Matchrace

Canfield wins Argo Group Gold Cup in Bermuda

Young US Virgin Islander Taylor Canfield made a big statement of his future Alpari World Match Racing Tour (AWMRT) intentions Sunday, taking a 3-0 victory over Johnie Berntsson at the Argo Group Gold Cup final in Bermuda. Earlier in the day, Berntsson had closed out his Semi Final match after restarting against reigning Tour Champion Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar with a 2-0 lead carried over from yesterday. He knew he needed one win from three to progress and he closed out the tie 3-0 at the first time of asking. Williams finished third overall.

Argo Group Gold Cup, Hamilton Harbour, Bermuda – Final:
Taylor Canfield (ISV) Canfield Racing vs. Johnie Berntsson (SWE) Berntsson Sailing Team

Argo Group Gold Cup, Hamilton Harbour, Bermuda – Petit Final:
Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar vs. Eric Monnin (SUI) Okalys Corum 2-1

Argo Group Gold Cup, Hamilton Harbour, Bermuda – Semi Final (continued from yesterday):
Taylor Canfield (ISV) Canfield Racing vs. Eric Monnin (SUI) Okalys Corum 3-2
Johnie Berntsson (SWE) Berntsson Sailing Team vs. Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar 3-0

Alpari World Match Racing Tour Standings – After 7 Stages:
Ian Williams (GBR) GAC Pindar – 102
Björn Hansen (SWE) Mekonomen Sailing Team – 93
Keith Swinton (AUS) Black Swan Racing – 79
Peter Gilmour (AUS) YANMAR Racing – 71
Pierre-Antoine Morvan (FRA) Vannes Agglo Sailing Team – 71
Laurie Jury (NZL) Kiwi Match Sailing – 65
Johnie Berntsson (SWE) Berntsson Sailing Team – 57
Phil Robertson (NZL) WAKA Racing Team – 56
Taylor Canfield (ISV) Canfield Racing – 41
William Tiller (NZL) Full Metal Jacket Racing – 37

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7 October 2012 23:20 GMT


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