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Valencia Match Cup 2018 (Q)

FEBRUARY 20TH - 22ND

VALENCIA, SPAIN

Valencia Match Cup 2018

HOST VENUE

PORT AMERICA’S CUP,

VALENCIA

The World Match Racing Tour starts 2018 with the Valencia Match Cup – the Tour’s debut in the Spanish city as part of an east-coast double header. Teams have already been enjoying sailing M32 catamarans as part of M32 Word’s Valencia Winter Series, and the venue has delivered on stunning conditions ideally suited to M32 sailing – a mixture of moderate winds and shifty conditions it will be a playground for WMRT skippers new and old.Racing takes place off the Malvarrosa Beach just outside the Port America’s Cup with the iconic Veles e Vents building. As the name suggests, competitors will enjoy match racing on the same waters as the great matches of the 32nd and 33rd America’s Cup.Some familiar young Tour faces will be joined by multihull experts at this event which will certainly stir up close competition on the race course. Keep watching to see who will finish in those top two qualifying positions to secure an invite to the first Championship level event of the 2018 World Match Racing Tour season.

FORMAT OF RACING

QUALIFYING

ALL TEAMS WILL RACE EACH OTHER IN A 6 BOAT FLEET RACING FORMAT, ROTATING TO ALLOW ALL 10 TEAMS TO RACE EACH OTHER. THE TOP 2 TEAMS AT THE END OF THE QUALIFYING STAGE WILL PROGRESS TO THE QUARTER FINAL STAGE.

KNOCK OUT STAGES

THE SAIL OFF STAGE WILL TAKE THE BOTTOM 8 TEAMS FROM THE QUALIFYING STAGE, SENDING HOME 2 TEAMS WITH 6 PROGRESSING TO THE QUARTER FINAL STAGEWINNERS WILL PROGRESS THROUGH THE QUARTER FINAL, SEMI FINAL AND FINALS STAGES UNTIL WE HAVE A WINNER.

COURSE LAYOUT

Confirmed Skippers

ARNAUD PSAROFAGHIS (ALINGHI)

NICKLAS DACKHAMMAR (ESSIQ RACING)

MÅNS HOLMBERG (GOTHENBURG RACING)

JOHNIE BERNTSSON (FLUX TEAM)

VLADIMIR LIPAVSKY (CHILLI RACING)

MARKUS EDEGRAN (E11EVEN RACING)

KIM KLING (CAPRICE MATCH RACING TEAM)

Round Robin 1

Round Robin 2
Round Robin 3
Round Robin 4
Round Robin 5
Round Robin 6

Final Results

Overall

Valencia Match Cup 2018 - Overall

Finals

Valencia Match Cup 2018 - Final

Petit final
POSCOUNTRYSKIPPERTEAM101102103104105106107108109110PTS
Semi Finals

Pair 1
POSCOUNTRYSKIPPERTEAM101102103104105106107108109110PTS
Pair 2
POSCOUNTRYSKIPPERTEAM101102103104105106107108109110PTS
Results RR1 & RR2
PlaceRound Robin 1NDMHMEKKLWDBVLAPPoints
PlaceRound Robin 2NDMHMEKKDBLWVWAPPoints

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