18 Nov 2010

Team NZ beats BMW Oracle

1:07 pm on 18 November 2010

Team New Zealand has ended BMW Oracles unbeaten run at the Louis Vuitton Trophy yachting regatta in Dubai.

They raced twice today with the Americans winning the first by 19 seconds and Dean Barker's crew taking the second by 1 second.

Each win was set up by the pre-start.

Barker says they pushed hard in the first race but couldn't get around them.... the second was very tough, especially when they got better breeze in the left on the runs and whittled away our lead.... it was a tough race - and a good one to win.

Oracle still leads overall after 4 days from Team New Zealand.