Emirates team new zealand, The keeper of the title, and A. Red moon Italian, inclined, tied for a win at the end of the first day of the final 36th America’s Cup of Sailing It began in Auckland (New Zealand) waters on Wednesday.
Hundreds of boats have followed the development of water-won contestants on Race Course E, a 10-mile (18 km) east of the city, while the vigilance level for the Kovid-19 is expected to be in place on Monday. 1 more fan can now watch the competition from the field.
The winner will be the first team to reach seven wins in a maximum of 13 races and in the two matches held on the first day it is shown that no one will deliver a truss; Especially the talent of new zealand Peter Burling He has one of the world’s most aggressive bosses in front of him. Jimmy spithillIs a co-patron of Red moon.
Burling He already marked the ground with a great start in the first heat and in a day marked his opponent with cloudy skies and an initial northwest wind of 12–15 nautical miles (22–28 km / h).
AC75 ‘Te Rehutai’ (Brisa Marina) New Zealand team showed their full potential against them Red moon With Burling With rudder Glen ashby By tact, Blair tuke Under flight control, Andy maloney And Josh jr Under the control of ‘foils’ (ailerons) and ‘grinders’ Carlo Huisman, Marius van der Pol, Louis sinclair, Guy Andean, Steven Ferguson And Simon van Velthoven.
After an unsuccessful protest by the people of New Zealand Spithill On the first deal of course, he maintained his pace. This was important, passing the end of the first stage with a gain of 14 seconds, extending it further at the end of the second (23 seconds of gain).
A slight Italian response left the route on the equator in 19 seconds, but ‘Kiwi’ control was absolute and they prevailed for 31 seconds at the end.
What both rivals showed was their average pace, with only 1 knot advantage between them. ‘Te Rehutai’ And this ‘Red Moon’41.8 nautical miles (77.45 km / h) for New Zealanders and 40.6 (75.2 km / h) for Italians which reached a maximum of 48 nautical miles (88.90 km / h).
It was clear with this premise that winning would be decisive and Jimmy spithill He is a teacher. He pressurized his opponent at the start of the second set and changed the roles of the first clash. This time it was the ‘Kiwi’ chasing his opponent, who had a 450-meter lead and 25 seconds into the third in six stages.
Burling Attacked until the end, but could only be closer to 130 meters and ‘Red Moon’ Left completely with tandem Spieth-Bruni, With a more favorable wind to the right of the race course, however, he faced a strong attack from a New Zealand boat, which would leave for only 7 seconds at the end.
Thursday will be a rest day and on Friday the competition will begin at 16:15 local time (04:15 Spanish time) with two new races.