May 17, 2009

AudiMed Cup: From Argentina with Pride (II)

TP52 Team "Matador" from Argentina, with Guillermo Parada as skipper, a majority of Arg crews, Arg designed and made sails from Juan Garay/North Sails Arg and boat built by Argentine King Marine, beat a bunch of top notch ac teams :

© Nico Martinez/Audi MedCup Mariano and Guillermo Parada receiving 1st trophy

© Nico Martinez/Audi MedCup
Dean and Grant with 2nd place trophy, I really like TZ, but I like Team ARG the most! ; )

1st - Guillermo Parada / Matador
2nd - Russell Coutts / Artemis 37pts
3rd - Dean Barker / Team NewZealand, 38 pts
4th - Terry Htucthison / Quantum, 40pts
and other AC teams at the MedCup 1st stage in Alicante
© Nico Martinez/Audi MedCup
Watch out for this "3rd World" sailing team, add Juan K as designer and Santiago Lange and you'd better train hard Oracle and Alinghi for next 34 Americas Cup, as 33rd is going to be a Match Race in Multihulls... but hey, maybe we'll build a 90' foot for February 10th also ; )

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