Emirates Team New Zealand won their fourth regatta on the trot and are Audi MedCup 2009 TP52 champions. Immaculate team work, consistently strong tactics and perfect reliability underpinned a comprehensive overall victory for Emirates Team New Zealand who lifted the 2009 Audi MedCup Circuit Trophy in Cartagena, Murcia, Spain. Lead by skipper Dean Barker (NZL), the New Zealand team won four of this season’s five regattas culminating in their dominant performance at this Caja Mediterraneo Region of Murcia regatta. With a second place there, they won by 13 points over Portugal’s Bigamist 7, while Quantum Racing (USA), the outgoing champions, finished third in the regatta and secured the runners-up on the season standings 78 points behind the Kiwi team. Artemis (SWE)finished third in the season standings, six points behind Quantum.
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The Kiwis win the Audi MedCup