Tag: Argo Group Gold Cup

Bermuda Shines For Argo Group Gold Cup

Bermuda Shines For Argo Group Gold Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Take time to remember. It was mid-October, one week before the brilliant Sunday Finals of the Argo Group Gold Cup and Bermuda was slammed by the second major storm in a week. Tropical Storm Fay — or was it Hurricane Fay by then — had hit Bermuda with a sneaky left jab only five days earlier. Category 3 hurricane Gonzalo... Read more of this article

Williams Through To Semis, Still Undefeated

Williams Through To Semis, Still Undefeated

[Written by Talbot Wilson] The 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup Quarter Finals were completed Saturday morning and the Semi Finals, Petite Finals and Finals will all be sailed on Sunday. Ian Williams [GBR] GAC Pindar and Eric Monnin [SWI] Swiss Match Racing Team came through the quarters with 3-0 scores. Williams, the Alpari World Match Racing Tour leader at... Read more of this article

Family Festival of Sail Set For October 26

Family Festival of Sail Set For October 26

Rescheduled for October 26, the sixth annual Family Festival of Sail will be held on the Finals Day of the Argo Gold Cup, in Barr’s Bay Park. This is a free and fun event that allows families to learn more about sailing and enjoy a day of festivities that celebrate boating, sailing, and the sea. A spokesperson said, “Next to the America’s... Read more of this article

4 On 1 After First Flight Of Argo Gold Quarters

4 On 1 After First Flight Of Argo Gold Quarters

[Written by Talbot Wilson] One flight of the Quarter Finals was sailed Friday afternoon following the completion of the Qualifying Rounds and the selection of opponents and draw for boats. The Quarter Finals set Ian Williams against Marek Stanczyk, Taylor Canfield against Steffan Lindberg, Eric Monnin against Pierre Morvan, and an all Swedish pairing... Read more of this article

Canfield, Williams First Into Argo Quarter Finals

Canfield, Williams First Into Argo Quarter Finals

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Taylor Canfield [ISV] US One, top seed in Group 2, is the first skipper to qualify for the Quarter Finals in the 2014 Argo Group Cup. Canfield lost his first match in Day 1 racing against Chris Poole [USA] Riptide Racing. Since then the #2 skipper on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour has sailed to seven straight points. He... Read more of this article

Argo Group Gold Cup Begins In Bermuda

Argo Group Gold Cup Begins In Bermuda

[Written by Talbot Wilson] Ian Williams [GBR] GAC Pindar made a near perfect start to in the Argo Group Gold Cup in Bermuda yesterday. The British skipper who stands top of the the Alpari World Match Racing Tour and is 2nd in the ISAF rankings, goes into today’s remaining round robin flights leading group 1. Day 1 qualifying matches for Group... Read more of this article

Qualifying Groups Set For Argo Group Gold Cup

Qualifying Groups Set For Argo Group Gold Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] In spite of Hurricane Gonzalo’s thrashing of the Onion Patch last week, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and the people of Bermuda are ready to host the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup, Stage 6 of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour [AWMRT]. All 20 teams have arrived safely from their corners of the world and will practice for a... Read more of this article

Argo Group Gold Cup Survives Gonzalo

Argo Group Gold Cup Survives Gonzalo

[Written by Talbot Wilson] The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club has announced that the Argo Group Gold Cup is still set to sail, albeit on a compressed schedule, starting on October 22. Using the one-day-delay plan announced last Wednesday, the Argo Group Gold Cup will be compressed to five days of racing and organizers will take advantage of the fine weather... Read more of this article

Sailing: Gonzalo Delays Argo Group Gold Cup

Sailing: Gonzalo Delays Argo Group Gold Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] In a meeting today [Oct 15] Argo Group Gold Cup organizers at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club [RBYC] took a close look at Hurricane Gonzalo‘s predicted track and intensity and decided to delay the event schedule by one day to allow crews the opportunity to reschedule flights to arrive after the storm has passed and the... Read more of this article

Sailing: Fleet Set For Argo Group Gold Cup

Sailing: Fleet Set For Argo Group Gold Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] The fleet is set for the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup, Stage 6 of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. Racing starts Tuesday, October 21 at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. Qualifying knockout Round-Robin matches consist of 20 teams divided into two groups. That’s followed by knockout Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and Finals. Leading... Read more of this article


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