sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : Kiwimatch Sailing Team - Match Cup Sweden
Kiwimatch Sailing Team - Match Cup Sweden

'Day 1 - Stena Match Cup Sweden © 2012 Photo: Andy Carter/AWMRT'    World Match Racing Tour    Click Here to view large photo

Kiwimatch Sailing Team are ready to kick off phase 2 of the Alpari World Match Racing tour this week with the next two events falling back to back once again.

Match Cup Sweden -  Logan Fraser  
The action kicks off in the Swedish Archipelago of Marstrand from second - 7th July. The road show then heads to Navy Pier in downtown Chicago for the inaugural Chicago Match Cup from the 10th - 15th July; the windy cities first year hosting an Alpari World Match Racing Tour event.

This could be a critical and pivotal part of the season for Kiwimatch with the next two events defining how our first season on the tour plays out. With the high of finish second in Germany, our first ever event as tour card holders; to the low of missing out on the quarter finals in Korea, this is a great chance to find some consistency and build momentum into the second half of the season.

This will be the first time we’ve competed in the Swedish Match Cup as a team, so as always, it will be critical to get up to speed quickly. As we’ve learnt, there will be no free passes handed out by any of the teams on the tour this year.

Raced on the DS37 yachts, the Swedish Match Cup is one of the feature events on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. With warm weather and daylight seemingly never ending, the crowds flock to small island of Marstrand for one of the biggest sporting event in Sweden.

Match Cup Sweden -  Logan Fraser  
With cheering fans lining the natural rocky amphitheatre of the race course, we are keen to put on a great performance.

What ever happens in Sweden though, the entire team is looking forward to heading back to the familiar surroundings of Chicago. Having competed there several times over the last few years it’s great to see the Chicago Match Race Centre step up and host a World Tour event. More on that later though.

Once again the Alpari World Match Racing Tour will have live coverage streaming at www.wmrt.com, with team updates at www.kiwimatch-sailing.com. Thanks to Events Clothing for helping us to look good, and to all our friends and family
for their support.

Day 1 - Stena Match Cup Sweden © 2012 Photo: Andy Carter/AWMRT -  World Match Racing Tour_.   Click Here to view large photo

Day 1 - Stena Match Cup Sweden © 2012 Photo: Andy Carter/AWMRT -  World Match Racing Tour_.   Click Here to view large photo


by Kiwimatch Sailing Team Media

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=99211

7:45 AM Mon 2 Jul 2012GMT


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







News - USA and the World

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


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




























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,
















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   
Rolex China Sea Race on the horizon   
What can a boat name tell you about the person behind the helm?   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 10 rumbles on   
SAP 5O5 World Championship - Kiel action starts August 13th   
Volvo Ocean Race - It's a family Affair   
Clipper Round the World Race - Great Britain claims line honours   


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.
XLXL VIR US