07 October 2015

World Match Racing Tour, Argo Gold Cup 2015, Bermuda, Oct 7-11

The America’s Cup World Series takes the stage in Bermuda on October 16-18, but the World Match Racing Tour will have the spotlight, and some of the America’s Cup teams will be participating in the Argo Group Gold Cup, Racing October 7-11:

Argo Group Gold Cup 2015 - preview sailing video above - 16 teams including 2 America's Cup skipper goes all out for the 67th Argo Group Gold Cup starting from the 6-11 October 2015. Live race action via Twitter (twitter feed embed below):

The World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) is the world's leading match racing series featuring World-Class Championship events across the globe. The series is sanctioned by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) with "Special Event" status.

Host: Hamilton is the capital of Bermuda - a financial center, major port and tourist destination with a subtropical climate and year-round warm weather. The highlight of the Hamilton sailing calendar is the Argo Group Gold Cup, the penultimate stage of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour.

The award for the winner is the historic and coveted King Edward VII Gold Cup, the oldest match racing trophy in the world, originally presented at the Tri-Centenary Regatta in Jamestown, Virginia, in 1907 by King Edward VII

2015 Argo Group Gold Cup News: "America’s Cup sailors Dean Barker and Francesco Bruni join Royal Bermuda Yacht Club regular Blythe Walker in the lineup for the 67th annual Argo Group Gold Cup match racing regatta, scheduled Oct. 6-11. The Argo Group Gold Cup, an event of the World Match Racing Tour, enjoys preeminence among match racing regattas around the world. Year after year it attracts the top talent. The list of previous winners since 1985 includes 13 skippers who have featured in an America’s Cup campaign. And they’ve won the King Edward VII Gold Cup trophy 23 times during that span, led by Sir Russell Coutts’ record seven titles..."

Argo Group Gold Cup 2015
Results:  Racing days from Wednesday October 7 to Sunday October 11, 2015 http://www.argogroupgoldcup.com/results

Official websites: bermudagoldcup.com and www.wmrt.com

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