The highly anticipated Race 1 of the 36th America’s Cup Match between Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli will begin at 7 p.m. PST on Tuesday, March 9.
Female sailors Clarisse Cremer, Pip Hare, Melinda Merron and Alexia Barrier finished the solo Vendée Globe in February. Sam Davies and Isabelle Joschke completed the course around the world.
Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli defeated INEOS Team UK 7-1 to advance to the 36th America's Cup Match against Emirates Team New Zealand beginning on March 6 in Auckland.
Following all the hullaballoo on Wednesday, a canceled race day, the Prada Cup resumes today. Racing is planned for every day until one competitor gets to 7 points, or until the end of the schedule on February 24.
The America's Cup Event (ACE) has stirred up a hornet’s nest in what seems to be an attempt to slow down Challenger of Record (CoR) Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli's march to winning the Prada Cup.
The opening weekend for the Prada Cup ended with Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli sweeping the first four races in dominant fashion over INEOS Team UK.
By reaching the Prada Cup Finals in the waters off Auckland, New Zealand, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS Team UK have arrived on the porch step of the America's Cup Match.
Pip Hare was one of five finishers who crossed the line in the last 48 hours and is now resting securely after 95 days of solo racing.
“We just opened the door and they took the opportunity and walked right through it,” said American Magic's Terry Hutchinson.
The frontrunners in the Vendée Globe have returned to a hero’s welcome in France. In an unprecedented series of events, the third boat to finish has been declared the winner.
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