Marlborough duo claim William . . .

Marlborough duo claim William I Koch International Sea Scout Cup sailing trophy in California

 PETER JONES

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