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Umpire booth footage of collision between ETNZ and Luna Rossa Swordfish
A pair of marquee, in-house rivalries highlight today’s semi finals for the Match Racing Championship at America’s Cup World Series Naples.
The first match pits Luna Rossa Piranha against Luna Rossa Swordfish. The two helmsmen, Chris Draper and Francesco Bruni, have been tabbed to share the helm of Luna Rossa’s AC72 in the upcoming Louis Vuitton Cup, the America’s Cup Challenger Series (July 4-Aug. 30), and they know each other’s moves well after a winter of training in New Zealand.
In the other match ORACLE TEAM USA takes on J.P. Morgan BAR. Helmsmen Tom Slingsby and Ben Ainslie are brothers in arms in ORACLE TEAM USA, the defense team in the upcoming 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco (Sept. 7-21), and trained together for America’s Cup World Series Naples.
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Strong performances by ORACLE TEAM USA SLINGSBY and Energy Team along with a jarring collision between Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge were the hallmarks of Day 2 at America’s Cup World Series Naples.
Race Day 2 - ACWS Naples
1400 CEST live on www.youtube.com/americascup
Forecast calls for southerly breeze of 7 to 12 knots
1405 Match Racing Quarter Finals
1450 Fleet Races 3 and 4
Photo © Luna Rossa Challenge / Carlo Borleghi
Race Day 1 - ACWS Naples
1400 CEST live broadcast on www.youtube.com/americascup
Can’t beat this sunshine.
Crews ramping up preparations for America’s Cup World Series Naples.
Artemis Racing training on their AC72 in San Francisco
Vital statistics of the J.P.Morgan BAR AC45, the cutting edge wing-sailed catamarans flying at speeds over 30 miles per hour. Click on photo to watch video.