Saturday, March 25, 2017

World Match Racing Tour / Phil Robertson shows how it is done in Perth - Results

New Zealand’s Phil Robertson, the reigning world champion, made it look easy as he cruised to a 3–0 victory in the final of the Match Cup Australia, beating local skipper Matt Jerwood.

Credit : I Roman

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Class40 / Sidney Gavignet and Fahad Al Hasni in the Transat Jacques Vabre transatlantic race

Gavignet and Al Hasni will take on some of the world's best shorthanded sailors in an ambitious programme that – all going well – will culminate in the Transat Jaques Vabre transatlantic race in November.

Crédit : Lloyd Images

The new campaign is the latest stage of the relationship between Al Hasni, one of Oman's most promising sailors, and Gavignet, his mentor for the past six years.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

VO65 / Vestas 11th Hour Racing launch Volvo Ocean Race campaign with sustainability message

Vestas are returning to the Volvo Ocean Race for a second consecutive edition, after launching their 2017-18 campaign in partnership with 11th Hour Racing at simultaneous events in Newport, Rhode Island and Aarhus – where it was also announced that the fleet will make a ‘fly by’ of the Danish city on the final leg.

Crédit : E Allaire

World Match Racing Tour / Flying Dutchman disposes of Barkow and Anyon

Match racing is a cruel sport, there is no second, just winners and losers, and Sally Barkow and George Anyon were reminded of this today in brutal style. Both have been eliminated from the Match Cup Australia with Dutch sailor Pieter-Jan Postma defeating both and making it through to the Super 16 Round.

Crédit : I Roman

Monday, March 20, 2017

SAP announced as Host Venue Partner for Los Cabos Act of 2017 Extreme Sailing Series

The Extreme Sailing Series™ will head to Mexico for the first time in its history this year when the eighth and final Act of what promises to be a spectacular season of sailing is staged in Los Cabos starting in late November.

Crédit : FITURCA, Fideicomiso Turismo Los Cabos

WMRT / Yann Guichard, Ian Williams, Phil Robertson, ... Match racing giants arrive in Perth

The who’s who of the match racing sailing world are rocking into Perth for the Match Cup Australia, the first Championship level event on the 2017 World Match Racing Tour, there are Olympic medallist of every colour, world record holders and world champions are as plentiful as confetti a wedding.

Crédit : I Roman / WMRT