Sailing News

Matchracing – Long Beach YC Butler Cup – final results, Harry Price AUS winner


Harry Price AUS, age 23, Matchrace World Ranking Nbr 3, won the Butler Cup, a two-day Grade 4 World Sailing sanctioned match racing event. Price and his team finished with a record of 12-2 in the event which provides all teams with maximum racing in the double round robin format with no knock-out stages. The team of Dave Hood USA with 11 wins follows on 2nd, Chris Poole and Jeffrey Petersen on 3 and 4 have 9 wins each. Price and his team will remain in town for the Grade 2 Ficker Cup on March 29-31, and if they finish in the top two, advance to the Grade 1 Congressional Cup on April 3 to 7.