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    Copenhagen set for another Canfield v Williams clash

    The bitter rivalry between Ian Williams and Taylor Canfield has been the defining story of the World Match Racing Tour in recent years.

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    CNN – The new look of the World Match Racing Tour

    Successful Swedish businessman Hakan Svensson has taken over and changed the face of the world's oldest professional sailing series, the World Match Racing Tour.

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    Record Three-Time Win for Canfield

    Long Beach, California, USA (10th April 2016): Taylor Canfield and his US One Sailing Team triumphed in the Congressional Cup, Stage Two of the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT), after five days of “unbelievable match racing” – making him the first skipper to win three Crimson Blazers back-to-back, in the 52-year history of the legendary regatta.

  • Dickson Dives into the Semi’s

    Long Beach California, USA (9th April 2016): Scott Dickson (USA), from Long Beach Yacht Club, beat the odds and booked his place in the Semi Finals of the Congressional Cup, Stage Two of the World Match Racing Tour, by knocking out on-form Kiwi Chris Steele (NZL) in a thrilling five match Quarter Final, taking the last three races back to

  • Shock Exit For World Champion

    Long Beach, California, USA (8th April 2016): The US Postal Service has a saying: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” That could be the new motto of the Long Beach Yacht Club Race Committee and Congressional Cup, in Stage Two of the World Match Racing

  • Rain and Zephyrs Cut Short Day Two of Qualifying at Congressional Cup

    Long Beach, California, USA (7th April 2016): Dismal conditions on the race course forced lengthy postponements, and ultimately curtailed racing, on the second day of Qualifying at the 52nd Congressional Cup regatta, the second stage of the 2016 World Match Racing Tour. Despite rain and a light, shifty breeze, PRO Randy Smith was able to sneak in two flights, before