San Francisco, USA (25 April 2023) The 2023 Women’s World Match Racing Tour gets underway in San Francisco from 25-28 April at the inaugural CASA VELA CUP with ten of the top women’s match racing crews ready to do battle on San Francisco Bay, hosted by the St Francis Yacht Club.

Vela Racing (USA) left to right – Molly O’Bryan Vandemoer, Nicole Breault (skipper), Dana Riley Hayes, Maggie Bacon
Wings Sailing Team (SWE) left to right – Anna Holmdal White, Anna Östling (skipper), Linnea Wennergren, Annika Carlunger
Team As One (USA) – Lexi Pline, Janel Zarkowsky (skipper), Catherine Shanahan
2.0 Women’s Racing Team (NZL) – Maeve White, Megan Thomson (skipper), Lisa Dartnall, Anna Merchant
Edge Racing (NZL) left to right –  Charlotte Porter, Celia Willison (skipper), Alison Kent, Serena Woodall
Rebecca Coles (skipper), Arianne Van de Loosdrecht, Bella Fellows, Rosie Rowell
Five by Five Match Racing (GBR) – Anna Carpenter, Ali Morrish (skipper), Sarah Jarman, Rosie Povall
Kristine Mauritzen (DEN, skipper), Emilie Lauritzen, Christina Albers Andersen, Katrine Ejlev
Otter Racing (GBR) left to right – Amy Sparks, Hebe Hemming, Sophie Otter (skipper), Hatty Ward
Amphitrite Racing (AUS) left to right – Tiana Wittey, Brooke Wilson (skipper), Emily Keg, Gemma Burns
San Francisco

About Women’s World Match Racing Tour

The Women’s World Match Racing Tour was launched in 2022 to continue the hugely successful legacy of the WIM Series (Women’s International Match Racing Series) providing a global match racing series for female sailors. The name of the series was re-launched as the Women’s World Match Racing Tour with its continued mission to expand and strengthen global match racing and promote opportunities for competitive women’s sailing at every level. The Women’s World Match Racing Tour is the world’s first and only professional sailing series for women providing a valuable pathway for aspiring female world champions in the sport of sailing. See