sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ back into AC72 mode + Video
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ back into AC72 mode + Video

'Emirates Team New Zealand sailing in the last fleet race of the America’s Cup World Series, San Francisco regatta.'    Chris Cameron/ETNZ    Click Here to view large photo

The Emirates Team New Zealand sailing crew barely paused when they returned to the dock after the final day of the ACWS San Francisco regatta.

They had showers and a quick change of clothes before grabbing taxis to San Francisco airport for the overnight flight to Auckland where the AC72 awaits.

Skipper Dean Barker says he aims to have the big cat on the water on Wednesday if the weather is suitable.

Work starts on dismantling Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC45 and base for transporting back to New Zealand at the end of the America’s Cup World Series regatta in San Francisco. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo
'We have to make the most of the 21 days that we have left to sail the 72 before the end of January. '

Some long days are in prospect. 'We will be cracking the whip – not wasting a minute of the time available.

The Emirates Team New Zealand AC72 is still the only one sailing regularly. Oracle has been out for short periods three times and is expected to make more regular appearances soon.

The Artemis boat, still in a shed at Alameda, across the bay from San Francisco, is expected to sailing in a couple of weeks. Luna Rossa will launch at Auckland later this month.

Barker: 'We look forward to seeing Luna Rossa on Auckland harbour. They will need a number of good sailing days to feel comfortable with the biggerboat and in November will practice with us.'

In San Francisco this week, media talk was of Emirates Team New Zealand stealing a march on its rivals by launching first and getting in some solidsailing before the others got going.

That’s not necessarily a view shared by the team. Barker said simply, 'We’ll see.'

Emirates Team New Zealand expect to be back on their AC72 on Wednesday -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

After finishing fourth overall in the San Francisco fleet racing championship, following the final of the match racing, Barker said: 'We sailed better, but we still need to better understand conditions in San Francisco.

'We have raced two regattas on the top-half of the 2013 America’s Cup course area and feel more comfortable. Our ‘local knowledge’ - San Francisco yachtsman - Dee smith was a massive help.

'When we move up here in May next year we still have to have some good-quality sailing on the bottom half of the longer America’s Cup course.'

Barker revealed that the team will ship its AC45 back to Auckland, as will Luna Rossa, 'We need to spend more time with it because while the America’s Cup will be all about the AC72, we still have to race the 45 well.'



Work starts on dismantling Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC45 and base for transporting back to New Zealand at the end of the America’s Cup World Series regatta in San Francisco. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo
ACWS World San Francisco fleet racing championship
1. Oracle 4 (Spithill) 8-1-6-5-DNF-2-1 – 79
2. BAR (Ainslie) 1-3-1-2-4-1-4 – 79 points
3. Artemis White (Hutchinson) 10-2-2-1-3-3-3 – 72
4. Emirates Team New Zealand 2-8-5-6-1-4-7 – 57
5. Oracle 5 (Coutts) 3-5-8-7-8-10-2 – 56
6. Artemis Red (Outteridge) 4-4-4-4-9-8-5 – 52
7. Energy Team (Peyron) 6-7-7-3-6-7-6 – 47
8. Team Korea (Burling) 5-9-10-8-2-5-10 – 40
9. Luna Rossa Piranha (Draper) 9-6-3-10-10-6-9 – 36
10. China Team (Robertson) 7-10-11-9-5-11-8 – 28
11. Luna Rossa Swordfish (Martinez) 11-11-9-11-7-9-11 – 20
(Scoring, Races 1-6: first = 12 points, second = 10, third = 9, fourth = 8, fifth = 7, sixth = 6, seventh = 5, eighth = 4, ninth = 3, 10th = 2, 11th = 1; Race 7: first = 40 points, second = 25, third = 20, fourth = 16, fifth = 13, sixth = 11, seventh = 10, eighth = 9, ninth = 8, 10th = 7, 11th = 6)

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing in the last fleet race of the America’s Cup World Series, San Francisco regatta. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo


ACWS San Francisco match racing championship
1. Oracle 4
2. Emirates Team New Zealand
3. Artemis White
4. Artemis Red
5 Oracle 5
6. Energy Team
7 BAR
8. Team Korea
9. China Team
10. Luna Rossa Piranha
11. Luna Rossa Swordfish

Work starts on dismantling Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC45 and base for transporting back to New Zealand at the end of the America’s Cup World Series regatta in San Francisco. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing in the last fleet race of the America’s Cup World Series, San Francisco regatta. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing in the last fleet race of the America’s Cup World Series, San Francisco regatta. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing in the last fleet race of the America’s Cup World Series, San Francisco regatta. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing in the last fleet race of the America’s Cup World Series, San Francisco regatta. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand sailing in the last fleet race of the America’s Cup World Series, San Francisco regatta. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand finish in the last fleet race of the America’s Cup World Series, San Francisco regatta. 7/10/2012 -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo

Work starts on dismantling Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC45 and base for transporting back to New Zealand at the end of the America’s Cup World Series regatta in San Francisco. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ   Click Here to view large photo


by Warren Douglas

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=102706

2:35 AM Mon 8 Oct 2012GMT


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
2011 Emirates Team New Zealand news

Related News Stories:

08 Oct 2012  America's Cup World Series San Francisco - Images by Chuck Lantz
08 Oct 2012  America's Cup: Luna Rossa takes World Series result on the chin
08 Oct 2012  Fisher's View: Day 5 - Super Sunday in America's Cup WS
08 Oct 2012  AC World Series San Francisco - Saturday photos by Chuck Lantz
07 Oct 2012  America's Cup: Images from Day 4 - Sander van der Borsch
07 Oct 2012  America's Cup: Spithhill wins Match Racing title, Ainslie leads Fleet
07 Oct 2012  America's Cup: Luna Rossa - penalties prove expensive
07 Oct 2012  America's Cup: Spithill returns from capsize to win Match Racing title
07 Oct 2012  America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ almost totally happy with Day 4
07 Oct 2012  America's Cup: Spithill cartwheels World Series style in Race 1
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World

Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - nip and tuck for IRC honours by RHKYC and Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong


























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














America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature 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






Christmas Caribbean Rally - Top class sailors to compete
Earth Day boater tips
Anna Tunnicliffe - from CrossFit to Extreme 40's
Charleston Race Week - Photos by Chris Howell
Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata
Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - PSP Logistics prepares for USA
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Crème of the crop to compete
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 *Feature
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 *Feature   
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 *Feature   
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   


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.
X6XL NEW US