US team American MagicUnder the leadership of New Zealander Dean Parker, he leads the 36th America’s Cup World Championships that kicked off this morning in the waters of Auckland (New Zealand) at the end of the first day, after winning two games.
In second place is Emirates Team New Zealand (one point), the third Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli (1 point) and a quarter Team INEOS UK (0 points).
Regatta races were held in the upwind system (between buoys) under southwest winds between 15 and 19 knots (28 and 36 km/h). The fastest AC75 today is أسرع Te Rehutai of Emirates Team New Zealand reached a top speed of 49.1 knots (90 km/h).
In the first race of the day, Emirates New Zealand team led by Peter Borling beat Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, led by Australian James Spiethel and Italy’s Francesco Bruni, with an advantage of 3 minutes and 13 seconds. At the end of the first stage of the test Te Rihotai beat Luna Rossa in 41 seconds and continued his lead to the end.
On the other hand, the Patriots from Team American Magic He clearly outperformed the British team INEOS in the UK in the second test of the day Britain II Engels himself retired.
Sir Ben Ainsley’s ship He has a lot of rudder control problems, was blocked on several sections of the road and was unable to finish the regatta program planned for the day.
The situation that was repeated in the third race today. Luna Rosa Prada Pirelli beat INEOS UK’s Britannia II by abandoning the British team in the first leg of the tournament due to technical failures on board.
The first American victory in New Zealand waters
Surprise jumped in the last competition for the day the Patriots of the American Magic won To Te Rihotai of Emirates Team New Zealand for 12 seconds.
In the first stage of the course, the Patriots outperformed their opponent in 15 seconds, extending the difference to 17 at the end of the second and 26 in the third. Team New Zealand responded and reduced the difference to 20 seconds and caught up with his opponentAlthough the Patriots regained their advantage and stuck to the goal to take victory.
Day two will start on Friday at 3:00 PM local time (3:00 AM Peninsula time). Tracks and exact start time for each will be posted four hours in advance.
Siri World Cup Auckland 2020
The first working day
Thursday 17 December 17
Emirates Team New Zealand (NZL) – Luna Rosa Prada (Italy) 1-0
American Magic (EE.UU.) – Team INEOS UK (GBR) 1-0
Ineos UK Team – Luna Rossa Prada (Italy) 0-1
American Magic (EE.UU) – Emirates Team New Zealand (New Zealand) 1-0
.1. American Magic, 2 pontos;
.2. Emirates Team New Zealand, 1;
.3. Luna Rosa Prada, 1; .4INEOS UK, 0.