The Notices of Race have been posted for all five events in the 2014 WIM Series.
The fields are getting set for the events with many teams already signed up, but there are still spaces available at all of the events. Please visit the Events page for more information.
The Royal Cork Yacht Club are delighted to launch the International Sailing Association Federation (ISAF) World Match Racing Championship for Women from June 3rd to 8th 2014.
This event is proudly sponsored by Cork County Council and the Port of Cork. The World Match Racing Championship for Women is one of the world’s highest calibre sporting events. The Royal Cork Yacht Club, Port of Cork and Cork County Council are delighted to welcome the teams and their supporters to this world class event.
16 international teams are expected to travel and compete. This will include some of the world’s highest ranking sailors and potential Olympians. Entries to date have being received from New Zealand, United States, Denmark, France and the Netherlands. The event will also be the first stage of the 2014 Women’s International Match Racing Series.
Action packed WIM Series season coming up in 2014
– world’s top match racing women to fight for 240 000 USD at five events
The Women’s International Match Racing Series realized its inaugural season last year with five successful events and 25 crews from 13 countries in fierce competition. The upcoming WIM Series season will kick off with the ISAF Women’s World Match Racing Championship in Ireland in June, followed by WIM Series events in France, Sweden, USA and the grand finale in Korea:
– We are very pleased to welcome back Lysekil and Busan to the WIM Series for 2014, as well as welcome to the Series for the first time Cork, Vannes, and Sheboygan, Series Manager Liz Baylis says.
By virtue of of winning the inaugural Women’s International Match Racing Series (with a victory in St Quay and three other podium finishes (New York, Copenhagen, and Lysekil)), Lucy Macgregor (GBR) has taken over the top spot on the ISAF World Ranking. Read more here: http://www.wimra.org/news_detail.asp?rk=1207