French Team Back to Claim Back Title at Billfishing Tourney in Cuba
HAVANA, Cuba, Jun
2 (acn) A French fisherman Girad Aprile, leader of the Marlin X
crew, is confident they will win the 62 Ernest Hemingway
International Billfishing Tournament, as they did for the last time
The Hemingway tourney will
conclude this Saturday and it is led by the
French crew, followed by their Ukrainian and US counterparts and
winner will be decided this afternoon.
Aprile said he is in love with Cuba, and has fished in its
waters for over
two decades, an activity he claims he will continue doing “while
He led the teams that won back-to-back titles in 2005-06, and
2009, being the only foreign team to achieve that feat in the
This time Cuba didn’t enter any teams in the event, and has only
supplies and ship captains, as well as members of the jury.
The Ernest Hemingway International Billfishing Tournament is
one of the best worldwide by experts and participants.