The World Match Racing Tour’ (WMRT) is the world’s leading match racing series featuring World-Class Championship events across the globe. The series is sanctioned by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) with “Special Event” status. The World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) is currently sponsored by Alpari and thus officially known as the Alpari World Match Racing Tour’.
A professional boat race sailed into Belmont Harbor on Tuesday, September 16.
The world’s top match racing sailors are preparing to gather again for Stage 4 of the Alpari World Match Tour from Wednesday 17th September through Sunday 21st. 12 international teams are competing for the trophy and a $75,000 prize.
The Chicago Match Cup is the only U.S. stop of the Alpari World Match Racing Tour. Tuesday was a practice day in Chicago.
CHICAGO MATCH CUP – ALPARI WORLD MATCH RACING TOUR
|Start Date||17 September 2014|
|End Date||21 September 2014|
|Entry Name||Maggie Shea|
|Entry Address||Chicago Match Race Center|
|Tel||+001 847 833 8573|
While this is the third consecutive AWMRT Chicago Match Cup to be hosted by the Chicago Match Race Center, it will be the first time the event will be hosted out of Belmont Harbor, just a few miles north of the city center. Courses will be set on Lake Michigan just north of the entrance to the harbor and within view of spectators lining the shoreline of Lakeview and Lincoln Park.