Oracle Racing Spithill claims the double

20 knots for the winner-takes-all fleet race and speed trials at the America’s Cup World Series in San Diego

Report by James Boyd

San Diego saved the best for last, testing the AC45 crews with the strongest winds of the week, with gusts approaching 20 knots on Sunday afternoon, making for great racing conditions for the winner-takes-all fleet race and speed trials. The teams didn’t disappoint the fans gathered on Broadway and Navy Piers – the race was full of intrigue, with plenty of lead changes and lots of near misses and thrills and spills from start to finish.

Oracle Racing Spithill, winner of Saturday’s Match Racing Championship, came from behind to win the Fleet Racing Championship, becoming the first team to secure a double win at an America’s Cup World Series event. Once again, team principal Larry Ellison was on board with the team today.

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