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Women sport news - 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”
Women sport news - 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
Women sport news - 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.
Women sport news - 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 Sailing563
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 Sailing1720
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 Sailing739
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 Sailing519
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 Sailing606
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 Sailing521
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 Sailing603
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 Sailing684
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.
17. November Sailing605
Women sport news - RYA statement on the selection of Olympic Classes for 2012 at the ISAF Conference

RYA statement on the selection of Olympic Classes for 2012 at the ISAF Conference

At its annual conference, the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) selected the female boat classes which will be contested at the 2012 Olympic sailing competition at Weymouth and Portland.
29. October Sailing575
Women sport news - Conti wins Rolex Osprey Cup

Conti wins Rolex Osprey Cup

Italy’s Giulia Conti won the 2008 Rolex Osprey Cup – one of only two ISAF Grade 1 women’s match racing events in the U.S. – held at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club (St. Petersburg, Fla.), from October 22-25. photo Char Doyle
27. October Sailing605
Women sport news - SAILING’s Rolex US Yachtswoman of the Year Awards: Nominations Now Accepted

SAILING’s Rolex US Yachtswoman of the Year Awards: Nominations Now Accepted

The end of the 2008 sailing season is approaching and, with that, comes the opportunity to recognize those U.S. sailors who have collected impressive regatta results at home and abroad in 2008
21. October Sailing649
Women sport news - Intercollegiate offshore Regatta

Intercollegiate offshore Regatta

Just when it seemed the annual Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta couldn’t get any bigger, it breezed into Larchmont Yacht Club on Columbus Day Weekend to increase its participants from last year’s count of 235 college sailors to a whopping 318 and its borrowed-boat fleet from 31 to 36.
16. October Sailing800
Women sport news - World’s number one match racing team to compete in Rolex Osprey Cup

World’s number one match racing team to compete in Rolex Osprey Cup

The list of invited skippers for the 2008 Rolex Osprey Cup has been announced by organizers St. Petersburg Yacht Club (St. Petersburg, Fla.). Topping the list at the ISAF Grade 1 match racing regatta is Claire Leroy (Nantes, FRA), the world’s #1 ranked match racer and ISAF Rolex Sailor of the Year in 2007.
09. October Sailing551
Women sport news - RYA National Ranking Series set for exciting finale

RYA National Ranking Series set for exciting finale

Hannah Mills and Katrina Hughes are poised to end their season on a high with the 2008 RYA Olympic Classes National Ranking Series 470 women’s crown.
06. October Sailing702
Women sport news - Linda Rahm Wins Tróia Portugal Women's Cup

Linda Rahm Wins Tróia Portugal Women's Cup

The Swedish Linda Rahm won the Tróia Portugal Women's Cup,organized by Sun Sailing team and sponsored by Turismo de Portugal and Troiaresort, which ended today in Tróia. The crew won 13 matches and was defeated only twice in the three Round Robins. photo troiaportugalwomenscup.com
04. October Sailing669
Women sport news - Linda Rahm on the way to the final

Linda Rahm on the way to the final

The Swedish Linda Rahm and the British Lucy McGregor, current European Champion, confirmed the status of favorites to victory at Tróia Portugal Women's Cup, event organized by Sun Sailing Team and sponsored by Turismo de Portugal and Troiaresort. photo .troiaportugalwomenscup.com
02. October Sailing592
Women sport news - Linda Rahm Leads

Linda Rahm Leads

The crew of the Swedish Linda Rahm continues to lead the Tróia Portugal Women's Cup, after the second day of racing.
29. September Sailing668
Women sport news - Patience the key at RYA Zone & Home Country Championships

Patience the key at RYA Zone & Home Country Championships

Patience was the key as 1,000 youngsters across England, Scotland and Wales took part in the 2008 RYA Zone and Home Country Championships last weekend. credit Paul Wyeth RYA. photo credit Paul Wyeth / RYA.
23. September Sailing554
Women sport news - ISAF and Rolex are proud to announce the Nominees for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2008.

ISAF and Rolex are proud to announce the Nominees for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards 2008.

ISAF received nominations from across the world representing all aspects of the sport in two categories. Photo by: Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi
22. September Sailing529
Women sport news - ISAF World Match Race Rankings

ISAF World Match Race Rankings

Claire Leroy maintains French control at the top of the Open and Women's ISAF World Match Racing Rankings in their latest release on 17 September.
22. September Sailing692
Women sport news - Olympic Sailor Krystal Weir to headline the first leg of the  ISAF Sailing World Cup – Sail Melbourne in December

Olympic Sailor Krystal Weir to headline the first leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Sail Melbourne in December

OLYMPIC sailor Krystal Weir used a meet and greet session with the public at her home club yesterday, to formally announce Sail Melbourne in December would be the start of her 2012 London Games campaign.
12. September Sailing656
Women sport news - Lawrence seals National Match Racing Finals berth

Lawrence seals National Match Racing Finals berth

Charlotte Lawrence booked her place in the Grand Final of the 2008 RYA National Match Racing Championships next month as her crew finished runners-up at the penultimate qualifier of this year’s Series.
11. September Sailing1738
Women sport news - Celebrity Godparents bless Dee Caffari¹s Open 60 yacht Aviva with sabrage display

Celebrity Godparents bless Dee Caffari¹s Open 60 yacht Aviva with sabrage display

The start of the Vendée Globe 2008/09 yacht race is only 63 days away and today at Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Dee Caffari had her Open 60 yacht Aviva blessed by its celebrity godparents ahead of the gruelling round the world race. photo onEdition
08. September Sailing392
Women sport news - Australia Sailing at The Paralympic Games

Australia Sailing at The Paralympic Games

The first day of racing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Qingdao got off to a slow start. After launching at 1pm the boats soon returned to the shore where they were held, postponed for a couple of hours.
06. September Sailing609
Women sport news - ISAF World Sailing Rankings

ISAF World Sailing Rankings

There are two new leaders in the latest release of the ISAF World Sailing Rankings and some major changes elsewhere with the inclusion of results from the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition.
05. September Sailing1403
Women sport news - A birds eye view of the Big Fellas

A birds eye view of the Big Fellas

Without doubt one of the best views in the house at the 19th Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup is that of the helicopter pilot tasked with positioning the film and photographic teams recording events unfolding. It is an enviable job and an addictive one too. photo Lindsay Owen Jone/Rolex Daniel Forster
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