America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta – J Class – Race 2

June 14, 2017 Class J (Race 2 Provisional Results)

Entrants: 6
Course: CR
Wind: Medium

Position Yacht Race Time TCF Time (SECS) Corrected (SECS) Corrected Time

  1. Lionheart 01:29:10 1.01 5350 5404 01:30:04
  2. Ranger 01:30:36 1.016 5436 5523 01:32:03
  3. Svea 01:31:31 1.015 5491 5573 01:32:53
  4. Velsheda 01:32:12 1.017 5532 5626 01:33:46
  5. Hanuman 01:33:33 1.011 5613 5675 01:34:35
  6. Topaz 0 1.015 5741 5827 0


J Class Association


Dream Conditions for Svea’s Debut as Lionheart Wins Race 2

J Class Association – As the new Svea, J S1, made her debut in the J Class fleet in Race 2 of the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta it was Lionheart which read the first run best, leading at every mark of the 14 mile round the buoys style course to atone for their disappointing result in Tuesday’s first race of the series. Ranger, second across the finish line for the second day in a row, leads the regatta going into the final day.

If the Svea team could have specified their ideal weather conditions for their maiden race in Bermuda then the 10kts building to 13 which blew from the west would have likely fitted the bill. With the owner steering, at his side the calm advice of Francesco de Angelis and Charlie Ogletree calling tactics, Svea made a solid start, working comfortably in the leading pack all the way round, showing good speed upwind, to finish third….read more


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