Winners announced for national sailing championships

Minister for Youth & Sports, Hon. Bernie Bush attended and gave remarks at the CI Youth National Sailing Championships on Saturday, 10, and Sunday, 11 Dec. Hosted by the Cayman Islands Sailing Club and the National Sailing Center, the annual two-day event saw sailors aged up to 18 compete for trophies. Thirty-seven participants competed inContinue reading “Winners announced for national sailing championships”

Cayman sails to first at Jammin Regatta in Jamaica

Cayman Islands boats won first and second place in the Jammin Regatta, Montego Bay Harbour, Jamaica at the weekend. For skipper, and former Commodore of the Cayman Islands Sailing Club, Mike Farrington this was his fifth regatta win – the last being in 2019. Farrington and crew mates Karin McGrath and Joseph Paolone won inContinue reading “Cayman sails to first at Jammin Regatta in Jamaica”

Webster takes top honours at UK Nationals

Caymanian sailor, Charlotte Webster has won a gold medal in the U19 Female International Laser Class Association 6 (ILCA 6) at the UK ILCA Open & National Championships. Racing in an Olympic-class single-handed dingy, Ms Webster’s victory on Friday (22 July 2022) comes after her silver at the same event last year, in the ILCAContinue reading “Webster takes top honours at UK Nationals”

Cayman youth sailors exceeding expectations overseas

After 16 months of not competing overseas due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, the Sailing345 youth laser squad proved definitively their consistent and intense training has paid off. Under the tutelage of laser race training coach, Juan Mazzini, who joined Sailing345 in October of 2020; Ava Hider, Will Jackson, Charlotte Webster and Matheo Capasso, have madeContinue reading “Cayman youth sailors exceeding expectations overseas”

Cayman’s Sailor Allena Rankine shares COVID-19 experience

Cayman’s national sailor, Allena Rankine recently shared her COVID-19 experience with the Cayman Islands Olympic Commitee as part of their “Athlete Impact” series. Rankine told CIOC she is happy to be in Cayman, compared to England where she studies at the University of Southampton. “Since returning home I haven’t been impacted by the pandemic,” saidContinue reading “Cayman’s Sailor Allena Rankine shares COVID-19 experience”