America's Cup: Auckland can be a winner as World Series sinks in Europe

Auckland will be the big winner if the America's Cup World Series does eventually get under way.

The yachting world awaits the first taste of racing in the new 75-foot foiling monohulls but that wait could be quite a while as the syndicates find themselves victims of the sporting shutdown via the coronavirus pandemic.

The opening World Series regatta due to be sailed in Cagliari in late April has sensibly be cancelled with Italy reeling from the virus that has seen them the epicentre of the European zone.

Read in full and view video at: www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/coronavirus/120440434/americas-cup-auckland-can-be-a-winner-as-world-series-sinks-in-europe

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