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Women sport news - Q&A with Olympic Sailer Anna Tunnicliffe
Anna Tunnicliffe has grown to be a well known and highly classed sailor, winning gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics for Women’s Laser Radial class
Women sport news - Crump to represent at New York Invitational
New York Yacht Club Invitational_Crump to represent NJK and Royal Danish YC, respectively. photo Dan Nerney Rolex.
Women sport news - Womens Match Racing Is Entering An Exciting New Growth Period
With the new Olympic boat, the ISAF Elliott 6m,making its debut at the ISAF (International Sailing Federation) Sailing World Cup event in Kiel, Germany, in June and womens match racing events growing in number and participation throughout the world
Women sport news - All aboard as The Ellen Macarthur trust sets sail round Britain
The Ellen MacArthur Trust Skandia Round Britain Voyage set sail from Cowes on the Isle of Wight on a four month long ‘Voyage of Discovery’. Hundreds of people and small craft came to Cowes to see the young crew set off. photo onEdition
02. May Sailing976
Women sport news -  Ellen MacArthur Trust Skandia Round Britain Voyage of Discovery

Ellen MacArthur Trust Skandia Round Britain Voyage of Discovery

The Ellen MacArthur Trust Skandia Round Britain Voyage of Discovery mirrors Ellen MacArthurs first solo round Britain voyage in her 21ft yacht, Iduna in 1995.
25. April Sailing543
Women sport news - Four duals for Gold!

Four duals for Gold!

The 470 women medal race should provide a good fight for Gold between ISAF Sailing World Cup leaders Henriette Koch and Lene Sommer (DEN) who have conserved their hold on the 470 women fleet and young Dutch team of Margriet Fokkema and Marieke Jongens (NED). “Anything can happen tomorrow with the wind. So we’ll focus on sailing our own race and do as good as possible.” Declared Koch.
25. April Sailing526
Women sport news - ISAF Allocate Building Slots For Elliott 6m

ISAF Allocate Building Slots For Elliott 6m

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has finalized the distribution order for the new Elliott 6m keelboats, the equipment selected for the Women\'s Match Racing event at the 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.
24. April Sailing554
Women sport news - Regatta leaders collect top scores

Regatta leaders collect top scores

Another day of light and patchy conditions distributed high points to regatta favourites. While some classes see new leaders, high scores reduce the advantages gained and open the scores.
21. April Sailing558
Women sport news - In search for pressure

In search for pressure

Racing in the second day of the Semaine Olympique Française got back to schedule with extra races sailed in all classes. Despite the rain, the Easterly wind reaching a maximum of 15 knots allowed racing to start on time. It wasn’t easy sailing with clouds creating uneven pressure in the racing area requiring the sailors to stay focussed. photo Guillaume and Durand
14. April Sailing1811
Women sport news - Tulloch Wins 2009 Rolex Women’s Match

Tulloch Wins 2009 Rolex Women’s Match

Genny Tulloch (Tiburon, Calif.) and her team won the 2009 Rolex Women’s Match, hosted April 9-12 by the St. Petersburg Yacht Club (St. Petersburg, Fla.). photo Charnel Doyle/SPYC.
13. April Sailing485
Women sport news - Girls excell in Palma

Girls excell in Palma

Blanca MANCHON (ESP) has made the most of the Spanish event, winning six races in the Women’s RS:X, including the Medal Race. She added 20 points to her impressive ISAF Sailing World Cup Standings score now at 58 points!
11. April Sailing552
Women sport news - Early bronze for Britain at Palma World Cup event

Early bronze for Britain at Palma World Cup event

Helena Lucas scooped Britain’s first medal of the ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Palma, Majorca, on Thursday (9 April), with British sailors poised in six more podium spots heading into the final day of racing on Good Friday. Skandia Team GBR/Richard Langdon
09. April Sailing510
Women sport news - Patience pays off for British sailors in Palma

Patience pays off for British sailors in Palma

Britain’s sailors made the best of a long and frustrating day on the water on day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Palma, Majorca, on Wednesday. photo Steve Irish/RYA
08. April Sailing503
Women sport news - Solid second day at Palma World Cup

Solid second day at Palma World Cup

British sailors held steady on the second day of racing at the ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Majorca, on Monday.
05. April Sailing513
Women sport news - Womens Match Racing Confirmed For Final Three Events Of ISAF Sailing World Cup

Womens Match Racing Confirmed For Final Three Events Of ISAF Sailing World Cup

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) announced today that the Womens Match Racing events and new Elliott 6m equipment have been confirmed for the final events of the 2008-2009 ISAF Sailing World Cup. photo Rolex Dan Nerney
05. April Sailing488
Women sport news - British 470 girls take early lead in Palma

British 470 girls take early lead in Palma

The new British crew of Penny and Saskia Clark got off to a flying start at the first European leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Spain on Sunday.
04. April Sailing510
Women sport news - ISAF Nations Cup second for leading light Lucy

ISAF Nations Cup second for leading light Lucy

Lucy Macgregor continued to consolidate her place amongst the World’s top Women’s match racers looking ahead to London 2012 as she claimed an impressive second place at the 2009 ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final in Brazil.
31. March Sailing1220
Women sport news - France Do The Double Again At ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final

France Do The Double Again At ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final

Skippers Damien Iehl and Claire Leroy led the French teams to victory at Porto Alegre, Brazil as they won the 2009 ISAF Nations Cup in both Open and Womens divisions.
17. March Sailing553
Women sport news - Line Up Announced for ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final

Line Up Announced for ISAF Nations Cup Grand Final

he International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is delighted to announce the line up of skippers who will contest the Grand Final of the 2009 ISAF Nations Cup, to be held in Porto Alegre, Brazil from 23-28 March. photo Rolex
13. March Sailing1325
Women sport news - Fiona Kidd Announced As Chairman Of ISAF Womens Forum

Fiona Kidd Announced As Chairman Of ISAF Womens Forum

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) announced today that Fiona Kidd of Canada is the Chairman of the ISAF Womens Forum for 2009-2012 and womens representative on the ISAF Council. photo Peter Bentley ISAF
12. March Sailing503
Women sport news - Exercise Transglobe steps up a gear.

Exercise Transglobe steps up a gear.

Three 67ft steel hulled yachts named Adventure, Challenger and Discoverer and crewed by Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force personnel, will set off from a start gate off Southsea Castle at 1300 hours on the 11th July 2009, to undertake an adventurous sail training exercise that will circumnavigate the globe under the banner Exercise TRANSGLOBE.
03. March Sailing829
Women sport news - Anni Tunnicliffe named yachtswoman of the year

Anni Tunnicliffe named yachtswoman of the year

Tunnicliffe (age 26), a first-time winner, was cited for her rise to number one in the world rankings and her gold-medal performance in the Laser Radial at the 2008 Olympic Games in China. Her excellent 2008 sailing resume made her the panel’s unanimous choice for the award.
27. February Sailing515
Women sport news - ISAF Publish Notice of Race For 2009 ISAF Womens Match Racing World Championship

ISAF Publish Notice of Race For 2009 ISAF Womens Match Racing World Championship

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published the Notice of Race for the 2009 ISAF Womens Match Racing World Championship, the leading annual event for the new Olympic discipline set to debut at the 2012 London Games.
27. February Sailing526
Women sport news - US SAILING and Rolex Watch U.S.A. Sign Four-Year Sponsorship

US SAILING and Rolex Watch U.S.A. Sign Four-Year Sponsorship

US SAILING and Rolex Watch U.S.A. today announced a four-year sponsorship through the year 2012. The agreement between the two parties highlights Rolex’s continued support of US SAILING events and programs.
27. February Sailing490
Women sport news - International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Publishes New Edition Of The Case Book

International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Publishes New Edition Of The Case Book

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) announced today that The Case Book for 2009-2012, which contains interpretations of The Racing Rules of Sailing, has been released and published on the ISAF website - www.sailing.org.
25. February Sailing632
Women sport news - Major boost for Nexus Marine as it broadens its Horizons

Major boost for Nexus Marine as it broadens its Horizons

With the world economy suffering a period of such upheaval and uncertainty, it is a major boost for the Swedish-based marine electronics company Nexus Marine AB, to announce that a couple of top flight names operating at the sharp end of international yacht racing.
20. February Sailing547
Women sport news - Entries open for Women’s Olympic Classes Match Racing Qualifiers

Entries open for Women’s Olympic Classes Match Racing Qualifiers

Women’s Match Racing teams looking to represent Great Britain at this year’s international Olympic Classes Regattas are now invited to enter the RYA Womens Match Racing National Qualification Series.
17. February Sailing2002
Women sport news - Four promising young ladies make up India’s First Women’s Match Racing (Yachting) Team

Four promising young ladies make up India’s First Women’s Match Racing (Yachting) Team

On a long term basis the team is trying to get a sponsor to spend a modest amount on Indias First Womens Match Racing (Yachting) Team. They are also the winners of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Nations Cup Regional Finals Asia 2008 which was held in Mumbai from the 12th Oct to the 19th Oct 2008.
16. February Sailing834
Women sport news - World Record Dee Caffari First women to sail solo-non stop bother ways around the world

World Record Dee Caffari First women to sail solo-non stop bother ways around the world

Dee Caffari onboard her yacht Aviva completed a double world first at 13:13 (GMT) on 16 February 2009 by crossing the official finish line of the round the world Vendée Globe yacht race. photo OnEditon
11. February Sailing648
Women sport news - USA Retain ISAF Team Racing World Championship Title

USA Retain ISAF Team Racing World Championship Title

Team USA 1 from the New York Yacht Club are the 2009 ISAF Team Racing World Champions, defeating the local AUS 1 team in the final in Perth, Australia to successfully defend the title they won two years ago.
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