sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand update - unlucky race 13
America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand update - unlucky race 13


'Emirates Team New Zealand loses the lead to Oracle Team USA in the re run of race 13. The first attempt was called off after the 40 minute time limit was reached. America’s Cup 34. 20/9/2013'    Chris Cameron/ETNZ©

'Sometimes things go your way.' Dean Barker talking after racing on day 10 of the America’s Cup match.

And sometimes they don’t. Once again a race in the 34th America's Cup match has been abandoned with Emirates Team New Zealand in the lead.

Two races have been postponed because there was too much wind. Today, the 10th day of racing in San Francisco, race 13 was abandoned because there was too little wind and the yachts did not finish in the mandated 40 minutes.

As Barker said: 'Any one of those points would be good to have.'

Emirates Team New Zealand in the re run of race 13. The 1st attempt was called off after the 40 minute time limit was reached. America’s Cup 34. 20/9/2013 -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©  

NZL5 was 1500 metres ahead of Oracle when the call pulling the pin on the race came from the committee boat. NZL5 was headed towards the final turning mark. It would have been a certain win for Barker and crew and the would have given the team the one point it needed to win the America’s Cup.

It was never going to be an easy day. The breeze fluctuated from 7-12 knots during race time, but was fluky and shifted 70-80 degrees during the re-sail.

The re-sail followed. Again the breeze was light, but a little stronger than before. Barker won the start, but an indifferent second half of downwind leg by NZL5 and a big windshift on the fourth leg that favoured Oracle, closed down Barker’s options.

Emirates Team New Zealand and Oracle Team USA in the restart for race 13. The 1st attempt was called off after the 40 minute time limit was reached. America’s Cup 34. 20/9/2013 -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©  

Barker had no complaints about the time limit. 'It would have been nice to have another 10 minutes ....but it's there for a purpose - television schedules - and we can live with that.

'We became aware half-way down the run that we were not going to make the finish in time. We had put a lot into the race. We were so close - and so far away but cry or laugh we just have to get on with it.

'Now we have to make sure we're on our game tomorrow.'



Emirates Team New Zealand have a good lead over Oracle Team USA in the first attempt at race 13. The race was called off after the 40 minute time limit was reached. America’s Cup 34. 20/9/2013 -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©  

Emirates Team New Zealand have a good lead over Oracle Team USA in the first attempt at race 13. The race was called off after the 40 minute time limit was reached. America’s Cup 34. 20/9/2013 -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©  

Emirates Team New Zealand pack up after losing the re run of race 13. The 1st attempt was called off after the 40 minute time limit was reached. America’s Cup 34. 20/9/2013 -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©  


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=114767

1:48 AM Sat 21 Sep 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:

21 Sep 2013  Gladwell's Line: Cup fever hits New Zealand heartland
21 Sep 2013  America's Cup - Day 10 photos by Carlo Borlenghi
21 Sep 2013  America's Cup - Defender's race 13 win forces the Cup to day 11
21 Sep 2013  America's Cup - The Answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the Wind
21 Sep 2013  America's Cup - Action shots from day 10 on San Francisco Bay
21 Sep 2013  America's Cup Race 13 -Video Replay - Is the tide turning?
21 Sep 2013  America's Cup Race 13 - Nine lives for the USA Cat
21 Sep 2013  America's Cup - More photos from abandoned race 13
21 Sep 2013  America's Cup 2013 - Friday Race 13 - Unlucky for some
21 Sep 2013  America's Cup - Photos from race 13, a race abandoned
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World

























































International Moth Worlds: Rashley ahead as Aussies close in by Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com,










29er North American Open Championship - Qualifying series wraps up
Opening ceremony O'pen Bic World Cup, Travemunde Week, Germany
Six Metre Europeans - Wind fails to make an appearance on day 2
Edgartown Race Weekend - Let the sailing (and good times) begin
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Action commences July 23
International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video
Spirits high as Team Alvimedica completes Transatlantic crossing
Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature
29er North American Championship - Day 1 in Kingston
Red Bull 49erFX: First look at the Olympic sailing venue at Rio
Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Classic conditions on day 3
NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 1
Six Metre European Championship - Blazing sunshine on opening day
National Sailing Hall of Fame to present Lifetime Achievement Award
International Moth Worlds: Greenhalgh and Rashley tied at the top
PWA Pozo World Cup - Fantastic finale determines winners
Six Metre Class British Open Championship - Llanoria and Valhalla win
Anna Tunnicliffe set to compete at the CrossFit Games
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA holds foiling camp at Wangi SC   
Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi OR completes double Atlantic crossing   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team SCA has a 'pull through day' off the Canaries   
No tiller sailing - how to steer using just the sails + Video   
International Moth Worlds: Three bullets in a row for Greenhalgh   
U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded Championship - Sophia Reineke wins   
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 0 Opening   
Fuerteventura World Cup - Slalom action highlights day 2   
2014 Governor's Cup - Sam Gilmour of RFBYC victorious again   
Farr 40 West Coast Champ - Skipper Alberto Rossi leads Enfant Terrible   
Flying Dutchman World Championships - Magyars are the Masters   
Final day shakes up standings at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek   
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica pushing towards Southampton   
NYYC Race Week - Saving the best for last   
VX One North American Championship - Chris Alexander commands   
2014 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - Waiting game on Day 3   
International Moth Worlds: Thunderstorms delay racing on Day 1   
Fuerteventura World Cup - Impressive tricks on day 1   
2014 Governor's Cup - Two former winners in the finals   
America's Cup: Iain Murray explains reasons for Australian withdrawal *Feature   


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.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT