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    Anybody’s Game After First Day of Racing

    by  • 14 May 2015 • WMRT

    If anyone thought this year’s Congressional Cup racing might be predictable: guess again! Today’s opener – Qualifying Session One of the 51st annual Congressional Cup, and the start of the 2015/16 World Match Racing Tour – was anybody’s game.

    Congressional Cup Draws World Class Line-Up

    by  • 17 April 2015 • WMRT

    An all-star line-up is taking shape for the 51st edition of the Congressional Cup (13-17 May), with Scott Dickson’s recent selection as Long Beach Yacht Club representative, and the announcement of the 2015 World Match Racing Tour skippers.

    Canfield Unbeaten on Opening Day of Sopot Match Race

    by  • 31 July 2014 • FEATURED, WMRT

    The Alpari World Match Racing Tour’s newest event, Sopot Match Race, set sail today. 11 flights of Qualifying were sailed in a light to moderate north-westerly wind. At the close of play Alpari World Match Racing Tour champion Taylor Canfield tops the leaderboard unbeaten on 5-0

    Williams on top in classic gale force Marstrand conditions

    by  • 3 July 2014 • FEATURED, francesco bruni, Ian Williams, WMRT

    Stena Match Cup Sweden is known for being one of the few events where, thanks to the boats and venue topography, sailors can race in anger inshore in gale force conditions with spinnakers. Over its 20 years this has provided some of the most action-packed match racing of all time, all visible to the spectators packing Marstrand’s natural sailing stadium

    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.