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The event finished with a final regatta. 4 wingcat races in L1. The "Rest-of-World" team won. Classification, results and replays can be found in the Event Page HERE
US and Kiwi Red Bull Youth Americas Cup teams go head-to-head on SailX
• FMJ Racing Red Bull Youth America’s Cup team, pick up the gauntlet and accept USA 45 Racing challenge on SailX
• Challenge pits ‘FMJ Racing Fans’ against ‘USA 45 Racing Fans’ to see which team has the strongest fanbase!!
• Qualifier Series Friday 30th August to Wednesday 4th September and Finals on Thursday 5th September
On 7th August, USA 45 Racing, the team selected to represent the USA in the Red Bull Youth Americas Cup, issued a challenge to the other Red Bull Youth America’s Cup teams to a Fan Vs. Fan Challenge on SailX. Today we are pleased to announce that FMJ Racing, the team selected to represent New Zealand, are the first team to have accepted that challenge.
This Fan-Vs-Fan challenge will kick off on Friday 30th August with a Qualifier Series that will conclude on Wednesday 4th September. On conclusion of the Qualifier Series, the Top-7 individuals from each team will race each other and against the Top-7 individuals from the 'Rest of the World' in a Final 21-boat fleet race Regatta on Thursday 5th September to determine the team with the strongest fanbase plus an overall individual winner.
If you want to join the racing then click on ONE of the following options ...
Option 1: To register and race as a fan of USA 45 Racing (please donate $$$ to support their challenge), click HERE
Option 2: To register and race as a fan of FMJ Racing, click HERE
Option 3: To register and race as part of "Rest of World" you only need to be a SailX registered user.
To visit the USA 45 Racing official website, click HERE.
To visit the FMJ Racing official website, click HERE.
To visit the event page (with NoR, replays, classifications, prizes,.... ) click HERE
SCHEDULE FOR QUALIFIER SERIES & FINALS
Qualifier Series: Friday 30th August – Wednesday 4th September inclusive
- Five races per day 0100 GMT; 0300 GMT; 0900 GMT; 1800 GMT; 2000 GMT
Finals: Thursday 5th September:
- One 4-race regatta with first start at 2000GMT
To see these race times in your local time, look across the top of the this chart to find your timezone, and then look down to find your local time for each race.