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Women sport news - 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.
Women sport news - 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.
Women sport news -  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)
Women sport news - 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 Sailing1838
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 Sailing608
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 Sailing1536
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 Sailing1836
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 Sailing1050
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 Sailing992
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 Sailing883
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 Sailing635
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 Sailing690
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 Sailing1616
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 Sailing1043
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 Sailing620
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 Sailing620
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 Sailing555
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 Sailing590
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 Sailing1077
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 Sailing1118
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 Sailing603
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 Sailing794
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 Sailing883
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 Sailing650
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 Sailing1218
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 Sailing1322
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 Sailing1863
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 Sailing1948
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 Sailing780
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.
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