Category: Women Sailors

Stories about the 5 percent of offshore sailors who are female.

Two rock stars, one national championship

By David Pendered Au. 18 – Two rock stars of women’s match racing prepare to face off this weekend in the legacy-rich waters of Oyster Bay, off New York’s Long Island Sound, in a regatta celebrating its 20th anniversary as the nation’s governing body of sailing seeks to infuse more equity into the sport. Nicole Breault […]

King’s regatta: Women sailors, sustainability

By David Pendered Aug. 8 – An elite Spanish regatta in the Mediterranean has concluded, and with it the third women’s division to participate and an intense sustainability program intended to reduce the event’s environmental impact. The Copa del Rey/MAPFRE is a major event in the Mediterranean yachting and social circuit, hosted by the king of […]

Women make history – at 42 knots

By David Pendered July 26 – Two women helped crew boats to podium finishes in the 2022 Pro Sailing Tour, a European regatta fought with boats that look like spaceships and fly above the water at speeds to nearly 50 mph. Perhaps the most notable part of the women’s victories is what didn’t happen – […]