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Chicago Match Cup arrives August 6-11


'The Chicago Match Cup 2013'    Andy Carter / AWMRT

World-class stadium sailing touches down in Chicago August 6 - 11 with the Chicago Match Cup, a $100,000 prize money event organized by the Chicago Match Race Center (CMRC), featuring 12 teams from seven nations in the only U.S. stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT).

For the first time, Chicago Match Cup sets sail alongside Tall Ships Chicago at Chicago's most popular tourist venue, Navy Pier, where more than a million spectators are in splashing range of seeing the world's best match racing talent in action alongside 14 majestic Tall Ships.

This year's competition includes eight AWMRT card-holding skippers and their teams:
  • Reigning World and 2012 Chicago Match Cup Champion Ian Williams and CAC Team Pindar from the United Kingdom;
  • Johnie Berntsson and Stena Sailing Team from Sweden;
  • Bjorn Hansen and eWork Sailing Team, also from Sweden;
  • Phil Robertson and WAKA Racing Team from New Zealand;
  • Adam Minoprio and Team Alpari FX, also from New Zealand;
  • Keith Swinton and Black Swan Racing Team from Australia;
  • Pierre Antoine Morvan and Vannes Aggio Sailing Team from France;
  • Taylor Canfield and USone Sailing Team from the U.S. Virgin Islands - Canfield is also the Sailing Director at CMRC.

The remaining four teams have been invited and/or qualified through previous match race events:

  • Jordan Reece and Estate Master Sailing Team powered by Etihad Airways,

from Australia;

  • Will Tiller and Full Metal Jacket Team from New Zealand;
  • Gavin Brady and Team Vesper from the United States;
  • Chicago's own Don Wilson, founder of the CMRC.

Chicago Match Cup


by Chicago Match Race Center

  

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