Friday 30 January 2015

Home Graphical | News Text | Powerboat-World | Event Calendar | Cruising Oz | Cruising USA | Cruising Canada | BoatsPlus | MarineBusiness | Cruising Int | SW Aus | Magnetic Is RW | Newsletter Subscription Here | Search Sail-World -- Jennifer Goldsmith Trophy kicks off Port Phillip Women's Championship

Jennifer Goldsmith Trophy kicks off Port Phillip Women's Championship    
Fri, 8 Feb 2013

The Port Phillip Women's Championship Series (PPWCS) kicks off next Sunday, 17th February, with the first of five races - the Jennifer Goldsmith Trophy.

Run by the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS), the Jennifer Goldsmith Trophy is open to yachts with female helms. The crew can be mixed, or all male or all female, but the boat must be helmed by a woman for the duration of the race.

The trophy is sponsored by the Goldsmith family, in memory of Jennifer Goldsmith, a keen sailor and past Club Member of the Year at RMYS (the only female to date to win the award). As well as the beautiful crystal carved trophy, there are some fabulous prizes on offer (they remain secret until presentation after the race!).

The cost of entering the race is $25 per boat, which is donated to melanoma research. Boats will automatically be entered into PPWCS - at no extra cost.

The second race in PPWCS takes place the week after, Sunday 24th February, at the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (RYCV). A new race on the RYCV sailing calendar, it is welcomed by Club Captain David Ellis. 'It's great to see PPWCS following the proven successful model of the Club Marine Series, combining races run by different clubs around the bay. It provides our club with the opportunity to introduce a new trophy event to appropriately acknowledge our female sailors.'

Races 3, 4 and 5 of PPWCS take place in April and May.

NOR and online entry for the Jennifer Goldsmith Perpetual Trophy,Jennifer_Goldsmith_Perpetual_Trophy/21541/38268

More information about the Port Phillip Women's Championship Series

by Lennie Beattie

Our advertisers are committed to our sport, please support them! (Graphics)
Contact us , ph: +61 2 8006 1873, , fax: +61 2 8076 0459 or complete our feedback form. View our Privacy Policy. Photographs are copyright by law, if you wish to use a photograph from, please Contact us. [Go Home(Graphics)]
Make Australia my default page.    Make Cruising International my default page.  Make Cruising Australia my default page.  Make Asia my default page.   Make New Zealand my default page.   Make UK my default page.   Make USA my default page.  

Visit another region : Sail-World Australia    Sail-World Cruising International   Sail-World Cruising Australia   Sail-World Asia   Sail-World New Zealand   Sail-World UK   Sail-World USA