German National Match Racing Championship is the Qualifier event to Match Race Germany 2015
London, UK (9th Oct 2014): The German National Match Racing Championship kicks off today at the Constance Yacht Club, Langenargen Germany. Nine of Germany’s best match racing teams will go head to head in the hope of gaining an invite to next year’s Alpari World Match Racing Tour Championship event, Match Race Germany.
The German National Match Race Championships will be sailed in Blu26 boats with a 4 person crew on picturesque Lake Constance in Germany.
Felix Oehmes, who is one of the best ranked sailors in Germany, has his eyes on winning this year’s event. Oehmes of Hamburg Match Race Team who sailed alongside Carsten Kemmling at Match Race Germany this year, has gained much match racing experience against top sailors from the Alpari Tour and will have a few tricks up his sleeves in the competition.
However, more experienced match racers Lars Hueckstedt of Heizkörper Sailing Team and Adrian Maier-Ring, helmsman for Innotio Match Race Team will be among the other contenders looking for the win this weekend.
The winner of Qualifying will proceed straight to the Semi Finals. The next 6 teams will compete in Quarter Final knockouts before advancing to Semi Finals and Finals which are scheduled for Saturday 11 October.
German National Match Race Championships
Felix Oehme-NRV Match Race Team
Lars Hueckstaedt-Heizkörper Sailing Team
Adrian Maier-Ring-Innotio Match Race Team I
Florian Haufe-Haufe Racing Team
Jens Hartwig-Hartwig Match Team
Chi Trung Huynh-ASV Matchrace Team
Mathias Rebholz-Team Up!
Felix Schrimper-Innotio Match Race Team II
Tino Ellegast-Team Ellegast