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Louis Vuitton Cup: Another breakdown mars Race 3, Emirates Team NZ win


'Lele Marino, of Luna Rossa takes it badly after there is damage to Luna Rossa at the Louis Vuitton Cup in San Francisco on August 19, 2013.'    Linda Wright©    Click Here to view large photo

Racing got underway in the delayed Race 3 on San Francisco Bay, in Race 3 of the Final of the Louis Vuitton Cup, the wind at the top of the range, blowing 18kts.

After a better start from Luna Rossa's Chris Draper, the two boats were even off the start line, with Emirates Team NZ just nudging ahead at the reach mark.

At the first gybe, Emirates Team NZ showed their class dropping to just 29kts at the bottom of the foiling gybe, while Luna Rossa were 7kts slower at the same point.

That set the scene for the rest of what proved to be the final leg of the race, with Emirates Team NZ slowly stretching away - both in term of a slightly higher speed through the water, and a much better performance in the gybes - however judging by what has been seen in the Defender Trials, the Italians may be faster than the US Defenders on this point.

At the bottom mark, Emirates stretched to a lead of 21 seconds and were clear by several hundred metres.

Upwind the Kiwis let the cat out of he bag, showing blistering upwind speed hitting 27kts at one point and being regularly in the 25-27kt range.

But behind them the Italians had suffered a breakdown, believed to have been triggered by winding out an override on a winch just after tacking at the leeward mark. That action seemed to break a sheave in the wing control panel, and their race was over -despite one attempt to carry on regardless.

Upwind Emirates Team NZ backed off to a more regulation 21-23kts upwind, and cruised to an easy victory and gained their second point of the seven required to progress to the America's Cup Match.

Increasing winds prevented racing for the second race of the day. Lighter winds are expected tomorrow according to the earlier forecast from Predictwind, however that day is scheduled as a day off. click here to see more

From London, Briana Carr, wife of Fred Carr attends the Dock Out show in support of her husband before the teams go out for the race day on August 19, 2013 at the Louis Vuitton Cup Finals in San Francisco, California. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo

Fan at the Louis Vuitton Cup finale on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco California. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo

Team New Zealand waits to see if there will be another race on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco California at the Louis Vuitton Cup finale. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo

Checking out the damage on August 19, 2013 at the Louis Vuitton Cup in San Francisco California -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo

Everyone on the Italian team is disappointed at the boat damage to Luna Rossa during Race 3 in the Louis Vuitton Cup finale on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco California. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo


Images from Race 2

Luna Rossa wins the day for Race 2 of the Louis Vuitton Finale on August 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo

Off to a great start for Team New Zealand in the second race of the Louis Vuitton Finale on August 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo

Team New Zealand starts the day in great form only to find equipment failure for Race 2 at the Louis Vuitton Finale on August 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo

Team New Zealand starts the day in great form only to find equipment failure for Race 2 at the Louis Vuitton Finale on August 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo

Before the trouble starts, Team New Zealand is in first place for Race 2 at the Louis Vuitton Final on August 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo

Team New Zealand is leading by just a boat length in front of Luna Rossa but things change very quickly in the second race of the Louis Vuitton Finale in San Francisco, California on August 18, 2013. -  Linda Wright©   Click Here to view large photo


by Richard Gladwell

  

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