Oracle Team USA continued it's extraordinary run of race wins yesterday to snatch back the America's Cup from the grasp of Emirates Team New Zealand.
Despite having, at one point, a seemingly unassailable lead in the race series, Team New Zealand went on a losing streak unprecedented in the history of the America's Cup. For over a week, all Team New Zealand needed was one more race win to take the trophy, and yet they could do nothing about Team USA's incredible resurgence.
With the score tied at 8-8 going into yesterday's winner-takes-all race, the Americans had all the momentum and all the self-confidence, while the Kiwis looked beaten before the race even started. In the end, Team USA won the final race by 44 seconds to seal a 9-8 victory in the most exciting America's Cup for a very long time.
Check out our full report, and the November 2013 issue of Boat International will have a full report and photos from this incredible race.