Tag: Argo Group Gold Cup

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

Tucker Thompson Joins Argo Gold Cup Team

Tucker Thompson Joins Argo Gold Cup Team

[Written by Talbot Wilson] America’s Cup TV commentator Tucker Thompson will be in Bermuda this October to provide color commentary for the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup. Sailing for the 64th match for the King Edward VII Gold Cup Trophy will begin on October 21 in Hamilton Harbor. Thompson will join Scott Dickson on on Friday to cover the Quarter Finals,... Read more of this article

Artemis Racing Enters 2014 Argo Gold Cup

Artemis Racing Enters 2014 Argo Gold Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] In an exciting decision for the Alpari World Match Racing Tour and the Argo Group Gold Cup, event Chairman Past Commodore of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Brian Billings is pleased to confirm that Artemis Racing will come to Bermuda in October for the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup match races. The team will enter with its crew composed... Read more of this article

Tour Card Holders ‘All In’ for Argo Gold Cup

Tour Card Holders ‘All In’ for Argo Gold Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson] The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and Argo Group issued 17 initial invitations for Bermuda’s 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup. All of the 8 Alpari World Match Racing Tour [Alpari WMRT] Card Holders have told Alpari Tour management that they will sail in Bermuda. Match racing for the King Edward XVII Gold Cup Trophy is scheduled to start... Read more of this article

2014 Argo Group Gold Cup Date Announced

2014 Argo Group Gold Cup Date Announced

[Written by Talbot Wilson] The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club and Argo Group have set the dates for the 2014 Argo Group Gold Cup sailed for the King Edward VII Gold Cup Trophy and a $100,000 prize purse. The penultimate event of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour starts October 21st on Hamilton Harbour in Bermuda. Twenty teams will enter the fray. Only two... Read more of this article

Sailing Community Remembers Lord Wedgwood

Sailing Community Remembers Lord Wedgwood

[Written by Talbot Wilson and Bonnie L. Cook, Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer] Piers Wedgwood, a British lord and fifth-generation great-grandson of Josiah Wedgwood, creator of the distinctive blue and white pottery that embellishes tea tables and china collections, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, of cardiac failure at the Hospital of the University of... Read more of this article

Videos: 2013 Sailing Argo Group Gold Cup

Videos: 2013 Sailing Argo Group Gold Cup

Some of the top sailors from around the world converged on Bermuda to take part in the 2013 Argo Group Gold Cup. Italy’s Francesco Bruni sailed through the final race to win the King Edward VII Gold Cup and US$50,000 of the $100,000 prize purse. Sir Ben Ainslie from the UK placed second to claim the $20,000 prize money, while Taylor Canfield was... Read more of this article

Bruni Takes Ainslie To Win Argo Group Gold Cup

Bruni Takes Ainslie To Win Argo Group Gold Cup

[Written by Talbot Wilson and Laurie Fullerton] It was a battle of America’s Cup tacticians Sunday in Bermuda. In one of the most exciting finals in Argo Group Gold Cup history, Francesco Bruni (ITA) Luna Rossa put a stop to the comeback kid, Sir Ben Ainslie (GBR) BART/Argo Group. Bruni won the first two races and then Ainslie took two and looked... Read more of this article


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