BMW/Oracle's "USA" wins the America's Cup; in deciding race!
From: America's Cup Examiner:
"This match-race series, the 33rd running of the America's Cup, is the first time two multi-hulled racers have fought for the Cup... The final delta at the finish was 5 minutes, 26 seconds"... Read.
VIDEO UPDATE: VIEW!
America's Cup returns to America! ##
TVNZ - 17 minutes ago
US challenger BMW Oracle has crossed the finish line to claim the 33rd America's Cup but Swiss holders Alinghi have lifted the protest flag...
The carbon fibre and kevlar American boat hit speeds of up to 33 knots, incredibly more than four times the speed of the wind, as it surged away on the second leg to lead by more than 2km. BMW Oracle won Saturday's first race equally easily. Read.
Seen here, in this nice little pre-race send off...
Waltzing to their victory...