Friday, April 13, 2012

Morning Briefing - ACWS Naples Race Day Three

Friday 13 April 2012

0940 - The racing program for today begins with two match races starting at 1330 CEST. The teams will then contest fleet races 5 and 6 of the Fleet Racing Championship.
How Naples racecourse looks when not raining Photo: © ACEA 2012/ Photo Gilles Martin-Raget
The two match races today are:

QF3 - Emirates Team New Zealand vs Artemis Racing
QF4 - Energy Team vs Luna Rossa Swordfish

Coverage on VirtualEye begins at 1330. The full broadcast on television and YouTube starts at 1400 CEST.

0930 - There is a strong storm system heading for Naples. For Friday, this should bring rain and moderate East winds of 12-15 knots this morning, increasing 15-18 this afternoon.

At the moment, the forecast for Saturday isn't good, with squalls bridging winds in the 30-35 knot range.

0900 - Rain returns to Naples on Friday, with thunderstorms possible this afternoon. Wind should be good for racing.

America's Cup Media

No comments: