07 June 2017

America's Cup LVAC Playoffs: Emirates Team New Zealand Capsize

UPDATE June 8, 2017: Thursday Results below. Emirates Team New Zealand has won 5 points in its races against Land Rover BAR and advances to the Challenger finals which begin Saturday, June 10. Artemis Racing leads 4-3 over SoftBank Team Japan and will race again Friday to determine which will race against Emirates Team New Zealand in the Challenger Finals.
8th June: 35th America's Cup Race Round-Up

Published Thursday, June 8, 2017: Tough day for Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR, who, despite a remarkable win today, were knocked out of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Playoffs Semi-finals by Emirates Team New Zealand. Meanwhile, the battle rages on between SoftBank Team Japan and Artemis Racing. Note June 7, 2017: Wednesday races were postponed to Thursday due to sea state and high winds.

Spectacular capsize by Emirates Team New Zealand at America's Cup, June 6 2017

Emirates Team New Zealand capsized during race 4 of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Playoffs in Bermuda on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The team confirmed that all sailors are safe and accounted for after capsizing.

“To be honest this is the first time we’ve sailed the boat in this much wind."--LandRoverBAR's Sir Ben Ainslie on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in the America's Cup LVAC Playoffs.

America's Cup Challenger Playoffs Continue, June 6 2017:

Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand suffered a major capsize in their second Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoff Semi-Final race of the day against Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR.

Louis Vuitton America's Cup Playoffs Semi Finals:Race Day 2 (Tuesday) Press Conference
Part 2 - Emirates Team NZ"s Peter Burling reports on the capsize

Helmsmen Press Conference Part. 1
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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