Episode 5 Sailing: America's Cup


Episode 5

Continued highlights of the America's Cup from San Francisco Bay. First contested in 1851, the event boasts the oldest trophy in international sport.


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After four days of racing, the 34th America's Cup had already delivered,

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but the ultimate hair raising moment was still to come. The Americans

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trailed New Zealand by seven races. Team USA, with Sir Ben Ainslie on

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board, seemed stronger for race six. Oracle Team USA with their biggest

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lead so far in the America's Cup. The Americas lead and headed

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downwind. Oracle Team USA have the lead but can they hold on? When they

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turned into the wind... How close can it get? Really aggressive move.

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The day belongs to the Kiwis as they pick up their fifth win of the

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regatta. For race seven, Emirates pick up their fifth win of the

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Team New Zealand for once led from the start. What will the Americans

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do to counter the speed of Team New Zealand? It is an absolute Kiwi

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whitewashed, they lead 6-1. A maximum two points to the Kiwis,

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leaving them three wins away from the ultimate prize in sailing. There

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was only one thing that could go wrong. The key question is, imagine

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if they lost from here, what an upset that would be. Oracle Team USA

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were docked two points before racing started for a rules infringement.

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Was their luck about to change? Mother nature had set things up

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nicely for the Americans. For the Mother nature had set things up

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first time, the tide was ebbing and the wind was close to its peak for

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racing. One of the changes was to shorten the bowel spread to take

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some weight. That is the black hole underneath. The conditions will

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change slightly and that may be enough to give us the opportunity to

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get some wins and then anything is possible. If Ben Ainslie has

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ultimate responsibility, the tactician -- if the skipper has

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ultimate responsible at, the tactician is the eyes and ears. It

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was a big ask to fill the role of John Kostecki. They have had some

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great results. Really it is like taking over somebody's science

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project a day before the exam. I had to do a lot of swatting to get up to

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speed with the different software that we have. I think it works well.

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We lost the two races, we were not happy but we had a great vibe.

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Hopefully there can be an improvement for the future. The

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final has been breathtaking. It is what the vision was. To finally see

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two teams finally sailing these what the vision was. To finally see

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boats, really it has been a great competition.

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Let's see if the homework has paid off. Time to go racing.

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COMMENTATORS: The wind is coming out of the West at 20 mph, the current

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is sweeping out of the bay and we are just under the wind limit. These

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skippers have to know when to push hard and occasionally, when to

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throttle back, it will be a very hard day.

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talking about. Those blue arrows indicate the way the current is

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going. It is a tide that is going out of San Francisco Bay. It is, it

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is called an ebbtide. I think this gives a slight advantage back

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towards Oracle. The problem with Oracle up to now, we all know, has

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been upwind legs. This quickens the upwind legs and allows them to

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been upwind legs. This quickens the possibly go from side to side and

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not just have to play one side, one edge. Because remains the same, it

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is the blast start and you are off and running. Oracle has a slight

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reaching advantage. If it is an even start, we could see Oracle ahead at

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Mark two. Could they finish ahead at America's Cup Park? They really need

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to win both races today, Oracle Team USA. Will those bold changes give

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them a much-needed edge. The port entry comes to New

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Zealand, they get to enter the start blocks first. A ten second start is

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not really an advantage in the race but allows them to decide where they

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will position themselves. It is so hard to judge, it is easy to sit

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here in the comfort of our chairs but to go from non-foiling to

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foiling and to nail it to be split second is not easy. -- the split

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second. The ten seconds is allowed to avoid potentially dangerous

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closing speeds. We saw the two boats playing chicken and the Americans

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had to give way, that is something the organisers do not want to see.

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Oracle has waited a long time before they have jibed to go back towards

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Emirates Team New Zealand. A huge gap towards the boats. This is a

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very different strategy. Interesting strategy playing out on the water.

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Why do you think Jimmy Spithill is going this route? I like the way the

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boats are staying apart but the line at the bottom of the screen, you

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want to be close to that bend. Less than a minute before we release the

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want to be close to that bend. Less hounds and you want to hit the line

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at perfect zeros. You want to be at the top of the screen and angling

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down in the past races. Today, where we July to be? For sure, the top of

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the line would give you a better angle. -- where would you like to

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be? Jimmy Spithill coming in for a

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potential last-minute hooker. It is an aggressive move this late in the

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game -- last-minute hook. Race eight is underway in San

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Francisco. Jimmy Spithill tried to do too much, try to get too cute,

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just allowed Dean Barker to block and hold him off. The patients by

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Dean Barker paid off, too much aggression, a bad move by Jimmy

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Spithill. The consequence is disturbed air off the wing of

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Emirates Team New Zealand. The Kiwis will have a sizeable lead, can the

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Americans reel them in on the downwind leg? I think you really saw

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the pressure on Jimmy Spithill, to try to do something. Take it as an

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individual and try to make something happen, it clearly didn't work.

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Speed, almost identical and the Americans will decide to peel off

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first. They peel off but they make a poor gybe and they slow down quite a

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bit. It is amazing, how used to the

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fact... We are used to the fact that boats go down the Bay at 38 knots,

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it is incredible to watch. 43.7 mph, the Kiwis have the lead

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and it is growing to nearly 100 metres.

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The wind speed is for knots under the limit, it is going to be no

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problem getting the race in -- four knots. Jimmy Spithill at the wheel,

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Ben Ainslie to his right. Jimmy Spithill made the changes, taking

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out the spine of the bow strip, a wise call? It is only there to put

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up a code zero or a larger sale on the boat in a light breeze. They are

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not expecting a light breeze but getting rid of every bit of weight

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that they possibly can. There is that stubby spine. It also brings

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the wind instruments, those are the only wind instruments. It brings

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them back closer to the boat which puts them in more disturbed air, so

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they may get worse wind readings puts them in more disturbed air, so

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while sailing in this configuration. Right out of the textbook, stay

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between your opponent and the mark, New Zealand doing what you should do

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tactically. New Zealand is still New Zealand doing what you should do

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gaining slightly on these gybes, just a little bit every gybe.

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This is day five of the 34th America's Cup, the Kiwis have the

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lead, 6-1. Three more victories by New Zealand and they will take away

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the America's Cup. Oracle gybing early, Team New

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Zealand jiving for the lay line. Oracle might be setting up for a

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split and one more gybe, a tough manoeuvre so late in the run. If you

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are Oracle, you want to do the other gig.

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At Mark number two, New Zealand in front. They had a three second lead

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at Mark number one and that has doubled now, as the Americans split

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the course. Now the all telling legs number three, upwind. -- legs number

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three. There is not a lot in it right now

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with current, there is pretty reasonable current, the outgoing

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current from side to side. We have not mention the dreaded cone behind

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Alcatraz Island, there is no such thing. The Americans were touching

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speeds around 25 knots, roughly 28 mph, three or four knots faster than

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the Kiwis. The Americans have got much better

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at tackling. -- tacking. Right in The Americans have got much better

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the middle of the attack, it is The Americans have got much better

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juicing drag and they have learned something from Team New Zealand --

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in the middle of the tack. The lead was up to 114 metres, it has been

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dropped down to 75 metres. Not a bad sign for the Americans. They kept it

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close on the first set of tax. Gives you an idea of just how

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physical these boats are. Team New Zealand with the lead and the

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Americans are coming fast. The Americans did a nice job, creating

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that split and all of a sudden they get out of phase, going up wind

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automatically. A good job of being aggressive and getting the split at

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the gate. The wind is coming off the shore when they get close to the San

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Francisco city front. If they could get a good port left, the USA has a

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real chance to gain. -- port left. There is the wind shift, they take

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it right there. A lot of chatter on board this boat. There is more

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chatter when it is windy. These guys are into it, they have not got

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tomorrow lysed, they are still fully engaged. -- not got demoralised. We

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see another cross in the middle of the course on the third leg.

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This is something we have not seen for this entire regatta, the

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Americans making a charge on the third leg. This is normally wear

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Dean Barker and the Kiwis distanced themselves. I like the fact they

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used the opposite gate and they are out of phase. The wind is a bit more

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favourable in direction and the Americans have taken advantage. Ben

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Ainslie is doing a really nice job. The anticipated Cross does not come

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about as been Bargoed decides it is a good time to attack. The

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Americans have overtaken the Kiwis. The Kiwis put themselves in the

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right position they're in the lee bow attack. But the fact remains,

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not only aren't the Americans losing but they at ticking away at

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the Kiwis. We absolutely have not this - Maxine this in his entire

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series of this upwind leg. Why not get over to the south side of the

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San Francisco waterfront? Easier said than done sometimes fall these

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catamarans. The Americans are not getting them selves pinned to the

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left-hand edge as they have in the past. This cost is a big one. --

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this across. The Oracle team are going faster and that is the first

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time we have seen that. We did see another hunting move. Right now,...

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Own, they pop took off their foils. That was a break they did not have

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to have -- they popped off their foils. It is all about their tacks.

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They were making again after again. Here is a lee bow and it gives them

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an opportunity to get in close and closer until one small tiny mistake.

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It really shows it is just the tiniest thing that will make or

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break this race. They tack away, doing the right

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thing. Don't put yourself in a bad spot to go slow. We figured out the

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left-hand side was doing well for the USA. And when you start

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catching up, the crew gets excited and it makes the New Zealand crew

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little nervous. Oracle will now have the star Board tack advantage.

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They are attacking better and it looks like they are going quicker

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through the water all the time. They changes have made a difference.

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-- buried changes. The boats are so even in speed. If Oracle gets ahead,

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they could easily hold them off and take the race.

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As they come together, Oracle USA has the right of way here on star

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Board. New Zealand almost capsized. Bow,

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my gosh! New Zealand had the right of way

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there. Not only that, but they will get a penalty. They almost slipped

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this thing over. My goodness! The protest is filed by the Americans

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but the Kiwis are just happy to have their boat back on the water.

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That is a rattled Dean Barker right now. No other way about it. That

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was an incredible turn of events. A boat on boat penalty save new

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Zealand is already behind and the penalty has already gone away.

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What went wrong? Their wing did not pop. It has not gone over to the

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new side until right there. It did not actually tack. It is amazing.

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Whether it is an hydraulic on human failure we are not going to know.

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It didn't pop. It stayed on port tack throughout the whole manoeuvre.

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It is just like a wall instead of a wing and it almost tipped the boat

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over. This is the most dramatic footage.

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I think you can here, "hydro, hydro!" which means they do not

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I think you can here, "hydro, have the pressure in the system to

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manoeuvre the wing. If the pressure isn't there, the wing went pop.

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They didn't have the hydraulics necessary to control it. At 83, the

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Americans have their biggest lead of the race. -- at 83. -- gate

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number three. I tell you what, the speed and

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agility we have seen with Oracle in this leg, a lot of airplane tickets

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are being changed for Monday and Tuesday right now been San

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Francisco. And a rattled Kiwis crew, Tuesday right now been San

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despite leading 6-1. Now they will try and track down the Americans

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who are off and running as they make their way to the finish line.

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The chase is on. Dean Barker in unfamiliar waters as he is looking

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at the back end of Oracle Team USA speeding away and seemingly making

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all kinds of Great Menu birds. I speeding away and seemingly making

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don't know what is more impressive -- great manoeuvres. He stopped the

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boat capsizing. I think you are seeing a rattled team right now.

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Now they are off their foils in the middle of a gybe. We have not seen

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these mistakes from Emirates team New Zealand.

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The lead grows for the defenders of the America's Cup. Teen USA are 700

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metres in front of the Kiwis on Lake fall of five. They trail 6-1

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and Dean Barker is dealing with a rattled Crook. -- leg fought off

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five. When the wing does not pop it goes

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from an Air Foyle to a wall and it almost flipped the boat over right

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in front of our very eyes. Oracle teen USA are out in front making

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fantastic many evils. They made a few small adjustments and right now,

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Jamie Spithill is making confidence by every metre sailed. A dowry,

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what a change. This is absolutely incredible. With New Zealand

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getting nervous, that crew was a little bit rattled. I don't think

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it was mechanical. I think it was a little bit rattled. I don't think

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human mistake. The big question is, if you are Team New Zealand and you

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lead 6-2, do you put -- play your provisional card and postpone the

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second race and take a break. The Americans are out of cards. That is

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a very good question. I don't think it is in the Kiwi mentality to take

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a break. They will want to go back out. You see a smile there from

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Dean Barker! They might stop if something is broken nose. The wind

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is about 16 knots - going down three or four knots, so they were

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not be able to use the wind to take a break. If there is a mechanical

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problem, they will not want to take the next race. But if not, they

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will be out here again. To bring you up to speed, this

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Kiwis have six points and the Americans have one went but no

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points because they were docked two points. In effect, It is six to

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minus one. This dynamic could change completely. The biggest

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point is, at if you are on Oracle you have hoped for the first time

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in many days. The speed they shared and their attacking ability upwind

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is quite simply something we haven't seen before. -- there

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tackling ability. Oracle teen USA speed through the

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water. The Americans are looking very fast. 44.6 lopes -- knots. Are

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the Kiwis fit to race in the second race or are they issues on that

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boat? I think there are at issues. They are having trouble with their

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dagger board getting down. It is Oracle Team USA with a huge

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lead at mark at No. 4. On the third leg, the Americans turn the tide on

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the Kiwis. The Americans are now putting the hammer down.

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For sailors around the world, fans of the America's Cup, this is Anna

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-- exceptional turn of events. I think people just want to see more

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sailing. This change is the dynamic so greatly. If they can keep this

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momentum up in race to come up the so greatly. If they can keep this

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emirate's now make the turn for home and they are just happy to

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have the boat sailing because that is as close as you can get to a

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capsize. Oracle Team USA are approaching 39 knots. Jimmy

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Spithill and crew will bring it across the line and Oracle Team USA

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will win the first race of the day. If You heard Jimmy Spithill

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absolutely pinpoint the biggest difference, awesome tacks. The Kiwis

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crossed the line just about in one piece. The crowd have loved every

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minute of the exhilarating race so let's get the views of Jimmy

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Spithill and Dean Barker. When everything is going well there

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is the opportunity to make gains. It means we have to keep improving. We

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all have a bit of a route group -- regroup and get ready for the second

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race. We have been putting in a lot of work to try to improve our boat,

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our tacks, are upwind speed. I think we have taken a great step forward.

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A loss of hydraulics 14 New Zealand made about uncontrollable. Their

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campaign almost ended there and then. A capsize can destroy an AC72,

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all credit to Dean Barker for keeping it up right. A rattled New

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Zealand, ready to go again. As experienced as the sailors are,

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does Dean Barker need to calm them down and say, it is no big deal or

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as they would say, no worries? The older statesman on the boat is back

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on board, that has got to be an asset. Oracle Team USA, getting

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themselves into position. Remember, Emirates Team New Zealand

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will have port entry, that means they get to enter the start clocks

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ten seconds before the Americans. The Kiwis are in. They will cross

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well ahead of Oracle. Oracle really used a very different strategy than

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any other start we have seen in this whole America's Cup. Let's see if

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they go back to more traditional pusher-blocker strategy against

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Emirates Team New Zealand. Is this playing out to what we saw

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earlier in the first race of the day? There is no advantage to either

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end of the starting line. New Zealand want to stay away from the

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other boat. Look for Oracle to attack and try to get a hook as they

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approached the line. Oracle is looking to possibly go for the

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weather end of this starting line. Team New Zealand has set themselves

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up towards the left on the starting line, I think Jimmy Spithill stays

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up there at this stage. Just like that, proving you were

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right and I was wrong, they go for a hook. Both boats are about 15

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seconds early. Spithill tries to get underneath Dean Barker and the Kiwis

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to try to gain advantage, can't get it done. Dean Barker is doing a

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really nice job of protecting the bottom lay line. He might have the

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jump yet again. And we are clear to go, race two,

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day five, underway. Dean Barker protected the left side of the line

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perfectly, another really good start for Emirates Team New Zealand. The

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disturbed air is not a factor coming off the wing of Oracle Team USA

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because the Kiwis have the lead and it will be New Zealand grabbing the

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whole shot as they head down wind. I really like that tactic of New

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Zealand sailing high, going in for the mark. It gave them an extra two

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boat lengths. An identical lead, as in race number one of the day, three

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seconds advantage for the Kiwis. I think they just prove to us that if

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there is any sign of rattle on these guys... There was nothing in that

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pre-start, that is visual. It was a tricky job of blocking by Dean

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Barker. -- a terrific job. 37 knots, 42.5 mph. A similar lead

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on this second leg and it is playing out awfully close to what we saw in

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race eight, the first race of the day.

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New Zealand are having trouble staying on its foil and Oracle,

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sailing right past. The question I would have, is the choppy water

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making it harder to foil? It really shouldn't, it shouldn't have any

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difference. The foils are living below the water surface, they don't

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really know that there are waves at this stage. Our point, Fisher, when

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the hulls are in the water -- upwind, for sure. Literally blocking

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directly. Oracle has gained almost two boat

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lengths and the reason is they are doing a better job, staying on their

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foil. Look at the two helmsman, Barker

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moving his wheel back and forth a lot more than Spithill.

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Emirates Team New Zealand will be thinking about how not to have a

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split at this bottom mark, they thinking about how not to have a

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to get Oracle to round the same bottom mark as they do. The

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advantage is with Oracle, they can decide to split at the last second.

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Speed is certainly a factor as they had down wind. -- heads down wind.

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Dean Barker, the skipper, number 14. Number ten is Ray Davies, his

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tactician. If the Kiwis can make it through this gate, that might create

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the split that Oracle is looking for. You would think it is a good

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thing but Oracle might have the for. You would think it is a good

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opportunity to split away at the last second if the Kiwis commit

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themselves to a thin lay line. It last second if the Kiwis commit

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a 65 metres lead for New Zealand. With so little turn it won't matter

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what part of the course they go on. However, the wind in my view is

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better along the city front. This is a tough manoeuvre. If USA decides to

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split to the right side gate, it is a really hard manoeuvre

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split to the right side gate, it is physically pull off. They don't have

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a choice, they have to make this manoeuvre.

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At gate number two, the Kiwis have the lead and we do have a split as

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the Americans, round and they will be behind by seven seconds -- the

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Americans come around. Can they gains again on the third leg? We are

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hearing words that the race is going to be abandoned. Oh, no, this is

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horrible. Not just for us but for the sailors. If you are on Team New

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Zealand, this is devastating. Emirates Team New Zealand, race

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committee, do you copy? If you are Team New Zealand, you ignore that,

:39:11.:39:14.

you hope you don't hear what you are hearing cos you are ahead. --

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because you are ahead. I don't think they fear him. Race committee, do

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you copy? They don't hear him, not that it really makes a difference.

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Do you copy, over? Have you got the message? We have hit the wind limit

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and we have to terminate the race. The first time in this entire event

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have seen a wind limit takeover and abandon a race in the middle of it.

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What a shame. It looks like they are sailing pretty well to me.

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Officially, the race has been terminated. Race number nine has

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been terminated here in San Francisco. The wind limits were

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reached prior to mark number two so the race has to be abandoned.

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With New Zealand in front it was a tough call to make for director of

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on water operations, Harold Bennet, but the wind was topping 26 miles an

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hour. The Americans have completed the two point penalty imposed and

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for the first time in this is we can say New Zealand lead-0. The winner

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is the first to ninth so there could be a few more twists and turns yet.

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A bit of a tussle with the Oracle boys. It was a sort of marginal

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cross and we made the call to tack. It was a bit rushed. We dismissed

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the Hydro and with our system, we have to drive the Hydro through and

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if you don't get it, the boat tacks, the wind starts sucking the boat

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over. Fortunately, the guys keep grinding. We went through, I guess,

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a split second to soon. I think about as close as you could possibly

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get before the thing would have ended on its side. Initially we were

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going to go for the hook but that didn't look that great as I got

:41:48.:41:50.

closer. At the last minute, we didn't look that great as I got

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bailed out. We almost went into a crashed tack and I was surprised, I

:41:57.:42:04.

thought they were going to go over. It is these boats, they are

:42:04.:42:07.

powerful, you have got to sail them well. We were at the top end of the

:42:08.:42:13.

wind range today. You have got to make sure you are completely

:42:13.:42:19.

error-free around the course. We made one mistake and it not only

:42:19.:42:25.

cost us the race, it also came very close to costing us a lot more than

:42:25.:42:29.

that. It is just what the team needed. I can't tell you how hard

:42:29.:42:33.

the team works. The design engineering team. Obviously the guys

:42:33.:42:38.

sailing the boat. They are rewarded now with a victory. We have been

:42:38.:42:45.

saying that we can win races. We don't care what the score line is,

:42:45.:42:50.

we are going to fight until the end and at some point it will turn. This

:42:50.:42:55.

is a big moment for us. We made a step in the performance. The crew

:42:55.:42:58.

were sailing it better, we came from behind to date. We did not get off

:42:58.:43:04.

the line well but it did not stop them one bit. I think it is a key

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moment in the regatta. It is game on, both crews pushing

:43:09.:43:15.

their boats to the limit in their quest for the America's Cup. Expect

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intrigue, more drama and bow to bow action from San Francisco Bay. We

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are back tomorrow from 1:30pm on BBC Two. Will it be New Zealand's day or

:43:26.:43:31.

the Americans flying the flag?

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