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Women sport news - FIGHT UNDERWAY FOR 2008 ICSA/GILL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE
The top 18 college sailing teams in the nation have begun the contest they hope will end with their win of the most coveted title of the year – the ICSA/Gill National Championship.
Women sport news - Eagles Win Their Second National Title in a Week
Proving that they are a force to be reckoned with, the Boston College Sailing Team has won their second national championship title in less than a week on the waters of Narragansett Bay. photo GTSphotos.com
Women sport news - Third Santa Maria Cup Victory For BARKOW
Sally BARKOW and her Team Seven successfully defended their title to win the ISAF Grade 1 Boat U.S. Santa Maria Cup in Annapolis for the third time. photo Dan Nerney Rolex
Women sport news - New York wins Race 11 of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race
Breaking what has been referred to as the Ohome port curse¹, skipper Duggie Gillespie and his team have achieved an historic victory by winning into New York at the end of the 1,420-mile race from Jamaica of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race. photo James Allen
31. May Sailing1277
Women sport news - European victory for Volvo RYA Keelboat crew

European victory for Volvo RYA Keelboat crew

Charlotte Lawrence and her crew of fellow Volvo RYA Keelboat Programme sailors Katie MacKenzie, Maia Walsh, Hannah Kemlo and university teammate Lavinia Paternoster won the 2008 European University Women’s Match Racing Cup in La Rochelle last weekend (23-25 May).
30. May Sailing1450
Women sport news - Eagles Win First Women’s Title in School History

Eagles Win First Women’s Title in School History

Only eight races – four in both A- and B-Divisions – were left to be contested on the third and final day of racing for the 2008 ICSA Women’s National Championship. photo GTSPhots
28. May Sailing594
Women sport news - 2008 ICSA WOMEN’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DAY ONE ACTION

2008 ICSA WOMEN’S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP DAY ONE ACTION

Folks enjoying their Memorial Day parades and picnics could hardly have a complaint with the weatherman’s efforts today. But when the opening round of the 2008 ICSA Women’s National Championship got underway at noon, the blustery conditions that greeted racers were just a hint of what was in store for rest of their day out on Narragansett Bay.
26. May Sailing675
Women sport news - Windy Medal Races at Delta Lloyd Regatta 2008

Windy Medal Races at Delta Lloyd Regatta 2008

Medals won by Tunnicliffe, Conti and Micol, Alabau, Marcelien de Koning and Lobke Berkhout and Manchon saw The Delta Lloyd Regatta have some twists and turns.
26. May Sailing1471
Women sport news - ACTION SET TO BEGIN FOR 2008 ICSA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

ACTION SET TO BEGIN FOR 2008 ICSA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Every college sport has its powerhouse teams, and in sailing that brings to mind names such as Boston College, St. Mary’s College, Yale University, Stanford University and the College of Charleston
26. May Sailing526
Women sport news - Race 11 of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race gets underway

Race 11 of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race gets underway

Nova Scotia led the Clipper 07-08 fleet across the start line at the beginning of Race 11 from Jamaica to New York. They were several boat lengths ahead of the following group of Durban 2010 and Beyond, Liverpool 08, New York and Hull & Humber. All ten of the yachts crossed the start line within two minutes. photo onEdition
24. May Sailing1015
Women sport news - Yngling girls bag Dutch bronze

Yngling girls bag Dutch bronze

Yngling trio Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson claimed the first medal for Great Britain at the Delta Lloyd Regatta in Holland on Saturday (24 May) – their last major event before the Beijing Olympic Games in August. photo Yngling sailors Pippa Wilson, Sarah Webb, Sarah Ayton The Delta Lloyd Regatta, Medemblik, Holland, 21st - 25th May 2008 Skandia Team GBR image.
24. May Sailing764
Women sport news - Day 4 470 Women – Sparring partners on top

Day 4 470 Women – Sparring partners on top

Since the end of 2007, the Brazilians Fernando Oliveira and Isabel Swan teamed up with the Italians Giulia Conti and Giovanna Micol as sparring partners. Now they are both on golden course in Medemblik.
23. May Sailing473
Women sport news - Close racing on second day Delta Lloyd Regatta 2008

Close racing on second day Delta Lloyd Regatta 2008

The second day at the 2008 Delta Lloyd Regatta in the Netherlands showed some close racing. The light breeze and shifts caused tactical difficulties, but pleased the Olympian teams preparing for China.
22. May Sailing2591
Women sport news - BRITISH SAILING TEAM GET GARDEN OF HONOUR

BRITISH SAILING TEAM GET GARDEN OF HONOUR

Britain¹s national sailing team, Skandia Team GBR, has inspired a gold medal winning garden designer to create a Chelsea Flower Show garden in their honour. photo onEdition
22. May Sailing479
Women sport news -  Hull & Humber wins Race 10 to Jamaica in Clipper 07-08

Hull & Humber wins Race 10 to Jamaica in Clipper 07-08

Just 57 seconds separated the first and second placed teams in the race from Santa Cruz, California, to Jamaica, Hull & Humber securing a fourth victory in the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race. photo onEdition Heather Ewing
22. May Sailing1887
Women sport news - Clipper Ventures names Humber as start/finish venue for Clipper 09-10

Clipper Ventures names Humber as start/finish venue for Clipper 09-10

Clipper Ventures Plc is pleased to announce that the next edition of its biennial event, the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race, will start and finish in the Humber on the east coast of England.
21. May Sailing519
Women sport news - Race 10 to Jamaica gets underway in Clipper 07-08

Race 10 to Jamaica gets underway in Clipper 07-08

The ten internationally-backed yachts of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race fleet have started Race 10 from Panama to Jamaica. photo Heather Ewing/onEdition
21. May Sailing512
Women sport news - Additional events add even more competition and excitement to world-famous yachting regatta

Additional events add even more competition and excitement to world-famous yachting regatta

The town of Cowes on the Isle of Wight is incredibly busy in the first week of August and not just with the usual holidaymakers enjoying some retail therapy in the myriad of fabulous shops on the High Street.
21. May Sailing617
Women sport news - Junior Windsurfers make waves at Whitwell

Junior Windsurfers make waves at Whitwell

Event director Helen Cartwright is confident Britain’s windsurfing champions of tomorrow were among the 62-strong fleet when the country’s most promising young windsurfers did battle at the first ever RYA National Junior Windsurfing Championships at Whitwell, Rutland Water this weekend (17-18 May). photo rya.org.uk
17. May Sailing440
Women sport news - Race 9 Panama arrivals of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race

Race 9 Panama arrivals of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race

The first of the ten internationally-backed Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race teams have arrived in Flamenco Marina, Panama. New York arrived alongside at shortly after 0500 this morning (1100 GMT) at the end of Race 9 from Santa Cruz. photo onEdition
15. May Sailing403
Women sport news - ISAF World Match Race Rankings

ISAF World Match Race Rankings

France continues to dominate at the top of the ISAF World Match Race Rankings as Claire Leroy holds on to the world #1 spot. photo Rolex
13. May Sailing649
Women sport news - North Zone triumphs at 2008 RYA Eric Twiname Championships

North Zone triumphs at 2008 RYA Eric Twiname Championships

The North Zone ruled the roost at Rutland Water as day two of the 2008 RYA Eric Twiname Championships came to a thrilling finish. Winning North Zone team. Credit Paul Wyeth
13. May Sailing513
Women sport news - The Artemis Transat start

The Artemis Transat start

As the boats left the dock on Sunday morning, weather analysis and predictions were getting more precise for the 3000-mile long course towards Boston. With 10 knots of easterly breeze, the descent towards the Eddystone Omega race gate should take less than an hour. credit: onEdition/The Artemis Transat/OC Events Dee Caffari (Aviva) at the start of the Artemis Transat.
09. May Sailing516
Women sport news - South Zone bid to defend RYA Eric Twiname Championships crown

South Zone bid to defend RYA Eric Twiname Championships crown

The South Zone had better watch out – the rest of the RYA Zones will be gunning for their crown when the battle for the 2008 RYA Eric Twiname Championships takes place at Rutland Sailing Club this weekend (10-11 May).
09. May Sailing917
Women sport news - TV’s Davina McCall lends support to Sail for Gold Ball

TV’s Davina McCall lends support to Sail for Gold Ball

Popular TV star Davina McCall will once again help to give Great Britain’s sailors a glorious Olympic send off when she attends the prestigious 2008 Sail for Gold Ball. photo Davina McCall with Ben Ainslie at 2004 Sail for Gold Ball
09. May Sailing844
Women sport news - Hull & Humber claims third victory of Clipper 07-08 campaign

Hull & Humber claims third victory of Clipper 07-08 campaign

Hull & Humber has won Race 9 of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race, crossing the revised finish line at 2022 GMT on Tuesday 6 May. It is the team¹s third individual stage victory of the 35,000-mile race which is being contested by ten internationally-backed 68-foot yachts.
09. May Sailing1077
Women sport news - Record Breaking Year For Athlete Participation Programme At The Youth Worlds

Record Breaking Year For Athlete Participation Programme At The Youth Worlds

More young sailors than ever before will get the benefit of funding support from ISAF's Athlete Participation Programme as they make their first steps onto the world sailing stage at this year's Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship.
06. May Sailing539
Women sport news - AUSTRALIAN YACHTING AWARDS - WINNERS ANNOUNCED

AUSTRALIAN YACHTING AWARDS - WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Female Sailors Of The Year honour was awarded to the Women's 470 team of Perth sailors Elise Rechichi and Tessa Parkinson. photo Rob Brown
03. May Sailing459
Women sport news - RYA completes line-up for 2008 Rolex Commodores' Cup

RYA completes line-up for 2008 Rolex Commodores' Cup

Great Britain’s team to challenge for the 2008 Rolex Commodores’ Cup is complete.
02. May Sailing537
Women sport news - ISAF World Sailing Rankings released

ISAF World Sailing Rankings released

Australia strengthen their position as best-performing nation in the Rankings, with Sarah BLANCK (AUS) moves up one place to #2 in the Laser Radial in additional to their three world #1 spots. Great Britain also continue count four top-three places (one #1, two #2, one #3), but have been knocked back into third position in the national standings by a terrific Polish performance. photo Dan Nerney Rolex
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