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27th August 2015

America’s Cup – Portsmouth 2015 Highlights

LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’s CUP WORLD SERIES PORTSMOUTH

The British challenger Land Rover BAR won the weather-shortened Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth, the first regatta in the run-up to the 2017 America’s Cup. Sailing on AC45F catamarans modified with foiling daggerboards and rudders, the contest was the first foiling fleet racing since one-design multihulls were adopted for ACWS.

Thursday, July 23: Exhibition Races
Friday, July 24: Practice Races
Saturday, July 25: Racing: Races 1 and 2 Complete
Sunday, July 26: Racing: Races 3 and 4 Abandoned

Standings remain as they were following Saturday’s races, with Land Rover BAR taking first place.
1 Land Rover BAR (19 points)
2 ETNZ (18)
3 Oracle (16)
4 Team France (13)
5 Team Japan (13)
6 Artemis Racing (11)