Observe all of the dwell motion from day three of the World Collection with AUT’s Crusing Professor Mark Orams.
Day two recap
Crew New Zealand went an ideal two for 2 over Ineos Crew UK, whereas American Magic and Luna Rossa battled in two thrilling races on the second day of the America’s Cup World Collection regatta in Auckland.
The regatta acquired a wanted injection of pleasure after a gap day the place three of the 4 races have been fully one-sided.
Crew New Zealand appeared weak after the opening day with a loss to American Magic, and whereas they have been removed from excellent on day two, they have been just too good for Ineos Crew UK.
The Brits however confirmed they’re worthy challengers following ongoing points on day one.
The Brits confronted hydraulic failings of their first two races of the regatta and have been a robust likelihood of not even competing on day two. However they managed to beat their struggles and put collectively a functioning boat, that confirmed sufficient tempo to guide the Kiwis for 2 legs within the second race on Friday.
It was that race – which adopted on from a one minute and 32 second win within the first battle – the place the Kiwis appeared significantly shaky, messing up their begin to park within the beginning field, handing the Brits a cushty lead off the road.
However Crew New Zealand prevailed within the lighter winds, an space Ineos know they should enhance in, and started chipping away at their opponent’s lead, in the end profitable by one minute and 42 seconds.
The opposite two challengers in American Magic and Luna Rossa confronted off in two canine fight-like races, every grabbing a win. Extra importantly for the Italians, they have been an enormous enchancment from day one to day two.
However race begins harm them, receiving three penalties stemming from technological points.
The People got here near capsizing within the first encounter shortly after rounding the primary mark, earlier than bringing their boat beneath management. That handed the benefit to Luna Rossa, who sailed away for the primary mark, constructing a helpful lead that performed its half in a 12-second win.
It confirmed American Magic is not fairly as sturdy because the opening day could have steered with a self-inflicted mistake – unhealthy tacking – costing them dearly.
The second tussle was on a shortened course because of situations, however with eight legs as a substitute of six, demanding a present of stamina from each groups.
The beginning was as dramatic as they arrive with three penalties shared between the 2 syndicates.
The race was tight with a lead of solely 5 seconds at one level, earlier than the People in the end pulled away for a 30-second victory.
Heading into day three it is American Magic on prime with three wins from 4, tied with Crew New Zealand however forward on the head-to-head tiebreaker. Luna Rossa sit in third with one win, whereas Ineos Crew UK are final with no victories.
December 19 – Course C
3.12pm: Luna Rossa v Ineos Crew UK
3.50pm: Crew New Zealand v American Magic
4.40pm: Ineos Crew UK v American Magic
5.20pm: Luna Rossa v Crew New Zealand
Race 1- Semifinal 1: High qualifier v 4th qualifier (15:12)
Race 2 – Semifinal 2: 2nd qualifier v third qualifier (15:50)
Race 3 – Race-off for third: Loser Semifinal 1 v Loser Semifinal 2 (16:40)
Race 4 – Last: Winner Semifinal 1 v Winner Semifinal 2 (17:20)
Luna Rossa v INEOS Crew UK
Luna Rossa – $1.16
Ineos Crew UK – $4.50
Crew New Zealand v American Magic
Crew New Zealand – $1.27
American Magic – $3.40
Outright World Collection odds:
Crew New Zealand – $1.40
American Magic – $4.00
Luna Rossa – $6.00
Ineos Crew UK – $31.00
The right way to watch and stream
The Herald will present dwell updates on nzherald.co.nz/sport, and you’ll hearken to dwell commentary on Gold AM and iHeartRadio.
America’s Cup protection is dwell and free-to-air on TVNZ. You can too dwell stream the motion on TVNZ.co.nz or on the America’s Cup official YouTube channel.
Get pleasure from clean crusing to the Cup with Auckland Transport
• Keep away from visitors congestion and parking niggles and obtain the AT Cellular app to plot your bus, practice or ferry trip to race venues earlier than you permit dwelling.
• Be sure your AT HOP card is in your pocket. It is one of the best ways to trip to the Cup
• For extra methods to get pleasure from race day, go to at.govt.nz/americascup