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Professional solo sailor Joan Mulloy
Joan Mulloy, a professional solo sailor from Ireland, has joined Team UMIAQ, a group of female athletes, filmmakers, scientists and technologists sailing from Iceland to Greenland to conduct research, drive awareness and start a new conversation around climate change. The…
The Jeorgettes J/80 is an entry pathway for women sailors wanting to develop their racing skills
There is a new addition to the small but highly competitive J/80 Dublin Bay race fleet. Supported by their club the Royal Saint George in Dun Laoghaire Harbour, the 'Jeorgettes' are an all-female crew competing in their first season in…
National Yacht Club women and girls champion the 20x20 initiative
The National Yacht Club has signed up to the 20×20 initiative to encourage more women and girls to get involved in sport. Increasing the visibility of women in sport is the focus of 20x20, and so far over 600 clubs…
Competing in this year’s Rolex Fastnet Race are many of the world’s accomplished as well as highly competitive female sailors - such as Britain's Dee Caffari racing Two-Handed with James Harayda on Sunfast 3300 Gentoo
In August a record fleet of 450 boats is expected to be on the start line of the world’s largest offshore yacht race, the Rolex Fastnet Race. Among the crews of this traditionally male-dominated sport, just over 10% will be…
File image from the 2019 Women at the Helm regatta
Women on the Water J80 crews are back in action in Dun Laoghaire from tomorrow, Tuesday 25 May, the National Yacht Club has announced. Sailing will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons, in two series of one…
GP14 Females Talk on Zoom this week about sailing roles
The International GP14 Association are taking part in World Sailing's Female Festival – "Steering the Course"; following the excellent Zoom talk from three top female sailors from the 2018 World's at this year's RYA Dinghy Show; the Association has asked a…
New York Yacht Club's inaugural Women's 2v2 Team Race will take place this weekend
Top women sailors from around the country are en route to Rhode Island for the New York Yacht Club's inaugural Women's 2v2 Team Race, which will be sailed out of the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court this coming Saturday…
Steering the Course, World Sailing’s global women’s sailing festival
The Northern Hemisphere edition of Steering the Course, World Sailing’s global women’s sailing festival, will run from today [Friday 21 May] to Sunday 30 May. Countries, classes and sailing clubs across the world will be holding special events throughout the…

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