Match Race lucky for the Dutch
On Sunday the three-day Szczecin Match Race Grade 3 finished in the series of the Polish Match Racing Tour 2009.
14 teams from Australia, Denmark, the Netherlands and Poland competed to win ranking points in the International Sailing Federation Cap (ISAF). The race took place within the cycle of celebrating Odra Days 2009. The unexpected victor was the Dutch, team led by Jeroen Den Boer, the world champion in the J22class.
The Polish Racing Match Tour is the first and only one in the history of the Polish Sailing series of match races, which consists of 12 events in the Polish Cup which take place on the waters of all of the country. The best 8 competitors will take part in the Match Race of Poland, which will take place in September of this year in Nieporęt. The races are included in the ISAF World Cup. In 2009 the third race of the series takes place.