successful sailing nation, ending Team GB's reign in Olympic sailing.

Ben Ainslie of Great Britain celebrates winning gold in the Finn Class Medal race at Weymouth and Portland on day 9.

Ben Ainslie of Great Britain celebrates winning gold Ben Ainslie of Great Britain celebrates winning gold in the Finn class medal race at Weymouth and Portland on Day

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Gold Medal Winner stamp - Sailing: Finn Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy, Ben Ainslie.

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Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes of Great Britain compete in the men's Sailing on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth & Portland.

Day Three - WEYMOUTH, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson of Great Britain compete in the Men's Star Sailing on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth Harbour on July 30, 2012 in Weymouth, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)   # Pin++ for Pinterest #

Day Three - WEYMOUTH, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson of Great Britain compete in the Men's Star Sailing on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Weymouth Harbour on July 30, 2012 in Weymouth, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images) # Pin++ for Pinterest #

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