Hamilton, Bermuda (October 11, 2015) – Adam Minoprio is a past match racing world champion (2009) but hasn’t sailed a regatta this year. Today he made an emphatic statement in his return to the helm.
Minoprio’s BlackMatch team from New Zealand defeated Keith Swinton’s Black Swan Racing from Australia, 3-2, in the final of the 67th annual Argo Group Gold Cup.
Minoprio and crew Nick Blackmon, Andrew Burgess and Tom Powrie won $ 35,000 of the $ 100,000 prize purse. Swinton and crew Ted Hackney, Henry Kernot and Björn Lundgren won $ 16,000.
“I’m ecstatic. It’s amazing. I’ve been trying to win this event for a long time and to do so feels wonderful,” sa…
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