Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Korea Match Cup : Aon Racing Gears Up

Aon Racing in Korea. Image copyright Aon Racing.

by Aon Racing media

After winning the qualification regatta in May, Aon Racing has made it back to Seoul for the Korea Match Cup, a premier event on the World Match Racing Tour. The regatta will be extremely tough, with many professional sailors descending on Korea to take a shot at the title.

Results, interviews and live video will be streamed on between 10am and 5pm local time (1pm and 8pm in New Zealand). Daily updates from the team can also be found on

The following teams are taking part in the event:

Ian Williams (GBR) Team GAC Pindar
Mathieu Richard (FRA) French Match Racing Team
Torvar Mirsky (AUS) The Wave Muscat
Bjorn Hansen (SWE) Mekonomen Sailing Team
Damien Iehl (FRA) French Match Racing Team
Phil Robertson (NZL) WAKA Racing
Peter Gilmour (AUS) YANMAR Racing
Francesco Bruni (ITA) Bruni Racing
Reuben Corbett (NZL) AON Racing Team
Johnie Berntsson (SWE) Berntsson Sailing Team
Paul Campbell-James (UK) Dream Team
Sung Wook Kim (KOR) Busan Match Team

This is Aon Racing's first World Tour regatta of the season, and after a successful training session today the team is hoping to prove that they are competitive at this level. The team would like to thank Aon Insurance Brokers, Club Marine, Allianz and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, for supporting the campaign.

Aon Racing is Reuben Corbett (Skipper), Adrian Short (Main), Tom Bentham(Trim), Tom Blampied (Pit) and Benny Butcher(Bow).

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