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Red Bull Youth America’s Cup - Germans and Aussies flash some speed


'Team members of Full Metal Jacket Racing of New Zealand perform during the speed trial of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in San Francisco, California on August 31, 2013.'    Balazs Gardi / Red Bull    Click Here to view large photo

All in Racing, the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup team from Germany, flashed some brilliant speed on Saturday, posting the fastest time at the Speed Trials, ahead of the start of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup.

Each team had two runs down the course, with Objective Australian posting the time to beat in an early first run in near-perfect conditions. It appeared as if that time, 40.70 seconds, would stand. But the German All in Racing, in its second run, with two men ‘riding the bull’ in the back stern scoop to lift the bows out of the water, streaked across the finish line just .06 seconds ahead, to take the win in a photo finish.

Racing in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup starts on Sunday at 11:10am PT. There are two fleet races per day, Sunday through Wednesday, and all races count towards the final result. The final race on September 4 will be scored for double points.

'We really appreciate the opportunity of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. Representing your country by racing these great boats on San Francisco Bay is pretty special,' said Objective Australia’s Jason Waterhouse. 'We’re going to grab it with everything we’ve got. We can’t wait to get racing. The boys know what they’ve got to do, I know what I’ve got to do and together as a team we’re going to do it.'

Team members of Next World Energy of France perform during the speed trial of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in San Francisco, California on August 31, 2013. -  Balazs Gardi - Red Bull   Click Here to view large photo

Team members of All In Racing of Germany perform during the speed trial of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in San Francisco, California on August 31, 2013. -  Balazs Gardi - Red Bull   Click Here to view large photo

Team members of Next World Energy of France perform during the speed trial of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in San Francisco, California on August 31, 2013. -  Balazs Gardi - Red Bull   Click Here to view large photo


Red Bull Youth America’s Cup – Speed Trials

All in Racing (GER) – 40.64 seconds – 23.91 knots
Objective Australia (AUS) – 40.70 seconds – 23.87 knots
USA45 Racing (USA) – 41.56 seconds – 23.38 knots
Team Tilt (SUI) – 42.43 seconds – 22.90 knots
Full Metal Jacket Racing (NZL) – 42.68 seconds – 22.76 knots
Swedish Youth Challenge (SWE) – 43.19 seconds – 22.49 knots
American Youth Sailing Force (USA) – 43.34 seconds – 22.42 knots
Next World Energy (FRA) – 44.15 seconds – 22.00 knots
ROFF/Cascais Sailing Team (POR) – 44.24 seconds – 21.96 knots
NZL Sailing Team with ETNZ (NZL) – Did not compete

Team members of Objective Australia perform during the speed trial of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in San Francisco, California on August 31, 2013. -  Balazs Gardi - Red Bull   Click Here to view large photo


Fast facts about the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup:
•The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup runs from September 1-4 and is based out of the America’s Cup Village at Marina Green.
•The format is fleet racing – 2 races per day, for an 8 race series, with racing beginning at 11:10am each day. The final race will carry double-points.
•The boats are AC45 catamarans powered by giant wing sails – the same boats used by the America’s Cup teams in the AC World Series from 2011-2013.
•Teams are composed of six sailors, aged 19-24, who represent their country through a nationality rule.


by Simon Reffold

  

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