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WMRT Monsoon Cup - Minoprio, Alpari Racing Team ready for battle By Leigh Ireland, , 3:25 AM Wed 28 Nov 2012
2012 Monsoon Cup wildcard Adam Minoprio has confirmed that he will lead the newly-formed Alpari Racing Team at the closing event of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour next month, and expects his team to be back to their Championship-winning best, seven years after their first outing in Malaysia. ...[more]

WMRT Monsoon Cup - Pressure rises as start looms By Leigh Ireland, , 3:47 AM Sat 24 Nov 2012
There is just over two weeks until the Monsoon Cup, finale of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, gets underway in Malaysia, young Australian skipper Keith Swinton has started to crank up the pressure on the two teams currently standing between him and the coveted ISAF Match Racing World Championship after declaring that the title is theirs to lose. ...[more]

WMRT Monsoon Cup - All or none for the top two in Malaysia By Leigh Ireland, , 3:39 AM Fri 16 Nov 2012
The 2012 Monsoon Cup is set to take place 3-8 December and current Alpari World Match Racing Tour leader Bjorn Hansen believes that anything less than a Semi Final appearance from either himself or main rival Ian Williams will end their challenge for the Tour title this season. ...[more]

Monsoon Cup - Excitement builds ahead of Pulau Duyong battle By Miyeera Navaretna, , 2:27 AM Mon 12 Nov 2012
Excitement is building with less than one month to go before the eighth Monsoon Cup gets underway. This year’s event consists of one of the strongest fields ever, including three ISAF Match Racing World Champions. Eleven teams, including the top eight skippers on the Tour leaderboard, confirm their hard earned place in the season-ending Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT). ...[more]

Waka Racing: Shoot to end AWMRT season how we started it! By Garth Ellingham, Auckland , 7:13 AM Sat 10 Nov 2012
So far the Alpari World Match Race Tour 2012 season has been a bit up and down for all of us involved with Waka Racing. After a cracking start to the season winning Match Race Germany, then following that up with third and fourth places in Korea and Sweden this should have had us placed right near the top of the leaderboard come the business end of the season. ...[more]

WMRT Monsoon Cup - Everything to play for in Malaysia By AWMRT, , 4:39 AM Thu 8 Nov 2012
In a month’s time, the world's top match racers will descend upon Malaysia for the final event of the 2012 Alpari World Match Racing Tour season, the Monsoon Cup. Whilst Bjorn Hansen and Ian Williams are touted as the most likely winners of this year's title, the stats suggest that the Monsoon Cup could well provide a twist in the tale of the season. ...[more]

David Gilmour earns Asian Match Racing entry at Monsoon Cup By Bernie Kaaks, Bernie , 11:18 PM Tue 6 Nov 2012
T-Best Events SdnBhd, organising authority of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour’s (AWMRT) season ending Monsoon Cup together with the Warren Jones Foundation have today announced that the top placed Australian from the 2012 Warren Jones International Regatta will be invited as the Asian Match Racing entry to the upcoming Monsoon Cup. ...[more]

Argo Group Gold Cup - Canfield claims King Edward VII Gold Cup By Leigh Ireland, , 8:49 AM Mon 8 Oct 2012
At the Argo Group Gold Cup, young US Virgin Islander Taylor Canfield made a huge statement of his future Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) intentions today, taking a 3-0 victory over Johnie Berntsson in Bermuda. Canfield (ISV) Canfield Racing joins a list of previous winners including Russell Coutts (7), Peter Gilmour (3) and Ben Ainslie. ...[more]

Argo Group Gold Cup - Early advantage for Minoprio and Canfield By Leigh Ireland, , 9:04 AM Fri 5 Oct 2012
In Hamilton, Bermuda, Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) 2009 Champion, Adam Minoprio and US Virgin Islands’ Taylor Canfield, each topped their qualifying groups at the Argo Group Gold Cup today. With Quarter Final opponents chosen for tomorrow, the pair hold the early advantage in the race for the historic King Edward VII Gold Cup. ...[more]

Argo Group Gold Cup - Intense Day 1 By Talbot Wilson, , 11:44 PM Wed 3 Oct 2012
Argo Group Gold Cup 2012 first day of sailing was intense. After finishing four flights of four matches each in each of the two groups, three skippers were standing 3-0 and four were standing 3-1. ...[more]

WMRT Argo Group Gold Cup - High stakes battle on the horizon By Laurie Fullerton/RBYC, 11:50 AM Tue 2 Oct 2012
The stakes are high at the 2012 Argo Group Gold Cup with twenty teams from around the world spending Monday training on Hamilton Harbour before competing in a gruelling round robin of qualifying matches that start Tuesday morning. Racing ends with the Argo Group Gold Cup finals on Sunday, Oct. 7. It’s the seventh stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. ...[more]

WMRT Argo Group Gold Cup preview By Talbot Wilson, 5:57 AM Mon 1 Oct 2012
The 2012 Argo Group Gold Cup is set to take place from the 2nd-7th October at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. Ian Williams and Bjorn Hansen are the top seeds in their respective groups. Williams will face Will Tiller, Taylor Canfield, and Steffan Lindberg to round out the top four seeds in Group 1. Hansen’s round robin Group 2 will include Johnie Berntsson, Eric Monnin and Adam Minoprio. ...[more]

Match Race France - Torrential conditions on final day By Leigh Ireland, 3:27 AM Sun 30 Sep 2012
On Match Race France, the Alpari World Match Racing Tour sixth stage, final day reigning ISAF Match Racing World Champion Ian Williams overcame a spirited performance by young Kiwi William Tiller and torrential conditions to win the Final. ...[more]

Match Race France - Tiller and Williams through to the Final + Video By Leigh Ireland, 4:37 AM Sat 29 Sep 2012
The Semi Final of Match Race France took place today in Marseille and young New Zealander William Tiller won the all-Kiwi battle against compatriot Laurie Jury to book his place in the Final, whilst reigning Tour Champion Ian Williams also progressed. ...[more]

Argo Group Gold Cup - Bermuda's own Jessie Kirkland to compete By Colin Thompson, The Royal Gazette, , 2:11 AM Sat 29 Sep 2012
Argo Group Gold Cup, being held in Hamilton, Bermuda, from 1st to October 7th 2012, is the penultimate event in the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. Bermuda's own Jessie Kirkland has always been a big fan of the Argo Group Gold Cup so when the opportunity to compete in this year’s Tour event presented itself, naturally the Olympic sailor grasped it with both hands. ...[more]

Match Race France - Ian Williams returns to form + Video By Leigh Ireland, 5:11 AM Fri 28 Sep 2012
At Match Race France, after his progression through Qualifying went down to the wire, Ian Williams returned to form in his Quarter Final today as the challenge ended for home favourites Damien Iehl and Pierre-Antoine Morvan of France. Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar put in a dominating performance to beat the reigning 2011 event Champion, Damien Iehl (FRA) Wind 2 Win in three straight matches. ...[more]

Match Race France - Early exit reignites race for the title By Leigh Ireland, 5:39 AM Thu 27 Sep 2012
At Match Race France, following a disappointing exit for Bjorn Hansen at the Qualifying stage, the race for the 2012 Alpari World Match Racing Tour title has been reignited. Hansen (SWE) Mekonomen Sailing Team currently leads the overall standings but was unable to maintain his good form in Marseille, failing to reach the knockout stages after finishing Qualifying Session Two on 4-7. ...[more]

WMRT Argo Group Gold Cup - Field reduced to 21 teams By Talbot Wilson, 4:50 AM Thu 27 Sep 2012
The 2012 Argo Group Gold Cup is set to take place from the 2nd-7th October at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in Hamilton, Bermuda with the field of entries for the event now being reduced from 24 to 21 teams. The format of the Qualifying stage has been changed from three groups and a repechage to two groups with the top four in each moving into the Quarter Finals. ...[more]

Match Race France - Off to a flying start in Marseille By Leigh Ireland, 5:01 AM Wed 26 Sep 2012
On the first day of Qualifying at Match Race France in Marseille, strong offshore winds made for exciting sailing conditions. Peter Gilmour of Australia got off to a flying start on this sixth stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. Gilmour (AUS) Yanmar Racing sits on top of the standings in Marseille after five straight wins put his team on the brink of qualification to the knockout stages. ...[more]

Match Race France - Will the AWMRT leaderboard be transformed? By Leigh Ireland, , 6:32 AM Tue 25 Sep 2012
Match Race France is set to take place from the 24th-29th September with the world’s top match racers arriving in Marseille this week, preparing to embark on two crucial events in two weeks, which could transform the Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) leaderboard ahead of the season-finale Monsoon Cup in December. ...[more]

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