Rolex Women’s Match, a women’s match racing regatta
When: April 10-13, 2008
Where: St. Petersburg Yacht Club, St Petersburg, Fla., USA
About: Created in 2002 to introduce women sailors to one-on-one match racing (the format most likely to be chosen for the 2012 Olympic Games), the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Grade 3 event focuses on round-robin racing in Sonar keelboats on Tampa Bay.
The Rolex Women’s Match annually strives to improve opportunities for women sailors. The winner and runner-up of the Rolex Women’s Match will gain an automatic invitation to compete in the Rolex Osprey Cup, an ISAF Grade 1 match racing event scheduled for October at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club.
For more information and to download a request for invitation,go to http://www.rolexwomensmatch.org/.
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