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Women sport news - 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
Women sport news - 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.
Women sport news - 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
Women sport news - 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
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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 Sailing616
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 Sailing500
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 Sailing504
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).
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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 Sailing791
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 Sailing1036
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 Sailing525
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 Sailing438
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 Sailing522
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
28. April Sailing592
Women sport news - Medal races: mission accomplished in Hyeres

Medal races: mission accomplished in Hyeres

Despite a pessimistic forecast, the intense medal race programme was completed as scheduled. The wind, light and often shifty forced the committee to adjust constantly the course. photo Richard Langdon/Skandia Team GBR
28. April Sailing690
Women sport news -  Race 9 of Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race gets underway

Race 9 of Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race gets underway

With the Californian sun shining and ten knots of breeze from the north west, Race 9 of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race series began at 1300 local (2000 GMT). Uniquely Singapore was the first of the ten-internationally sponsored yachts across the line, closely followed by their Asian rivals, Qingdao. photo Douglas Peebles onEdition
28. April Sailing509
Women sport news - ISAF President Draws Equipment For Olympic Games

ISAF President Draws Equipment For Olympic Games

ISAF President Göran Petersson completed the random draw for the allocation of the supplied equipment at the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition. photo During a visit to the ISAF Secretariat, ISAF President Göran Petersson completes the random draw for the allocation of the supplied equipment at the 2008 Olympic Sailing Competition. ISAF
27. April Sailing973
Women sport news - Great Britain Top Nation in Heyeres

Great Britain Top Nation in Heyeres

Great Britain emerged as top nation at the conclusion of the French Olympic Sailing Week on Friday (25 April). John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Stephen Thomas won Gold in the Paralympic Sonar class on Thursday, with Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson bronze in the Yngling event.
25. April Sailing505
Women sport news - Brits scoop Sonar gold in Hyeres

Brits scoop Sonar gold in Hyeres

John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Stephen Thomas have claimed Great Britain’s first medal at the French Olympic Sailing Week in Hyeres, clinching gold with a day to spare in the Paralympic Sonar class on Thursday (24 April). photo Richard Langdon Skandia Team GBR
24. April Sailing491
Women sport news - Ready, Set, Go for medal races

Ready, Set, Go for medal races

Another difficult day ended in Hyères. A light sea breeze appeared late allowing minimum racing for all classes before the medal race. The conditions suited sailors who have started their preparation for Qingdao. Most of the leaders are keeping their position but no one is safe before the decisive and non discardable medal race tomorrow. photo Gilles Martin-Raget
23. April Sailing478
Women sport news - Strong winds upset day three in Hyeres

Strong winds upset day three in Hyeres

British sailors remain in five podium positions at the French Olympic Sailing Week on Tuesday (22 April), after the third days’ racing was abandoned due to strong winds sweeping across Hyeres. photo Richard Langdon Skandia Team GBR
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Women sport news - Day two in Hyeres

Day two in Hyeres

The French Olympic Sailing Week in Hyeres saw sunshine and calmer conditions on Monday (21 April), with British sailors occupying five podium positions after the second day of racing at this Grade 1 regatta. photo Dan Nerney Rolex
21. April Sailing550
Women sport news - British sailors gear up for French test

British sailors gear up for French test

After a solid start to the European regatta season in Palma last month, British sailors have made their next stop on the European circuit at the French Olympic Sailing Week in Hyeres, where racing gets underway on Sunday (20 April). photo Richard Langdon
21. April Sailing493
Women sport news - Boom and bust on day one in Hyeres

Boom and bust on day one in Hyeres

Amongst all the chaos, Yngling World and European Champions Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson scored two solid results, opening their series with 3,1 to see them in second place overall on the first day, behind the German trio skippered by Ulrike Schuemann. photo Gilles Martin Raget
21. April Sailing607
Women sport news - Liz Earle sponsors Ladies Day at Skandia Cowes Week

Liz Earle sponsors Ladies Day at Skandia Cowes Week

The organisers of Skandia Cowes Week (2-9 August) are delighted to announce that Liz Earle Naturally Active Skincare, the regatta’s Official Skincare Sponsor, is also sponsoring the 3rd annual Ladies Day, taking place this year on Thursday 7th August.
18. April Sailing1270
Women sport news - Hayes wins Rolex Women's Third Title

Hayes wins Rolex Women's Third Title

Sandy Hayes (Scituate, Mass.) and her team won the 2008 Rolex Women’s Match, hosted by the St. Petersburg Yacht Club (St. Petersburg, Fla.) from April 10-13. photo Rolex
18. April Sailing718
Women sport news - Uniquely Singapore steal honours in Race 8 from Hawaii to Santa Cruz

Uniquely Singapore steal honours in Race 8 from Hawaii to Santa Cruz

Uniquely Singapore, has managed to steal line honours from Nova Scotia by crossing the finish line at 05:16 local (12:16 GMT) Wednesday morning at the end of Race 8 from Hawaii to Santa Cruz in the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race.
17. April Sailing501
Women sport news - Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Embraces “Brackets”

Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Embraces “Brackets”

Norfolk, Virginia (April 15, 2008) – Sports fans, for whom filling in their college basketball “brackets” is a seasonal ritual, will soon get another chance to make the right picks as college sailing moves to a bracket system to determine who will play in the ICSA/Gill Coed National Championship scheduled for June 2-4, 2008, in Newport, R.I.
12. April Sailing934
Women sport news - Dismasted yachts rejoin Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race

Dismasted yachts rejoin Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race

Having made their final departure preparations this morning in pouring rain­ a Hawaiian blessing, according to the Commodore of Hawaii Yacht Club ­westernaustralia2011.com and Durban 2010 and Beyond left Honolulu this afternoon to rejoin the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race fleet on the race to Santa Cruz. photo Heather Ewing/onEdition
08. April Sailing495
Women sport news - Eight Brits named for ISAF Youth Worlds

Eight Brits named for ISAF Youth Worlds

As the curtain came down on the 2008 RYA Youth National Championships and Trials on Friday (4 April), selectors unveiled eight of the 10 RYA Team GBR sailors who will compete at the 2008 Volvo Youth Sailing ISAF World Championships in Denmark this July.
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