Jimmy Spithil and crew Dirk de Ridder, John Kostecki, Jono MacBeth and Joe Newton is first in the last race of the ACWS in San Francisco and the additional fourty points for the race put the Oracle team crew in a tie with Ben Ainslie of J.P. Morgan BAR) for the series championship, which placed fourth in the final race. Spithill won the championship based on the final race finishes.
The day before the crew won the Match Racing Championship after capsizing and breaking frames in the wingsail during a fleet race.Terry Hutchinson on Artemis Racing – White was third today and finished third overall. Dear Barker of Emirates Team New Zeland placed fourth overall and Russel Coutts fifth.
PROtect tapes is widely used on AC45 and AC72 and we took the chance to spend time on the water, meet all teams and define the product road map for the coming months, a lot of work for our Research & Innovation team.