America’s Cup: in New Zealand race 8, 5-3 on Luna Rossa – ANSA

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(ANSA) – ROME, MARCH 15 – New Zealand has also won the eighth final race of the 36 / America’s Cup and now leads 5-3 on Luna Rossa. The Italian boat had acquired a considerable advantage (4’08 “after the second gate), taking advantage of a fall on the foils of ‘Te Rehutai’ which literally stopped. The drop in the wind, which dropped to 7 knots, ended up penalizing also Max Sirena’s team, which lost a lot. The jury, due to the noticeable drop in the breeze, eliminated one leg, shortening the course of the regatta from six to five. Luna Rossa also paid a double penalty for having passed the boundary. At the finish of 3’55 “the gap. (HANDLE).

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