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Women sport news - 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.
Women sport news - 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.
Women sport news - 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.
Women sport news - 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 Sailing1149
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 Sailing442
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 Sailing773
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 Sailing454
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 Sailing467
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 Sailing439
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 Sailing529
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 Sailing483
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 Sailing1660
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 Sailing764
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 Sailing577
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.
10. February Sailing520
Women sport news - ISAF Publishes Qualification System And Events For 2010 Youth Olympic Games

ISAF Publishes Qualification System And Events For 2010 Youth Olympic Games

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has published the qualification system and qualifying events for the sailing competition at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games.
07. February Sailing534
Women sport news - RHKYC San Fernando Race 2009

RHKYC San Fernando Race 2009

Inaugurated in 1977, the 16th edition of the San Fernando Race will depart from Hong Kong on 08 April to the destination of San Fernando in the northern Philippines.
02. February Sailing530
Women sport news - Medal Races Determine Champions in Olympic Classes

Medal Races Determine Champions in Olympic Classes

In the RS:X Women’s class, the 23-board fleet had more than a dozen countries represented, but it was Marina Alabau (ESP) who took gold, on the strength of a second-place finish today. photo Dan Nerney Rolex
31. January Sailing1069
Women sport news - Registration Strong for Boat Internationl Superyacht Regatta 2009

Registration Strong for Boat Internationl Superyacht Regatta 2009

Boat International Media and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS) are busy registering entrants for the second Boat International Superyacht Regatta, scheduled for 9-13 June 2009. photo Salperton racing at the 2008 Boat International Superyacht Regatta hosted by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda”
31. January Sailing769
Women sport news - Paralympic and Match Racing Champions Named; Medal Races for Olympic Classes Tomorrow

Paralympic and Match Racing Champions Named; Medal Races for Olympic Classes Tomorrow

Good things happened today at US SAILING’s Rolex Miami OCR, where 444 sailors from 41 countries are competing. Medals were determined in three Paralympic classes (Sonar, SKUD 18 and 2.4mR) as well as one Olympic class (Laser SB3, which is being used here instead of the Olympic Elliott 6 in the Women’s Match Racing event). photos Dan Nerney Rolex
26. January Sailing423
Women sport news - Rosebud/Team DYT Capture Overall Title in Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race

Rosebud/Team DYT Capture Overall Title in Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race

Roger Sturgeons STP65 Rosebud/Team DYT took line honors in the 2009 Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race with an elapsed time of 13 hours, 56 minutes and 05 seconds.
26. January Sailing445
Women sport news - Countdown On To 2009 ISAF Team Racing World Championship In Perth

Countdown On To 2009 ISAF Team Racing World Championship In Perth

Just 10 days remain until the start of the 2009 ISAF Team Racing World Championship in Perth, Australia where teams from Asia, Europe, Oceania and North America will put their boat handling and communication skills to the ultimate test.
26. January Sailing520
Women sport news - Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta gets underway on Monday

Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta gets underway on Monday

The Skandia Team GBR 49er pair triumphed in emphatic style at the first round of the inaugural World Cup series at Sail Melbourne last month, wrapping up victory by a massive 21 points, and they will be looking for a repeat of that form over the six days of racing in Biscayne Bay.
19. January Sailing1408
Women sport news - Susanne Huber-Curphey Awarded Cruising Club of America 2008 Rod Stephens Trophy for Outstanding Seamanship

Susanne Huber-Curphey Awarded Cruising Club of America 2008 Rod Stephens Trophy for Outstanding Seamanship

Cruising Club of America Presents 2008 Rod Stephens Trophy for Outstanding Seamanship to Susanne Huber-Curphey and Tony Curphey. Susanne Huber-Curphey Awarded Cruising Club of America 2008 Rod Stephens Trophy for Outstanding Seamanship
14. January Sailing642
Women sport news - Truswell to take up RYA Youth reins

Truswell to take up RYA Youth reins

Duncan Truswell admits he is relishing the challenge of continuing Britain’s unprecedented success in producing young world class sailors after being named as the new RYA Youth Racing Manager.
14. January Sailing460
Women sport news - Olympic and Paralympic Hopefuls Kick Off Campaigns at US SAILINGs 2009 Rolex Miami OCR

Olympic and Paralympic Hopefuls Kick Off Campaigns at US SAILINGs 2009 Rolex Miami OCR

With one week before online registration closes and two weeks before racing begins, US SAILINGs 2009 Rolex Miami OCR is shaping up to be an international must-sai regatta for elite Olympic and Paralympic-class sailors.
06. January Sailing549
Women sport news - Sailors celebrated in New Year’s Honours

Sailors celebrated in New Year’s Honours

Britain’s history-making sailors have had their astonishing feats in 2008 recognised in the New Year’s Honours List.
19. December Sailing478
Women sport news - IOC Honour Sailing With Best Sports Coverage Award At Olympic Golden Rings Ceremony

IOC Honour Sailing With Best Sports Coverage Award At Olympic Golden Rings Ceremony

Sailing scored a major coup as its television coverage of the Beijing Olympic Games was recognized as The Best Sports Coverage by the Host Broadcaster at the International Olympic Committees (IOC) Olympic Golden Rings ceremony, held last night (16 December) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
10. December Sailing537
Women sport news - RYA set up new womens academy for 2012 Olympics

RYA set up new womens academy for 2012 Olympics

THE Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has set up a new women’s Olympic Match Race Academy as part of its preparations for 2012 and to find sailors for the new keelboat event that will replace the Yngling class, which Britain has won at the last two Games.
19. November Sailing606
Women sport news - Hamilton Island hosts the first Australian Sailing Development Squad Camp

Hamilton Island hosts the first Australian Sailing Development Squad Camp

The momentum gained from sailing’s success at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games continued full force with the expansion the Australian Sailing Development Squad (ASDS) in Yachting Australia’s Performance Program.
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