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Women sport news - Elite RS:X Fleets For ISAF Sailing World Cup Final In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE will welcome the world's finest and fastest windsurfers from 26-30 November for the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final with Olympic medallists and world champions aplenty in the 20-boat RS:X fleets.

Women sport news - Team Ulrikkeholm are new WIM Series champions
Team Ulrikkeholm new WIM Series champion-Series titleholder Lucy Macgregor won the Busan event. The only team to have won two out of five events on the 2014 WIM Series, is the new titleholder.
Women sport news - Palludan & Macgregor leading Busan semis 1 – 0 in Korea
After an intense Wednesday in light winds and bright sunshine on the waters of the Korean Haeundae Beach, the round-robin of the Busan Cup Women's International Match Race was completed.
Women sport news - Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen wins US event – local hero Stephanie Roble runner-up in Sheboygan
Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen, Josefine Boel Rasmussen and Malin Holmberg, winners of the Buddy Melges Challenge, the fourth and penultimate stage of the 2014 WIM Series. Photo: Isao Toyama.
28. September Sailing1000
Women sport news - USA leads Denmark 1 – 0 in Sheboygan final

USA leads Denmark 1 – 0 in Sheboygan final

Saturday’s racing in the Buddy Melges Challenge on Lake Michigan, USA, saw more breeze than ever before during the week. Stephanie Roble used her local knowledge to show a clean sheet for the day.
25. September Sailing1006
Women sport news - Le Berre leading, undefeated, in Sheboygan

Le Berre leading, undefeated, in Sheboygan

Morning fog delayed the start of the Buddy Melges Challenge for a while, but as the racing went on in Sheboygan, USA, Anne-Claire Le Berre of France showed her great light condition skills.
24. September Sailing830
Women sport news - Sheboygan welcomes eight of the world’s best women match racers

Sheboygan welcomes eight of the world’s best women match racers

The time has come for the penultimate event on the 2014 Women’s International Match Racing Series (WIM Series), the Buddy Melges Challenge.
21. September Sailing747
Women sport news - World bronze for 470 duo Mills and Clark

World bronze for 470 duo Mills and Clark

Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark secured the second British medal at the ISAF Sailing World Championships on Saturday (20 September), winning bronze in the 470 Women’s event.
21. September Sailing896
Women sport news - 2014 470 WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - MEDAL RACE DAY REPORT

2014 470 WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - MEDAL RACE DAY REPORT

The air was thick with expectation as the 470 Women teams prepared in the boat park under the eyes of hordes of spectators gathered and watching from the elevated Duna grandstand.
21. September Sailing698
Women sport news - Golden Day For French RS:X Racers

Golden Day For French RS:X Racers

Picon had sealed Women's RS:X gold overnight. The home crowd had something to cheer about in the women's division as Spain's Marina Alabau sealed silver ahead of Maayan Davidovich (ISR).
19. September Sailing786
Women sport news - Olympic Gold Medallists and Reigning 470 World Champions Take Over Leaderboard

Olympic Gold Medallists and Reigning 470 World Champions Take Over Leaderboard

470 Women Gold Fleet racing got underway in the early afternoon for races 6, 7 and 8 and ended with the 2012 Olympic Gold Medallists and defending World Champions Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie (NZL) leaping into the lead.
19. September Sailing1016
Women sport news -  Dutch Gold In Laser Radial At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Dutch Gold In Laser Radial At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Marit Bouwmeester (NED) took a ten point lead into the Laser Radial Medal Race and finished third to seal the deal with Josefin Olsson (SWE) taking silver and Evi Van Acker (BEL) picking up bronze.
19. September Sailing848
Women sport news - Picon Takes Early Women's RS:X Gold As Santander 2014 Leaderboards Shape Up

Picon Takes Early Women's RS:X Gold As Santander 2014 Leaderboards Shape Up

France's Charline Picon claimed an early gold medal in the Women's RS:X at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as the remaining leaderboards took shape in wonderful conditions in Santander.
18. September Sailing968
Women sport news - 2014 470  WOMEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - 470 CLASS RACE DAY 4 REPORT

2014 470 WOMEN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - 470 CLASS RACE DAY 4 REPORT

Windy Wednesday didn't hold the breeze quite as forcast, In the 470 Women the Gold fleet managed one race, with the win propelling Austria's Lara Vadlau/Jola Ogar into pole position.
16. September Sailing737
Women sport news - Up And Down Day At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Up And Down Day At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

It was scheduled to be a Super Tuesday with all of the fleets apart from the Women's RS:X scheduled to take to the water but the schedule did not quite go to plan with abandonments, strong current and a fickle breeze challenging the Race Committees.
13. September Sailing641
Women sport news - Laser And Radial Consolidate Whilst RS:X Racing Commences At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

Laser And Radial Consolidate Whilst RS:X Racing Commences At Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds

In the current weather system it was no surprise that once again there was no wind in the morning at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships but at least there was sun.
12. September Sailing1731
Women sport news - Thousands Attend Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships Opening Ceremony

Thousands Attend Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships Opening Ceremony

An estimated 30,000 people enjoyed the Opening Ceremony at the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships as ISAF President Carlo Croce officially declared the event open.
18. July Sailing1081
Women sport news -  12 teams to race in Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan

12 teams to race in Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan

The Women’s International Match Racing Series (WIM Series) welcomes Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan in Vannes to the 2014 schedule. The event was initiated and is organized by double World Champion and multiple world ranking #1, Claire Leroy:
16. July Sailing838
Women sport news - ISAF World Women's Rankings

ISAF World Women's Rankings

With just one regatta adding points to the Women's rankings, there is no change to the top five positions. Camilla Ulrikkeholm (DEN) has a solid 1635 point lead ahead of World #2 Anna Kjellberg (SWE).
08. June Sailing1004
Women sport news - Anna Kjellberg Crowned ISAF Women’s Match Race World Champion

Anna Kjellberg Crowned ISAF Women’s Match Race World Champion

Olympic sailor and World #2 Anna Kjellberg of the Royal Gothenburg Yacht Club is the 2014 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Champion.
07. June Sailing837
Women sport news - Scandinavian battle in Cork final tomorrow

Scandinavian battle in Cork final tomorrow

Large spectator crowds in Cork harbour saw world #1 Camilla Ulrikkeholm of Denmark defeat Sweden’s Caroline Sylvan 3 – 0 in their semi final of the 2014 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship.
05. June Sailing863
Women sport news - Le Berre Goes Undefeated on Thursday in Cork

Le Berre Goes Undefeated on Thursday in Cork

French Match Racing Champion Anne-Claire Le Berre had a great Thursday on the Irish waters of Cork, winning all of her matches to finish the round-robin stage of the 2014 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship with a 10 – 2 record.
05. June Sailing871
Women sport news - WIM Series skippers ready for Cork event

WIM Series skippers ready for Cork event

Bright sunshine and excellent wind conditions today welcomed the 52 sailors participating in the 2014 ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship to Cork, Ireland.
22. May Sailing923
Women sport news - Ulrikkeholm back on the WIM Series as #1

Ulrikkeholm back on the WIM Series as #1

The Women’s International Match Racing Series (WIM Series) welcomes current world #1, Camilla Ulrikkeholm of the Royal Danish Yacht Club, back to the second season.
16. May Sailing788
Women sport news - 2018 ISAF Worlds

2018 ISAF Worlds

This week ISAF announced that Aarhus, Denmark has been selected to host the 2018 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
26. April Sailing736
Women sport news - Beautiful Ending To A Perfect Week At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Beautiful Ending To A Perfect Week At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

More than 1,100 sailors from 59 nations raced at the final ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta of the 2013-2014 series and were treated to exceptional race action.
23. April Sailing708
Women sport news - Top Sailors To Face Off As Gold Fleet Racing Commences - Live Tracking Starts On Day Three

Top Sailors To Face Off As Gold Fleet Racing Commences - Live Tracking Starts On Day Three

As the day goes on it is expected to pick up with anything between 13-17 knots expected. With a smooth sea state and one metre swell day two's buzz words "Champagne sailing" and "glamour conditions" could be rolling of the tongues of the world's finest competing in Hyères.
22. April Sailing776
Women sport news - Qualification Series Concludes At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Qualification Series Concludes At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Charlotte Dobson and Sophie Ainsworth (GBR) leapfrogged ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca gold medallists Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) in the 42-boat 49erFX fleet.
21. April Sailing469
Women sport news - Hyères Abuzz Ahead Of 2013-2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Conclusion

Hyères Abuzz Ahead Of 2013-2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Conclusion

The boat parks at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères were bustling with anticipation as over 1,100 sailors from 61 nations fine-tuned their equipment ahead of racing which starts today.
17. April Sailing790
Women sport news - 2.4mR sailors gunning for World Cup hat-trick in Hyeres

2.4mR sailors gunning for World Cup hat-trick in Hyeres

Helena Lucas and Megan Pascoe will aim to make it a hat-trick of British World Cup regatta victories in the 2.4mR class in 2014 when they take to the racetrack for the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, France, next week (21-26 April).
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