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ETNZ show-off their foiling on home waters

The final round of the 2015-2016 Louis Vuitton America's World Cup Series will take place in Fukuoka, Japan in mid November.

Here in a relaxed puff-piece by Glenn Ashby, ETNZ show-off their upwind foiling ability on the AC45 turbo boat in Auckland and they throw in a foiling tack (or was it a gybe) at the end.

ETNZ are still in the hunt to win the series overall if they have a really good regatta in Japan.

They have closed on Oracle, reducing the gap to only three points, and are 17 points off the overall leader, Land Rover BAR.

Louis Vuitton AWCS Overall positions after 8 of 9 events - Team/Helm

1st Land Rover BAR - Ben Ainslie GBR - 437 points
2nd Oracle Team USA - James Spithill AUS - 423 points
3rd Emirates Team New Zealand - Peter Burling NZL / Glenn Ashby AUS - 420 points
4th Softbank Team Japan - Dean Barker NZL - 399 points
5th Artemis Racing - Nathan Outteridge AUS / Francesco Bruni ITL - 391 points
6th Groupama Team France - Franck Cammas FRA / Adam Minoprio NZL - 360 points

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Gerald New - Sailweb
28 September 2016 8:01 GMT


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