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Creating a Culture of the 'Token Bloke' - Part 1

Kathy Macfarlane (white cap) aboard Children of Phoenix - BLiSS regatta 2014
Owner skipper of Elliott 10.5 Children of Phoenix from Royal Yacht Club of Victoria(RYCV), Kathy Macfarlane reflects on reflects on her experiences of building a team of confident women sailors amongst the blokes.
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Champion Sailors to Headline All-Female Regatta

Sarah Blanck wins Race One at the 2008 Laser Radial Worlds (© Richard Gladwell)
The Sarah Blanck Perpetual Trophy Regatta is creating much excitement with an outstanding coaching line up and entries coming in from around Australia
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VIODA Girls Only Opti Weekend

VIODA held their annual VIODA Girls Only Weekend at BRYC over the 13th and 14th of September in clear skies and light breeze. The sun was a welcome addition to the weekend.
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2014 ORCV Women Skippers &Navigators Race set to sparkle

The Ocean Girls are looking forward to a ‘sparkling’ event with their second Women Skippers & Navigators Race (WSNR) being run this weekend Sunday 14 September 2014 by the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria with Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC).
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Vic Laser Association Women & Girls Coaching Sessions

The Victorian Laser Association and Victorian Laser coach Mark Tonner-Joyce are pleased to advise the second Women and Girls coaching session will be held at Sandringham Yacht Club on Sunday 12 October commencing at 9am.
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2014 Ocean Girls- The Business of Sailing

How does one combine a passion for your chosen sport with a professional career?
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2014 Women Skippers and Navigators Race-Custom Yacht Covers comes onboard.

The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria and their Ocean Girls group are eagerly gearing up for their second Women Skippers and Navigators Race (WSNR) to be held on Sunday 14 September 2014.
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Leanne Thomson - 2014 Victorian Sailing Instructor of the Year

Leanne receiving her award at the Yachting Victoria awards night 2014
Congratulations to Leanne Thomson on being awarded Yachting Victoria's 2014 Victorian Sailing Instructor of the Year.
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Victorian Motor Yachtsperson of the Year 2014 – Sue Bowes!

Cherry Birch (YV Board) presents Sue Bowes with her award at the 2014 Yachting Vic Awards night
Congratulations to Sue Bowes, Club Captain of Recreational Power and Sail at Sandringham Yacht Club, on being awarded Victorian Motor Yachtsperson of the Year 2014.
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Vic Laser Association 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Albert Sailing Club Girls & Women Dinghy Challenge

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