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Women sport news - Cat sailors get the cream with Youth Worlds bronze for GBR
Rupert White and Nikki Boniface ensured a medal-winning finish for RYA Volvo Team GBR at the conclusion of a tough week’s racing at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships on Friday (15 July). Sime Sokota/ISAF Youth Sailing
Women sport news - Europeans silver and bronze for GBR 470 crews
British sailors in the 470 women’s event have claimed more podium spots on the final day of the European Championships, taking Skandia Team GBR’s medal haul to five from the Helsinki regatta.
Women sport news -  Day 5 - 470 European Championships
The same three teams head up the 470 Women fleet - with Spain in first, Brazil in second and Denmark in third. photo Thom Touw
Women sport news - Pace of Racing Steps Up at 470 European Championships
Varying wind speeds challenged the 470 sailors today, ranging from 13-20 knots. Whilst some teams thrived in the conditions others felt they were not quite quick enough to respond to the change in pace. photo Thom Touw
11. July Sailing484
Women sport news - Moving on up for Canada and Great Britain on day 3 of the 470 Europeans

Moving on up for Canada and Great Britain on day 3 of the 470 Europeans

Conditions on Course Area D for the first races of the day were tricky with the wind shifting and with 7 knots, before decreasing to 4 knots as the fleets finished race 5. photo Thom Touw
10. July Sailing487
Women sport news - Day 2 - 470 European Championships

Day 2 - 470 European Championships

A smooth performance from Spain's Tara Pacheco/Berta Betanzos pushes them into the overall lead, with a win in race 3 and fifth in race 4, and gives them a 12 point margin over second placed Fernanda Oliviera/Ana Luisa Barbachan (BRA). photo Thom Touw
07. July Sailing473
Women sport news -  Rickham and  Birrell toast IFDS Title with one day to spare

Rickham and Birrell toast IFDS Title with one day to spare

Britain’s Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell have been crowned SKUD World champions for the third consecutive year on the penultimate day of the IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships. Paul Wyeth
06. July Sailing541
Women sport news - ISAF Match Race Rankings

ISAF Match Race Rankings

Lucy MacGregor retains her number one position for Great Britain in the ISAF World Rankings but there are plenty of changes below them as the 2011 season continues.
05. July Sailing539
Women sport news - Sonar and SKUD teams in pole after day two at IFDS Worlds

Sonar and SKUD teams in pole after day two at IFDS Worlds

Day two (4 July) of the IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championships proved a tougher test for some, but Britain’s Paralympic hopefuls remain firmly in the hunt on their home waters with defending SKUD champions Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell, and the Sonar trio of John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas in pole position after Monday’s racing. photo Paul Wyeth/RYA
05. July Sailing527
Women sport news - TESCH moves step closer to fulfilling unique paralympic dream

TESCH moves step closer to fulfilling unique paralympic dream

Australian SKUD crew Liesl Tesch hopes she and Dan Fitzgibbon’s performance at the IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships 2011 this week will help towards her completing a unique Paralympic medal set, having already won three Paralympic medals in wheelchair basketball! photo Paul Wyeth
20. June Sailing593
Women sport news - Excitement Machines head for Airlie Beach

Excitement Machines head for Airlie Beach

The 22nd annual Meridien Marinas Airlie Beach Race Week is less than two months away and one of the most exciting fleets ever will be assembling for the August 12th-18th 2011 regatta.
10. June Sailing821
Women sport news - Tough day at the office on first day of gold fleet racing at Skandia Sail for Gold

Tough day at the office on first day of gold fleet racing at Skandia Sail for Gold

Day four of the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta (Thursday 9 June) saw the competition step up a level, with Britain's sailors enjoying mixed fortunes on this first day of gold fleet racing.photo Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush, Kate Macgregor (Women's Match Racing). Credit Richard Langdon/Skandia Team GBR
08. June Sailing1295
Women sport news - GBR sailors improve on a breezy second day at Skandia Sail for Gold

GBR sailors improve on a breezy second day at Skandia Sail for Gold

After a calm start to the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, there was no shortage of wind for Tuesday's second day (7 June) with Britain's sailors making gains in the stronger breeze.
06. June Sailing666
Women sport news - GBR sailing boss expects tough test at home World Cup regatta

GBR sailing boss expects tough test at home World Cup regatta

British sailing team manager Stephen Park says his charges will face their biggest test of this Olympic cycle so far when the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta kicks off on the 2012 waters of Weymouth and Portland on Monday (6 June). Photo - www.rya.org.uk
06. June Sailing362
Women sport news - Patience put to the test on day one of SkandiaSail for Gold

Patience put to the test on day one of SkandiaSail for Gold

It was a testing first day at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta (6 June), with light and fickle wind conditions giving rise to race postponements and a long opening day at this ISAF Sailing World Cup event. Photo - www.skandiateamgbr.com
18. May Sailing599
Women sport news - ISAF Match Race Rankings - 18 May 2011‏

ISAF Match Race Rankings - 18 May 2011‏

Lucy Macgregor (GBR) returns to the top of the ISAF Women's Match Racing World Rankings today after claiming victory at the Semaine Olympique Française in Hyères.
18. May Sailing582
Women sport news - ISAF Sailing World Cup Continues in Medemblik

ISAF Sailing World Cup Continues in Medemblik

The fifth of seven ISAF Sailing World Cup Regattas will begin in Medemblik, the Netherlands on 24 May and will run until 29 May. photo Womens 470 Winners Giulia Conti and Giovanna Mico/Sander van de Borch
17. May Sailing655
Women sport news - One Week Until ISAF Sailing World Cup Delta Lloyd Regatta‏

One Week Until ISAF Sailing World Cup Delta Lloyd Regatta‏

Medemblik, the Netherlands will play host to the Delta Lloyd Regatta, the fifth of seven ISAF Sailing World Cup Regattas, from 24-29 May. Photo - © Sander van der Borch
16. May Sailing622
Women sport news - Olympic Women's Match Racing

Olympic Women's Match Racing

ISAF Council voted last week to remove the women's keelboat event from the Olympic slate for 2016. Obviously this is a great disappointment to us and perhaps a decision they will regret. But it is done and we must now look forward and not backwards.
13. May Sailing729
Women sport news - Junior women sailors learn advanced Keelboat Racing

Junior women sailors learn advanced Keelboat Racing

Junior women sailors interested in taking their own next step in the sport are invited to participate in the 2011 Next Step to Rolex, which will focus on learning advanced keelboat racing skills and techniques. Photo - Dan Nerney/Rolex
02. May Sailing986
Women sport news - GBR women lead the charge on final day at the ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta in Hyeres

GBR women lead the charge on final day at the ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta in Hyeres

It was Ladies Day at the ISAF Sailing World Cup regatta in Hyeres (FRA) on Friday (29 April), with Britain's female sailors picking up six medals on the final day of competition. Richard Langdon/Skandia Team GBR
29. April Sailing528
Women sport news -  ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Hyeres

ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Hyeres

The women's match racing trio of Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor have also guaranteed at least a silver medal for Skandia Team GBR at this French Olympic Sailing Week by booking their place tomorrow's final. photo Dan Nerney Role
28. April Sailing643
Women sport news -  Over 100 boats bound for Le Havre: RORC Cervantes Trophy Race

Over 100 boats bound for Le Havre: RORC Cervantes Trophy Race

Cervantes Trophy Race. Starts Saturday, April 30 from RYS. First warning signal at 0750. Organised by RORC in association with the Société des Régates du Havre and the Royal Yacht Squadron. Photo by Paul Weyth
28. April Sailing615
Women sport news - GBR sailors advance on a light wind day in Hyeres

GBR sailors advance on a light wind day in Hyeres

Light and tricky wind conditions prevailed on day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Hyeres, Bryony Shaw and the 470 team of Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark all improving their overall positions on Wednesday (27 April). Richard Langdon/Skandia Team GBR
27. April Sailing573
Women sport news - Brits hold their own at the halfway stage of Hyeres World Cup

Brits hold their own at the halfway stage of Hyeres World Cup

Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor, already assured of a place in the women's match racing quarter-finals, won all three of their gold group round robin matches today. photo OnEdition
21. April Sailing653
Women sport news - Hyères Geared Up To Host Fourth ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta

Hyères Geared Up To Host Fourth ISAF Sailing World Cup Regatta

Hyères, France is all set to host the Semaine Olympique Française, the fourth regatta on the ISAF Sailing World Cup series. http://sof.ffvoile.net
18. April Sailing1950
Women sport news - Experienced Field Set To Head To Hyères

Experienced Field Set To Head To Hyères

A field packed full of Olympians and World Champions will attend the Semaine Olympique Française in Hyères, France, the fourth regatta of seven on the ISAF Sailing World Cup series
16. April Sailing551
Women sport news - RYA Volvo Team GBR announced for the ISAF YouthSailing World Championship 2011

RYA Volvo Team GBR announced for the ISAF YouthSailing World Championship 2011

After five days of exhilarating sail racing at the 2011 RYA Volvo Youth Nationals, selectors for the 2011 RYA Volvo Team GBR Youth Worlds Team have announced the 12 sailors who will represent Great Britain at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships 2011.
14. April Sailing1007
Women sport news - San Fernando Race 2011

San Fernando Race 2011

20 boats are in the final throes of preparation for the 2011 edition of the biennial San Fernando Race, which starts in front of Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's Kellett Island clubhouse at 1210hrs on Wednesday 20 April. Photo - RHKYC/Guy Nowell
13. April Sailing544
Women sport news - World's best lead the way in ISAF Sailing World Cup standings

World's best lead the way in ISAF Sailing World Cup standings

After three regattas in the ISAF Sailing World Cup series the world's best sailors are leading the way in the Overall Standings.
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