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Women sport news -  470 European Championships - Race Day 4
Some nailbiting action from the day's two races across the fleets and all change at the top of the leaderboard.
Women sport news - 2013 470 European Championships - Race Day 3
The lighter breeze played more of a role on the finishing positions of teams on race day 3 at the 470 European Championships, with some new players popping out at the top of the fleet.© gianlucadifazio.com
Women sport news - Australia and France on top after another beautiful day at the 2013  470 Championships
All change at the front of the fleet as France's 2012 Olympic team of Camille Lecointre/Mathildre Geron sealed two race wins to jump ahead of the Kiwis Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie. © gianlucadifazio.com
Women sport news - 2013 470 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS KICK OFF IN STYLE WITH PERFECT CONDITIONS
Headlining the 470 Women are 2012 Olympic Gold Medallists Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie from New Zealand. photo gianlucadifazio.com
09. June Sailing651
Women sport news - Spain's Tamara Echegoyen Crowned ISAF Women's Match Racing World Champion

Spain's Tamara Echegoyen Crowned ISAF Women's Match Racing World Champion

Spain’s Tamara Echegoyen has been crowned ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Champion but Camilla Ulrikkeholm of Denmark gave her a hard time in the final.
09. June Sailing374
Women sport news - Tamara Echegoyen Moves To ISAF Women's Match Race Worlds Final Undefeated

Tamara Echegoyen Moves To ISAF Women's Match Race Worlds Final Undefeated

Tamara Echegoyen (ESP) has reached the final of the ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship 2013 in Busan, Korea after an extraordinary performance in the regatta, winning every match so far. photo Kim Wolf
07. June Sailing605
Women sport news - Quarter Finals Underway At ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship

Quarter Finals Underway At ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship

Friday was another day of excellent sailing conditions at the ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship 2013 in Busan, Korea the second event of the inaugural Women’s International Match Racing Series.
06. June Sailing610
Women sport news - Echegoyen Undefeated After the second  Day In Busan

Echegoyen Undefeated After the second Day In Busan

After a postponement due to lack of wind, Tamara Echegoyen of Spain swept her opponents away when the ISAF Women’s Match Racing World Championship 2013 finally got under way in Busan, Korea. photo Kim Wolf
05. June Sailing490
Women sport news - Top match racing women ready for Korean take-off

Top match racing women ready for Korean take-off

Top match racing women ready for Korean take-off - second stage of Women's International Match Racing Series in Busan
21. May Sailing570
Women sport news - Macgregor defeated Bossard 3 – 1 in Saint Quay final

Macgregor defeated Bossard 3 – 1 in Saint Quay final

Macgregor defeated Bossard 3 – 1 in Saint Quay final – and Stephanie Roble beat Klaartje Zuiderbaan 2 – 0 for third place
19. May Sailing798
Women sport news -  Saint Quay final -Full steam ahead in Saint Quay

Saint Quay final -Full steam ahead in Saint Quay

In the finals of the women's match racing event in Saint Quay, local sailor Julie Bossard gave the French crowd at the pier some hope after beating former Olympian Lucy Macgregor in the first match.
19. May Sailing321
Women sport news - Macgregor, Roble, Zuiderbaan & Bossard to semis

Macgregor, Roble, Zuiderbaan & Bossard to semis

There were no Saturday surprises at the first event of the inaugural 2013 Women's Match Racing Series, as all four of the crews that dominated the double round-robin also qualified for the semi-finals. www.facebook.com/WIMRSeries
17. May Sailing559
Women sport news - Lucy Macgregor remains at the top in Saint Quay

Lucy Macgregor remains at the top in Saint Quay

Lucy Macgregor remains at the top in Saint Quay - with Julie Bossard and Stephanie Roble just one victory behind
16. May Sailing534
Women sport news - Excellent start for Lucy Macgregor in Saint Quay

Excellent start for Lucy Macgregor in Saint Quay

Excellent start for Lucy Macgregor in Saint Quay - undefeated after first day of Women's International Match Racing Series.
15. May Sailing494
Women sport news - Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off

Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off

With an international mix of newcomers and veterans, the inaugural Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off tomorrow with the first event in St Quay-Portrieux, France.
18. April Sailing649
Women sport news - Paralympic Champion Lucas ready for racing comeback

Paralympic Champion Lucas ready for racing comeback

Paralympic champion Helena Lucas will be putting a 'whirlwind' seven months behind her when she steps back into 2.4mR action for the first time since winning 2012 gold at next week's ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, France (22-27 April).
16. April Sailing568
Women sport news - ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Marks Return To Action For China's Lijia Xu

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres Marks Return To Action For China's Lijia Xu

Over 800 sailors across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events will sail at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères from 22-27 April 2013.
11. April Sailing647
Women sport news - Fantastic Finale In Palma

Fantastic Finale In Palma

A fantastic week of sailing has come to a close in Palma. The 44th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mapfre - third event in the ISAF Sailing World Cup circuit has delivered great racing conditions and a real test coming into the new Olympic quadrennial. ISAF ©Ana Martinez / Sofia MAPFRE
11. April Sailing337
Women sport news - Fantastic Finale In Palma

Fantastic Finale In Palma

A fantastic week of sailing has come to a close in Palma. The 44th Trofeo Princesa Sofia Mapfre - third event in the ISAF Sailing World Cup circuit has delivered great racing conditions and a real test coming into the new Olympic quadrennial. ISAF ©Ana Martinez / Sofia MAPFRE
10. April Sailing716
Women sport news - ISAF World Sailing Rankings - 8 April 2013

ISAF World Sailing Rankings - 8 April 2013

Denmark’s Ida Marie Baad Nielsen and Marie Thusgaard are this month’s biggest movers in the 49erFX jumping from World #15 to World #5 after their emphatic victory at ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma.
07. April Sailing862
Women sport news -  Seventh heaven for British sailors in Palma

Seventh heaven for British sailors in Palma

Palma World Cup gold for Alison Young at the conclusion of the Princess Sofia Trophy on Saturday (6 April).
03. April Sailing590
Women sport news - Favourites lead ranking in all classes

Favourites lead ranking in all classes

The Nacra 17 fleet raced in the afternoon with a medium breeze and small waves, it was a perfect day with great conditions and after six races countries with a strong multihull culture such as the Netherlands and France are on top.
03. April Sailing956
Women sport news - Young dominates on day two of Palma World Cup

Young dominates on day two of Palma World Cup

Alison Young continued her dominant form at the Princess Sofia World Cup regatta in Palma on Tuesday (2 April), keeping a clean sheet in the Laser Radial fleet after four races.
01. April Sailing584
Women sport news - GB crews quick out of the blocks at Palma World Cup

GB crews quick out of the blocks at Palma World Cup

Laser Radial sailor Alison Young and the new 470 women's pairing of Sophie Weguelin and Eilidh McIntyre were the stand-out British performers on a breezy first day at the Princess Sofia World Cup regatta in Palma on Monday (1 April).
29. March Sailing637
Women sport news - New boats but familiar faces as GB sailors prepare for Palma season opener

New boats but familiar faces as GB sailors prepare for Palma season opener

The road to Rio begins in earnest this week for British sailors, with new boats, new crews and new racing formats being put to the test at the start of the 2016 funding cycle.
10. March Sailing636
Women sport news - Terms of Series have been published for the 2013 WIMR Series!

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.
08. November Sailing988
Women sport news - Lijia Xu Named 2012 ISAF Rolex World Female Sailor Of The Year

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
07. November Sailing968
Women sport news - Miami, USA has been named as the fifth venue of the ISAF Sailing World Cup.

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.
11. August Sailing1349
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.

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 Sailing921
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
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