Sailing News: Hilary Lister, Ben Ainslie, and the Girls!

Posted: June 2, 2009 in boat, boating, boats, sailboat, sailboat race, sailboats, sailing, sailing race, yacht, yacht race, yachting, yachts
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Sailing news from around the world:

Sailing News – Quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, who is sailing solo around Britain, is due to arrive in Wales tomorrow (Wednesday June 3rd), after setting off from Cornwall for what is the longest sail of her solo challenge. Hilary is planning to arrive at Hobbs Point, Pembroke, at some time between 03:00 and 06:00 depending on the conditions. The around Britain challenge began on 16 June 2008, when Hilary set off from Dover aided by a team of four support boat crew and three land crew. In August, due to hold ups caused mainly by worsening weather, skipper and team reluctantly decided to postpone the rest of the journey. But to date, this is the furthest that any female disabled sailor has sailed, and is an amazing achievement in itself.

Sailing news briefs from around the world:

  • Sailing News – From Peril to Podium, Yann Eliès Sailing Back to the Top in Transmanche: Transmache Yacht Race
  • Sailing News – Ben Ainslie wins at the World Match Racing Tour yacht races. Ainslie Storms Germany: Ben Ainslie Storms Germany
  • Women’s sailing record attempt on Dee Caffari’s yacht Aviva this week! Sam Davies & the girls sailing!

Sailing Photo of the day: World Match Racing Tour

Sailing News: World Match Racing Tour

Sailing News: World Match Racing Tour

Stay tuned tomorrow for more sailing news from around the world.

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