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America's Cup Match: Emirates Team New Zealand wins the first race


'34th America’s Cup - Oracle vs ETNZ in action; Day 1 Racing at San Francisco (USA,CA)'    © ACEA/Gilles Martin-Raget    Click Here to view large photo

At the first race of the 2013 America’s Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand has won. But it wasn’t easy. The Kiwis led off the line and into the first mark.

But Oracle team USA made a pass on the upwind leg, before the Emirates crew regained the lead for good on the second half of the beat.

Emirates Team New Zealand extended on the final run to win by 36-seconds.

'What we saw there was one hell of a yacht race,' said Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker. 'It's nice to sneak away with a win.'

Race 1 Performance Data
Course: 5 Legs/9.71 nautical miles
Elapsed Time: ETNZ – 23:30, OTUSA – 24:06
Delta: ETNZ +:36
Total distance sailed: ETNZ – 11.7 NM, OTUSA – 11.4 NM
Average Speed: ETNZ – 30.07 knots (35 mph), OTUSA – 28.58 knots (33 mph)
Top Speed: ETNZ – 43.54 knots (50 mph), OTUSA – 42.51 knots (49 mph)
Windspeed: Average – 16 knots, Peak – 21 knots

34th America’s Cup - Oracle vs ETNZ in action; Day 1 Racing at San Francisco (USA,CA) -  © ACEA/Photo Balazs Gardi   Click Here to view large photo

The winner of the 34th America’s Cup will be the first to win 9 points. For the Kiwis that means nine race wins and for Oracle team USA it means 11, due to a penalty imposed by the International Jury. Racing is scheduled for Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, with two races per day scheduled to start at 1:15 and 2:15 pm PT.


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