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International Women's Day - Discover Sailing today!

It's International Women's Day!
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Women in Sailing Challenge (WISC) continues Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series

Sandringham Yacht Club played host to the Women in Sailing Challenge (WISC) on Sunday the 26 February. The WISC Regatta is also the second race day of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series.
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Women in Sailing Challenge attracts a Wicked Frenzy for 2017

Hot on the heels of the opening race for the 2017 Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series (PPWCS), Race Day 2 will be contested Sunday 26 February with the annual Women in Sailing Challenge (WISC) regatta hosted by Sandringham Yacht Club.
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Val Hodge Trophy kicks off Day 1 of Port Phillip Women's Championship Series

The Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (RYCV) played host to the Race Day 1 of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series (PPWCS), yesterday, Sunday 19th February, 2016. The Val Hodge Trophy is named after one of RYCV’s earliest female boat owners, Val Hodge, who joined the Club in 1985 with her husband, Arthur. As time progressed Arthur was unable to spend the time skippering his boat so Val secured
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Val Hodge Trophy leads off Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series 2017

The Nouannie gang go racing_ credit Alex McKinnon
Bring it on! The first race of the fifth edition of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series (PPWCS) hits the water this Sunday 19 February with the Val Hodge Trophy Race hosted by Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (RYCV).
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2017 PPWCS and AWKR officially launched into action

The Women and Girls in Sailing (WGIS) and the Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta (AWKR) committee this year combined in synergy to launch the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series and the AWKR on Friday, 10 February, at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron.
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NOS and Online Entry now available for PPWCS!

The Notice of Race and Online Entries are available through the Women and Girls in Sailing website. This year there is a centralised location to register for any of the 5 races of the Port Phillip Women's Championship Series.
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Synergy Launch to kick off 2017 Victorian Women’s Keelboat Regattas

Kate Lathouras (centre) Aust Women's Match Racing Team_2016 Busan Cup WIM series credit KIMWOLF
The official launch of the Port Phillip Women's Championship Series and the Australian Women's Keelboat Series kicks off this Friday at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron at 6pm (arrive 6 for 6:30pm start). Special guest, Kate Lathouras, will be speaking on 'Building a Team for Success'. Tickets are free but registration required as finger food will be supplied.
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Port Phillip Passage Series tours to Mornington for Race 3

Mornington Pier
Hot on the heels of the annual pilgrimage to Geelong for the Festival of Sails Regatta, the summer long distance sailing continues this weekend with Hobson’s Bay Yacht Club (HBYC) hosting Round 3 of the Port Phillip Passage and Women’s Passage Series races.
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AWKR on the Road – and in the pink!

Female sailors at S80 Victorian Championships 2017_ photo Jennifer Telfer
Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta is on the road and on a roll!
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Victorian duo gain selection into Australian Sailing Youth Team

Australian Sailing has announced the 2017 Australian Sailing Youth Team, who will represent their country at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championship.
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2017 dawns bright with ‘Synergy’ for Victoria’s Female Keelboat Sailors

Photo_Bruno Cocozza AWKR 2015
The New 2017 Year has dawned ‘bright with opportunity’ for female keelboat sailors in Victoria. ‘Synergy’ has been created between the Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta (AWKR) joining forces with the Women & Girls in Sailing (WGIS) Committee, home of the Port Phillip Women's Championship and Passage Series and Brighton Lady Skippers Series (BLISS) and Women in Sailing Challenge (WISC).
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FREE Women's Race Official Course

Ever wanted to become a Race Official? This is your chance! We are offering an all- female FREE 1 day program that will accredit you as a Race Official!
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Tenacious Captain Barbara Campbell takes up the helm in Australia

Captain Barbara Campbell_image tallshipstock.com
Captain Barbara Campbell arrived in Australia this week for a two month tour of duty at the helm of tall ship Tenacious. Owned and operated by the Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST), Tenacious left UK in November 2015 and arrived in Australia in August 2016, to mark the establishment of the first global JST base outside the UK in Melbourne, Victoria.
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Tandem Ride for Round 2 of Port Phillip Passage and Port Phillip Women’s Passage Series

Round 2 of the Port Phillip Passage Series (PPPS) and the Port Phillip Women’s Passage Series (PPWPS) is coming up this weekend 12-13 Nov 2016 hosted by Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS).
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