sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Crowds grow as word spreads about ETNZ's talent
America's Cup: Crowds grow as word spreads about ETNZ's talent


'ETNZ accelerates out of a gybe. - America's Cup'    Chuck Lantz    Click Here to view large photo

America's Cup: Even as we witnessed yet another in the long series of single-boat by-races as Artemis, the scheduled opponent, remains in her hangar, still preparing their boat for their first race, the shore-side crowds of spectators are growing. The spectacle that Team Emirates New Zealand is providing, even when all by herself on the Louis Vuitton Cup course, is simply amazing.

So far, no other team, either the challengers or the defender, have perfected - or in some cases, even attempted - the foil-to-foil gybes that ETNZ does so seemingly effortlessly. Only once during today's race - Thursday July 18 - did ETNZ drop her hulls into the water during a gybe. They recovered immediately from that one small error and got right back up on her foils, and blasted to the next mark.

For those keeping track of the photo locations, these photos from Sail-World's Chuck Lantz were shot from the race deck at the St. Francis YC, which is located a few hundred feet West of the defending Golden Gate YC. Views such as these can be found on either side of both clubs, and will be accessible to spectators, free of charge, throughout the LVC and AC events.

ETNZ hits the finish line as spectators watch from the spit near the Golden Gate YC. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

As ETNZ settles-in, the photographers on the media boat burn some pixels. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

ETNZ shifts from one set of daggerboard and rudder foils to the other during a gybe. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

ETNZ crew - cool, calm and collected during the gybe. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

ETNZ, looking fast and efficient. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

ETNZ begins the first manuever of their gybe sequence. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

ETNZ blasts towards the St. Francis yacht club and the first mark. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Prada practicing while ETNZ heads to the start of their by-match race. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

ETNZ gybing under the watchful eyes of one of their chase boats. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo


by Chuck Lantz

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=112128

9:29 PM Thu 18 Jul 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
2013 America's Cup

Related News Stories:

19 Jul 2013  America's Cup: ETNZ wins another walkover, photos by Chuck Lantz
18 Jul 2013  America's Cup: A busy day on San Francisco Bay + Video
18 Jul 2013  America's Cup: Parties and Posters go to the International Jury
18 Jul 2013  America's Cup: Can Emirates Team NZ foil upwind? + Video
18 Jul 2013  America's Cup: Artemis is alive and well - Bob Fisher exclusive
18 Jul 2013  America's Cup more images from the four boat practice session
18 Jul 2013  America's Cup: Three teams, four AC72's in practice session on Bay
17 Jul 2013  34th America's cup - Images of Luna Rossa vs Artemis
17 Jul 2013  America’s Cup: Luna Rossa Challenge shows some legs
17 Jul 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Light airs give Italians a useful workout
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World

Coastal Cup sets sail from Alameda June 11 by Andrew Kopetzky, California Pacific Coast








HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle














America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ


















Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew by Rich Roberts (As Amended by ISAF),




2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race by Patricia Nelder, Nova Scotia














Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata by Richard Gladwell,Sail-world.com/nz,


Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,






Congressional Cup: Luna Rossa makes podium in first event
Int 14 World Championships 2015 launch new event website
International Optimist Regatta Clinic and Team Race - Register now!
Congressional Cup: World top rankers finish that way in Long Beach
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week Day 3 finale
America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design
Doyle Sails New Zealand signs Andrew Brown as One Design Manager
America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess
29er World Youth Sailing Week Easter regatta - Day 1 and 2 overall
C Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic/Regatta - Entries start to roll in
50th Congressional Cup: See the delayed coverage and media conferences
Clipper Race 10 Day 27: Closing stages - Qingdao to San Francisco
Canfield, Williams, Bruni, Swinton in Congressional Cup final four
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week - Day 2
Audi Melges 20 Charleston Race Week - Perfect conditions in Charleston
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Full on ocean conditions for day 3
PWA World Tour - A taste of things to come at La Torche + Video
Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off in June
Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series - Action shots by Max Ranchi
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Frustrating conditions
Man rescued after falling overboard in Pacific taken to hospital   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Youth leading Melges 20   
Congressional Cup - Canfield leads toward Congressional Cup sailoffs   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Perfection for Day 1   
America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Will light winds hamper progress?   
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Preparing to rock Saint Barthélemy waters   
Clipper Round the World Race - OneDLL and Qingdao now in San Francisco   
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ up against funding hurdle for year   
Melges 32 Sailing Series Napoli - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   
Melges 32 Sailing Series - Napoli action shots by Max Ranchi   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team Alvimedica launch new boat   
Emirates Team NZ: Royals duke it out on the Waitemata   
2014 Charleston Race Week - Thousands of sailors descend on Charleston   
The Congressional Cup 2014 - Williams hangs on with a classy crowd   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   
RORC Transatlantic Race - Notice of Race now available   
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Sunshine and smiles on day 2   
Rolex China Sea Race on the horizon   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XL NEW US