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Women sport news - Finland leads Laser Radial Womens Worlds
Sari Multala (FIN) and Evi Van Acker (BEL) have the early lead with a win and a second place apiece at the 2008 Women's Laser Radial World Championships which got underway today, the second day of scheduled racing, on Auckland's Hauraki Gulf. photo Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ
Women sport news - Laser Radial World's Practice Race a blow-out
The Hauraki Gulf played host today to around 50 sailors for an attempted practice race ahead of tomorrow's start to the 2008 Women's Laser Radial World Championship. 116 are expected on the water for the first race of the series which is scheduled to start off Takapuna, North Shore City, Auckland at 11am tomorrow. photo sailauckland.org.nz
Women sport news - Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championship Returns to Houston Yacht Club in 2009
Organizers of US SAILING's Rolex International Women's Keelboat Championship - the first world sailing competition created for women - have announced the dates for the next running of this biennial event. photo Sally Barkow, Nashotah, WI USA celebrating her team's victory Photo by: Rolex / Dan Nerney
Women sport news - Guaranteed: Sun, Fun and Plenty of Racing
Everybody loves a winner, and at the International Rolex Regatta in St. Thomas, USVI, every class winner takes home a Rolex timepiece. This year at the March 28-30 event there will be IRC racing along with the traditional classes for CSA handicap, one-design and Beach Cats. An early deadline of March 6 is looming for the advantage of a discounted entry fee. photo Daniel Forster Rolex
29. February Sailing564
Women sport news - IT’S THE END OF AN ERA AS A NEW DAWN BREAKS OVER COWES

IT’S THE END OF AN ERA AS A NEW DAWN BREAKS OVER COWES

After a very successful 14-year tenure, 2008 is Skandia’s last year as title sponsor of Cowes Week, the world’s oldest and largest annual sailing regatta which this year is held between the 2nd and 9th August.
26. February Sailing697
Women sport news - Clipper Race restart in Qingdao, China

Clipper Race restart in Qingdao, China

At 1530 local time (0730 GMT) on Sunday a horn sounded across Fuschan Bay, Qingdao, signalling the start of Race 7 of the Clipper 07-08 Round the World Yacht Race to Hawaii. photo Zoe Williamson/onEdition
25. February Sailing555
Women sport news - 2008 Clagett Regatta Expands to Include Blind Sailors

2008 Clagett Regatta Expands to Include Blind Sailors

Building on its mission to provide sailors with disabilities the opportunity to hone their competitive skills, the 2008 C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta has expanded to welcome the participation of blind sailors for the sixth annual running of this event hosted by Sail Newport, Rhode Island’s Public Sailing Center.
23. February Sailing526
Women sport news - 2008 Tornado World Championships

2008 Tornado World Championships

Next week, the first race will start off Takapuna Beach for the 2008 Tornado World Championship, on Monday 25 February 2008. 50 entries are confirmed with representatives from 21 different countries coming to North Shore City for this World Championships which doubles as the final 2008 Olympic qualifier. photo Richard Gladwell
15. February Sailing532
Women sport news - Yngling girls clinch world title with day to spare

Yngling girls clinch world title with day to spare

Beijing-bound sailors Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson have retained their Yngling World Championship title in emphatic style, clinching victory in Miami with a day to spare. photo Richard Langford Skandia Team GB
07. February Sailing501
Women sport news - Ayton aiming for second World gold

Ayton aiming for second World gold

Defending World Champion helm Sarah Ayton has laid down the gauntlet to the fleet ahead of the 2008 Yngling Women’s World Championships starting in Miami this week insisting, “Our plans are on track for another World title”. photo onEdition
07. February Sailing586
Women sport news - ISAF Making Waves weekly newsletter

ISAF Making Waves weekly newsletter

Just six months remain until the start of the Beijing Olympic Games and the battle for medals is already heating up.
04. February Sailing744
Women sport news - Medal Races Determined in Miami

Medal Races Determined in Miami

After today's short 30-minute "Medal Race" in each of four Olympic classes (Laser, Laser Radial, Star and Yngling), US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR officially concluded. photo Paige Railey winner of the Laser Radial Dan Nerney Rolex
02. February Sailing536
Women sport news - Happiness and Heartbreak on the Line

Happiness and Heartbreak on the Line

When asked to evaluate her performance here, Bekatorou, Greece's 2004 Olympic 470 Women's Gold Medalist, answered, "I haven't fully adapted yet to the Yngling style. photo Rolex Dan Nerney
02. February Sailing459
Women sport news - Paralympic Champions Named; Medal Races for Olympic Classes Tomorrow

Paralympic Champions Named; Medal Races for Olympic Classes Tomorrow

Racing concluded today for three Paralympic classes (SKUD-18, Sonar and 2.4mR) at US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR, and a final day of fleet racing for four Olympic classes (Laser, Laser Radial, Star and Yngling) determined the top-ten sailors in each who will advance to tomorrow's medal races. photo Rolex Dan Nerney
02. February Sailing620
Women sport news - Making Waves-ISAF Weekly News update

Making Waves-ISAF Weekly News update

2008 looks set to be a competitive year for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards! In contrast, at the 470 Worlds in Melbourne there was a turn up for the books as the women's title was won by a crew who missed out on selection for Beijing.
01. February Sailing555
Women sport news - US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR update

US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR update

After postponements due to light wind, 369 Olympic and Paralympic sailors from 34 countries basked in sunshine and steadily increasing breezes on Biscayne Bay, completing day two of US SAILING's Rolex Miami OCR. Ynglings, Lasers and 2.4mRs have now completed five races, while the Laser Radials, Stars, SKUD-18s and Sonars have each completed four. photos by Dan Nerney Rolex
01. February Sailing480
Women sport news - Yngling trio make gains in Miami

Yngling trio make gains in Miami

World Champions Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson are leading the Yngling fleet after Tuesday’s second day of racing at the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta (29 January). photo Dan Nerney Rolex
01. February Sailing725
Women sport news - Maxwell and Kinsolving take gold in Australia

Maxwell and Kinsolving take gold in Australia

Beijing-nominated pair Christina Bassadone and Saskia Clark from GBR finished their Women’s 470 Worlds’ campaign on a high sailing to third in the medal race to take seventh overall. photo Skandia Team GBR
31. January Sailing520
Women sport news - Steady start for Brits in Miami

Steady start for Brits in Miami

Great Britain’s sailors saw a solid start to the Rolex Miami Olympic Classes Regatta on Monday (28 January), with Yngling World Champions Sarah Ayton, Sarah Webb and Pippa Wilson displaying the most consistent scoreline of the Brits on the opening day. photo onEdition
31. January Sailing754
Women sport news - Tunnicliffe Rules in Laser Radials

Tunnicliffe Rules in Laser Radials

Perfect first-day conditions greeted sailors at US SAILING's Rolex MIami OCR, where 369 Olympic and Paralympic sailors from 34 countries are competing in four Olympic classes (Laser, Laser Radial, Star, and Yngling) and three Paralympic classes (2.4mR, SKUD-18 and Sonar). photo Walter Cooper US Sailing
29. January Sailing880
Women sport news - Results of the 6th Bowne Inter-Schools Sailing Festival Organised by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club on 26th and 27th January 2008

Results of the 6th Bowne Inter-Schools Sailing Festival Organised by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club on 26th and 27th January 2008

The chilly and wet weather on 26 and 27 January 2008 has not put off the enthusiasm of 75 young sailors for competing in the 6th Bowne Inter-Schools Sailing Festival at Middle Island, the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s dinghy sailing centre.
21. January Sailing776
Women sport news - Successful Collins Stewart London Boat Show finishes on a high

Successful Collins Stewart London Boat Show finishes on a high

The 54th Collins Stewart London Boat Show, in association with the Daily Mail, finished on a high today after a successful, action-packed ten days that really put the “Show” into Boat Show. HRH the Princess Royal meets Young Sailor of the Year, Laurence Greenough, from Plymouth on the Raymarine stand at the Collins Stewart London Boat Show 2008 photo onEdition
21. January Sailing513
Women sport news - PORTO ALEGRE TO HOST 2009 ISAF NATIONS CUP GRAND FINAL

PORTO ALEGRE TO HOST 2009 ISAF NATIONS CUP GRAND FINAL

ISAF is delighted to announce that Porto Alegre, Brazil will host the Grand Final of the 2009 ISAF Nations Cup.
14. January Sailing574
Women sport news - Day 2: Australian Youth Championship

Day 2: Australian Youth Championship

Three races were completed on day two at the OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championship 2008 in incredibly shifty conditions with wind speeds ranging from 0-15 knots.
14. January Sailing551
Women sport news -  Day 3: Australian Youth Championship

Day 3: Australian Youth Championship

Day three at the OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championship 2008 got underway in winds ranging from 8-15 knots.
14. January Sailing518
Women sport news - Day 4: Final results from Australian Youth Championship

Day 4: Final results from Australian Youth Championship

The final day of racing at the OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championship 2008 was abandoned today due to lack of wind. Performances from nine races completed over the last three days have made up the final results.
14. January Sailing575
Women sport news - Rolex Women’s Match, a womens match racing regatta

Rolex Women’s Match, a womens match racing regatta

Created in 2002 to introduce women sailors to one-on-one match racing (the format most likely to be chosen for the 2012 Olympic Games), the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Grade 3 event focuses on round-robin racing in Sonar keelboats on Tampa Bay.
28. December Sailing752
Women sport news - NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR US SAILING’s ROLEX YACHTSMAN & YACHTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR US SAILING’s ROLEX YACHTSMAN & YACHTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Established in 1961 by US SAILING and sponsored by Rolex Watch, U.S.A. since 1980, the annual presentation of US SAILING's Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year awards are widely regarded as the sport's ultimate recognition of an individual’s outstanding on-the-water achievements for the calendar year
05. December Sailing634
Women sport news - Marlow Ropes Award joy for Sophies

Marlow Ropes Award joy for Sophies

The World 29er Champion Sophie double act of Weguelin and Ainsworth are celebrating after landing the invaluable Marlow Ropes Award just three months after making the step into the Olympic Classes arena. photo
01. December Sailing592
Women sport news -  Australian Youth Championship entries close today

Australian Youth Championship entries close today

Entries for the 11th OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championship 2008 to be held from 6 – 10 January, 2008 at Frankston Yacht Club, Victoria are closing today.
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