Thursday, July 06, 2006

World Match Racing Tour - Locman Cup – Isola d’Elba.


Photo (c) Elba Cup

The fifth edition of the Locman Cup – Elba Island, scheduled July 11-16, is the only italian event and final stage of the 2005-’06 World Match Racing Tour, international professional match race circuit. The 100,000€ event, is one of the most important international sailing events of the year.
The Locman Cup - Elba Island will host some of the strongest skippers of the international sailing world.
The television coverage of the Locman Cup – Elba Island will be tough: videos on the regatta will be transmitted all over the world by many tv networks, and Eurosport among them. Moreover Rai will have live programms on 13, 15 and 16th July.

Partecipating Teams to the Locman Cup – Elba Island

-Ian Ainslie (RSA) Team Shosholoza, Challenger America’s Cup 2007
-Cameron Dunn (NZL) Mascalzone Latino - Team Capitalia, Challenger America’s Cup 2007
-Peter Gilmour (AUS) PST, winner of the last WMRT,
-Staffan Lindberg (FIN) Alandia Sailing Team, secont of the WMRT 2005/06
-Pierre Mas (FRA) China Team, Challenger America’s Cup 2007
-Thierry Peponnet (FRA) Areva Challenge, Challenger America’s Cup 2007
-Matteo Savelli (ITA), first participation
-Giovanni Segnini (ITA) first participation

-Ian Williams (GBR) Williams Sail Racing, 5º WMRT 2005/06

Read more in the Match Race Event section

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