25 Jul 2013

Another win for Team New Zealand

4:52 pm on 25 July 2013

Team New Zealand has scored another comfortable victory over Luna Rossa in their latest race of the America's Cup challenger series on San Francisco Bay.

The Italians made a slow start and were never able to get close to the New Zealanders, who extended their lead on every leg to win by around 10 minutes.

The Italians are reported to have had some rudder issues today.

The won their first clash by five and a half minutes and their second by just over two minutes, despite losing a sail.

The result all but secures Team New Zealand a place in the challenger final series.