Red Bull Youth AC: Day 2, Races 3 and 4 - photos by Chuck Lantz

After only a few days of practice and two races, the teams were fighting like old pros. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Even more drama unfolded on San Francisco bay during Race 3 and 4 of the 8 race Red Bull Youth America's Cup series. One of New Zealand's boats again suffered a gear failure, and the German team boat came way too close to capsizing.

Photos by Sail-World photographer on the scene, Chuck Lantz.

One half of team USA - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

The Aussie and swiss teams battle it out. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Swiss, Swedish and German boats lined up. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

NZL chasing Australia’s Objective team - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

The German team has the closest call of the series. They recovered. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Approaching a mark near shore. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Race four start. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Portuguese team skipper Bernardo Frietas celebrates their race 3 win. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup