LOUIS VUITTON AMERICA’s CUP WORLD SERIES GOTHENBURG
Emirates Team New Zealand prevailed in the second World Series regatta of the 2017 America’s Cup cycle, as six foiling AC45 catamarans competed in Gothenburg, Sweden, August 28-29.
Friday, August 28: Practice Races and Sprint Race
Saturday, August 29: Racing: Fleet Races 1 and 2 plus evening exhibition race on the river
Sunday, August 30: Racing: Fleet Races 3 and 4
Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Gothenburg Races 1 and 2 went off in “fresh” air, winds WSW at 15-18 knots under clear skies. The short course featured five laps, along with a surprise, rock obstructions to manage in the middle.
Oracle Team USA wins Races 1 and 2, Artemis Racing takes Race 3, and ETNZ gets Race 4 to win the LVACWS in Gothenburg.