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Women sport news - 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).
Women sport news - 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.
Women sport news - 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
Women sport news - 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 Sailing1023
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 Sailing792
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 Sailing551
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 Sailing721
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 Sailing763
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 Sailing570
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 Sailing1154
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
03. June Sailing1196
Women sport news - New York wins Race 11 of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race

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 Sailing1553
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 Sailing1663
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 Sailing658
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 Sailing714
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 Sailing1518
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 Sailing559
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 Sailing1186
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 Sailing798
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 Sailing514
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 Sailing2732
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 Sailing515
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 Sailing1934
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 Sailing560
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 Sailing568
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 Sailing672
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 Sailing483
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 Sailing449
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 Sailing732
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
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