sail-world.com -- America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand gains split
America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand gains split
Mon, 16 Sep 2013
In the 34th America's Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand earned a split of the day with Oracle Team USA after winning a thrilling Race 10 by 16 seconds.
The Kiwis held the lead early in the race, but the defender made a huge charge on the upwind leg and rounded the windward gate with a one second advantage. The two crews split early on the ensuing run and when they came back together it was the Kiwis with starboard advantage and the lead, which they held to the finish. The lead changed hands four times in the race.
Emirates Team New Zealand leads on the scoreboard 7-1, and 7-3 in wins. The winner of the 34th America’s Cup will be the first team to win nine points. For the Kiwis that means two additional race wins and for Oracle Team USA it means eight. Oracle Team USA isn’t credited with its first two wins of the match due to a penalty imposed by the International Jury.
34th America’s Cup Standings (first to nine points wins)
Onesails.com - Workforce
OneSails is the culmination of over 35 years of experience accumulated by our team in design and technology applied to sail-making. [More info]
GME Standard Communications Pty Ltd
Leaders in communications and navigation. Their goal has always been to make products whose innovation, convenience and peace of mind can help improve the lives of their customers. [More info]
Navionics is proud of its superb cartographic database comprising more than 25,000 charts and port plans; the largest privately owned database of its kind, the only one using full seamless technology [More info]
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) is an annual four-day event which attracts buyers and marine industry representatives from across Australia and around the globe. [More info]
Ullman Sails Australia
The Ullman Sails Australia team provides service to customers all over Australia with four main locations in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and the Whitsundays. [More info]
Vicsail Sydney Pty Ltd, launched into the Australian sailing fraternity in 1983 and has been sailing strong ever since. At Vicsail, “We Sail the Boats We Sell”. [More info]