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Women sport news - Terms of Series have been published for the 2013 WIMR Series!
A big step has been taken for women's sailing as the details of the entry and scoring process for the inaugural Women's International Match Racing Series is defined in the Terms of Series.
Women sport news - Lijia Xu Named 2012 ISAF Rolex World Female Sailor Of The Year
Lijia Xu, Laser Radial Gold Medallist at London 2012, expressed her delight at becoming only the second Asian athlete to be crowned ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year. ©Rolex / Kurt Arrigo
Women sport news - Miami, USA has been named as the fifth venue of the ISAF Sailing World Cup.
Set to be held at US Sailing Center Miami from 26 January to 2 February 2013, the regatta will form part of the ISAF Sailing World Cup until 2016 and will be the second stop in the 2012-2013 series following on from Melbourne, Australia and preceding Palma, Spain and Hyeres, France.
Women sport news -  New Zealand's Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie won the race to clinch gold.
New Zealand's Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie won the race to clinch gold. The Netherlands pair of Lisa Westerhof and Lobke Berkhout held off a number of boats to take the bronze medal.
11. August Sailing663
Women sport news - Hannah Mills & Saskia Clark win Silver for Great Britain

Hannah Mills & Saskia Clark win Silver for Great Britain

Britain’s 470 Women sailors, Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark, won Olympic silver just 18 months after teaming up at Weymouth and Portland today (Friday 10 August) before immediately declaring “We’re up for Rio 2016!” photo RYA
08. August Sailing1163
Women sport news - More silverware guaranteed for Britain’s sailors

More silverware guaranteed for Britain’s sailors

Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark know they have won at least a London 2012 bronze medal - but the British 470 Women only have their eyes on gold as they head into their medal race showdown on Friday (10 August). photo RYA
01. August Sailing842
Women sport news - 470 girls begin their quest for glory

470 girls begin their quest for glory

Sailors Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark are ready to complete an emotional journey as they prepare to commence their London 2012 medal quest at the Weymouth and Portland Olympic sailing venue on Friday (3 August).
26. July Sailing854
Women sport news - Park’s Belief in “Strongest Ever British Sailing Team”

Park’s Belief in “Strongest Ever British Sailing Team”

Britain is going into London 2012 with the strongest sailing team it has ever had – that is the opinion of RYA Olympic Manager, Stephen ‘Sparky’ Park.
23. July Sailing673
Women sport news - Do Or Die For Women's Match Racers

Do Or Die For Women's Match Racers

It will be a do or die for twelve women’s match racing teams from 29 July to 11 August as the cutthroat nature of match racing is displayed at the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition.
05. July Sailing689
Women sport news - Bronze for GBR sailor at Radial Youth Worlds

Bronze for GBR sailor at Radial Youth Worlds

RYA Volvo Youth National Squad sailor Georgina Povall sealed a bronze medal at the 2012 Laser Radial Youth World Championship in a dramatic final race of the regatta in Brisbane, Australia (Wednesday 4 July).
13. June Sailing938
Women sport news - Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) Claims Women's Match Racing ISAF SailingWorld Cup Title

Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) Claims Women's Match Racing ISAF SailingWorld Cup Title

Anna Tunnicliffe, Molly Vandemoer and Debbie Capozzi (USA) have taken the Women’s Match Racing ISAF Sailing World Cup title after Skandia Sail for Gold, the sixth of seven ISAF Sailing World Cup Regattas. ©onEdition
19. May Sailing837
Women sport news - Mills and Clark make history with first 470 Worlds win

Mills and Clark make history with first 470 Worlds win

Great Britain's sailors have made it two World Championship titles in two days with Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark crowned the first ever British World Champions in the 470 women's class today in Barcelona (Saturday 19 May).
18. May Sailing872
Women sport news - 470 World Championships - Race Day 5 Report

470 World Championships - Race Day 5 Report

Points started to stack up amongst the 470 Women teams in the challenge for Olympic qualification. photo © Thom Touw
17. May Sailing872
Women sport news - Day 4 at the 470 World Sailing Championships

Day 4 at the 470 World Sailing Championships

Same three women's teams at the top of the leaderboard, just a shuffle round in positions. Despite posting their worse results so far - a 12, 6- up into first overall go Ingrid Petitjean/Nadedge Douroux (FRA).© Thom Touw
16. May Sailing414
Women sport news - Day 3 at the 2012 470 Sailing championships

Day 3 at the 2012 470 Sailing championships

Race day 3 at the 2012 470 World Championships was a tense and enthralling day. Six nations in the 470 Women continue to fight their way for the remaining five nation places.© Thom Touw
15. May Sailing631
Women sport news - 470 World Championships - Race Day 2 Report

470 World Championships - Race Day 2 Report

Every race counts, but with three races today it was particularly crucial for teams to pump in some good scores and position themselves as solidly as possible before Tuesday's final two races of the qualification series at the 2012 470 World Championships. © Thom Touw
14. May Sailing360
Women sport news - 470 World Championships - Race Day 1 Report

470 World Championships - Race Day 1 Report

A patient morning was in order for the first race day of the 2012 470 World Championships to get underway as the sailors were kept postponed ashore waiting for wind. photo © Thom Touw
26. April Sailing621
Women sport news - British Star and Sonar crews retain top spots after weather-affected penultimate day

British Star and Sonar crews retain top spots after weather-affected penultimate day

John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas came through a 'pretty full on' race in the Paralympic Sonar class to finish second and maintain their spot at the top of the results table with one day to go. photo RYA Skandia
26. April Sailing657
Women sport news - Lighter winds provide mixed fortunes at Hyeres World Cup

Lighter winds provide mixed fortunes at Hyeres World Cup

A change in conditions made for a long day and tricky racing at the French World Cup regatta on Wednesday.
24. April Sailing555
Women sport news - GBR Radial, SKUD and Match Race sailors in control on day two

GBR Radial, SKUD and Match Race sailors in control on day two

Young and Rickham-Birrell lead their fleets while GBR Match Race Girls keep a clean sheet on their opening day
22. April Sailing438
Women sport news - 2.4mR, SKUD and Radial sailors make solid start to French World Cup

2.4mR, SKUD and Radial sailors make solid start to French World Cup

Strong winds led to a disrupted opening day at the French World Cup regatta on Sunday (22 April) but in the events where racing was possible, Britain’s top sailors made their first day count amid the breezy conditions. photo Skandia RYA
09. April Sailing704
Women sport news - 43rd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - WMR Final

43rd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - WMR Final

The last day of the women's match racing at the 43rd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE saw some excellent racing in the Petit-Finals and the Finals. MartinezStudio.es
05. April Sailing552
Women sport news - Day three at the 43rd Trofeo S.A.R.

Day three at the 43rd Trofeo S.A.R.

The racing was very close with Ekaterina Skudina (RUS) winning the round with four wins and only one loss. The next three teams were tied with three wins and two losses and only one would advance.
23. February Sailing822
Women sport news - Anna Tunnicliffe Honored at US Sailing's Rolex  Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Ceremony

Anna Tunnicliffe Honored at US Sailing's Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Awards Ceremony

US Sailing's Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.) was celebrated today at US Sailing's Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards in San Francisco.
09. February Sailing791
Women sport news - Tunnicliffe retains Top ISAF Match Race Rankings

Tunnicliffe retains Top ISAF Match Race Rankings

Anna Tunnicliffe (USA) has retained her place at the top of the Women’s and Open Match Racing Rankings.
30. January Sailing813
Women sport news - Golden hat-trick brings GBR haul to eight medals in Miami

Golden hat-trick brings GBR haul to eight medals in Miami

British sailors concluded the Miami World Cup regatta with a gold for the women's match racing trio of Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor, with podium spots also going to some of GBR's developing stars. Richard Langdon/Skandia Team GBR
27. January Sailing876
Women sport news - GBR Match Racers beat World Champion to Miami semi-finals

GBR Match Racers beat World Champion to Miami semi-finals

Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor earned a hard-fought berth in the semi-finals of the Women's Match Racing event at the Miami World Cup on Thursday (26 January), and avenged their World Championship final loss to USA's Anna Tunnicliffe in the process. photo Richard Langdon/Skandia Team GBR
17. January Sailing788
Women sport news - Rickham and Birrell claim fourth world title

Rickham and Birrell claim fourth world title

Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell have etched their names on the SKUD World Championship trophy for the fourth consecutive year after a hard-fought victory at the IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships, which concluded in Charlotte Harbour, Florida, on Sunday (15 January). photo Paul Wyeth RYA
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