America’s Cup: One Down, One To Go >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

After strong winds postponed the start of the America’s Cup Qualifiers on May 26, the double round robin series designed to reduce the field of five Challengers down to four teams, completed the first round on May 27-29 in Bermuda.The course layout, with gates at the windward and leeward mark, creates racing where it is difficult for the leader to control their opponent. The result is separation to the boundaries, and in the shifty and puffy conditions on the Great Sound, lead changes are common in close races.To win the 35th America’s Cup, karma may be as important as speed and skill.

Source: America’s Cup: One Down, One To Go >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News