21 May 2012

Team NZ fourth in Venice, second overall

6:35 am on 21 May 2012

Team New Zealand is second overall in the America's Cup World Series after finishing fourth on the final day of the Venice regatta.

Light winds ruled on the last day with the final fleet race, which was scheduled to take 35 minutes, taking the winner Energy Team of France almost an hour 57m25s to complete.

Five yachts did not finish and get no points because they ran out of time, failing to finish within 10 minutes of the winner.

Series leaders Oracle 4 were second, Artemis third and Team New Zealand fourth, leaving Dean Barker and crew four points adrift on the overall standings.