December 6, 2019

Florence Allan makes history as Cayman Islands second female Olympic sailor

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Florence Allan has made history, as the second female sailor in the Cayman Islands to compete at the Olympic Games. 18-year-old Allan set sail on August 8 in the Woman’s Laser Radial at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, alongside 37 other athletes. “I don’t think of it like that and its really weird thinking […]

Florence Allan rigs up for her Cayman Islands’ Olympic debut

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Most high school graduates are busy enjoying their summer holidays, but 18-year-old Florence Allan is preparing for her sailing event at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Allan is the first athlete in 16 years to represent the Cayman Islands in sailing at the Olympics.  “It’s really difficult to know what to expect here because the […]

Florence Allan to compete in Rio 2016 Olympic Games for Cayman Islands

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“I’m still taking it in. It still feels really surreal,” Allen says.  Studying for A-Levels, graduating and perhaps going to college all seem like realistic goals for a 17-year old, but for sailor Florence Allen, those goals are small compared to her recent invitation to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  […]

Youth sailors fly the flag in BVI

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The Cayman Islands Youth sailing team returned yesterday from a very successful showing at the Premier’s Cup regatta in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. They took silver medals in the regatta along with the Maxwell “Mackie” Simmons award for the team displaying the best sportsmanship. The BVI team took advantage of their local knowledge and sailed […]

Cayman Youth Sailors

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Cayman Youth Sailors qualify for the Youth Olympic Games Everyone in the Cayman Sailing Community can be proud of our young sailors who qualified Cayman for two Youth Olympic Games places over the weekend. The team of Florence Allan, Pablo Bertran, Jesse Jackson and Shane McDermott travelled to the Jensen Beach US Sailing Center Martin […]