sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : 49th Congressional Cup - Estate Master to take on World’s best
49th Congressional Cup - Estate Master to take on World’s best


'Estate Master will fly exclusively on-board Etihad Airways partner airline Virgin Australia to Los Angeles - 49th Congressional Cup'    Etihad Airways Media    Click Here to view large photo

With just over a week until the start of the 49th edition of the Congressional Cup, Australia’s only entry, Estate Master Sailing Team are gearing up to compete for the biggest match racing event in North America.

Estate Master Sailing Team will be traveling to Long Beach, CA next week for the 2013 Ficker Cup and 49th Congressional Cup – The World’s leading ISAF Grade 1 match race event hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club. Some of the World’s best sailors will travel to California for the event including America’s Cup veteran’s Ed Baird and Terry Hutchinson, past Match Racing World Champion Adam Minoprio as well as four time and current World Champion Ian Williams.

Estate Master Sailing Team will fly exclusively on-board Etihad Airways partner airline Virgin Australia to Los Angeles with a new team line up including Ted Hackney, Morgan White, Will Mackenzie, Tom Parry and Henry Kernot with David Adams joining the team as coach for the 49th Congressional Cup. For Reece and his team, they will use the 2013 ISAF Grade 2 Ficker Cup as a warm up regatta to the 49th Congressional Cup, which will also be Reece’s first ever ISAF Grade 1 event. The 2013 Ficker Cup will take place off Long Beach from April 5-7 prior to the main event – The 49th Congressional Cup from April 9-13.

EMST (L-R): Henry Kernot, Will Mackenzie, Jordan Reece, Ted Hackney & Morgan White - 49th Congressional Cup -  Etihad Airways Media  

Jordan Reece will once again lead the team on and off the water, with Ted Hackney joining as Mainsail Trimmer. Morgan White, who also is part of the Estate Master Farr 40 program will join the match racing team for the 2013 season as bowman. Will Mackenzie will compete with the team for the first time in Los Angeles as trimmer as will American Tom Parry in the pit with Henry Kernot returning for is third season with the team as Tactician. David Adams, a veteran of 2 Solo Round the World adventures, 2 Olympic campaigns and long time coach and mentor of Reece will join as Coach in Los Angeles for the 49th Congressional Cup.

With the star-studded line up of skippers includes America’s Cup sailors and World Champions, the task for Estate Master is going to be tough but the young group of Aussie’s can’t wait for the challenge ahead. 'We can’t wait to get over to LA and start racing against these guys. It’s a great line up for the Congressional Cup and is going to be a big challenge for the team but we are looking forward to it.' Commented helmsman Jordan Reece.

'All the organizers of the Ficker Cup and Congressional Cup have been so welcoming and helpful, we really appreciate their hospitality and inviting us to both events and we can’t wait to compete at their events.' Reece continued.

It will be an action packed two weeks of racing for the team with hardly a break from competition. The team will fly into Los Angeles on Tuesday, giving themselves just under two days to adjust to the time zone before getting straight into the Ficker Cup. Racing will continue straight for Estate Master for a total of 10 days with both events back to back with the winner of the Ficker Cup (or first competitor without entry) also claiming an invite to the Congressional Cup .

Estate Master Team website


by Estate Master Media Team

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=108002

10:23 AM Mon 1 Apr 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World













HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle














America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ
















Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew by Rich Roberts (As Amended by ISAF),




2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race by Patricia Nelder, Nova Scotia














Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata by Richard Gladwell,Sail-world.com/nz,


Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,




ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Crème of the crop to compete
Congressional Cup: Luna Rossa makes podium in first event
Int 14 World Championships 2015 launch new event website
International Optimist Regatta Clinic and Team Race - Register now!
Congressional Cup: World top rankers finish that way in Long Beach
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week Day 3 finale
America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design
Doyle Sails New Zealand signs Andrew Brown as One Design Manager
America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess *Feature
29er World Youth Sailing Week Easter regatta - Day 1 and 2 overall
C Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic/Regatta - Entries start to roll in
50th Congressional Cup: See the delayed coverage and media conferences
Clipper Race 10 Day 27: Closing stages - Qingdao to San Francisco
Canfield, Williams, Bruni, Swinton in Congressional Cup final four
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week - Day 2
Audi Melges 20 Charleston Race Week - Perfect conditions in Charleston
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Full on ocean conditions for day 3
PWA World Tour - A taste of things to come at La Torche + Video
Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off in June
Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series - Action shots by Max Ranchi
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Frustrating conditions   
Man rescued after falling overboard in Pacific taken to hospital   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Youth leading Melges 20   
Congressional Cup - Canfield leads toward Congressional Cup sailoffs   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Perfection for Day 1   
America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report *Feature   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Will light winds hamper progress?   
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Preparing to rock Saint Barthélemy waters   
Clipper Round the World Race - OneDLL and Qingdao now in San Francisco   
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ up against funding hurdle for year *Feature   
Melges 32 Sailing Series Napoli - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   
Melges 32 Sailing Series - Napoli action shots by Max Ranchi   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica launch new boat   
Emirates Team NZ: Royals duke it out on the Waitemata   
2014 Charleston Race Week - Thousands of sailors descend on Charleston   
The Congressional Cup 2014 - Williams hangs on with a classy crowd   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   
RORC Transatlantic Race - Notice of Race now available   
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Sunshine and smiles on day 2   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XL VIR US