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ALPARI WORLD MATCH RACING TOUR CHAMPIONS COUNTRY

WINNER

VENUE

YEAR

Ian Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alpari World Match Racing Tour

2011

Ben Ainslie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alpari World Match Racing Tour

2010

Adam Minoprio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alpari World Match Racing Tour

2009

Ian Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alpari World Match Racing Tour

2008

Ian Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alpari World Match Racing Tour

2006-2007

Peter Gilmour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alpari World Match Racing Tour

2005-2006*

James Spithill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Calpe, Spain

2005

Ed Baird . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ekaterinburg, Russia

2004

Ed Baird . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Riva del Garda, Italy

2003

Karol Jablonski . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stockholm, Sweden

2002

Dean Barker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Split, Croatia

2000

Jesper Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Copenhagen, Denmark

1999

Peter Gilmour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hyama, Japan

1998

Peter Gilmour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marstrand, Sweden

1997

Russell Coutts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dubrovnik, Croatia

1996

Ed Baird . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Auckland, New Zealand

1995

Bertrand Pacé . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . La Rochelle, France

1994

Russell Coutts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Long Beach, USA

1993

Russell Coutts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Perth, Australia

1992

Chris Dickson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hamilton, Bermuda

1991

Peter Gilmour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Auckland, New Zealand

1990

Chris Dickson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lymington, United Kingdom

1989

Chris Dickson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Perth, Australia

1988

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CONTENTS



ROYALVISIT TO SWEDEN

ABOUT TOWN



BERMUDA

PLACES

FRONT COVER PHOTOGRAPHY BY

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ABOUT TOWN

CHICAGO MATCH CUP

ON THE COVER

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Sub-Tropical Appeal of Bermuda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 06

REVIEW

Good Times In The Windy City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

REVIEW

Sailing In The Snow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

INTERVIEW

Didier Reault, Local Council For The National Parc Of ‘Les Calanques’ in Marseille, France . . . . . . . 18

NEWS

Ainslie’s Greatest Challenge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

NEWS

Women’s Match Racing In The Olympics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

INTERVIEW

Tom Ehman of the 34th America’s Cup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

ABOUT TOWN

Royal Visit to Marstrand, Sweden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

ABOUT TOWN

Chicago Match Cup Opening Ceremony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

ABOUT TOWN

Media Goes Sailing in Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

CALENDAR

2012 Match Racing Calendar: Sept-Oct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

NEWS

Future AC Stars Shine in Newport Beach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

YOUNG TALENT

Rising Stars Put To The Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

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WHY IS MARSEILLE THE CAPITAL OF SAILING?

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AINSLIE’S GREATEST CHALLENGE WITH FOUR GOLD MEDALS AND ONE SILVER, BEN AINSLIE IS NOW THE MOST SUCCESSFUL OLYMPIC SAILOR OF ALL TIME. RUPERT HOLMES EXPLAINS HOW AINSLIE’S UNRIVALLED MATCH RACING SKILLS WERE ESSENTIAL TO HIS SUCCESS

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UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES I THINK IT WAS PROBABLY THE GREATEST VICTORY OF MY ENTIRE CAREER. THE MEDAL RACE IN SYDNEY... IS PERHAPS THE ONLY THING WHICH COULD RUN IT CLOSE. BUT AS AN OVERALL ACHIEVEMENT, THIS WAS BETTER.

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INTERVIEW / TOM EHMAN

WILL THE AMERICAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S CUP REALLY BE MATCH RACING?

BY

DOBBS DAVIS

Just Chatting WITH

Tom Ehman OF THE 34 T H AMERICAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S CUP

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TOM EHMAN

INTERVIEW

FLEET RACING IS FUN FOR THE SAILORS, AND VISUALLY SPECTACULAR FOR THE FANS AND TV. MATCH RACING IS MORE CEREBRAL, MORE INTENSE AND, IN SOME WAYS, EASIER FOR NON-SAILORS TO UNDERSTAND

(CLOCKWISE FROM FAR LEFT) SO FAR SO GOOD: MATCH RACING IN THE AC45 HAS BEEN FAST AND FURIOUS; EASIER: MATCH RACING IS MORE CEREBRAL, MORE INTENSE AND IN SOME WAYS EASIER FOR NON-SAILORS TO UNDERSTAND

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SEPT-OCT 2012

MATCH RACING CALENDAR

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Keelboat Match Racing League 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Sept 16 Sept

Boulevard (SIN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Internationaux De France De Match Racing Manu Minard Trophy 2012 . . . . . . . . . . 17 Sept 21 Sept

Pornichet (FRA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

The Buddy Melges Challenge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Sept 23 Sept

Wisconsin (USA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

ACI Match Race Cup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Sept 23 Sept

Split, Croatia (CRO) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Malaysian Match Racing Circuit (Final) Terengganu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Sept 23 Sept

Terengganu (MAL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Estonian Open Match Race Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Sept 23 Sept

Pirita, Estonia (EST) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Match Cup Omega Nationals Kartuzy, Lamelka Cup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Sept 23 Sept

Klasztorne Duke (POL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

SDYC September Invitational . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Sept 23 Sept

San Diego (USA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Australian Youth Match Racing Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Sept 25 Sept

Tasmania (AUS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

National Fun Cup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Sept 23 Sept

Trasimeno (ITA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

UNGDOMS SM Match Race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Sept 23 Sept

Stenungsund (SWE) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Match Race France Alpari World Match Racing Tour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Sept 29 Sept

Marseille ( FRA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W

Santa Maria Cup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Sept 29 Sept

Annapolis ( USA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

CMRC Autumn (A) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Sept 28 Sept

Chicago (USA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

New Zealand Youth Match Racing National Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Sept 30 Sept

Wellington (NZL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Australian Match Racing Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Sept 30 Sept

Sandringham (AUS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Australian Women’s Match Racing Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Sept 30 Sept

Sandringham (AUS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Open Portuguese Championship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Sept 30 Sept

Oeiras (POR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

CMRC Autumn (B) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Sept 30 Sept

Chicago (USA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Turku MR Autumn Cup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Sept 30 Sept

Turku (FIN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Autumn Match Race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Sept 30 Sept

Ravenna (ITA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Scandinavian Match Racing Championships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Sept 30 Sept

Middelfart (DEN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Argo Group Gold Cup Alpari World Match Racing Tour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 02 Oct

7 Oct

Hamilton (BERMUDA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W

Audi Mueritz Match Race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 05 Oct

7 Oct

Waren (GER) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Eurosaf European Open Match Race Championship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 05 Oct

9 Oct

Bayona, Vigo (SPAIN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Volvo Match Race Yvonand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 05 Oct

7 Oct

Yvonand (SUI) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Saint Francois Match Racing 1st Round . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 06 Oct

7 Oct

Saint Francois (FRA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

October Match Race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 06 Oct

7 Oct

Scarlino (ITA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

RYA Women’s National Match Racing Championship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 06 Oct

7 Oct

Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy (GBR) . . 3

Kintec Fall Match Racing Regatta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 06 Oct

8 Oct

Vancouver (CANADA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

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