The American team is back on top after a disappointing match race. With Ian Vickers at the helm, BMW ORACLE Racing leads Torbjorn Tornqvist’s Artemis and Pieter Heerema’s No Way Back.

October 1, 2009 – Four fleet regattas took place today with a southerly breeze ranging from 8 to 15 knots. BMW ORACLE Racing had an excellent day after their disappointing match race. With Ian Vickers at the helm and Russell Coutts calling the shots, the American team started the day with two bullets and finished it with two premature starts. Thanks to a great come-back in race four, BMW ORACLE Racing leads the provisional ranking ahead of Torbjorn Tornqvist?s Artemis