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Over 65 women introduced to sailing during the Steering the Course Women Festival in St. Maarten

by Caribbean Sailing Association 16 Jun 2021 06:52 PDT 30 May 2021
Steering the Course Women Festival in St. Maarten © Caribbean Sailing Association

On Sunday 30th May the Sint Maarten Yacht Club welcomed over 65 women of all ages for a sailing try out as part of the Steering the Course Women's Sailing Festival.

This free event took place at Kim Sha Beach and gave women the opportunity to give sailing a chance. This event was part of World Sailing's initiative "Steering the Course", an international initiative by World Sailing that aims to introduce women and girls across the globe to the sport of sailing.

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St. Vincent participates in Global Women's Sailing Festival

On Saturday May 29th at Blue Lagoon, over 30 Women and Girl sailors, some experienced, some first timers, enjoyed a day's sailing to show SVG's support of World Sailing's Global Women's Sailing Initiative.

Supported by the International Olympic Committee Development Fund, this initiative aims to introduce women and girls across the globe to the sport of sailing.

Two separate events in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres brought together sailing communities from all backgrounds, cultures and nations at the same time.

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World Sailing and Barbados Youth Female Sailors are Steering the Course

The Barbados Sailing Association and Set Sail training programmes incorporated the following two events into the World Sailing Steering the Course Festival, in order to highlight our female youth sailors and to add depth to their sail training experience.

On Saturday May 29, 7 youth females learned the art of radio controlled boat sailing and racing at a freshwater pond on the east coast. Peter "Rabbit" Allen and Jason Tindale were on hand to show the girls how to control the boats with the two toggles, then they were off and running.

Our youth sailors were quite adept at the hand controls, and showed off their sailing knowledge by (mostly) keeping the boats on the course and out of the weeds (the pond water is very low right now, due to drought and farming, so the girls learned what "in the weeds" really means!). Every other woman there had a go at the controls, and there were a couple of times we had to gently pry the controls from a dad's hands - I think at least one has caught the bug along with his daughter!

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150 Women experience sailing for the first time at National Sailing Academy

The National Sailing Academy took part in the worldwide initiative "Steering the Course" which has the goal of getting more women to participate in the sport of sailing.

The initial event took place on Sunday 30th May 2021, and we saw 80 women passed through the academy and head out on a choice of an 8 ft RS Zest Dinghy, a 14ft RS Venture Connect Dinghy, or a 38ft Catamaran.

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She Sailed - BVI Yacht Club Steering the Course

Over 50 women and girls enjoyed a fantastic afternoon at the BVI edition of World Sailing's Steering the Course. Photos available on BVI Yacht Club Facebook Page.

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