Another hurdle and another step up for AmericaOne. We raised our game once again and won the semi finals of the Louis Vuitton Cup with 8 wins from 10 starts. I am very proud of what we have achieved so far and happy to have the semi finals behind us. I always saw that series as a risky format for strong teams. Now we focus on one competitor for a best 5 of 9. The better team will win that one.
The key to our success in this round was getting the side we wanted at the start and hitting the first shift. This put us in control of the races at the first cross and from there John Kostecki and Morgan Larson did an excellent job of keeping us in phase. USA-61 also showed her pedigree