sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : BlackMatch Racing wins 2013 New Zealand National Keelboat Championship
BlackMatch Racing wins 2013 New Zealand National Keelboat Championship


'BlackMatch Racing - 2013 National Keelboat Champiomnships'    Suellen Hurling ©

Adam Minoprio and his team of BlackMatch Racing have taken out the 2013 New Zealand National Keelboat Championship after two days of racing on the Waitamata Harbour.

Racing was conducted by Royal Akarana Yacht Club and this year five elite teams registered to race in the prestige event, with the big guns of the New Zealand and International sailing scene making up the teams.

Ten races were completed over two days with the only delay on Sunday morning. The Race Committee managed to get one race away before being forced to postpone for an hour while the breeze picked up and settled.

Minoprio said that his teams win didn’t come easy.

'David Wood and the Killer Racing team really gave us a hard time. They were leading after day one and we had to fight back hard to secure the lead.

'It was incredibly tight racing and the conditions were tricky, but it was a great weekend overall,' said Minoprio.

There were four protests over the course of the weekend none of which affected the results.

The National Keelboat Championship has been running for 22 years and attracts the best sailors from around New Zealand and beyond. Adam Minoprio will be added to the honours board that includes names such as Russell Coutts, Rod Davis, Ray Davies, Grant Turnbull and Dean Barker, just to mention a few.

Full results can be found on the Royal Akarana Yacht Club website – www.rayc.co.nz/national-keelboat-championship

Racing - 2013 National Keelboat Championships -  Suellen Hurling ©  

Racing - 2013 National Keelboat Championships -  Suellen Hurling ©  

Racing - 2013 National Keelboat Championships -  Suellen Hurling ©  

Racing - 2013 National Keelboat Championships -  Suellen Hurling ©  

Racing - 2013 National Keelboat Championships -  Suellen Hurling ©  

Racing - 2013 National Keelboat Championships -  Suellen Hurling ©  

Racing - 2013 National Keelboat Championships -  Suellen Hurling ©  

Racing - 2013 National Keelboat Championships -  Suellen Hurling ©  


Crew Profiles
Team: BlackMatch Racing
Club: RNZYS
Skipper: Adam Minoprio
2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race, Camper ETNZ 2009 World Match Racing Champions
Crew:
Chris Main
Tom Powrie
Richard Bicknell
Jake Stanley-Harris
Shane Kirkman

Team: Team Yachteze
Club: BBYC
Skipper: Chris Funnell
Competed in numerous races/regattas including Dunlop Interpacific, Farr 1020, Young 88, Stewart 34?s and Lipton Cup races as skipper and crew. More recently been trimmer for Georgia Racing competing in Bay of Islands regattas, IRC Nationals, BMW Auckland regattas, Coastal Classics, Hamilton Island Race Week, Geelong Race Week, Sydney Rolex.
Crew:
Grant Turnbull
Ant Crossnan
Grant McKinnon
Aaron Reynolds-Lovegrove
Richard Watson

Team: Team B Racing
Club: RNZYS
Skipper: Matthew Bouzaid
Began sailing around age 7 at Wakatere Boating Club in Devonport along with sailing holidays over the years on family keelers – Stewart 34, Farr 10.20 & 12.20. Recent achievements: Elliott 7 Club Marine Summer Series 2011 – first
Crew:
Andrew Barron
Peter Sumich
Paul Sumich
Fredrik Green
David Cosgrove

Team: Killer Racing
Club: RNZYS
Skipper: David Wood
Sailing all my life
Crew:
Ash Hammond
Sam Bell
Logan Fraser
Tom Kearny
Dan Pooley

Team: Tirade Racing
Club: RNZYS
Skipper: Stefan Goldwater
Y88 Owner Driver Nationals- first, BMW Y88 2008- first, Keel Boat Nationals 2010- first, BMW first Division 2011- first
Crew:
Laurie Jury
Phil Robertson
Alister Gair
Pete Waters
Matt Kelway


by Suellen Hurling

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=107360

10:48 AM Sun 10 Mar 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

10 Mar 2013  Hutt International Boy's School win the Harken Schools Regatta 2013
09 Mar 2013  Hutt International Boys School lead on Day 1 of RNZYS Harken series
09 Mar 2013  History to repeat at the 2013 NZ Elliott 5.9 Nationals
09 Mar 2013  Bloomfield retains title in Knight Frank Y88 South Island Champs
08 Mar 2013  Murray's Bay SC's Oki 24-Hour Race to be sailed Saturday and Sunday
07 Mar 2013  Images of the Waitemata: RNZYS Wednesday night race
04 Mar 2013  Finn Masters: Annual Up the Creek Classic - Plucking the mangroves
04 Mar 2013  Bay of Islands turns it on for the 470 Nationals
04 Mar 2013  Interislander Optimist Challenge and South Island Starling champs
04 Mar 2013  Snow-Hansen and Willcox are NZ 470 National Champions 2013
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World





2014 Pacific Cup - Scarlet Runner wins by Vanessa Yates, Hawaii






























































Marina Rubicón Round Canary Islands Race - First blood to Team Brunel
ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds - Competition heats up on day 2
Laser Radial World Championships - Competition aplenty on day 3 +Video
Extreme Sailing Series - Penultimate Act to take place in Nice
Leukemia Cup - Images by Leighton O'Connor
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Meeting of the grand designs
29er North American Championship - Final series kicks off
29er World Championship 2014 set to start in Kingston, Ontario
Barcelona and Parnu chosen for 2015 ORC championship events
2014 Race for Rady Yacht Race - Benefiting Rady Children’s hospital
CMRC Summer Invitational Series - Doubleheader events start tomorrow
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 3
Sailing through STEM Night at California YC
Six Metre European Championship - High temps and little wind on day 3
Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Light wind opener in Vannes
International Moth Worlds: Rashley ahead as Aussies close in
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Unsatisfactory conditions on day 4
ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds - American unbeatable on day 1
RS Feva World Championships - All set at Yacht Club de Carnac
ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards - Nominations now open
BIC Techno 293 Worlds - Steady winds on day 2 + Video   
29er North American Open Championship - Qualifying series wraps up   
Opening ceremony O'pen Bic World Cup, Travemunde Week, Germany   
Six Metre Europeans - Wind fails to make an appearance on day 2   
Edgartown Race Weekend - Let the sailing (and good times) begin   
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Action commences July 23   
International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video   
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Ireland remains out front   
Spirits high as Team Alvimedica completes Transatlantic crossing   
Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature   
29er North American Championship - Day 1 in Kingston   
Red Bull 49erFX: First look at the Olympic sailing venue at Rio   
Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Classic conditions on day 3   
NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster   
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life   
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 1   
Six Metre European Championship - Blazing sunshine on opening day   
National Sailing Hall of Fame to present Lifetime Achievement Award   
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Tactical evening ahead for the fleet   
International Moth Worlds: Greenhalgh and Rashley tied at the top   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT