Posts Tagged ‘sailor chick of the week’
You’ll be forgiven if you think Victoria’s Secret did a sailing shoot for their latest catalog, but it ain’t the case: Meet University of Hawaii FJ skipper/crew Kellie Yamada trying her hand at some Moth sailing after Worlds racing finished up last night. This Hawaiian native is not only one of the most drop-dead gorgeous Sailor Chicks of the Week we’ve ever had the privilege to show you, but she’s a bad-ass sailor chick with no fear and plenty of talent. She’s so fearless that, when Jonny Goldsberry rocked up to the Worlds media boat and offered a ride to the group, Kellie stripped off her shirt and shorts and jumped in the water wearing nothing but lingerie. ”I have GOT to give it a try,” she said, ignoring cameras and giving it her all. Now Kellie just needs a little more breeze…or not…we don’t really care so long as she keeps sailing.
October 17th, 2013 by admin
Known as “Red Lady” in Cruising Anarchy, Jessica is the ideal Sailor Chick of the Week, and exactly the kind of soul this sport needs more of. Far more than just a pretty face on a yacht, she’s an owner and liveaboard in the Big City.
She singlehands her boat, races on several other boats in many crew positions, and has a great time doing it.
She splices, does rigging, and can handle nearly every kind of boat maintenance that you can think of. And, she looks great doing it all. More impressively, she’s learned it all in just about a year.Keep rockin’ it, Jess! We’re proud of you!
October 9th, 2013 by admin
The first group of candidates for the all-women’s SCA Volvo Ocean Race team left Southhampton for their training base in Lanzarote yesterday, and judging from the quality of the sailors, this ain’t no publicity stunt-seeking campaign. You can check out some video of the departure here as well as words from some of the girls, including our favorite racer of all time; Sam Davies. Will our extreme disappointment losing Sam from the Vendee fleet deliver a silver lining in following the exploits of Cap’n Sam for the next two and a half years? One can only hope! We also hope that the second group of candidates – due in to the Canaries in a few weeks – will include at least one of our awesome American racers. Photo thanks to Rick Tomlinson/SCA.
February 3rd, 2013 by admin