AWMRT Lelystad, triunfo para Taylor Canfield con su equipo US One


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Canfield Wins First Dutch Match Cup

Lelystad, Netherlands (28th Sept 2014): Taylor Canfield and US One have won the inaugural Dutch Match Cup after a thrilling final against arch-rival Ian Williams and GAC Pindar. The breeze was very light and patchy, creating multiple opportunities for lead changes. No race lead, however big, was ever safe.

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AWMRT Lelystad, día 4. David Gilmour se destaca en una jornada de poco viento


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Gilmour On A Roll

Lelystad, Netherlands (27th Sept 2014): David Gilmour was the only skipper to keep a clean sheet in today’s light-air action at the Dutch Match Cup in Lelystad. Team Gilmour swept aside their fellow Western Australians in a 3-0 Quarter Final against Keith Swinton and Team Alpari FX. The young Aussies then took the first match of their Semi-Final against the reigning ISAF World Champions, Taylor Canfield and US One.

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AWMRT Lelystad, Holanda. Día 3


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Canfield wins Qualifying while six are set for battle in the Quarters

Lelystad, Netherlands (26th Sept 2014): Going into the final of 22 flights of Qualifying at the Dutch Match Cup, two of the big guns on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) were staring down the barrel of elimination. Either Bjorn Hansen of Sweden or Ian Williams of Great Britain would be facing an early bath in Lelystad.

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AWMRT Lelystad, Holanda. Días 1 y 2 con muchas tumbadas y roturas


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Día 2

High winds, big wipeouts and lost damage deposits

Lelystad, Netherlands (25th Sept 2014): High winds tested the 12 teams to the edge of physical and mental control on day two of the Dutch Match Cup in Lelystad. A new event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT), the event in Lelystad presents the crews with a new challenge, of mastering the small, light Maxfun25s with ridiculously big asymmetric spinnakers.

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AWMRT Chicago, triunfo para Taylor Canfield


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Canfield Conquers Chicago Match Cup

Chicago, USA (21 Sept. 2014): In a masterful display of tenacious match race sailing in today’s blustery conditions, Taylor Canfield (ISV) Team US One have successfully defended their Chicago Match Cup title, the only US event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). Canfield’s US One team consists of tactician Rod Dawson, trimmer Mike Rehe and bowman Hayden Goodrick.

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AWMRT Chicago día 3


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Repechage Top Four Determined In Final Flight

Chicago, USA (19 Sept 2014): After a lacklustre performance in Qualifying yesterday, and a terrible start to the Repechage today, Björn Hansen (SWE) Hansen Sailing Team looked as though the Chicago Match Cup would end early for him when after three flights he had still not won a single match. He needed to win all of his remaining four matches to have a chance to go through to the Quarter Finals, and even then would be at the mercy of tie-breaks among the other seven teams to determine his fate.

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AWMRT Chicago día 2


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FOUR GO THROUGH TO QUARTER FINALS

Chicago, USA (Sept. 18, 2014): As the wind came up today so did the tight match racing action in the second day of Qualifying at the Chicago Match Cup, the only US stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. As the boats got faster and faster with the building breeze and waves, so did the competitiveness, as teams fought hard for the top four slots to automatically advance to the next stage of the event.

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AWMRT Chicago día 1, Taylor Canfield es líder parcial


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Defending Champion On Top At Chicago Match Cup

Chicago, USA (17th Sept 2014): As defending champions of the Chicago Match Cup, Taylor Canfield US One (ISV) today have shown they’ve lost none of their prowess at this venue, leading the pack in Day One of the Qualifying Series on an undefeated 4-0 record.

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AWMRT. Invitación especial para Tom Slingsby en el Chicago Match Cup


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America’s Cup winner to join Alpari Tour teams for Chicago Match Cup

London, UK (5th Sept 2014): The world’s top match racing sailors are preparing to gather again for Stage 4 of the Alpari World Match Tour from Wednesday 17th September through Sunday 21st at the Chicago Match Cup, the only US stop on the World Championship Tour.

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AWMRT Sopot, Polonia. Gran triunfo de Ian Williams


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Williams Grabs Victory in Hot and Blustery Poland

Sopot, Poland (3rd August 2014): Sopot Match Race, the latest event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, saw an impressive come-from-behind victory for British skipper Ian Williams’ GAC Pindar team on a day that seemed set to be sailed in light northerly winds. That was until the wind shut down, performed a 180 degree turn, and then filled in with a sudden blustery 20 knots from the south.

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AWMRT Sopot, Polonia. Día 2 de clasificación


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Canfield Shines as Team Alpari FX’s Swinton Slides Through

Sopot, Poland (1st August 2014): Defying an unpromising forecast of little wind, the organisers of Sopot Match Race, the third event on the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, were able to stay on schedule, completing the final 12 flights of Qualifying.

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