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  Description For five years match-race teams, America’s Cup teams and rising stars of the match-racing discipline have used this format (formerly the Swedish Match Tour) as a proving ground. Match-racing pits two crews against each other. On a short racecourse, sailors require skill and discipline and a good knowledge of rules and tactics.

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Clipper fleet arrive in Jersey By Helena Broadribb, 7:57 AM Tue 25 Jul 2006
On Saturday, Jersey led Liverpool 08, Uniquely Singapore and Durban into St Helier after finishing Race 11 in 5th place. Greeted by crowds of well wishers and local media, the Jersey crew were elated to return to their home port after over 30,000 miles of ocean racing. Their 5th place in Race 11 gives them a 3-1/2 point lead over Glasgow. ...
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Peter Gilmour proud owner of a new BMW X3 By Nicole Stempinsky, BMW Group, 7:40 AM Tue 18 Jul 2006
Peter Gilmour, the current No. 1 of the world’s match race ranking list has just won another sought-after match racing title – and a BMW X3. The latter was handed over to the overall winner of the World Match Racing Tour within the framework of the Toscana Elba Cup in Porto Azzurro, Italy, the eighth and last venue of the season 2005/2006. ...
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Gilmour & Team complete WMRT season on top By Sean McNeill, Porto Azzurro, Elba Island, Italy , 7:07 AM Mon 17 Jul 2006
Gilmour (Perth, Western Australia) today won the fifth annual Locman Cup – Elba Island. He and crewmembers Rod Dawson, Christian Scherrer, Kazuhiko Sofuku and Yasuhiro Yaji added the event title to their previously won World Match Racing Tour championship and ISAF World Championship of Match Race Sailing. ...
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William V Gilmour for final Locman Cup–Elba Island By Sean McNeill, Porto Azzuro , 6:10 AM Sun 16 Jul 2006
It’ll be No. 1 vs. No. 2 in the final of the Locman Cup – Elba Island, the concluding stage of the 2005-’06 World Match Racing Tour. No. 1 seed Ian Williams (GBR), Williams Sail Racing, who gained his status by winning the round robin, advanced to the final with a 3-1 victory over Staffan Lindberg (FIN), Alandia Sailing Team, in the semifinals. ...
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Semifinalists confirmed, Locman Cup – Elba Island By Sean McNeill, Porto Azzurro, Elba Island, Italy , 8:06 AM Sat 15 Jul 2006
Ian Williams (GBR), Williams Sail Racing, won the double round robin with 12 points on a 12-2 record. He finished tied with Peter Gilmour (AUS), PST, but because he beat Gilmour twice in the round robin, including today’s thrilling rematch, he won the round robin and the right to select his semifinal opponent ...
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Top three all go 3-0 in Locman Cup – Elba Island By Sean McNeill, Porto Azzurro, Elba Island, Italy , 6:27 AM Fri 14 Jul 2006
With five flights remaining to sail, Ian Williams (GBR), Williams Sail Racing, Peter Gilmour (AUS), PST, Cameron Dunn (NZL), Mascalzone Latino – Capitalia, and Staffan Lindberg (FIN), Alandia Sailing Team, remained atop the leaderboard. ...
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British sailor holds tiebreak against Gilmour By Sean McNeill, PORTO AZZURRO, Elba Island, Italy , 6:58 AM Thu 13 Jul 2006
Williams (GBR), skipper of Williams Sail Racing, went 4-0 on the day to run his record to 7-1. He’s tied with Peter Gilmour (AUS), PST, on wins, but gained the tiebreak advantage when he beat Gilmour head-to-head in the next-to-last flight of the first round. ...
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Gilmour leads Locman Cup – Elba Island Day 1 By Sean McNeill, Porto Azzurro, Italy , 1:13 AM Thu 13 Jul 2006
Peter Gilmour (AUS), skipper of PST, won all of his opening matches and leads the standings with 4 points on a 4-0 record. Ian Williams (GBR), Williams Sail Racing, Cameron Dunn (NZL), Mascalzone Latino – Capitalia Team, are each are 1 point behind with 3-1 records, but Williams holds the head-to-head tiebreaker against Dunn ...
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Malaysia in Monsoon Cup By Malaysian National News Agency, 11:00 AM Wed 12 Jul 2006
For the first time, teams from Malaysia and the Asean region will get to compete in the prestigious Monsoon Cup sailing competition that will be held for the second time in Pulau Duyong off Terengganu from Nov 29 to Dec 3. ...
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Locman Cup – Elba Island, World Match Tour By Sean McNeill, 3:45 AM Tue 11 Jul 2006
The 5th annual Locman Cup – Elba Island is the eighth and final stage of the 2005-’06 World Match Racing Tour season. Hosted in Porto Azzurro on the southeast coast of Elba Island, racing is held in the Bay of Porto Azzurro, which is surrounded by high cliffs to watch the racing. ...
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Locman Cup - Elba Island to host Season Finale By Sean McNeill, Elba Island, Italy , 8:12 PM Thu 29 Jun 2006
The eighth and final stage of the 2005-’06 World Match Racing Tour, the Locman Cup – Elba Island, is scheduled July 11-16 on Italy’s idyllic Elba Island. ...
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Gilmour secures third Match Race Germany By Sean McNeill, Langenargen, Germany , 8:35 AM Tue 6 Jun 2006
Gilmour and the PST crew of Rod Dawson, Jan Reblin, Christian Scherrer and Yasuhiro Yaji wrapped a banner weekend by winning the skipper’s third consecutive championship at Match Race Germany, Stage 7 of the 2005-’06 World Match Racing Tour. ...
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