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Artemis Racing take third place in ACWS Port Cities Challenge

'Artemis Racing - America’s Cup World Series San Diego 2011: Port Cities Challenge'    Sander van der Borch / Artemis Racing ©    Click Here to view large photo

Racing in the America’s Cup World Series Port Cities Challenge got underway today amid 8-10 knot winds from the West which is a welcome change from the previous day’s downpours.

The winds were fickle and the French teams showed the most consistency on the race course. Protests, penalties and course boundaries caught up with just about every team today.

Artemis Racing finished up third overall in the Port Cities Challenge, with 6,9,1 and fifth place finishes today, a mere point behind Oracle Racing Spithill in second place, while Emirates Team New Zealand claimed victory.

Sailing onboard as a guest for the first race of the day was Mayor Ron Morrison of National City, Artemis Racing’s adopted Port City. Having had the new Artemis Racing AC45 hull outfitted and painted at Brad Fitzgerald’s facilities in National City, it was the perfect match for the Swedish team.

Artemis Racing - America’s Cup World Series San Diego 2011: Port Cities Challenge -  Sander van der Borch?nid=90700_- Artemis Racing ©   Click Here to view large photo

Commenting on today’s racing Tactician Iain Percy said; 'It was a great day for the Port Cities Challenge. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The winds were tricky inside the Bay and things didn’t always go our way. But we fought our way all through the day and are certainly sailing better than we were at the beginning of the week.'

Racing resumes on Wednesday afternoon when the America's Cup World Series officially commences.

Artemis Racing - America’s Cup World Series San Diego 2011: Port Cities Challenge -  Sander van der Borch?nid=90700_- Artemis Racing ©   Click Here to view large photo

Artemis Racing - America’s Cup World Series San Diego 2011: Port Cities Challenge -  Sander van der Borch?nid=90700_- Artemis Racing ©   Click Here to view large photo

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