WS Ranking 20
Neptune Racing Team
Sam started sailing at age 9, calls Perth, Australia his home and a hotspot for match racers. His experience in match racing sailing in Southern California waters comes from winning the Governor's Cup at Newport Beach in 2013 and again in 2014.
Sam is one of the young stock of match racers competing on the World Match Racing Tour with team Neptune Racing. In 2017 the team finished 6th in the WMRT standings, highlighted with a second place in the Russia leg of the tour. Sam is the son of Peter Gilmour, a veteran of five America’s Cups, holder of four world match racing titles, and Congressional Cup winner in 1988. This will be Sam’s third year at the Congressional Cup, placing 3rd and 5th in 2016 & 17. With a strong team by his side, Neptune Racing are looking to push up to the top of the leaderboard.
Keith Swinton - Tactician
Adam Negri - Pit
Rickie Bobbie - Bow
Justin Wong - Trim
3rd Congressional Cup ’16
5th Congressional Cup ‘17
15th WMT World Championship - Shenzhen Match Cup ’17 Shenzen, CHN
4th WMRT Chicago Match Cup ’17 Chicago, USA
2nd WMRT Match Cup Russia ’17 St Petersburg, RUS
13th World Match Tour - GKSS Match Cup Sweden ’17 Marstrand, SWE
14th World Match Tour - Match Cup Australia ’17 Freshwater Bay, Perth, AUS
2nd Warren Jones International Youth Regatta ’17 Royal Perth Yacht Club, AUS