Tentative early lead for Zoulou at the GC32 Riva Cup
“Going to the rock side is where we won the race. Sadly in this race, Alinghi Red Bull Racing SUI-15 was unable to start as they had to resolve a broken leech line in their mainsail.
In the second race, the seven GC32s were closing on the leeward gate when Black Star Sailing Team suffered a capsize. Surprisingly, given the participation of the powerful SailGP crew on Team Rockwool Racing team from Denmark and the two boats fielded by the America’s Cup challenger Alinghi Red Bull Racing, when the second race was successfully held leader going into the downwind mark were two ‘amateur’ owner-driver teams – Erik Maris’ Zoulou and Jason Carroll’s Argo.
With the rain arriving and then departing to leave behind no wind, the race committee was forced to draw racing to a close for the day.
Read full article at Live Sail Die