(ANSA) – ROME, MARCH 17 – “It was truly a fantastic experience, congratulations to New Zealand for the exceptional work. Congratulations to us too: we have shown that we can do it. We have been a bit unlucky in the last few days, but we did a great job. This is not an end, Bertelli and Luna Rossa will try again. I am happy for this experience. Thanks Italy for the support “. This is the warm comment of Francesco Bruni, still on board, helmsman of Luna Rossa after the defeat in the final of the 36th America’s Cup of sailing. (HANDLE).