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Amazing comeback for Team GAC Pindar in the final

By Fabian Bengtsson | 29 June, 2019

Ian Williams Team GAC Pindar won the final of the inaugural edition of Midsummer Match Cup after an impressive comeback against Eric Monnin and Capvis Swiss Match Race Team. The wind increased for the final to over 20 knots during the final between Ian Williams (GBR) and Eric Monnin (SUI), the two highest ranked match […]

Williams v Monnin in the final of Midsummer Match Cup

By Fabian Bengtsson | 29 June, 2019

The final of Midsummer Match Cup will be a battle between Eric Monnin (Capvis Swiss Match Race Team) and Ian Williams Team GAC Pindar, the two top ranked skippers in World Sailing’s match racing open ranking. The finals in Skärhamn start at 1.30 pm CET and will be live streamed!  The semi-finals where decided in […]

Star filled crews head for final day of Midsummer Match Cup

By Fabian Bengtsson | 28 June, 2019

The quarterfinals of Midsummer Match Cup have been decided and four star filled crews will be fighting for the trophy tomorrow. Local heroes Berntsson Sailing Team lost their duel against Eric Monnin and Capvis Swiss Match Race Team. With less wind than earlier in the week, shifty conditions on the race course created some challenges […]

Round Robin decided in tricky conditions

By Fabian Bengtsson | 27 June, 2019

Strong shifty winds put the mixed teams to a test in Midsummer Match Cup when the Round Robin was finished today. Berntsson Sailing Team is the only Swedish team to advance to the quarterfinals.  The conditions on the Race Arena in Skärhamn were difficult to master today and the wind picked up to over 15 […]

Impressive teamwork takes Gringo Sailing Team to the top

By Fabian Bengtsson | 26 June, 2019

Stronger winds brought a lot of action two the racecourse on day two of the inaugural edition of Midsummer Match Cup in Skärhamn, Sweden. Nicolai Sehested and his Danish/Brazilian Gringo Sailing Team had an impressive run and are now on top of the scoreboard.  Yesterday’s light and shifty winds turned into perfect conditions today with […]

Eric Monnin takes the lead in Midsummer Match Cup

By Fabian Bengtsson | 25 June, 2019

The inaugural edition of Midsummer Match Cup kicked off today with light winds on the Race Arena in Skärhamn. Eric Monnin (SUI) and his Capvis Swiss Match Race Team got the best start with 5-0 after day one. Light and shifty winds caused a number of course changes and delays during the first day of […]

Midsummer Match Cup introduces a whole new game

By Fabian Bengtsson | 24 June, 2019

The inaugural edition of Midsummer Match Cup starts tomorrow. With a new arena and newly formed mixed crews, it’s difficult to predict which team will bring home the trophy.  Midsummer Match Cup is the first international match racing event with a rule stating that all teams must compete with two men and two female sailors. […]

Nicolai Sehested completes the line-up for Midsummer Match Cup

By Fabian Bengtsson | 19 June, 2019

Nicolai Sehested during the Ocean Race 2017-18 onboard Team AkzoNobel. The Danish skipper will enter Midsummer Match Cup June 25-29 2019. Credit: Sam Greenfield/Ocean Race Danish skipper Nicolai Sehested, Ocean Race sailor and World Match Racing Tour competitor, will be entering the Midsummer Match Cup next week with a strong team of Olympic Gold medallists.  The […]

Visit Race Village

By Hanna | 5 June, 2019

Come to Skärhamn and visit our Race Village! Watch the racing, go on a treasure hunt, try sailing, eat delicious food and enjoy the Swedish summer.

The reigning World Champions to sail Midsummer Match Cup

By Hanna | 3 June, 2019

The inaugural edition of Midsummer Match Cup is attracting the best skippers and match racing teams in the world. Lucy MacGregor and Torvar Mirsky, the reigning world champions in women’s and men’s match racing, respectively, are joining the line-up of the event raced June 25th – 29th in Skärhamn, Sweden. British skipper Lucy MacGregor is […]

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