Lady Skippers Races

The Lady Skippers' race has been a long standing race on the HBYC calendar. In recent years the HBYC Lady Skippers Race has become Race 4 in the Port Phillip Women's Championship Series (PPWCS), a series for female sailors that combines five races run by different clubs into one annual championship trophy.

In addition Yachting Victoria’s Women & Girls in Sailing Committee announced a six race series in 2015, the Port Phillip Women’s Passage Series (PPWPS).

Women and Girls in Sailing

The Women & Girls in Sailing website is dedicated to you - female sailors and potential female sailors in Victoria, whether it be in keelboats or dinghies. Its purpose is to help you get sailing, enjoy sailing and keep sailing! For more information go to: www.womenandgirlsinsailing.com.au


HBYC Lady Skippers' Races

Shirley Freeman

Shirley Freeman was our first Female member and boat owner, sadly Shirley passed away in December 2014.  In 2015, HBYC announced they would honour her by renaming the HBYC Lady Skippers Race to the Shirley Freeman Memorial Race. The race will now have 2 Trophies; Shirley Freeman Memorial Trophy (1st PHS boat) and the Lady Skippers Race Trophy (1st HBYC PHS Boat). We have also introduced the Suffragette Cup Race for those who just want to get out there and give it a go.

For more on Shirley Freeman Click Here

Shirley Freeman Final poster

HBYC Shirley Freeman Memorial Trophy and Suffragette Cup

The Division 1 Race, which is part of the Port Phillip Womens Championship Series (PPWCS) is a HBYC Club Course of approximately nine to ten nautical miles in length. The Lady Skippers Trophy - 1st HBYC PHS Boat and the Shirley Freeman Memorial Trophy - 1st PHS Boat will be awarded.

The Div 2 Race, the Suffragette Cup is a Non-Spinnaker Race aimed to encourage those Lady Skippers to sail in a race with a less competitive format. We encourage all our ladies to have a go, even if you are new to helming. Boats owners are asked to encourage our female members,friends and family to take up the helm for the day and join in the fun of the Suffragette Cup. There is a Trophy awarded on the day. This race will be a HBYC Club Course of approximately six to seven nautical miles in length.  For Past Winners Click Here

 

2018 HBYC Shirley Freeman Memorial Trophy and Lady Skippers Div 2 - Sunday 2 December 2018

 

Notice of Race  Click Here
Sailing Instructions  Click Here
Course and Marks

Courses - Click Here
Mark Locations and Descriptions

Race Entry

Shirley Freeman (Spinnaker-PPWCS)

Non Spinnaker Div 2

Start Sheets / Results

Click Here - Shirley Freeman Div 1

Click here - Lady Skippers Div 2

 


Port Phillip Women's Championship Series (PPWCS) - 2017/2018 Dates

Sunday 17 December - 100th Anniversary Shirley Freeman Memorial Trophy (HBYC)

Sunday 11 February - WISC (SYC)

Sunday 18 February - Jennifer Goldsmith Trophy (RMYS)

Sunday 4 March - Val Hodge Trophy (RYCV)

Sunday 29 April - BLiSS (RBYC)

Sunday 28 May - Australian Sailing Victoria Region Keelboat Awards Presentation

Race documents

As each host club publishes the Sailing Instructions, Notices to Competitors and entry lists for their race (when available, follow the links for each race under 'Dates' above). Competitors must enter each individual race separately using the host club's entry system. Cost to enter each race is determined by the host club.  On entry to any one of the five races, competitors will be automatically scored for the PPWCS.

PPWCS Results

2017
2016

2015
2014


HBYC Trophy Winners

Year HBYC Lady Skippers Trophy Skipper Shirley Freeman Memorial Trophy Skipper Club Themed Cup Skipper Club
2018     Moonraker Sally Neilson HBYC Manjimup Suzanne Shaw RBYC
2017 3 Ring Circus K. Goodall Salamander III Monica Jones RMYS      
2016 The Bookmaker K Ribton-Turner Frenzy S Strong SYC      
2015 Le Cascadeur Leo Eeckman Tigris Jan Fielding RMYS Y Knot  Ann Goodwin  RYCV 
2014 Kasam Norma Malouf Kasam Norma Malouf HBYC      
2013 Outlaw Maureen Dickins Footloose L Beattie RYCV      
2012 Karina J Gibson            
2011 Airframe Maureen Dickins            
2010 Lancoorie M Allen            
2009 Challenger Maureen Dickins            
2008 Mary Bryant G Mitchell            
2007 Plantronics Duopro C Feore            
2006 Quantum Leap B Turner            
2005 Plantronics Duopro B Feore            
2004                
2003                
2002 Outlaw H Forrester            
2001 Rough Cut M Hill            
2000                
1999 Iruka J Orr            
1998 Deja Blue Y Reid            
1997 Deja Blue Y Reid            
1996                
1995 Bianca S Tanner            
1994                
1993 Futura M Weaven            
1992 Doghouse S Rogerson            
1991 INXS Y Hellier            
1990 INXS Y Hellier            
1989 Fantasea B Feore            
1988 Bianca S Tanner            
1987 Sirocco K Bish            
1986                
1985                
1984 Warrana D Lovatt            
1983                
1982                
1981                
1980 Warrana S Tanner            
1979 Warrana S Tanner            

 


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