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  1. In very tricky conditions, skipper Lucy Macgregor and her British Team Mac with teammates Annie Lush, Nicky Walsh, and Kate Macgregor were declared 2018 Women's Match Racing World Champions in Ekaterinburg, Russia, defeating the French Match in Pink by Normandy Elite Team skippered by Pauline Courtois sailing with Maëlenn Lemaitre, Louise Acker, and Sophie Faguet.
  2. Ekaterinburg's famous Verkh-Isetsky pond keeps presenting the sailors with great challenges and the penultimate day of the 2018 Women's Match Racing World Championship saw the trend continue as the field was reduced to four teams in a strong northwesterly wind.
  3. The sports' governing body and the Yacht Racing Forum confirm the continuation of their partnership until 2020. The leading annual conference for the business of sailing and yacht racing will take place in Lorient, France, on October 22-23.
  4. The top four teams after the round robin earned the rights to play tourist for the day and explore the historic city of Ekaterinburg while the remaining teams fought for the chance to join the top four in the quarter finals. And a good battle it was on Verkh-Isetsky pond.
  5. The second day of round robin sailing in Ekaterinburg, Russia, at the 2018 Women's Match Racing World Championship saw a change of conditions as the first four teams punched their tickets for the Quarter Finals and will wait for the other four.