Matt Sheahan rounds up the drama of Day 5 of the 36th America’s Cup as Lunaa Rossa’s world is turned upside down.
Both teams are very polite of each others performance or lack of . . .
But the reality is that Emirates Team New Zealand can wrap-up their defence of the 36th America’s Cup on Tuesday, if Luna Rossa cannot take at least one win from the two races scheduled.
They know they can do it, now they just have to grab the start and run with it. A win (or two) will set the scene for more nerve racking days and bring Italy to a standstill.
The Match will resume Tuesday at 16:15 NZT time (03:15 UK time) weather permitting, with races 9 and 10.
Races are each day until either Emirates Team New Zealand or Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli reach seven wins.
BBC TV in the UK is showing the racing from 03:00 hrs UK. It is then available on the Red Button One at 07:00 hrs UK.
The America’s Cup YouTube channel also has a free live stream in the UK.