by Sail-World on 20 Aug 2012
San Francisco (USA,CA), 34th America’s Cup, America’s Cup World Series San Francisco 2012 Event One, Open Training day 5 ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget © http://photo.americascup.com/
Emirates Team NZ and Artemis Racing tuned in to the San Francisco sea breeze again on Sunday. The breeze was up again – top gust for the afternoon was 27 knots – and was always in the early 20s.
Again the Emirates sailing crew returned to base unscathed and satisfied with the progress made during the afternoon, but declared they still had a lot of work to do to be confident against teams that had been sailing in San Francisco conditions for much longer than them.
Tomorrow is a day off. Official practice will be on Tuesday and racing starts on for some teams on Wednesday. Emirates Team New Zealand’s regatta starts on Thursday.
Top international photographer, Gilles Martin-Raget was on hand to capture the action, along with Jeremy Leonard of www.surfcityracing.org!Surf_City_Racing, who shot and compiled this video of Artemis Racing and Emirates Team NZ streaking down the San Francisco City Front.
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