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Women & Girls Lake Challenge - Albert Park unites for a 'Sail in the City

Come and join us for the  Women&Girls Lake Challenge
Albert Park Lake will come alive with female sailors on the weekend of Saturday 5 September for the Women & Girls Lake Challenge hosted by Albert Sailing Club (ASC) with neighbours Albert Park Yacht Club (APYC) and Yachting Victoria’s (YV) The Boatshed along with Women & Girls in Sailing committee lending their support.All female monohull sailors are invited to come and enjoy a 'Sail in the City’

Women Skippers & Navigators Race 2015 female Race Management Team

Christie Alberts
The Ocean Girls from the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) are gearing up for the third edition of the Women Skippers & Navigators Race (WSNR) with the passage race from Geelong to Melbourne to be conducted on Sunday 13 September 2015.

From a Midlife Crisis to the Experience of a Lifetime

Sally - exhilaration at the finish of Melbourne to Hobart 2011
When you reach a certain age many people will go through a mid-life crisis. I had mine about eight years ago when all I wanted to do was ‘Sail off into the wild blue yonder!!!’ It did not quite work out that way, but what an exciting adventure – there is never a dull moment when you are at sea.

ORCV Women Skippers & Navigators Race - Jobs for the Girls!

Sally Williams ready for action_credit Steb Fisher
The third annual Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) Women Skipper’s & Navigators Race (WSNR) is shaping up to be a fabulous celebration of women in sailing. The passage race from Geelong to Melbourne (G2M) on Sunday 13 September 2015 runs back-to-back with the final race of the ORCV Winter Series the Melbourne to Geelong (M2G) race on Saturday 12 September.

Once upon a time...

They can sail and do it well nearly every time they hit the racetrack
It was indeed a different world back then.

Victorian Sailors Excel at Queensland Youth Week


Victoran Hobie girls getting ready for world stage

Georgia Warren-Myers, current highest placed female Hobie 14 sailor (Photo: Prosail Sail Events)
Just 28 days to go until the Hobie14 world championships at Lake Garda in Italy, for these four Victorian women...

ORCV Women Skippers & Navigators Race 2015 returns for Spring

Sue Bumstead on the helm of Beneteau 40 Dry White
The Ocean Girls group at the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) are pleased to announce the Women Skippers & Navigators Race (WSNR) is back again for its third running on 13 September 2015, proudly sponsored by one of our keenest women sailors Sue Bumstead of Custom Yacht Covers.

Women and Girls Shine at 2015 Yachting Victoria Awards

Tess Lloyd - Victorian Female Sailor of the Year_credit Alex McKinnon
Congratulations to all the winners at the Yachting Victoria Awards Presentation 2015.

Women & Girls in Sailing Club Reps meet for Winter Solstice

Approaching Winter Solstice was timely for the Women & Girls in Sailing (WGIS) Club Representatives to put their sailing into hibernation and meet up with Yachting Victoria (YV)’s Women & Girls in Sailing Committee to discuss future directions at their third forum on Wednesday 17 June at Royal Brighton Yacht Club.

The Silver Lining for 25th Australian Women's Keelboat Regatta

Ann Elmslie having a ball on Duckmobile_credit Bruno Cocozza
Congratulations to the Australian Women™s Keelboat Regatta committee and the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron for staging an outstanding Silver Jubilee Edition of their 2015 event with a record fleet of 25 boats with crews from both Australia and New Zealand.

Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta ticks off full series on last day

AWKR15 fresh on Port Phillip_credit Bruno Cozozza
The 25th anniversary Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta fleet took on the Bureau of Meteorology’s strong wind warning and ticked off the full series card of six races on a cold and whipped up Port Phillip.

Three races ahead of strong wind warning at Women’s Keelboat Regatta

AWKR15 fleet_credit Bruno Cocozza
Planning ahead for tomorrow’s forecast strong wind warning, the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron’s technical delegate Lou Hutton and race officer Tony Lukeman banged off three back-to-back races seaward of the iconic St. Kilda Pier on the opening day of the 25th Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta.

Third Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series a Winner

Port Phillip Women's Championship Series Presentation Night 2015
The Port Phillip Women’s Championship Series (PPWCS) Awards Presentation on Friday 29 May 2015 was a rollicking affirmation of the achievements of the female sailors who had participated in the third running of this annual event.

Eight new Female Leaders developed

Another great day of training brought to us from Laura James of Inside Training.
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