Gothenburg

Seems that Team New Zealand can win just fine without taxpayers’ money

It looks like we can celebrate the end of corporate welfare of Team NZ, they have won anyway without picking the pockets of the taxpayer.

Team New Zealand have overcome a pre-start penalty to mount a final day rally to win yachting’s America’s Cup World Series regatta in Sweden in a dramatic winner-takes-all series decider.

New Zealand came through a difficult day in Gothenburg on a tight race course, with light and shifty conditions.

Skipper Glenn Ashby and prodigy helmsman Peter Burling on Monday posted a 2-1 scoreline in the two double-point races to overhaul Oracle Team USA, who had won twice on the first day.    Read more »