13 August 2014

Women & Girls in Sailing - Enewsletter #23

Women and Girls in Sailing Network enewsletter #23

The 2014 Yachting Victoria Club Conference was run on Saturday 2nd August. The Club Conference was well attended with over 180 people from 60 clubs present. Both Hobson’s Bay Yacht Club and Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club presented on ‘increasing female participation through female focused events’. To view the presentations from the day please click here.

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

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. Click here to read more.

Sarah Blanck Perpetual Trophy Regatta The Sarah Blanck Perpetual Trophy Regatta is aim at women and girls in Laser and Sabres at all levels of sailing, from the Beginners to Elite. Coaching will be provided by the most experienced coaches available. We look forward to welcoming all of you at Westernport Yacht Club on the 8th and 9th November.

The NOR and details of coaches will be available by 30th September. Watch out for further details.


Women and Girls in Sailing Youth Leadership Camp NEED TO GET APPLICATIONS IN NEXT WEEK

Yachting Victoria is delighted to be able to commit to the Sport and Recreation Victoria Youth Leadership spring camp in 2014. The girls will complete as part of the program an instructor course and a powerboat course. To read more please follow this link. If you have any questions please contact Sam Watson (

Women and Girls in Sailing Developing Future Female Leaders Yachting Victoria will continue to run leadership courses for adults after the success from autumn. Yachting Victoria can confirm the next course will be on Sunday 24th August at the Boatshed. We are looking at running a second on a Saturday in September. The cost is $125. Please email Sam on to express interest.

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