Tag: Match Racing

  • World Sailing renews World Match Racing Tour status

    World Sailing renews World Match Racing Tour status

    World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has renewed the Special Event status of the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) through to 2028. The announcement was made today following the conclusion of the 2018-19 World Match Racing Tour Championship Final in Marstrand, Sweden a week ago which saw Phil Robertson (NZL) crowned Match […]

  • Valencia Hosts European M32 World Base this Winter for Fleet Racing and WMRT

    Valencia Hosts European M32 World Base this Winter for Fleet Racing and WMRT

    M32 World is setting up base in Valencia to deliver seven events across M32 Academy programs, M32 Series fleet racing and World Match Racing Tour qualifiers as Marina Valencia becomes the home of the high-performance M32 catamarans in Europe this winter.  If you are looking to perfect the essentials of M32 sailing, to improve your […]

  • Jelmer Beek and his Team Dutch Wave wins European Match Race Tour in Plön

    Jelmer Beek and his Team Dutch Wave wins European Match Race Tour in Plön

    Jelmer van Beek and his Team Dutch Wave won at Germany’s Tour stop, the last opportunity to qualify for the European Grand Final held in two weeks time at Ravenna. Local skipper Lars Hueckstaedt took silver ahead of Germany’s favourite skipper Max Gurgel. Perfect sailing conditions at northern Germany’s Lake Ploen combined with the experienced […]

  • Quentin Delapierre takes it to the wire at Croatia Match Cup

    Quentin Delapierre takes it to the wire at Croatia Match Cup

    The French team surprised early in the qualifying round by topping the leaderboard on day one. With incredible boat handling throughout the regatta this team have taken the M32 in their stride with impressive form. Even with today’s unpredictable and fluctuating wind conditions Team Lorina-Golfe du Morbihan kept calm to take victories through to the […]

  • From black flag to crimson blazer for Ian Williams

    From black flag to crimson blazer for Ian Williams

    In a series of matches that were as mercurial as the weather, Ian Williams (GBR) and his team GAC Pindar triumphed in the 53rd Congressional Cup, beating Johnie Berntsson (SWE) in a fifth and final winner-take-all match. Not since 2012 has Ian Williams [GRB] donned the coveted Crimson Blazer, the honor bestowed to the top […]

  • Berntsson and Williams on the Brink at Congressional Cup

    Berntsson and Williams on the Brink at Congressional Cup

    “Choices are the hinges of destiny,” goes the famous quote by Edwin Markham, and today’s Congressional Cup racing proved that making good choices can make, or break, you. As the frontrunner after two days of Qualifying, Johnie Berntsson (SWE) elected to race eighth place Joachim Aschenbrenner (DEN). As swiftly as one-two-three Berntsson dispatched the young […]