23 April 2013

America's Cup ACWS Naples 2013 video highlights

Highlights, Super Sunday April 21 - ACWS Naples 2013 - Led by helmsman Francesco Bruni, Luna Rossa Swordfish today won the overall championship of the America's Cup World Series Naples. Bruni posted a thrilling win in the fleet racing finale, coming from behind on the final run in a race that saw the lead change hands three times. The win was cathartic for the emotional Italian helmsman. Earlier in the day Luna Rossa Swordfish lost the match racing championship to ORACLE TEAM USA SLINGSBY. Bruni was critical of his performance in the loss after leading the match early on. Slingsby delivered on his stated goal: to secure the overall 2012-2013 America's Cup World Series season championship for ORACLE TEAM USA, the defense team in the upcoming 34th America's Cup (Sept. 7-21.)    ACWS Naples Results

Story of the Day, Super Sunday April 21 - ACWS Naples 2013- video

Luna Rossa wins the Americas Cup World Series Naples
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