The world’s top professional sailors and many America’s Cup skippers are preparing for another season of the World Match Racing Tour.
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Historic First Female Entry for the 13th Edition of Match Race Germany
By WMRT Media,
6:15 AM Sat 8 May 2010
Match Race Germany, Stage 2 of the ISAF World Match Racing Tour, has invited its first ever female entry to take part in the 13th edition. Twenty six year old Kathrin Kadelback (GER) EWE Sailing Team will be helming with back up from Ulrike Schümann as her tactician. ...
WMRT - Innovating and pushing the boundaries of TV production
5:53 AM Wed 7 Apr 2010
Top European website Valenciasailing.com writes of innovative developments planned for the TV coverage of the World Match Racing Tour, this year: 'At the end of the day, match racing is a one-on-one battle, a gladiatorial-type of encounter between two sailors, two teams and the philosophy is to tell the story of the characters beyond narrating the simple story of the race.' ...
The World Match Racing Tour announces Annual Awards programme
By World Match Racing Tour,
12:49 PM Wed 31 Mar 2010
The 'WMRT Awards' comprise eight different categories for Best Overall Event, Best Team, Best Spectator Experience, Best Hospitality, Best Still Image, Best Innovation, Best Branding and Best Race Officer. This is the first time that the Tour has introduced an annual awards programme that recognises the full infrastructure required to run high quality global match racing events ...
World Match Racing Tour announce new event - Vietnam Match Cup
By Yvonne Reid,
9:33 PM Sat 6 Feb 2010
The World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) has today awarded Rainbow International Co. Ltd the rights to organise the Vietnam Match Cup. The appointment gives Rainbow International the rights to host and promote the event that will be held at one of the world’s most beautiful bays, Nha Trang, Nha Trang City, in Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam. ...
Watch the Monsoon Cup
By World Match Racing Tour,
8:22 AM Wed 16 Dec 2009
The Monsoon Cup will be airing on Sky Channel 433 in the UK and Ireland tonight Tuesday 15/12/09 at 23.00hrs. It will then be repeated on Sky Channel 437 at 23.00hrs Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. ...
World Match Racing Tour announces 2010 Schedule and Tour Invite Policy
By World Match Racing Tour Media,
12:26 PM Wed 2 Dec 2009
The 2010 Tour schedule will comprise of the same nine events as 2009 starting the year in France in April and ending once again in Malaysia. A refined Tour Invite Policy for the 2010 season will be retained which will reward 9 skippers and teams with guaranteed invites to six events of their choice for the year. ...
Asian Qualifiers key to World Match Racing Tour door
By Monsoon Cup media,
11:57 AM Fri 6 Nov 2009
One of the twelve crew positions in this year’s Monsoon Cup, the final round of the 2009 World Match Racing Tour, will be decided next week at the Asian Match Racing Championships, on the Pulau Duyong course in Terengganu. ...
WMRT: Tour heads to Perth for Sunseeker Cup prior to Monsoon Cup
By World Match Racing Tour News,
3:08 PM Mon 2 Nov 2009
With final Tour positioning and considerable prize money at stake, skippers are keen to fine tune their crew skills and experience at the Sunseeker Australia Cup just one week prior to the final round of the Tour being the Monsoon Cup held in Malaysia. All racing will be on Foundation 36 One Design yachts, the same design for the final showdown in Malaysia. ...
Mirsky Racing Team bow out of Gold Cup
By Kyle Langford,
8:44 AM Mon 12 Oct 2009
Two nil down at the start of the day in the quarter final match against multiple Olympic medalist Ben Ainslie and his Team Origin, Mirsky Racing Team had their work cut out for them if they want to advance to the next stage. ...
Gold Cup - Ainslie on his game
By Talbot Wilson, Hamilton, Bermuda ,
7:01 AM Mon 12 Oct 2009
Team Origin wins Argo Group Gold Cup. Minoprio was barely able to turn away from Ainslie and clear his stern and wipe out the penalty on his tack and make it back to the line first for the win. But Ainslie was on his game today and that one win wasn’t enough. 'We had two good races at the beginning today,' Ainslie commented. ...
Gold Cup showdown - Minoprio back on top of World Tour rankings
By Talbot Wilson,
8:42 AM Sun 11 Oct 2009
Argo Group Gold Cup - Racing had been delayed Saturday morning until 10:00AM waiting for the breeze to fill in sufficiently for racing to start. In their first match of the morning, Flight 3 of the quarter-final, Ben Ainslie (GBR) and Team Origin took their first two losses. ...
Gold Cup - Mirsky Racing Team and TeamOrigin battle it out
By Kinkley Fowler,
9:56 AM Sat 10 Oct 2009
Gold Cup - Mirsky Racing Team were left to battle it out for the remaining two spots, and in a display of dominance they breezed through undefeated only to be met by Britain's golden boy Ben Ainslie ...
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