American yacht takes flight and capsizes in Challenger Series race

  • American Magic’s boat Patriot capsizes in strong winds
  • Ben Ainslie’s Ineos Team UK have four wins from four races

New York Yacht Club’s American Magic were denied their first points in the Challenger Series when ‘Patriot’ capsized in the second race after encountering a massive gust of wind while going into a sharp turn at Waitemata Harbour in Auckland. The series will determine who faces Team New Zealand (TNZ) in the America’s Cup.

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