• Mathieu Richard

    Victory completes a near-perfect week for Williams

    by  • 9 June 2014 • FEATURED, Ian Williams, Keith Swinton, Match Race Germany, Mathieu Richard, WMRT

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    Ian Williams has won Match Race Germany after beating Keith Swinton in a light-airs, one-race final. The GAC Pindar crew from Great Britain put the Aussies on Team Alpari FX under pressure in the final seconds of the pre-start and, when Swinton ran into the committee boat at start time, the resulting penalty put the Perth skipper on the back foot.

    Alpari World Match Racing Tour Announces 2014 Championship Skippers

    by  • 11 March 2014 • Alpari, alpari world match racing tour, Bjorn Hansen, David Gilmour, francesco bruni, Ian Williams, Keith Swinton, Luna Rossa, Mathieu Richard, Phil Robertson, Taylor Canfield, WMRT

    Luna Rossa America’s Cup team joins impressive line up for 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour. Current Tour Champion Taylor Canfield (ISV) returns to defend title. British match racer Ian Williams targets record breaking fifth World Championship

    Argo Group Gold Cup’s first Italian winner

    by  • 14 October 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Ben Ainslie, Bermuda, Bjorn Hansen, Chris Poole, Chris Steele, Eric Monnin, francesco bruni, gac pindar, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, Johnie Berntsson, Joshua Greenslade, Keith Swinton, Lance Fraser, Luna Rossa, Marek Stanczyk, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Matt Cornwell, Nicolai Sehested, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, William Tiller, World Match Racing Tour

    Two past titans of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour came head to head on Bermuda’s Hamilton Harbour in today’s final of the 2013 Argo Group Gold Cup.read more

    Not a Bermudaful day

    by  • 13 October 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Ben Ainslie, Bermuda, Bjorn Hansen, Chris Poole, Chris Steele, Eric Monnin, francesco bruni, gac pindar, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, Johnie Berntsson, Joshua Greenslade, Keith Swinton, Lance Fraser, Marek Stanczyk, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Matt Cornwell, Nicolai Sehested, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, William Tiller, World Match Racing Tour

    English conditions prevailed on Hamilton Harbour today as a trough passed over Bermuda bringing with it ultra-light winds and drizzly rain for the Semi Final round of the Argo Group Gold Cup, the pread more

    Ian Williams’ winning streak runs out

    by  • 11 October 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Ben Ainslie, Bjorn Hansen, Chris Poole, Chris Steele, Eric Monnin, francesco bruni, gac pindar, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, Johnie Berntsson, Joshua Greenslade, Keith Swinton, Lance Fraser, Marek Stanczyk, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Matt Cornwell, Nicolai Sehested, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, United Kingdom, William Tiller, World Match Racing Tour

    It was another tense day on Hamilton Harbour where the first-to-three Quarter Final matches of the Argo Group Gold Cup, the penultimate event of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour were being playedread more

    Survival of the fittest

    by  • 10 October 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Ben Ainslie, Bermuda, Bjorn Hansen, Chris Poole, Chris Steele, Eric Monnin, francesco bruni, gac pindar, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, Johnie Berntsson, Joshua Greenslade, Keith Swinton, Lance Fraser, Marek Stanczyk, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Matt Cornwell, Nicolai Sehested, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, William Tiller, World Match Racing Tour

    A major culling took place on day three of the Argo Group Gold Cup, the penultimate event on the 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour when the eight quarter finalists were decided from the 20 strongread more

    Williams and Bruni unbeaten

    by  • 9 October 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Ben Ainslie, Bermuda, Bjorn Hansen, Chris Poole, Chris Steele, Eric Monnin, francesco bruni, gac pindar, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, Johnie Berntsson, Joshua Greenslade, Keith Swinton, Lance Fraser, Marek Stanczyk, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Matt Cornwell, Nicolai Sehested, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, William Tiller, World Match Racing Tour

    A full second day of Qualifying racing took place at the Argo Group Gold Cup with fantastic conditions on Bermuda’s Hamilton Harbour, the wind at 12 knots, brilliant sunshine and continued baread more

    Battle of Britain peps up

    by  • 8 October 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Ben Ainslie, Bjorn Hansen, Chris Poole, Chris Steele, Eric Monnin, francesco bruni, gac pindar, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, Johnie Berntsson, Joshua Greenslade, Keith Swinton, Lance Fraser, Marek Stanczyk, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Matt Cornwell, Nicolai Sehested, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, William Tiller, World Match Racing Tour

    Two British crews hold the highest scores after day one of racing in Bermuda at the Argo Group Gold Cup, the penultimate event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, in what race pundits believe coread more

    Leading America’s Cup sailors head for Bermuda

    by  • 8 October 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Ben Ainslie, Bermuda, Bjorn Hansen, Chris Poole, Chris Steele, Eric Monnin, francesco bruni, gac pindar, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, Johnie Berntsson, Joshua Greenslade, Keith Swinton, Lance Fraser, Marek Stanczyk, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Matt Cornwell, Nicolai Sehested, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, William Tiller, World Match Racing Tour

    Battle lines are being drawn up at the Argo Group Gold Cup, the penultimate regatta in the 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, where Qualifying begins for the 20 teams on Hamilton Harbour tomorrowread more

    First victory for Synergy Russian Sailing Team

    by  • 6 October 2013 • Aegir Racing, Andy Horton, artemis racing, Brian Benjamin, Bronenosec Sailing Team, Cameron Appleton, Chris Bake, David Murphy, Ed Baird, Gennadi Timchenko, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, ironbound, Jo Grindley, John Bassadone, Katusha, Kirill Podolsky, massimo barranco, Mathieu Richard, Multimedia, Nico Martinez, One Designs, Patrick de Barros, Paul Goodison, Peninsula Petroleum Sailing Team, Portugal, RC44, RUS-7 Sail Racing Team, russell coutts, Serguei Chevtsov, synergy russian sailing team, Team Aqua, Team Cascais–Aleph Racing, Team Italia, Team Nika, Tomislav Basic, Tommaso Chieffi, Torbjorn Tornqvist, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, vladimir liubomirov, Vladimir Prosikhin

    Racing went down to the wire in Portugal, the closest RC44 event for many seasons. Five boats were in contention for the top spot going into the final day of racing.read more

    Katusha edges ahead

    by  • 5 October 2013 • Aegir Racing, Andy Horton, artemis racing, Brian Benjamin, Bronenosec Sailing Team, Cameron Appleton, Chris Bake, David Murphy, Ed Baird, Gennadi Timchenko, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, ironbound, Jo Grindley, John Bassadone, Katusha, Kirill Podolsky, massimo barranco, Mathieu Richard, Nico Martinez, One Designs, Patrick de Barros, Paul Goodison, Peninsula Petroleum Sailing Team, Portugal, RC44, RUS-7 Sail Racing Team, russell coutts, Serguei Chevtsov, synergy russian sailing team, Team Aqua, Team Cascais–Aleph Racing, Team Italia, Team Nika, Tomislav Basic, Tommaso Chieffi, Torbjorn Tornqvist, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, vladimir liubomirov, Vladimir Prosikhin

    The penultimate day of racing at the RC44 Cascais Cup in Portugal saw a new name at the top of the leaderboard.read more

    Ready for action

    by  • 5 October 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Ben Ainslie, Bermuda, Bjorn Hansen, Chris Dickson, Chris Poole, Chris Steele, Eric Monnin, francesco bruni, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, Johnie Berntsson, Joshua Greenslade, Keith Swinton, Lance Fraser, Marek Stanczyk, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Matt Cornwell, Nicolai Sehested, Peter Gilmour, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, russell coutts, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, William Tiller, World Match Racing Tour

    Racing returns to the longest standing event in the Alpari World Match Racing Tour next Tuesday, 8 October, when the Argo Group Gold Cup, the penultimate event on the 2013 Tour, sets sail on Hamiltread more

    Peninsula Petroleum into the lead

    by  • 4 October 2013 • Aegir Racing, Andy Horton, artemis racing, Brian Benjamin, Bronenosec Sailing Team, Cameron Appleton, Chris Bake, David Murphy, Ed Baird, Gennadi Timchenko, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, ironbound, John Bassadone, Katusha, Kirill Podolsky, massimo barranco, Mathieu Richard, Nico Martinez, One Designs, Patrick de Barros, Paul Goodison, Peninsula Petroleum Sailing Team, Portugal, RC44, RUS-7 Sail Racing Team, russell coutts, Serguei Chevtsov, synergy russian sailing team, Team Aqua, Team Cascais–Aleph Racing, Team Italia, Team Nika, Tomislav Basic, Tommaso Chieffi, Torbjorn Tornqvist, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, vladimir liubomirov, Vladimir Prosikhin

    With six races completed at the RC44 Cascais Cup it was all change on the leaderboard as Peninsula Petroleum claimed the top spot and Team Aqua dropped to fourth.read more

    Light breeze, big swell

    by  • 3 October 2013 • Aegir Racing, Andy Horton, artemis racing, Brian Benjamin, Bronenosec Sailing Team, Cameron Appleton, Chris Bake, David Murphy, Ed Baird, Gennadi Timchenko, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, ironbound, Jo Grindley, John Bassadone, Katusha, Kirill Podolsky, massimo barranco, Mathieu Richard, Nico Martinez, One Designs, Patrick de Barros, Paul Goodison, Peninsula Petroleum Sailing Team, Portugal, RC44, RUS-7 Sail Racing Team, russell coutts, Serguei Chevtsov, synergy russian sailing team, Team Aqua, Team Cascais–Aleph Racing, Team Italia, Team Nika, Tomislav Basic, Tommaso Chieffi, Torbjorn Tornqvist, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, vladimir liubomirov, Vladimir Prosikhin

    A two metre swell and light breeze that never topped 8 knots, demanded maximum concentration from the owner drivers on the first day of fleet racing at the RC44 Cascais Cup.read more

    Team Aqua the class act

    by  • 2 October 2013 • Aegir Racing, Andy Horton, artemis racing, Brian Benjamin, Bronenosec Sailing Team, Cameron Appleton, Chris Bake, David Murphy, Ed Baird, Gennadi Timchenko, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, ironbound, Jo Grindley, John Bassadone, Katusha, Kirill Podolsky, massimo barranco, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Nico Martinez, One Designs, Patrick de Barros, Paul Goodison, Peninsula Petroleum Sailing Team, Portugal, RC44, RUS-7 Sail Racing Team, russell coutts, Serguei Chevtsov, synergy russian sailing team, Team Aqua, Team Cascais–Aleph Racing, Team Italia, Team Nika, Tomislav Basic, Tommaso Chieffi, Torbjorn Tornqvist, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, vladimir liubomirov, Vladimir Prosikhin

    The penultimate round of the 2013 RC44 Championship Tour in Cascais, Portugal kicked off with a day of match racing.read more

    12 teams for Cascais

    by  • 2 October 2013 • Aegir Racing, Andy Horton, artemis racing, Brian Benjamin, Bronenosec Sailing Team, Cameron Appleton, Chris Bake, David Murphy, Ed Baird, Gennadi Timchenko, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, ironbound, Jo Grindley, John Bassadone, Katusha, Kirill Podolsky, massimo barranco, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Nico Martinez, One Designs, Patrick de Barros, Paul Goodison, Peninsula Petroleum Sailing Team, Portugal, RC44, RUS-7 Sail Racing Team, russell coutts, Serguei Chevtsov, synergy russian sailing team, Team Aqua, Team Cascais–Aleph Racing, Team Italia, Team Nika, Tomislav Basic, Tommaso Chieffi, Torbjorn Tornqvist, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, vladimir liubomirov, Vladimir Prosikhin

    Hosting the RC44 class for the second consecutive year, Cascais in Portugal will be the penultimate event of the 2013 RC44 Championship Tour.read more

    Ainslie returns to Bermuda

    by  • 19 August 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Belgium, Ben Ainslie, Bjorn Hansen, gac pindar, Iain Percy, Ian Williams, Inshore, James Spithill, Johnie Berntsson, Keith Swinton, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, russell coutts, simone ferrarese, Taylor Canfield, Team Alpari FX, USOne, World Match Racing Tour

    For match race sailors, the coveted King Edward VII Gold Cup Trophy, awarded to the winner of the Argo Group Gold Cup, is a golden road to one of sailing’s holy grails, the America’s Curead more

    Hat trick for Hansen after epic finale

    by  • 6 July 2013 • Adam Minoprio, Bjorn Hansen, gac pindar, henrik eyerman, Ian Williams, Inshore, Johnie Berntsson, Keith Swinton, Match Racing, Mathieu Richard, Multimedia, Phil Robertson, Pierre-Antoine Morvan, simone ferrarese, Staffan Lindberg, Sweden, Taylor Canfield, World Match Racing Tour

    Champagne flowed again for Bjorn Hansen and his eWork Sailing Team, after another nail biting day on the water resulted in the local heroes winning Stena Match Cup Sweden for a second year in a rowread more