18th June Race Day Round-Up:
Helmsmen Press Conference Race Day 2:
Streamed LIVE June 18, 2017.
UPDATE June 18: Emirates Team New Zealand won races 3 & 4 in dominating fashion, sailing faster and closer to the wind (pointing higher upwind), and leads 3-0. With the next races on Saturday, June 24, Oracle Team USA has five days to figure out how to match and exceed Emirates Team NZ, or this will all end as an 8-race series on Sunday, June 25th. Forecasts for next weekend call for winds similar to today (June 18).
UPDATE June 17: Emirates Team New Zealand won both races 1 & 2 in light wind on the first day, Saturday, June 17, 2017, and holds a 1-0 lead over Defender Oracle Team USA (Emirates Team New Zealand started with -1 point due to ORACLE TEAM USA’s win in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers).
June 17th races 1 & 2 highlights:
America's Cup Defender Oracle Team USA meets the Challenger Emirates Team USA in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Match races on the Great Sound in Bermuda.
The rematch: Emirates Team New Zealand vs Oracle Team USA
The 35th America's Cup sailing match races started June 17, in Bermuda. The Challenger is Emirates Team New Zealand vs Oracle Team USA, the America's Cup Defender.
Current Date and Time in Bermuda:
America's Cup Match Presented By Louis Vuitton (winner is the first team to win 7 points--Emirates Team New Zealand starts with -1 point due to ORACLE TEAM USA’s win in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers):
- Saturday June 17th 11:30 - 22:00 Races 1 & 2
- Sunday June 18th 11:30 - 19:00 Races 3 & 4
- Saturday June 24th 11:30 - 22:00 Races 5 & 6
- Sunday June 25th 11:30 - 19:00 Races 7 & 8*
- Monday June 26th (TBC) 11:30 - 19:00 Races 9* & 10*
- Tuesday June 27th (TBC) 11:30 - 19:00 Races 11*, 12*, & 13* (*if needed)
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