sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Louis Vuitton Cup: Emirates Team NZ stake claim on Finals option
Louis Vuitton Cup: Emirates Team NZ stake claim on Finals option


'Emirates Team New Zealand NZL5 show Luna Rossa their transoms in their Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup.'    Chris Cameron/ETNZ©    Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand now cannot be beaten in the Louis Vuitton Cup round robins.

The team beat Luna Rossa by 7min 14sec on Tuesday, to put it beyond the reach of Luna Rossa and Artemis, which has yet to sail a race.

Artemis launched its boat on Monday and is expected to be sailing tomorrow. The team has announced its intention of being on the race course for the Louis Vuitton semi-finals.

The team was happy about today’s performance, but skipper Dean Barker is still not a totally contented man.

'We are always happy when we sail the boat well.... in general today we made no glaring errors.

'However, the level of performance that we are trying to achieve is still well above where we are now.

'There’s still much to be done in terms of boat systems and the way we manage it round the course.'

'We know we can do better.'



Today’s race was over in the pre-start. He said Luna Rossa had few options after losing the start. 'If you’re behind at the bottom mark options are quite limited. It’s very hard to pass on the beat.'

In the pre-start, Barker placed the AC72 in front of Luna Rossa, making life difficult for the Italians. Both teams were late to the start, but the Kiwis were in a good position and crossed the line 15 sec ahead.

'We had a nice entry and they were a little late, so we ended up close on their stern after the jibe,' Barker said. 'It’s a strong position it’s a case of making sure we end up late. We don’t care how late we are, just as long as we’re pushing them back.

'We probably could’ve gone harder at the line a bit earlier, but we wanted to make sure we put them in a tough spot.'

Emirates Team New Zealand crosses the finish line more than 7 minutes ahead of Lun Rossa in their Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo


Standings
1. Emirates Team New Zealand 7-0 – 7 points (3 races remaining)
2. Luna Rossa Challenge 3-4 – 3 points (3 races remaining)
3. Artemis Racing 0-6 – 0 points (4 races remaining)

Today’s race statistics
• Seven-leg America’s Cup course
• Course length: 15.43 nautical miles
• Elapsed time: ETNZ – 46min 53sec
• Total distance sailed: ETNZ – 19.0 nautical miles
• Average speed: ETNZ – 24.41 knots (28 mph)
• Top speed: ETNZ – 41.16 knots (47 mph)
• Wind speed: average 15 knots; peak gust 22 knots

The schedule ahead (all starts scheduled for 12:15 pm PT)
• Thursday, July 25, Artemis Racing vs. Luna Rossa Challenge
• Saturday, July 27, Emirates Team New Zealand vs. Artemis Racing
• Sunday, July 28, Emirates Team New Zealand vs. Luna Rossa Challenge
• Tuesday, July 30, Artemis Racing vs. Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand NZL5 leads over Luna Rossa in their Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand NZL5 leads over Luna Rossa in their Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand NZL5 and Luna Rossa start their Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand NZL5 leads over Luna Rossa in their Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand guests watch NZL5 practicing during the Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup against Luna Rossa. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand guests watch NZL5 practicing before the Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup against Luna Rossa. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand NZL5 practicing before the Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup against Luna Rossa. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team New Zealand prepare NZL5 for the Round Robin four match of the 2013 Louis Vuitton Cup against Luna Rossa. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©   Click Here to view large photo


by Emirates Team NZ

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=112353

12:57 AM Wed 24 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:

24 Jul 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Emirates Team NZ clinches round robin win
24 Jul 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Luna Rossa stay on three points in Round Robin 4
24 Jul 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Emirates Team NZ are dangerously dominant
24 Jul 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Emirates Team NZ rolls over Luna Rossa again
24 Jul 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Emirates Team NZ score runaway win over Luna Rossa
23 Jul 2013  America's Cup: Artemis Racing launches new AC72 and fits wingsail
23 Jul 2013  Artemis Racing officially launches Blue Boat
22 Jul 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Am-cam video of Round Robin 3 Race 3
22 Jul 2013  Luis Vuitton Cup: Luna Rossa images from Round Robin 3, Race 3
22 Jul 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Luna Rossa not surprised by headless Kiwis
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World

Express 27 National Championship overall + Video by Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US,




















America's Cup: Louis Vuitton Cup's Yves Carcelle dies at 66 *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,












Audi Melges 20 World Championship - ‘Samba Pa Ti’ crowned champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Final race to decide champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - 13 things to See and do by Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,




Volvo Ocean Race: Update from Team Vestas Wind in images by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,








Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Classic Garda conditions on day 2 by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,


PWA Alacati World Cup - Intense competition on day 3
America's Cup: 'The Doc' appointed as Commercial Commissioner
Wake Park Triple Crown - Registration open for final stop
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 2 images by Stefano Gattini
Volvo Ocean Race - Two more join Dongfeng Race Team
OHPRI Teen Summer Camps make a splash
East to West: A profile of Volvo Ocean Race crew Team Dongfeng
Extreme Sailing Series - First-ever Turkish team to race in Istanbul
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Race 4 images by Max Ranchi
New Around Britain and Ireland Monohull 40ft and less world record
Detroit Cup - Fifth place finish a difficult result for Neptune Racing
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Alessandro Rombelli's 'STIG' leads
Volvo Ocean Race: Call of Duty comes first for Team Alvimedica
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini
Helping boaters understand weather basics
PWA Alacati World Cup - Exciting finish on day 2
Match 40s find the surface again + Video
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Max Ranchi
Clagett Regatta names first Executive Director
Transatlantic Race - Fleet expanded for 2015 edition
IFDS World Championship overall   
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi finishes second - Extreme Sailing Series   
2014 18' Skiff International Regatta - Day 2   
2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship - It's go time in Garda   
2nd Annual Keith Dinsmoor Regatta September 13-14   
Aldo Alessio Regatta - Three days of tight racing   
PWA Alacati World Cup - First blood to Van Der Steen and Offringa   
Oakcliff Sailing hosts the Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX Nationals + Video   
International 18ft Skiff Regatta underway on San Francisco Bay   
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Quality fleet for Maxi Classic   
Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club?   
Weta fun at the Wine & Roses Regatta   
Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave, Muscat claims victory on Cardiff Bay   
International 14 World Championships 2015: Not just for boys   
Rio de Janeiro achieves 50% treatment of sewage outflow *Feature   
2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Event memorable videos   
2014 18' Skiff Int Regatta: Day 1 at San Francisco - Reversal on beach   
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom   
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us   
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!   


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 VIR US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT