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America's Cup - Strong winds halt racing on day 7


'34th America’s Cup - Day 7, ORACLE Team USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand - Racing postponed due to heavy winds - Regardless RC Boat'    © ACEA / Photo Abner Kingman    Click Here to view large photo

In the 34th America's Cup, all racing scheduled for day seven has been postponed until tomorrow, Wednesday, September 18th.

Races 11 and 12 were postponed due to strong winds in excess of the prescribed limit. Today’s wind limit of 20.1 knots was especially low because of a strong ebb (outgoing) tide on San Francisco Bay. The ebb tide flows against the prevailing wind direction and creates a challenging sea state for the AC72 catamarans. At the time of postponement (1:31 pm PT), the wind was blowing 25 knots.

The two races are rescheduled to tomorrow, at 1:15 pm and 2:15 pm PT, respectively.

17/09/2013 - San Francisco (USA,CA) - 34th America’s Cup - Final Match - Racing Day 7 -  © ACEA / Photo Gilles Martin-Raget   Click Here to view large photo

Challenger Emirates Team New Zealand leads defender Oracle Team USA 7-1. The winner of the 34th America’s Cup will be the first team to score nine points. For the Kiwis that means two additional race wins and for Oracle Team USA it means eight. Oracle Team USA’s first two victories don’t count towards its scoreline due to a penalty imposed by the International Jury.

34th America’s Cup Standings (first to nine points wins)

Emirates Team New Zealand – 7
Oracle Team USA – 1

Upcoming America’s Cup Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 18: Race 11 (1:15 pm PT), Race 12 (2:15 pm PT)
Thursday, Sept. 19: Race 13* (1:15 pm PT), Race 14* (2:15 pm PT)
Friday, Sept. 20: Race 15* (1:15 pm PT), Race 16* (2:15 pm PT)
Saturday, Sept. 21: Race 17* (1:15 pm PT), Race 18* (2:15 pm PT)
Sunday, Sept. 22: Race 19* (1:15 pm PT)
(*If necessary)

Americas Cup


by Irene Corosu

  

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