Italy Luna Rossa

Emirates Team New Zealand races Italy s Luna Rossa in the America s Cup challenger trials. (© ACEA / PHOTO GILLES MARTIN-RAGET)

Kiwis Rout Italians In America’s Cup Challenger Series

Emirates Team New Zealand routed Italy’s Luna Rossa by the biggest margin yet in the America’s Cup challenger trials and clinched the right to advance to the Louis Vuitton Cup finals.


Emirates Team New Zealand in action on San Francisco Bay.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Racing Against Nobody, New Zealand Gets Points In America’s Cup Regatta

This was supposed to be the most eye-popping America’s Cup ever. But the Italian syndicate didn’t sail against Emirates Team New Zealand this week in the Louis Vuitton Cup challengers series, allowing New Zealand to earn two points in the regatta unchallenged.