Magnus Holmberg notched up four wins at yesterday's Cronet Cup in Croatia yesterday

Magnus Holmberg and his Team SeaLife crew had a good day on the water yesterday at the Swedish Match Tour’s ACI HT Cronet in Croatia, registering four wins against one loss. They now stand one point behind Le Defi Areva’s Philippe Presti and two points behind regatta leader Peter Holmberg, helmsman for Larry Ellison’s Oracle Racing challenge for the 2003 America’s Cup.

After notching up eight wins the previous day, Peter Holmberg and his Oracle Racing crew of John Cutler, Brad Webb, Mike Sanderson and Robbie Naismith came back to earth with three wins and two losses on the day. The Oracle Racing team defeated Philippe Presti of Le Defi Areva, Pace and Great Britain’s Chris Law while dropping matches to GBR Challenge’s Andy Beadsworth and local skipper Tomislav Basic.


Peter Holmberg, Oracle Racing, 11-3

Philippe Presti, Le Defi Areva, 10-5

Magnus Holmberg, SWE/Team SeaLife, 10-4

Bertrand Pace, Team New Zealand, 9-6

Andy Beadsworth, GBR Challenge, 7-7

Jes Gram-Hansen, DEN/Team Marienlyst, 7-8

Tomislav Basic, Croatia, 7-8

Chris Law, Great Britain, 6-9

Paolo Cian, Masclazone Latino, 4-11

Bjorn Hansen, SWE/GOL Sailing Team, 2-12