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America's Cup Rialto: November 1 - Welcome back Luna Rossa

by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ 1 Nov 2020 05:22 PST 2 November 2020
INEOS Team UK - Waitemata Harbour - November 1, 2020 - 36th America's Cup © Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com / nz

The highlight of the weekend was the return of Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli to the Waitemata.

The Italian challenger stepped her mast mid-afternoon and docked out around 4.30pm.

This was the Italians second sail in Auckland, having spent over a week in one of the team hangars in Auckland's Viaduct Harbour.

From the video Luna Rossa seemed to be sailing well in the westerly breeze of 12-14kts.

INEOS Team UK went sailing earlier - leaving around 1100, and returning late.

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