Red Bull Youth AC - More photos from Chuck Lantz

Australia at the mark. - Red Bull Youth America’’s Cup

More photos from Sail-World's Chuck Lantz, all shot from shore. The photos show how close to the action spectators can be along the San Francisco waterfront. All but a few grandstands have free admission, and all walk-in areas are free.

Racing continues on Monday at 11:10am PT.

Red Bull Youth America’s Cup – Provisional Results

NZL Sailing Team with ETNZ (NZL)… 2 – 4 – 16 points
Next World Energy (FRA)… 4 – 3 – 15 points
Full Metal Jacket Racing (NZL)… 7 – 1 – 14 points
Swedish Youth Challenge (SWE)… 6 – 2 – 14 points
American Youth Sailing Force (USA)… 1 – 7 – 14 points
ROFF/Cascais Sailing Team (POR)… 3 – 6 – 13 points
Team TILT (SUI)… 8 – 5 – 9 points
All In Racing (GER)… 5 – 8 – 9 points
USA45 Racing (USA)… 9 – 9 – 4 points
Objective Australia (AUS)… 10 – 10 – 2 points

Fast facts about the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup:

•The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup runs from September 1-4 and is based out of the America’s Cup Village at Marina Green.
•The format is fleet racing – 2 races per day, for an 8 race series, with racing beginning at 11:10am each day. The final race will carry double-points.
•The boats are AC45 catamarans powered by giant wing sails – the same boats used by the America’s Cup teams in the AC World Series from 2011-2013.
•Teams are composed of six sailors, aged 19-24, who represent their country through a nationality rule.

Team Objective - Australia looking like they’ve been sailing the AC45 for years, rather than days - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Australia and USA 1 - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Portugal and NZL 2 - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Portugal looking good with USA in the background. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

Portugal, Switzerland and NZL getting up-close and personal. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

NZL 2 has "a moment" as they approach the Swedish boat. - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

NZL 2 with the French team in the background - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup

One of two NZ team boat crews, showing they are fast learners on the AC45 - Red Bull Youth America’s Cup