The Alpari World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) is the world's leading
professional sailing series featuring 9 World Championship events across
the globe, sanctioned by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF)
with "Special Event" status.
In 2011, the World Tour will offer a
total US$1.75million in prize money with points awarded at each event
culminating in the crowning of the "ISAF Match Racing World Champion".
The prize pool will include a US$500,000 bonus fund for the top nine
teams in the Championship.
Events take place in identically
supplied racing yachts to place the focus on team work and skill. Racing
takes place close to the shore for the general public to follow the
races as virtual on-the-water stadiums.
Media and television highlights coverage reaches over 180 countries around the world.
For more information, please visit: www.wmrt.com
2012 Alpari World Match Racing Tour dates :-
Stage 1: Match Race Germany (May 23 - 28)
Stage 2: Korea Match Cup (May 29 - June 3)
Stage 3: Stena Match Cup Sweden (July 2 - 7)
Stage 4: Chicago Match Cup (July 10 - 15)
Stage 5: Potimao Portugal Match Cup (July 24 - 29)
Stage 6: St Moritz Match Race (Aug 28 - Sept 2)
Stage 7: Match Race France (Sept 24 - 29)
Stage 8: Argo Group Gold Cup (Oct 1 - 7)
Stage 9: Monsoon Cup (Dec 4 - 9)