Team NZ take nosedive amid tough America's Cup conditions

Team New Zealand's boat capsizes at the start of the America's Cup Challenger Play-offs semi-finals. Competing against Britain's Land Rover BAR in Bermuda, the Kiwis were heading to the start line when strong winds forced the boat to plunge into the
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Team New Zealand's boat capsizes at the start of the America's Cup Challenger Play-offs semi-finals. Competing against Britain's Land Rover BAR in Bermuda, the Kiwis were heading to the start line when strong winds forced the boat to plunge into the water. All six crew members were safe. Team New Zealand lead 3-1 in the first-to five contest. Japan and Sweden are competing in the other semi-final. The holders are Oracle Team USA.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 08, 2017, with the headline 'Team NZ take nosedive amid tough America's Cup conditions'. Print Edition | Subscribe