Match Racing Begins at World Match Racing Tour:
Fremantle, WA (March 5, 2016) – After three days of fleet racing at World Match Racing Tour Fremantle, the field of 20 has been narrowed to 16 teams that today began the match racing knockout segment.
Through to the Quarter Finals:
Matt Jerwood (AUS) beat Nicklas Dackhammar (SWE) 3-0
Ian Williams (GBR) beat Sam Gilmour (AUS) 3-1
Mattias Rahm (SWE) beat Evan Walker (AUS) 3.5-2
Hans Wallén (SWE) beat Eric Monnin (SUI) 3-1
Nicolai Sehested (DEN) beat Steve Thomas (AUS) 3-1
Remaining Round of 16 matches:
Taylor Canfield (ISV) v Chris Steele (NZL) 2-1
Yann Guichard (FRA) v Keith Swinton (AUS) 2-0
Tight at Top of RC44 Bermuda Cup:
(March 4, 2016) – Demonstrating that the crews have lost none of their competitiveness over the winter break, at the end of day two of fleet racing at the RC44 Bermuda Cup, the top two boats are tied on points and just two points separate the top three.
Great Sound took on yet another personality today as a front rolled over Bermuda – chillier, more overcast and with shifty winds, which typically were in the early 20s and kicked up a short chop. The result was some highly tactical beats, followed by some hang-on for dear life, faster than a speeding bullet downwind legs.
Stand out performer for a second day was Igor Lah’s Team CEEREF. Following its two bull…
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