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Women sport news - Aussies sit in fifth place after day two
The Australian Yngling Team of Krystal Weir, Karyn Gojnich & Angela Farrell still sit in 5th place after day two. The team scored a 6th and 12th today and have 30 points. This is a high scoring regatta with the leaders Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson (GBR) having notched up 16 points after only four races. This really shows just how tough it is out there on the race course.
Women sport news - Day three preview - 470s ready to race
Four more sailing classes will head out to the startline for the first time at this Olympic regatta on Monday (11 August). Hoping to emulate Team GB’s steady start on the Qingdao waters will be the 470 men’s women’s crews for races apiece are scheduled tomorrow.
Women sport news - US SAILOR KERRY GRUSON TAKES LIZ EARLE LADIES DAY TOP HONOUR
A Miami based yachtswoman, Kerry Gruson, has been awarded the 2008 Liz Earle Ladies Day Trophy at Skandia Cowes Week at a glittering ceremony held last night. photo onEdition
Women sport news - Skandia Cowes Week Daily wrap up
The penultimate day of Skandia Cowes Week found the engraver poised to etch names, new and old, on some cherished silverware as the Solent was cleared of racing boats to prepare for a tumultuous fireworks display. onEdition
09. August Sailing606
Women sport news - Day One Review:  Solid start for British sailors in Qingdao

Day One Review: Solid start for British sailors in Qingdao

With many places changes resulting from the light and fickle wind conditions, it seemed more like a game of snakes and ladders than the first day of an Olympic sailing regatta. But the Brits managed to hold on, with the Yngling trio of Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson topping the class leaderboard after the first day.
09. August Sailing615
Women sport news - The Australian Yngling Team Wins the Opening Race!

The Australian Yngling Team Wins the Opening Race!

The Australian Yngling crew of Krystal Weir, Karyn Gojnich and Angela Farrell opened the racing series with an very impressive win. After rounding the first mark in 7th place the team turned on their turbo speed overtaking boats on every leg.
08. August Sailing702
Women sport news -  GB Finn and Yngling competitors keep their cool

GB Finn and Yngling competitors keep their cool

The countdown clock has reached zero days to go, and the 2008 Olympic Games gets underway with the Opening Ceremony at 2008hrs in Beijing tonight. (1308 BST)
06. August Sailing561
Women sport news - Making Waves In Qingdao

Making Waves In Qingdao

The Opening Ceremony will get the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on Friday 8 August and ISAF will be bringing you all the latest news from the sailing events in Qingdao on our Olympic microsite and via Making Waves.
05. August Sailing1956
Women sport news - Skandia Cowes Week Round Up - Day 3

Skandia Cowes Week Round Up - Day 3

The third day of Skandia Cowes Week belonged to the cannonball crews as perfect sailing conditions propelled the fleet round their courses at breakneck speed. photo onEdition Aviva skipper Dee Caffari with Dean Macy, Olympic Decathlete, grind the winches during the Artemis Challenge at Skandia Cowes Week.
04. August Sailing616
Women sport news - ISAF World Match Race Rankings

ISAF World Match Race Rankings

Claire Leroy (FRA) remains untouchable at the top of the Women's ISAF World Match Race Rankings and extends her massive lead over the chasing pack yet again. photo Rolex
02. August Sailing1684
Women sport news - Organisers extend a warm welcome to Skandia Cowes Week 2008

Organisers extend a warm welcome to Skandia Cowes Week 2008

It has been held for the past 182 years, is known the world over as the greatest and certainly one of the most inclusive regattas in the yachting calendar, and it officially starts today. photo onEdition
30. July Sailing1903
Women sport news - 470 Junior Worlds glory for Mill and Hughes

470 Junior Worlds glory for Mill and Hughes

Hannah Mills and Katrina Hughes held their nerve in style to sail to 2008 Women’s 470 Junior World Championship gold in Poland. photo Richard Langdon/Skandia Team GBR
22. July Sailing1083
Women sport news - New York Yacht Club Race Week at New Port Presented by Rolex

New York Yacht Club Race Week at New Port Presented by Rolex

With 53 classic yachts registered to race this weekend in the first half of the New York Yacht Club's (NYYC) sixth biennial Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex, another 123 boats are prepping for the second half of the event, which starts next Thursday, July 24, and continues through Sunday, July 27.
22. July Sailing1053
Women sport news - A Classic Day Wraps up Classic Racing

A Classic Day Wraps up Classic Racing

Racing concluded today for the first half of the New York Yacht Club's (NYYC) Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex. photo Dan Nerney Rolex
19. July Sailing925
Women sport news - Entries In For 2008 Olympic Games Sailing Competition

Entries In For 2008 Olympic Games Sailing Competition

Sailors from 62 nations will take to the world's greatest sporting stage this August as they battle on the Yellow Sea at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Sailing Competition photo onEdition
19. July Sailing647
Women sport news - US SAILING's 2009 Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championship

US SAILING's 2009 Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championship

To advance growth in women's sailing, Rolex Watch U.S.A. has announced that it will expand its sponsorship of "Road to Rolex" clinics in 2008 and 2009, and is working with US SAILING to increase the number of clinics offered.
18. July Sailing722
Women sport news - Day 5 A Record Breaking Day

Day 5 A Record Breaking Day

The records tumbled at the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship with all seven titles decided, Great Britain secured the Volvo Trophy and a new generation of sailing stars emerged in Århus.
16. July Sailing1699
Women sport news - Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship 2008

Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship 2008

There are over 250 competitors from 60 nations taking part in this year's Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship. Volvo are the title sponsor of the event, which is run by ISAF
16. July Sailing1090
Women sport news - Great Britain leads national standings at halfway stage

Great Britain leads national standings at halfway stage

Great Britain is leading a close four-country battle for the Volvo Trophy, awarded to the best-performing nation at the Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championship. photo onEdition
01. July Sailing637
Women sport news - Boston College Wins Fowle Trophy

Boston College Wins Fowle Trophy

Kaitlin Storck (Huntington, N.Y.) has been named the 2008 Quantum Female College Sailor of the Year. Storck, a graduating senior at Tufts University (Medford, Mass.) is the first Lady Jumbo to win the honor and was also named an ICSA All-American for the second time (2006, 2007).
01. July Sailing644
Women sport news - ISAF Sailing World Cup Set To Launch For 2008-2009

ISAF Sailing World Cup Set To Launch For 2008-2009

The first ISAF Sailing World Cup is set to launch at the end of 2008 bringing a new annual series of sailing to the international sports calendar.
30. June Sailing569
Women sport news - ISAF Match Race Rankings

ISAF Match Race Rankings

Claire LEROY of France remains well clear of the chasing pack in the ISAF World Match Race Rankings on 25 June. photo Rolex
24. June Sailing609
Women sport news - Equipment Chosen For Sailing Events At 2010 Youth Olympic Games

Equipment Chosen For Sailing Events At 2010 Youth Olympic Games

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has announced the Bic Techno 293 windsurfer and the Byte CII dinghy have been chosen as equipment for the four sailing events at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
17. June Sailing1099
Women sport news - RYA gets behind new Girls4Gold scheme

RYA gets behind new Girls4Gold scheme

The RYA is backing ‘Girls4Gold’ - a new targeted recruitment drive masterminded by UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport (EIS) – to uncover hidden British female talent with the potential to rise to the podium at London 2012 and beyond.
09. June Sailing1270
Women sport news - Lorenzo Bressani and UKA UKA Racing win

Lorenzo Bressani and UKA UKA Racing win

The final day of racing at the Volvo Melges 24 World Championship, hosted by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, brought high drama and great celebration as the Italian Uka Uka Racing team helped by female team member Francesca Prina claimed victory over the 114-strong, 16-nation fleet in one of the most hotly contested sailing events this year. photo credit Paul Todd
07. June Sailing616
Women sport news - Clipper fleet bids farewell to the Big Apple

Clipper fleet bids farewell to the Big Apple

The low cloud and light drizzle failed to dampen spirits as the crews prepared their boats for the race and waved farewell to supporters on the dockside ahead of the 570-mile sprint to Halifax. With only three of the 14 individual races that make up the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race remaining, the pressure on to secure an overall podium. photo James Allen onEdiiton position when the race finishes in Liverpool on 05 July.
06. June Sailing830
Women sport news - Georgetown Rains on BC’s Parade As The Hoyas Win The 2008 ICSA/GILL National Championship

Georgetown Rains on BC’s Parade As The Hoyas Win The 2008 ICSA/GILL National Championship

Evidently the idea of finishing runner-up to Boston College (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) for the second time in less than a week did not sit well with the Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.) sailing team.
04. June Sailing914
Women sport news - FIGHT UNDERWAY FOR 2008 ICSA/GILL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE

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.
03. June Sailing676
Women sport news - Eagles Win Their Second National Title in a Week

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
03. June Sailing1256
Women sport news - Third Santa Maria Cup Victory For BARKOW

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
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