EmiratesTeamNZ takes it all in New York:
New York, NY (May 8, 2016) – In a thrilling winner-take-all final race, Emirates Team New Zealand unhooked itself from a starting buoy to win the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series New York with the high score of 52 points. No lead was ever safe on Sunday as the wind shifted through wide arcs from the west to the north and ranged anywhere from 5 to 20 knots.
In the first race, Ben Ainslie and the Land Rover BAR crew led the fleet out of the gate. Artemis racing got the lead as they rounded the second mark in first place, sparring with Emirates Team New Zealand on the downwind. As ETNZ took the lead, LandRoverBAR suffered a penalty. The shifty winds on the Hudson proved …
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