Marlborough duo claim William I Koch International Sea Scout Cup sailing trophy in California
Derek Flynn/Fairfax NZ
A couple of young Marlborough sailors have “nicked” a prestigious international sailing trophy from under the noses of their hosts.
Marlborough Boys’ College duo Nicholas Gardiner and Nicholas Williams won the coveted and hugely valuable William I Koch International Sea Scout Cup in Long Beach, California, last week.
The Kiwis finished 15 points clear of closest challengers, USA, becoming the first overseas team to win the trophy, and by the biggest margin in the history of the event. Complete Article HERE
New Zealand Takes the Coveted Koch Cup and Long Beach Duo Sails Into 2nd During International Regatta
byAsia Morris August 08 2016 13:58, Long Beach Post
Just over 80 Sea Scouts from 10 different countries set sail over Long Beach waters to compete in the William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup, which concluded on Friday. Sponsored by Oxbow Carbon LLC, the week-long biannual Sailing Regatta brought together young adults from around the world with a passion for the seafaring sport. . . . more