17 May 2012

America's Cup - Day 2: Live Racing from Venice (video)

Fleet Racing & Match Racing Quarter Finals - begins Friday at 8:00 am EDT

Live Webcam - America's Cup World Series Venice #ACWSVenice

ACWSVenice Day One: Youth and experience won on the opening day at the America's Cup World Series in Venice, Italy. Team Korea's Nathan Outteridge, at 26 years old one of the youngest skippers in the fleet, won the first fleet race. Then, Loick Peyron, 52, rallied his team for a come-from-behind win in race two to top the day's leaderboard.

ACWSVenice scoring after Day 1 (source: americascup.com):
photo of scoreboard - ACWSVenice after Day 1

Coming up Saturday and Sunday in the Volvo Ocean Race--
- Saturday May 19, 1 pm EDT (1700 UTC) PORTMIAMI In-Port Race
- Sunday May 20, 1 pm EDT (1700 UTC) - Leg 7 start to Lisbon
Volvo Ocean Race - Miami stopover info: volvooceanracemiami.org

Port Miami In-Port Race PREVIEW video - Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12: We look ahead to Saturday's In-Port Race and speak to the skippers about their chances of success.

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