Sailing News

Prada Cup – Auckland NZL – Final – Two wins for Luna Rossa


The final of the Prada Cup got underway this morning UTC in initially light winds, picking up to 15-17kts during the second race. —– Dropping from the foils at the start of race one, INEOS Team UK with Ben Ainslie GBR never had a chance to come back, and Luna Rossa (Francesco Bruni ITA/Jimmy Spithill AUS) had an easy time winning by more than 2 minutes – the report. —– The second race in a solid Seabreeze was more even, but the Italians had a small speed advantage upwind controlling the Brits during the whole match, taking it home with a 26 seconds margin. —– Tomorrow the best-of-13 series continues, and Ben Ainslie and his team are challenged. —– The event website and the video replay of the day.