sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ - a third straight winning day

America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ - a third straight winning day

'Emirates Team New Zealand, Oracle 5 and Aleph on the reach to the first mark in Race 3 on Day 5 of the America’s Cup World Series in Cascais, Portugal.'    Chris Cameron/ETNZ©

Emirates Team New Zealand has emerged from Day 5 of the Cascais AC45 World Series with its third straight winning day.

The regatta is being sailed at Cascais, Portugal and is the first round of the America's Cup World Series, a series of 13 regattas to be staged in one design AC45 catamarans, ahead of the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco.

With 10 points from three fleet races and a single match race, Emirates Team New Zealand won the day, followed by Oracle Racing 4 on 9 and Oracle Racing 5 on 8.

Artemis Racing dips behind Team Korea in Race 3 on Day 5 of the America’s Cup World Series in Cascais, Portugal. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©?nid=87192  

After trailing Oracle Racing 4 (James Spithill) by five points at the end of fleet racing Barker with Glen Ashby, Winston Macfarlane, James Dagg and Ray Davies engaged them in a tight, tense and thrilling match race to decide the day’s winner.

It was classic America’s Cup match racing just as it was in the monohulls of 2007 and before... a close start, close racing and tacks and gybes aplenty which put a premium on tactical decision-making. There was even a dial down and several lead changes.

It was even at the start. Both boats crossed the line at speed with Oracle 4 to leeward and slightly ahead. Barker was 2s adrift at the first mark. The boats split, came together and split again. On the first upwind leg, Spithill tried a dial down to shake off Barker.

Emirates Team New Zealand, Artemis Racing and Oracle 5 cross the line for the start of the second race of Day 5 of the America’s Cup World Series in Cascais, Portugal. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©?nid=87192  

Barker slipped around behind him and headed for the right sIde of the course to set up for an attack. Barker stormed into mark 3 at speed, Oracle’s final approach was slower and Barker got around first.

The fleet beat to the windward mark in Race 3 on Day 5 of the America’s Cup World Series in Cascais, Portugal. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©?nid=87192  
Then followed several lead changes but there was nothing in it. At Mark 4 Barker was 2s ahead. It was not until the fifth leg that Barker started to feel even a little comfortable. At the finish the delta was 37s.

Earlier in the day Barker emerged from the three fleet races in second place. Oracle 4 was at the top of the leader board with 30 points, having had three straight wins. Barker with a 3,3,2 record had 25 points and Artemis (2,2,4) was also on 25. A countback on the third fleet race gave second place to Emirates Team New Zealand.

At the end of the day, the points table was:

Emirates Team New Zealand 10
Oracle Racing 4 9
Oracle Racing 5 8
Artemis Racing 7
Team Korea 6
Green Comm Racing 5
Energy Team 4
Aleph 3
China Team 3

Match race results
Emirates Team New Zealand beat Oracle Racing 4
Oracle Racing 5 beat Artemis Racing
Green Comm Racing beat Team Korea

In fleet race two, Emirates Team New Zealand struggled to furl the gennaker. Barker said the sail was not furling tightly creating difficulties when unfurling. 'The wind caught the sail as we rounded. Once it resulted in a wine glass and at the end of the runs we had to wrestle the sail down. It cost us quite a lot of time'.
The fleet rounding the first mark of the second race of Day 5 of the America’s Cup World Series in Cascais, Portugal.

Emirates Team NZ come in on starboard and pass Oracle Racing (Spithill) around the windward mark - Cascais ACWS -August 13,2011. Note the differences in boats speed as Oracle Racing slow to walking pace during their tack, while Emirates hits the mark at full pace. -  VirtualEye?nid=87192   Click Here to view large photo

The fleet rounding the first mark of the second race of Day 5 of the America’s Cup World Series in Cascais, Portugal. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©?nid=87192  

The fleet rounding the first mark of the second race of Day 5 of the America’s Cup World Series in Cascais, Portugal. -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©?nid=87192  

Aleph on Day 5 of the America’s Cup World Series in Cascais, Portugal -  Chris Cameron-ETNZ©?nid=87192  




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=87192

8:00 PM Fri 12 Aug 2011 GMT






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
2011 Emirates Team New Zealand news

Related News Stories:

16 Apr 2014  America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced
14 Apr 2014  America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess
12 Apr 2014  America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report
12 Apr 2014  Royals go match racing on the Waitemata: Image gallery - 2
11 Apr 2014  Royals go match racing on the Waitemata: Image gallery - 1
11 Apr 2014  Emirates Team NZ: Royals duke it out on the Waitemata
10 Apr 2014  America's Cup: Two Kiwis escape hometown action in AC45 rules ruckus
03 Apr 2014  34th America's Cup: A Match of three weeks - Part 3 - Under the Pump
01 Apr 2014  34th America's Cup: A Match of three weeks - Part 1 - Regaining time
08 Mar 2014  Fast foils-a conversation with Paul Bieker, part two
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World

Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - nip and tuck for IRC honours by RHKYC and Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong










America's Cup Book Review: Winging It - Oracle Team USA's comeback *Feature by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,




























HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle














America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ














Volvo Ocean Race - Maersk Line named shipping partner
Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry joins America's Tall Ship fleet + Video
2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Glorious conditions prevail on final day
WWA Pro Card Qualifier - Pro Cards earned at Freedom Wake Park
Christmas Caribbean Rally - Top class sailors to compete
Earth Day boater tips
Anna Tunnicliffe - from CrossFit to Extreme 40's
Charleston Race Week - Photos by Chris Howell
Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata
Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - PSP Logistics prepares for USA
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Crème of the crop to compete
Congressional Cup: Luna Rossa makes podium in first event
Int 14 World Championships 2015 launch new event website
International Optimist Regatta Clinic and Team Race - Register now!
Congressional Cup: World top rankers finish that way in Long Beach
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week Day 3 finale
America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design
Doyle Sails New Zealand signs Andrew Brown as One Design Manager   
America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess *Feature   
29er World Youth Sailing Week Easter regatta - Day 1 and 2 overall   
C Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic/Regatta - Entries start to roll in   
50th Congressional Cup: See the delayed coverage and media conferences   
Clipper Race 10 Day 27: Closing stages - Qingdao to San Francisco   
Canfield, Williams, Bruni, Swinton in Congressional Cup final four   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week - Day 2   
Audi Melges 20 Charleston Race Week - Perfect conditions in Charleston   
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Full on ocean conditions for day 3   
PWA World Tour - A taste of things to come at La Torche + Video   
Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off in June   
Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series - Action shots by Max Ranchi   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Frustrating conditions   
Man rescued after falling overboard in Pacific taken to hospital   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Youth leading Melges 20   
Congressional Cup - Canfield leads toward Congressional Cup sailoffs   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Perfection for Day 1   
America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report *Feature   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Will light winds hamper progress?   


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.
X6XL NEW US