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2014 Winter series race to Geelong and Women’s race to Melbourne

The Notice of Races and entries for both the Winter Series Race to Geelong (September 13) and the Women’s Skippers and Navigators Race from Geelong to Melbourne (September 14) are now available

Women & Girls Coaching Sessions

The Victorian Laser Association and Victorian Laser coach Mark Tonner-Joyce, are pleased to advise the first Women and Girls coaching session will be held at Mordialloc Sailing Club on the 24 August commencing at 9am.

VIODA Girls Only Weekend

The highly successful VIODA Girls Only w/e at Black Rock Yacht Club is scheduled for September 13/14.

Sailing Shorts for our wonderful Broads

Windward Sailing Shorts for Women is a new Australian product designed for active women with hips and wide legs whether they are sized 12 or 20

Victorian Junior Sailors of the Year - Sophie and Thomas Alexander

Sophie and Thomas Alexander - Victorian Junior Sailors of the Year 2014
The 2014 Victorian Junior Sailor of the Year was awarded jointly to Sophie Alexander and her brother Thomas, who compete together in the International Cadet class.

MTYC Lady Skippers Series

Melbourne Trailable Yacht Club conducted a new mini series in the last season – the 2014 Lady Skippers Series.

Victorian Youth Sailors of the Year - Michelle Bursa, Chelsea Haynes, and Anna Phillip

Anna Phillip, Chelsea Haynes, Michelle Bursa awarded 2014 Youth Sailors of the Year
This year saw so many outstanding young women sailors that the 2014 Victorian Youth Sailor of the Year was jointly awarded to Laser sailor Anna Phillip, and catamaran team Michelle Bursa and Chelsea Haynes. The three girls are currently representing Australia in the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Portugal.

Victorian Female Sailor of the Year – Pip Pietromonaco

Congratulations to Pip Pietromonaco, on being awarded Victorian Female Sailor of the Year 2014.

Ocean Girls on their Way to Vanuatu

Escapade M2V crew
If you think Melbourne weather has been cold, spare a thought for the ten Ocean Girls who departed Portsea on Monday June 30 in search of Vanuatu and warmer climes.

Australian Women’s Keelboat 2014 Hits a High Note

Congratulations to all the competitors who participated in the 2014 Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta (AWKR) held over the Queens Birthday weekend June 8-10. And thank you to Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS) and the organising committee for superb hospitality and great racing for the 24th event.

Winners are Grinners at second Port Phillip Women’s Championship Awards

The second year of the Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series (PPWCS) saw a lively celebration at the Awards Presentation at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS) on Friday 30 May 2014.

Albert Sailing Club Girls & Women Dinghy Challenge

SATURDAY 14th. June 2014, All Classes junior and Senior invited.

Victorian Girls attend ASC Women and Leadership in Sailing Project

Three Victorians, along with eleven other females from within the sailing industry, took part in the Women and Leadership Sailing project funded by the Australian Sports Commission.
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