Start of the new Match Race Germany Super League

Wednesday, 03 May 2017

The anniversary edition also marks the beginning of a new world series and a big chapter in Match Race history: Match Race Germany is the grand opening regatta on the Match Race Super League, starting this year with seven regattas, covering four continents and supported by World Sailing. With the series, the founders and initiators, which are the German organizers of the Matchcenter Germany together with Dane Morten Lorenzen, the Duelsailingsport on one hull, will experience it's revival. Says Eberhard Magg: "The international matchracing on monohull boats was missed by sailors, organizers woning their own fleets, fans and sponsors alike. Now we can fire the starting gun to the rebirth with the 20th Match Race Germany. We are looking forward to an exciting first season and are looking forward to seeing how the best here on Lake Constance can get and perform through the season!"

The dedicated team of the Yacht Club Langenargen traditionally watches over the sporting side of the event on the waters of Lake Constance. PRO Rudi Magg and his team are celebrating their own 20th matchrace anniversary with Match Race Germany. For two decades, they have been the guardians of fair races, great sportsmanship and spectacular matches. ZDF reporter and match-race Germany commentator Nils Kaben is back for a 7th consecutive apperance. The experienced sports journalist will accompany the duels live and supply the fans on shore with all the information needed about the sportive big event and the fest on land. "I have been at the Match Race Germany for many many years, and I congratulate the organizers on the occasion of the anniversary! The expertise and the heart blood invested, with which Eberhard Magg, Harald Thierer and their whole team organize and carry out the regatta since the zero hour back in 1997, are unique in the German sailing sport landscape. I keep my fingers crossed for the next 20 years! "

At Whitsun the sails are set:

Strong partners, grandiose festivals

For the quality and image of Match Race Germany and its organizers, it is great to see, and speaks for the organizing team of course, that many sponsors of the zero hour are still on board for the 20th edition of the German Grand Prix. Every year, around 30,000 guests in average flock to the lakeside shores and to the Langenargen gondola harbour, where the racevillage is situated and at home. For the anniversary it could be even more in good weather conditions. The daily sailing sport festival on the water is continued in the evenings in the legendary Erdinger Urweisse Hütt'n with well-known bands, regional delicacies, plenty of infotainment and exuberant dance parties with thousands of visitors. We keep you up-to-date on event highlights, participants and partners on our homepage:

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 03 May 2017 )