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Female Sailor of the Year
2011 - 12 Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty
Superb silver medal at the London 2012 Olympic games in the Women's Match Racing competition on the final day of the regatta.
2010 - 11 Lyndall Patterson
Lyndall winning the 2010 Laser Radial Grand Master World Championships at Hayling Island in England.
2009 - 10 Nicole Souter & Rayshele Martin & Nina Curtis & Lucinda Whitty & Kat Stroinovsky & Amanda Scrivenor
Nicole and crew had a stunning victory at the 2009 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship in Lysekil Sweden.
2008- 09 Elise Rechichi & Tessa Parkinson
In 2008 Elise and Tessa had one goal – to win Gold at the Olympics. The Beijing Olympic Games was the pair’s first Olympic campaign and their single-minded determination, skill and attention to detail culminated with an outstanding victory in China.
2007 - 08 Elise Rechichi & Tessa Parkinson
Elise and Tessa have made major contributions to the AST's medal haul, winning Gold at the Olympic Sailing Test Event and Bronze at the 2008 World Championship in the women's two-person dinghy, 470.
2006 - 07 Sarah Blanck
Sarah switched to the Laser Radial class in 2005 after being our highest place Olympian in
2005 - 06 Allison Shreeve
In 2006, Allison scored the Women's Australian Formula Windsurfing Championship, winning every race, won the Formula Windsurfing Worlds, the Formula Oceanic Championship and the South America Windsurfing Championship.
2004 - 05 Adrienne Cahalan
Adrienne was the navigator and weather router on board the 125ft catamaran, Cheyenne, that broke the Around the World Non Stop record. The team’s time of 58 days 9 hours 32 minutes 45 seconds smashed the previous record by more than five days. Adrienne is the first and only woman to be part of a round the world record holding team.
2003 - 04 Krystal Weir
Highlights include winning the Australian Laser Radial Championship in Geelong, and taking second at the 2003 ISAF Youth Worlds and the Laser Radial World Women’s World Championship. Krystal Weir citation.
2002 - 03 Adrienne Cahalan
Key member of teams that set four open World Sailing speed records in the space of five months. Adrienne Cahalan citation.
2001 - 02 Jenny Armstrong OAM & Belinda Stowell OAM
Second place in the 2001 470 World Championship and other outstanding performances during 2001.
2000 - 01 Jenny Armstrong OAM & Belinda Stowell OAM
Olympic Gold Medallists in the International 470 at the 2000 Games. Australia’s first women’s Olympic medal
1999 - 00 Jessica Crisp
Consistent outstanding performances in the Olympic Mistral One-Design Sailboard
1998-99 Melanie Dennison
Silver medal at the Olympic Europe World Championship
1996-98 Sarah Blanck
World Champion in the International Laser Radial class