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36th America’s Cup: INEOS TEAM UK to face Luna Rossa in PRADA Cup final

The British America’s Cup team will compete in a winner-takes-all final against Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli to become the challenger to Emirates Team New Zealand in the 36th America’s Cup match. The final starts on February 13, live on Sky Sports.

INEOS TEAM UK will face Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli in the PRADA Cup final after the Italian team secured a 4-0 victory over New York Yacht Club American Magic in the semi-final.

Sir Ben Ainsle’s team will contest Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli in the first to seven wins final from February 13, live on Sky Sports, for a place in the 36th America’s Cup match against defending champions Emirates Team New Zealand.

INEOS TEAM UK vs Luna Rossa in PRADA Cup final

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli added two further victories on Saturday to their opening two on Friday to create an unassailable 4-0 lead over in the best-of-seven-race semi-final.

“I’m very proud of the team,” co-helmsman Francesco Bruni said, directly after their second race of the day on Saturday.

“We made some huge steps forwards compared to last weekend. In five days, the boat has been completely transformed and we are sailing better. The whole team has gone to another level.”

PRADA Cup Semi-Final – Race Three

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli vs NYYC American Magic
Course – A
Current – 0.2 knots @ 009
Wind – 12kts / 030
Winner – Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli
Margin of victory – 35 seconds

PRADA Cup Semi-Final – Race Four

Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli vs NYYC American Magic
Course – A
Current – 0.1 knots @ 199
Wind – 16kts / 035
Winner – Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli
Margin of victory – 3 minutes and 51 seconds
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