AWMRT Bermuda, triunfo para Johnie Berntsson y su Stena Sailing Team


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Berntsson joins sailing’s elite

Hamilton, Bermuda (26th Oct 2014): Johnie Berntsson and his Stena Sailing Team today followed the world’s top sailors such as Russell Coutts, Peter Gilmour, Ben Ainslie and Chris Dickson in becoming a two time victor of the Argo Group Gold Cup, the sixth stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour.

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AWMRT Bermuda. Canfield, Berntsson, Williams y Monnin en semifinales


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Light air drama

Hamilton, Bermuda (25th Oct 2014): A frontal system edging its way towards Bermuda resulted in light winds, a grey sky and racing eventually being canned early, but not before the remaining Quarter Final flights had been completed at the Argo Group Gold Cup, the sixth stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour.

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AWMRT Bermuda, varios favoritos se quedan en el camino


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Tour Card Holders Crash Out

Hamilton, Bermuda (24th Oct 2014): Picture postcard perfect conditions returned to Bermuda for the third and final day of Qualifying at the Argo Group Gold Cup, the sixth stage of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour. After yesterday’s torrential rain, Hamilton Harbour was bathed in glorious sunshine and breeze that by lunchtime was gusting up to the mid-teens.

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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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