America’s Cup: All you need to know about the Prada Cup final

America’s Cup: All you need to know about the Prada Cup final

February 12, 2021 0 By Hitz
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Stuff’s America’s Cup reporters Duncan Johnstone and Todd Niall dissect the Prada Cup final.

There’s plenty of intrigue as the Italians and British square off for the right to challenge Team New Zealand for the America’s Cup.

The Prada Cup final starts on Saturday with Luna Rossa taking on INEOS Team UK with the first team to get seven wins qualifying to take on the Kiwis.

Have the British sorted out their light-air issues? Can the Italians really handle the sort of pressure that Sir Ben Ainslie is sure to apply, especially if the winds nudge the upper limit of 21 knots? Will the bad blood that is simmering between the two syndicates boil over with the stakes so high?