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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.