17 Mar 2021

Crowds at Auckland's waterfront excited by sailing

From First Up, 5:45 am on 17 March 2021

Team New Zealand are now just one win away from re-claiming the America's Cup after what's being described as one of the all time classic races. The lead sea-sawed for much of yesterday's race, before Te Rehutai showed her superior speed and snatched its sixth win of the series to Luna Rossa's three. There was something of an anticlimax, though, when a lack of wind meant the final match was called off, but it sets up what is sure to be a riveting final day today. Ella Stewart filed this report.