09 October 2013

2013 Argo Group Gold Cup, Bermuda, Ainslie video

PROMO: 2013 Argo Group Gold Cup - Stage 5 AWMRT - 
Argo Group Gold Cup
October 8 - 13, 2013
Stage 5 of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour returns to Hamilton, Bermuda
More info: www.wmrt.com - 2013 © Alpari World Match Racing Tour

Sir Ben Ainslie talks about his participation in the Argo Group Gold Cup and the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation

Williams and Ainslie tied in Argo Group Gold Cup Qualifying: "Hamilton BERMUDA, Oct 8, 2013 – In Argo Group Gold Cup action Tuesday, Ian Williams (GBR) Team GAC Pindar, Alpari World Match Racing Tour champion and current leader on the Tour, has had a top day in Group 2 racing. He stands undefeated at 4-0. Ainslie, fresh from the super fast, high flying Oracle AC72, is locked at the top with his countryman at 4-0 as well. They will meet Wednesday on the course. . . ."

WMRT - Battle of Britain peps up: "Two British crews hold the highest scores after day one of racing in Bermuda at the Argo Group Gold Cup, the penultimate event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, in what race pundits believe could turn into a clash of the Anglo-Saxon match racing titans. In one corner is the GAC Pindar team of four time Tour winner and 2013 Tour leader, Ian Williams. In the other is the high profile crew of the world’s most successful Olympic sailor, Sir Ben Ainslie, fresh from his turn-around America’s Cup win with Oracle Team USA in San Francisco. . . ."

Argo Group Gold Cup results: http://www.bermudagoldcup.com/results

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