Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Korea Match Cup : Damien Iehl's Wind2Win Team Preüares for Battle

by Wind2Win media

After a week of rest, we left on Sunday for Jeongok Harbour in the city of Hwaeseong, South Korea, for the third stage of the World Match Racing Tour : the Korea Match Cup.

This is our first time there and we'll all, except Francois, discover the country, the sailing area and the boats.

The program is rather conventional:
Official practice
Stage 1 - Single Round Robin
Stage 2 - Quarterfinal
Stage 3 - Semi Finals
Stage 4 - Final

Here is a list of registered skippers :
Johnie Berntsson (Sweden)
Peter Guilour (Australia)
Francesco Bruni (Italy)
Torvar Mirsky (Australia)
Mathieu Richard (France)
Phil Robertson (New Zealand)
Ian Williams (United Kingdom)
Reuben Corbett (New Zealand)
Sungwook Kim (South Korea)
Bjorn Hansen (Sweden)
Paul Campbell-James (United Kingdom)
Damien Iehl (France)

We are leading the World Match Racing Tour Rankings after the first two rounds
1. Damien Iehl (FRA) 39pts
2. Francesco Bruni (ITA) 37pts
3. Peter Gilmour (AUS) 32pts
4. Jesper Radich (DEN) 28pts
5. Phil Robertson (NZL) 23pts
6. Bertrand Pace (FRA) 22pts
7. Torvar Mirsky (AUS) 19pts
8. Evgeniy Neugodnikov (RUS) 18pts
9. Pierre-Antoine Morvan (FRA) 14pts
10. Mathieu Richard (FRA) 10pts

Korea Match Cup