By By Bernie Wilson The two-time defending America’s Cup champions are struggling badly against hotshot young helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand, who are threatening to sail away with the oldest trophy in international sports.
Burling, 26, steered the Kiwis’ fast 50-foot catamaran to two more dominating victories Sunday to remain undefeated in the matchup on the Great Sound.
Because Oracle won the qualifiers, the challenger started the 35th America’s Cup match with a negative point.
Oracle needs to win seven to keep the silver trophy in the possession of the Golden Gate Yacht Club and in the hands of one of the world’s richest [READ MORE HERE]
Source: SF Gate Sports