The Swedish Youth Challenge won Race 4 of the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. Skipper Charlie Ekberg and crew were in a great battle with Lucien Cujean’s Team Tilt crew from Switzerland, but the Swedes eked out a 5-second victory on the 7.21-nautical mile course.
The standings are quite tight, with the top seven crews all within 3 points of each other. The NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand and the American Youth Sailing Force are tied for the lead with 28 points. Team Tilt holds third with 27 points, followed by the Swedish Youth Challenge, Full Metal Jacket and ROFF Cascais Sailing Team, all with 26 points. France’s Next World Energy crew is seventh with 25 points.
Races 5 and 6 are scheduled tomorrow, at 1110 and 1150 PT.