14 JULY 2010
World Match Racing Tour Stage 4 Summer TV Scheduling
Watch Highights from Portimão Portugal Match Cup
With Portimão Portugal Match Cup a few weeks ago and Stena Match Cup Sweden finishing the beginning of this week, the ISAF World Match Racing Tour (WMRT) is proving to be a thrilling competition for audiences across the globe. If you haven’t been lucky enough to see the teams in action, we have all the details of where you can watch exclusive footage in highlights programmes, news shows and of course live action from future events on TV channels around the world.
Setanta Africa will be broadcasting the show at 21.15 (local time) on 30 July and on ESPN Star Sports channels including South East Asia, Malaysia and Nepal at 17.00 (local times) on 4 August you can watch the battle in Portugal in an hour-long programme. Sky Sport 1 New Zealand is also showing the programme at 19.30 (local time) on the 11 August.
The programme, ‘Portimão Portugal Match Cup’, produced by RedHanded TV and distributed by Boulder Creek International uses onboard cameras to get the viewer closer to all the on water action. The gripping footage follows the battle for first place between legend Peter Gilmour (AUS) YANMAR Racing and fellow Australian Torvar Mirsky (AUS) Mirsky Racing Team. The camaraderie of the teams and friendly rivalry between racers is captured beautifully as the programme includes exclusive interviews with competitors and shows behind the scenes moments of quiet contemplation.
The Portimão Portugal Match Cup highlights show will be broadcast to 180 countries across the globe via broadcasters including CNBC, Setanta Africa, Showtime, Sky NZ, Sky Sports, Yacht and Sail International, Klarner Medien, RTP Portugal, Sevenload as well as America One, ESPN Star Sports, Sportsmax, Fox Sports US, Canal Plus, PCTV Mexico, Untamed Sports and Melita Cable. View the latest TV schedule for all the races at www.wmrt.com
*Please note times are subject to change with notification
World Match Racing Tour TV Schedules
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2010 ISAF World Match Racing Tour Standings
(After Stage 5 of 10)
1. Mathieu Richard (FRA) French Match Racing Team 77 Points
2. Torvar Mirsky (AUS) Mirsky Racing Team 60 Points
3. Adam Minoprio (NZL) ETNZ/BlackMatch Racing 54 Points
4. Ian Williams (GBR) Team GAC Pindar 52 Points
5. Ben Ainslie (GBR) TEAMORIGIN 45 Points
6. Peter Gilmour (AUS) YANMAR Racing 43 Points
7. Francesco Bruni (ITA) Azzurra 41 Points
8. Jesper Radich (DEN) Radich Racing Team 40 Points
9. Magnus Holmberg (SWE) Sigma Racing Team 29 Points
10. Paolo Cian (ITA) Team Italia 16 Points