Peter Burling Debuts on WMRT with New Zealand Match Racing Team
Peter Burling is not a name you’ll find anywhere amongst the previous winners of events on the World Match Racing Tour. In fact this is the first time he has ever competed in an event on the Tour, but his competitors in this week’s Perth Match Cup will be treating him with a great deal of respect.
Canfield Returns as One of the Favourites in WMRT 2017 Season
Just a couple of days before the second event on the 2016-17 World Match Racing Tour we’re seeing new constellations form in to new teams. More sailors are throwing their hat in the ring to challenge for the Match Racing World Championship title.
Star Studded Field at WMRT Swan River Match Cup
The first WMRT event of 2017 presents a starting grid where several teams easily could claim a spot at the top of any World Championship level event. Olympic gold medallists, podium finishers at the WMRT Finals 2016, World Champions and WMRT event winners is a strong indicator of the level of this event.
Porec Returns Croatia To The World Match Racing Tour
The match racing tradition in Croatia runs deep and the Adriatic coast has seen many big match racing events over the years in locations such as Rovinj, Dubrovnik and Umag. Split was for many years part of the World Match Racing Tour in it’s infancy but since 2007 Croatia has been outside of the grand prix match racing scene. 2017 marks the year when the legacy continues as Porec picks up the torch and brings back the World Match Racing Tour to the Adriatic.
Another WMRT Back-to-Back Heads For Miami
This Easter will present a perfect opportunity to watch World class sailing if you get yourself out on Biscayne Bay in Miami. The venue will host not only one but two back-to-back World Match Racing Tour events in the M32 high-speed catamaran during April 2017.