The world's longest running professional sailing series - the ISAF sanctioned World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) – today announced a new and expanded sixteen event schedule for the 2015/16 world championship. The full schedule is expected to exceed 20 events by the first Tour event in May at the 51st Congressional Cup in Long Beach, California.
Stena takes a new approach for the 2015 edition of Stena Match Cup Sweden at Marstrand. This year visitors are offered a unique chance to test the brand new "Oculus Rift" - 3D goggles that take virtual reality to a whole new level. Put on the goggles and you are right in the centre of a match racing duel.
Ian Williams has made match racing history by winning a record fifth world title on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. The GAC Pindar skipper from Great Britain secured the world title after beating Swiss sailor Eric Monnin in the Semi-Finals of the Monsoon Cup Malaysia this morning in Johor Bahru.