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Great Britain take Youth America's Cup title in final race

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 01:10

Great Britain beat New Zealand to the claim the Youth America's title in Bermuda.

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SHOWS: BERMUDA (JUNE 21, 2017)(SMARAGD MEDIA - ACCESS ALL) FINAL RACE SIX 1. START WITH NEW ZEALAND FIRST ACROSS THE LINE 2. NEW ZEALAND AHEAD WITH GERMANY SECOND 3. NEW ZEALAND WELL AHEAD AND MAKING PERFECT TURNS 4. GATE FOUR WITH NEW ZEALAND LEADING GERMANY 5. ABOARD GREAT BRITAIN RACING WITH SWITZERLAND, ONE OF THE SWISS CREW GRABS A LINE AND GOES OVERBOARD 6. NEW ZEALAND CROSS FINISH LINE TO TAKE THEIR THIRD WIN 7. NEW ZEALAND CREW CELEBRATE 8. DISASTER FOR GERMANY AS THEY HIT THE MARK 9. GREAT BRITAIN FINISH SECOND AHEAD OF SPAIN IN THIRD PLACE, GREAT BRITAIN WIN THE TITLE BY JUST TWO POINTS 10. GREAT BRITAIN CREW CELEBRATE STORY: Overnight leaders Great Britain took the Youth America's Cup 2017 title on Wednesday (June 21) by just two points at the completion of six races. New Zealand's NZL Sailing Team completely dominated the second day of racing with wins in all three races. Before the final race Great Britain led the points tally with 41, New Zealand were second with 38 and Switzerland 35. The final race was won by New Zealand but Great Britain crucially stormed through on the final leg to take second place, nine points, and a final tally of 50. On the final leg Great Britain overtook Germany's SVB Team, who were racing closely with the Sweden boat and then hit the mark. Spain took third place in the final race with Switzerland fourth. New Zealand's win gave them 10 points and second place in the series with 48 points and Switzerland's Team Tilt were third overall with 42. Final points tally: Land Rover BAR Academy 50 NZL Sailing Team 48 Team Tilt 42 Artemis Youth Racing 37 Team France Jeune 35 Spanish Impulse Team 34 SVB Team Germany 33 Team BDA 33

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Great Britain take Youth America's Cup title in final race

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 01:10