Mark in the sand for Spithill

Mark in the sand for Spithill

Monday July 2 2012 Author: James Boyd Location: none selected

The 2011-12 America’s Cup World Series came to a close yesterday in Newport, RI with the top prize going to Oracle Team USA Spithill, but the Chris Draper-steered Luna Rossa Piranha won the fleet racing while Russell Coutts came out on top in the match racing in Newport. Telefonica led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Lorient on the final leg to Galway yesterday after Groupama won Saturday’s in-port. See this morning's update. The JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island race’s Gold Roman Bowl was won by Tony Langley’s TP52 Manroland Sheetfed, while first around the course was Yves le Blevec’s Multi50 Actual. Vincenzo Onorato is the new Audi Melges 32 European Champion. Gildas Morvan led the Solitaire du Figaro fleet away from Gijon on leg two yesterday. See this morning's report.

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