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Women sport news - South African Sailing Gains ISAF Recognised Training Status
South African Sailing (SAS) has become the third International Sailing Federation Member National Authority to receive ISAF Recognized Training status for their National Training Programme (NTP).
Women sport news - 2011 Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Women's Match Racing - Final
The Finals and Petit-Finals were sailed in perfect conditions after the sea breeze filled in around midday to a steady 7-10 knots. Finals Barkow (USA) defeats Lehtinen (FIN) 3-1; Petit-Finals: Tunnicliffe (USA defeats Leroy (FRA) 2-0.
Women sport news - 2011 Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Women's Match Racing Day Five
Another beautiful day on Palma Bay for the Women's Match Racing fleet at the 42nd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE. The conditions were fantastic for some great battles in the Quarter-Finals and Semi-Finals. photo Dan Nerney Rolex
Women sport news - Pascoe claims first British medal in Palma World Cup
Paralympic hopeful Megan Pascoe secured Britain's first medal of the ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Palma on Friday (8 April). Pascoe claimed bronze for Skandia Team GBR on the final day of racing in the 2.4mR Paralympic class. Photo Richard Langdon/Skandia Team GBR
08. April Sailing695
Women sport news - 2011 Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Women's Match Racing Day Four

2011 Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Women's Match Racing Day Four

The Women's Match Racing fleet at the 42nd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE has now been reduced to the top eight teams. The morning saw the completion of the Repechage Group to see who would advance to the Quarter-Finals with the Gold Group. Anne-Claire Le Berre (FRA) and Stephanie Hazard (NZL) were 1-2 in the group with scores of 4 wins and one loss each.
07. April Sailing483
Women sport news - Day four of Palma World Cup

Day four of Palma World Cup

Megan Pascoe is in a strong position to claim World Cup silverware in the 2.4mR Paralympic event when they take to the water for their final day of racing on Friday.
06. April Sailing628
Women sport news - 2011 Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Women's Match Racing Day Three

2011 Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Women's Match Racing Day Three

Another full day of racing at the 42nd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE in Palma de Mallorca for the 24 Women's Match Racing teams.
06. April Sailing567
Women sport news - 2011 Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Women's Match Racing Day Two

2011 Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Women's Match Racing Day Two

After a long day on the water Stage One was completed for the Women's Match Racing at the 42nd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. The second day of racing in Palma offered the sailors tricky conditions with moderate and shifty winds.
05. April Sailing591
Women sport news -  Time to Set Sail at the 2011 RYA Volvo Youth National Championships

Time to Set Sail at the 2011 RYA Volvo Youth National Championships

Next week will see the UK's young sailing stars go head to head for gold, glory and selection for RYA Volvo Team GBR at the 2011 RYA Volvo Youth National Championships (11-15 April).
05. April Sailing542
Women sport news - Day two at the Princess Sofia Trophy in Palma

Day two at the Princess Sofia Trophy in Palma

Lucy Macgregor, Annie Lush and Kate Macgregor have booked their berth in the quarter-finals of the Elliot 6m women's match racing event.
04. April Sailing693
Women sport news - GB crews find pace on a breezy day one of the ISAF Sailing World Cup series event in Palma

GB crews find pace on a breezy day one of the ISAF Sailing World Cup series event in Palma

In the 470 women's event, Penny Clark and Katrina Hughes had a steady start with 3,5 to put them in third overall, with Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark enjoying mixed fortunes in the windiest conditions they have sailed in since joining forces in February. photo Rolex
04. April Sailing1201
Women sport news - 2011 Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Preview

2011 Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE - Preview

Twenty-four teams from eighteen countries are in Palma de Mallorca, Spain to compete for the Women's Match Racing title at the 42nd Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia MAPFRE. In addition to the individual event title, the teams are competing for the overall 2010-2011 ISAF Sailing World Cup (SWC) title.
30. March Sailing1157
Women sport news - Vicki Sheen Wins Blind Match Racing Championships

Vicki Sheen Wins Blind Match Racing Championships

Vicki Sheen (GBR) has won the IFDS Disabled Sailing International Championship, 2011, Homerus Blind Match Racing. Sailing with Nick Donnini on mainsheet and Dennis Manning on headsail, Sheen maintained top position throughout two round robins and the finals. photo David Staley
30. March Sailing501
Women sport news - ISAF-ISAF Match Race Rankings

ISAF-ISAF Match Race Rankings

The Women's Match Racing Rankings have seen little change since the start of February with Claire Leroy (FRA) maintaining her lead for the second month in a row over Nicky Souter (AUS). photo Rolex
28. March Sailing631
Women sport news - Ida Lewis Distance Race-An Offshore Experience for Youth Sailors and a Challenge for All

Ida Lewis Distance Race-An Offshore Experience for Youth Sailors and a Challenge for All

This summer, junior sailors will broaden their horizons -literally-as they escape the confines of Narragansett Bay to embark on an offshore adventure covering up to 177 nautical miles. photo Robbie Benjamin on behalf of the Ida Lewis Distance Race
25. March Sailing531
Women sport news - National Sailing Hall of Fame Sets First Annual Induction

National Sailing Hall of Fame Sets First Annual Induction

NASCAR has Charlotte, Rock and Roll has Cleveland, and one can hardly watch sports on TV without hearing about Hall of Fame inductees in basketball (Springfield), baseball (Cooperstown) and tennis (Newport). Now sailing will, too, with the National Sailing Center & Hall of Fame (NSHOF) set to honor its first class of inductees on October 23, 2011, during ceremonies scheduled to take place at San Diego Yacht Club in California.
04. March Sailing3985
Women sport news - Perth 2011 Set To Break Records

Perth 2011 Set To Break Records

Today at the ISAF Annual Conference, ISAF President Göran Petersson announced Perth, Australia as the host venue for the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has so far received 661 entries from 72 nations for the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
01. March Sailing757
Women sport news -  Double Olympic Sailor Sarah Ayton ends her quest for London gold

Double Olympic Sailor Sarah Ayton ends her quest for London gold

Sailing's double Olympic gold medallist Sarah Ayton has today announced she is to retire from the sport with immediate effect, thus ending her quest for an historic third Olympic title at the London 2012 Games. Richard Langdon/Skandia Team
25. February Sailing2079
Women sport news - Anna Tunnicliffe Honored at US SAILING’s Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Ceremony

Anna Tunnicliffe Honored at US SAILING’s Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Ceremony

New York, N.Y. Humble beginnings have evolved into a fruitful sailing career for Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.), she was feted today during a luncheon held at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan. photo Dan Nerney/Rolex
23. February Sailing686
Women sport news - Santander To Host 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships

Santander To Host 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships

The ISAF Sailing World Championships combines the World Championships of all the events included in the Olympic Sailing Competition and the 2014 edition is provisionally scheduled for September 2014.
23. February Sailing788
Women sport news - ISAF Training and Development Department announce Training Scholarship

ISAF Training and Development Department announce Training Scholarship

The ISAF Training and Development Department is pleased to announce that the IOC Olympic Solidarity department has agreed to fund a Training Scholarship candidate from Indonesia.
15. February Sailing670
Women sport news - 2010/2011 National Australia Bank Top Dog Trophy Series

2010/2011 National Australia Bank Top Dog Trophy Series

The third constituent event of the 2010/2011 National Australia Bank Top Dog Trophy Series will take place in Victoria Harbour on Saturday 19 February.
08. February Sailing790
Women sport news - GB Row – an ultra extreme, 2,000 mile, NON STOP, unassisted!!

GB Row – an ultra extreme, 2,000 mile, NON STOP, unassisted!!

Starting on June 1, 2011, as many as 20 boats will take part in GB Row – an ultra extreme, 2,000 mile, NON STOP, unassisted rowing race around the British mainland – for a prize fund totalling more than £55,000 and a place in the record books!
01. February Sailing560
Women sport news - GBR sailors dominant on final day in Miami

GBR sailors dominant on final day in Miami

There was medal success also in the women's 470 event, where Penny Clark and Katrina Hughes took silver to claim their first podium spot together - and 21-year-old Hughes's first at a senior event. photo Richard Langdon//Skandia Team GBR
30. January Sailing560
Women sport news - Medal glory for Brits on penultimate day in Miami

Medal glory for Brits on penultimate day in Miami

Britain’s sailors claimed their first medals of the Miami World Cup regatta with gold going to the Sonar trio of John Robertson, Hannah Stodel and Steve Thomas, and bronze to SKUD duo Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell, as the Paralympic classes wrapped up their race series.
26. January Sailing545
Women sport news - Day two in Miami-ISAF Sailing World Cup series

Day two in Miami-ISAF Sailing World Cup series

Lucy Macgregor, Mary Rook and Kate Macgregor have booked their berth in the quarter-finals of the Women's Match Racing event, topping their preliminary round robin group having lost just one match out of seven. photo onEdition
24. January Sailing492
Women sport news - British sailors out in force for Miami World Cup regatta

British sailors out in force for Miami World Cup regatta

There was a dramatic build up to the event for Skandia Team GBR's Women's Match Racing World Championship-winning team as crew Annie Lush was rushed to hospital after falling 10ft to the ground from her Elliot 6m boat while it was docked in the boat park. photo Onedition
17. January Sailing451
Women sport news - Four times the size of the start of Sydney Hobart, Melbourne bayside

Four times the size of the start of Sydney Hobart, Melbourne bayside

This Saturday at 9:30am, a giant sailing fleet, approaching 400 boats, four times bigger than the famous Sydney Hobart fleet will, for the first time ever sail down the Bayside suburbs from St Kilda to Sandringham before heading west to Geelong in the annual Audi Victoria Week sailing regatta.
13. December Sailing553
Women sport news - Sailing’s Best of 2010 are Shortlisted for US SAILING’s Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Awards

Sailing’s Best of 2010 are Shortlisted for US SAILING’s Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Awards

With the record books shortly to close for 2010, US SAILING is celebrating the year in review with the release of its shortlist of nominees for the 2010 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards.
11. November Sailing745
Women sport news - ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award goes to Blanca Manchon

ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Award goes to Blanca Manchon

ISAF and Rolex are proud to announce that the female winner of the 2010 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards is Blanca Manchón (ESP) Photo by: Rolex / Kurt Arrigo
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