Emirates Team New Zealand
Emirates Team New Zealand skimmed above the waves of San Francisco Bay faster and better than defending champion Oracle Team USA on Saturday to win the first two races of the 34th America’s Cup.
The America’s Cup Finals begin in San Francisco on Saturday, and city and team officials are hoping that the races themselves will finally take center stage rather than the tragedy and controversies that have overshadowed the regatta thus far.
Emirates Team New Zealand zipped through a thick fog and past Italy’s Luna Rossa again Sunday, capturing the Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series 7-1 and advancing to the premier event against defending champion and bitter rival Oracle Team USA.
Emirates Team New Zealand closed in on an America’s Cup match against Oracle Team USA, cruising past Italy’s Luna Rossa again Friday to take a 5-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.
Skipper Dean Barker and Emirates Team New Zealand completed a pair of near-flawless races Wednesday, overpowering Italy’s Luna Rossa to take a 4-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.
The final of the America’s Cup challenger series has had more failing than foiling. Emirates Team New Zealand sailed away with another win because of a mechanical failure to Italy’s Luna Rossa, taking a 2-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals Monday.
The head of America’s Cup challenger Emirates Team New Zealand has accused defending champion Oracle Team USA of cheating in the latest controversy in sailing’s premier regatta. “You can’t actually get to any other point than the fact they were cheating,” he said.
Tom Cruise’s need for speed takes him and his son Connor aboard Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC72 racing yacht durng the America’s Cup…
Emirates Team New Zealand won its eighth point in the America’s Cup Saturday sailing unopposed.
Emirates Team New Zealand overcame the loss of their jib early in the race and routed Italy’s Luna Rossa on Sunday in just their second head-to-head matchup in the America’s Cup challenger series.