Williams sails past Dickson to claim Congressional Cup title
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Ian Williams of Britain beat Scotty Dickson of the host Long Beach Yacht Club 3-0 to win the Congressional Cup match racing title Sunday.
Williams claimed his fourth Congressional Cup since 2011. He defeated defending champion and four-time Congressional Cup winner Taylor Canfield of the United States in the semifinals Saturday.
Canfield took third overall after beating Johnnie Berntsson of Sweden 2-0.
Canfield is skipper of America’s Cup challenger Stars & Stripes Team USA, which is backed by the Long Beach Yacht Club.