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Women sport news - Bouwmeester Claims Gold With A Day To Spare
Marit Bouwmeester (NED) has sealed the gold medal in the Laser Radial with the Medal Race still to go at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the Olympic Test Event. report by ISAF. photo by Thom Touw
Women sport news - Bouwmeester Shines On Shifty Wind Day
Marit Bouwmeester (NED) opened up a 24 point lead after eight races in the Laser Radial after yet another fantastic day at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta. Report by ISAF. photo ©Thom Touw
Women sport news - British sailors hold on in the big Weymouth breeze
Another strong wind day at the Olympic sailing test event in Weymouth and Portland on Monday (8 August) proved a tough test, with Skandia Team GBR's contenders maintaining a strong showing in the breezy conditions.
Women sport news - Fun and frustration for GBR on day six ofOlympic test regatta
Weymouth and Portland served up some breezy conditions on the sixth day of the Olympic test regatta on Sunday (7 August), with Skandia Team GBR's contenders enjoying mixed fortunes at the 2012 venue.
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Women sport news - Day 6 at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the Olympic Test Event.

Day 6 at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the Olympic Test Event.

Blustery winds ranging from 19-24 knots welcomed the sailors on the sixth day of sailing at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the Olympic Test Event.
06. August Sailing601
Women sport news - Weymouth and Portland International Regatta - Mills and Clark on form

Weymouth and Portland International Regatta - Mills and Clark on form

At the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta, the Olympic Test Event, Women’s 470 crew of Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark were the ones to beat on the first race day for their class after picking up two race wins. Mills and Clark have gotten off to the perfect start for their 2012 sailing test event. © Richard Langdon/Skandia Team GBR
04. August Sailing518
Women sport news - The third day of the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta

The third day of the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta

In the Women’s RS:X Spain’s Marina Alabau notched up double bullets to take an early initiative in the 34-strong fleet. The Spaniard recorded regatta victories at US SAILING’s Rolex Miami OCR, Trofeo S.A.R.
02. August Sailing559
Women sport news - Tough first day at the office for GBR Match Race Girls

Tough first day at the office for GBR Match Race Girls

Day one of the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta saw a tough start for the match racing trio of Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor - the only British boat to race on the first day of competition at this official 2012 test event.
01. August Sailing616
Women sport news - Women's Match Racers To Kick Things Off

Women's Match Racers To Kick Things Off

The Women’s Match Racing competition will be the first Olympic Sailing Event to set sail at the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta when the Round Robin stage commences on Tuesday 2 August. photo Rolex
28. July Sailing567
Women sport news - Day 7 - 470 Junior World Championships

Day 7 - 470 Junior World Championships

Despite some strong late challenges from British crews, Sweden and Germany held on to become the winners of the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships after two great Medal Races today in Medemblik, Holland.
28. July Sailing698
Women sport news - Day 6-Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships.

Day 6-Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships.

Day six of the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships in Holland and for the first time in a while the sunshine smiled on the 92 teams from around the world.
26. July Sailing876
Women sport news - Day 3-German girls profit from wind reshuffle

Day 3-German girls profit from wind reshuffle

Much lighter winds brought a change of pace and a reshuffle of the pack in the women’s division at the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships in Medemblik, Holland. photo Thom Touw
26. July Sailing504
Women sport news - Day 2-Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships.

Day 2-Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships.

Roberta Caputo and Benedetta Barbiero from Italy won the only Girls race, moving the Italians up to 10th overall.
24. July Sailing567
Women sport news - Day 2-Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships.

Day 2-Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships.

Winds gusting up to 28 knots tested the 92 teams to the limit in Medemblik on day two of the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships.
23. July Sailing446
Women sport news - British take narrow lead on day 1

British take narrow lead on day 1

British teams are at the top of the Women divisions after a wet and windy first day’s racing in Holland at the Delta Lloyd Junior 470 World Championships. photo Thom Touw
16. July Sailing489
Women sport news - Cat sailors get the cream with Youth Worlds bronze for GBR

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
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Women sport news - Europeans silver and bronze for GBR 470 crews

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.
14. July Sailing719
Women sport news -  Day 5 - 470 European Championships

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
12. July Sailing727
Women sport news - Pace of Racing Steps Up at 470 European Championships

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 Sailing568
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 Sailing553
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 Sailing571
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 Sailing640
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 Sailing604
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 Sailing608
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 Sailing646
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 Sailing883
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
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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 Sailing749
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 Sailing424
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
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