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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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