News

  • Chicago to Host World Match Racing Tour American Stopover

    The fifth championship level stop on the 2017 World Match Racing Tour will take place September 27th-October 1st on the Chicago lakeshore in front of Navy Pier. Chicago Match Race Center and Chicago Yacht Club return as co-hosts for the 2017 season stopover after organizing successful Tour events in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

  • Robertson Finds More Gold at the End of His Rollercoaster

    After a week of ups and downs, a couple of bad hooks and a few close shaves, it was business as usual for the super smooth Phil Robertson and his CHINAone Ningbo team as they beat Sam Gilmour’s Neptune Racing team 3-0 in the final of WMRT Match Cup Russia in St. Petersburg on Sunday.

  • Champion Survives Scare as Gilmour Makes it Third Time Lucky

    On a day where one big name had already been sunk, Phil Robertson, the Match Racing World Champion, kept his head above water to make it through to the Semifinals Stage of the WMRT Match Cup Russia.

  • M32 Cats Star in Beach Launch as SUPER 16 Become 8

    Russians say you need some luck on the Neva River, and not just when sailing cats. But even with the vagaries of format, wind and currents, the cream rose to the top today as the SUPER 16 became 8 in the WMRT Match Cup Russia in St. Petersburg.

  • Outsider in cruise control on choppy waters

    A champion on the ropes, an underdog on top and a pitchpole in winds gusting towards 30 knots in St Petersburg – Thursday might have been cut short by the extra large conditions, but it packed a lot in.

  • Flying Dutchman shows RoboPhil is human before SUPER 16

    Pieter-Jan Postma, possibly the most laidback speed demon in the world, proved two things at the WMRT Match Cup Russia at St. Petersburg Yacht Club today; firstly, that even in his debut year on the World Match Racing Tour he is a greater force to be reckoned with each event, and secondly that Phil Robertson’s conveyor belt of victories should not be taken for granted.