Tag Archives: Match racing

Proteus Overall Winner of RORC Caribbean 600

Proteus, Overall Winner of the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600. Photo: RORC / Emma Louise Wyn Jones

George Sakellaris’ Maxi72, Proteus (USA) was the overall winner of the 2016 RORC Caribbean 600. It is the second time that Sakellaris has skippered the overall winner, having won the 2014 race with the Maxi72, Shockwave. Proteus was also the …

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Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Racing in the Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Nine Open teams representing some of the best men and women match racers in the Caribbean, U.S. and World, are confirmed to compete in the 7th Annual Carlos Aguilar Match Race (CAMR), set for December 3-6, 2015.

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First Magna International Bay Regatta

The BVI’s Rathbun (left) and USA’s Buckingham slug it out in San Juan’s Bahia Urbana. Photo: Isaac Reyes, Sakography

Match racing action dialed up a notch in Puerto Rico in February. This is when international teams faced off against some of the island’s best sailors in the first-ever Magna International Bay Regatta, held in San Juan’s spectator-friendly Bahía Urbana. …

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Rodion Luka Wins Budget Marine Match Racing Cup

Winning skipper Rodion Luka accepts the winner’s trophy from Chris Marshall (far right) of Budget Marine. Photo: Bob Grieser

Facing an international field of match racers hailing from Poland, the United Kingdom, France, Russia and the Caribbean, Rodion Luka from the Ukraine won the 6th edition of the Budget Marine Match Racing Cup with a 2-1 victory over Russian …

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Taylor Canfield Wins Prestigious Crimson Blazer

Taylor recognizes ‘his biggest supporter’ – dad Bill Canfield

CRIMSON FOR CANFIELD – USVI native Taylor Canfield bolstered his dominance in the world of match racing, by winning the season opener in April: the coveted Crimson Blazer – icon of the prestigious Congressional Cup [CC] which is hosted by …

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Wilson Wins 6th Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Winners receive signature timepieces from Cardow Jewelers: L to R: Awards Presenter, Julius Jackson, Don Wilson, Teddy Nicolosi, Josh McCaffrey, Amanda Engeman, Willem van Waay, Jordan Reece. Standing in front, Wilson’s children Annabel, Ava and Oliver. Credit: Dean Barnes

He has never sailed in the U.S. Virgin Islands, nor in an IC-24 or with this combination of crew. Yet, Chicago’s Don Wilson proved his match racing prowess by winning the 6th Annual Carlos Aguilar Match Race (CAMR). Wilson defeated …

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Holmberg, Perry, Roble & Wilson Head to CAMR Semis

The USA’s Dave Perry sails with students in the Carlos Aguilar Youth Regatta. Credit: Dean Barnes

Sailors, local sailing enthusiasts, school children and even the territory’s Governor came out to watch the second day of racing in the 6th Annual Carlos Aguilar Match Race (CAMR). The USVI’s Peter Holmberg and USA’s Dave Perry finished the day …

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More Match Racing on the Horizon in Puerto Rico

Interest in match racing is rising in Puerto Rico. Hot on the heels of the USVI’s Peter Holmberg leading a match racing clinic for competitors in July 2011, and Puerto Rican sailors such as Jorge Santiago testing the waters by …

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