Success for 2023 Mooloolaba Women’s Keelboat Regatta, May 5-7

Competition was close last weekend in one of Queensland's most popular women's sailing events, the 2023 Mooloolaba Women’s Keelboat Regatta. The event has gone from strength to strength, having won the 2022 National SheSails award for outstanding contribution to women’s sailing.

First entry received for 2023 Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta

With destination regattas and and travel back in full swing, Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS) is looking forward to hosting a large entry for the 31st Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta (AWKR), to take place over the King’s Birthday weekend of 9-12 June - and the first entrant has already booked her spot.  

Portland Yacht Club Wins Women's Participation Initiative of the Year

Portland Yacht Club’s Britta Baade has seen women’s confidence on the water flourish through its SheSails program. The program was recognised at the 2023 South West Community Sports Awards on Wednesday night, with the club awarded women’s participation initiative of the year. Baade said the award meant a lot to the club and for women’s sailing in general.

South Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta

Following on from last year’s successful South Australian Women’s Keelboat Regatta (SAWKR) with over 110 participants, we look forward to holding the event again on the October long weekend in 2023.

Queenscliff Cruising Yacht Club is gearing up for its annual Queenscliff Cup and Commodore’s Trophy regatta to be contested over

Queenscliff Cruising Yacht Club (QCYC) is gearing up for its annual Queenscliff Cup and Commodore’s Trophy regatta to be contested over the Easter weekend 8-10 April 2023, an inclusive event, providing five races in an Open Division (Division 1) for the Queenscliff Cup with the additional opportunity for female regatta crew to take the helm for two designated races to contest the Commodore’s Trophy (Division 2) within the race schedule.

Latisha Davenport: A Sailing Inspiration

Passionate sailor Latisha Davenport has been sailing consistently since sixth grade, smashing goals and expectations as she races competitively despite having been blind since birth.

How She Sails: Sarah

I love the camaraderie, the friendships, the social aspect of working together as a team to get the boat moving. And every sail is different- no two sails are the same.  
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How She Sails: Maxine

My sailing journey has taken me through the Mediterranean, across the Atlantic Ocean, through the Eastern Caribbean island chain, to Culebra, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Bahamas and East Coast USA over the course of 2yrs living aboard.
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How She Sails: Erin

You can use the sport to enter wonderful genuine communities of like-minded people who love being on and off the water.
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