Course is set at 315
-12:57 PM


RC looking to shift to 305.
-12:59 PM


Coaches are meeting with teams prepping for race 8
-1:00 PM


Pin getting set for a 305 course
-1:01 PM


Vincere will be on starboard entry.
-1:01 PM


Official delta for Race 7 was 34 seconds for Heritage.
-1:03 PM


Vincere requesting the full 20 minute break. They are sailing upwind under full sails v
-1:09 PM


Less than 5 minutes to sequence.
-1:09 PM


Vincere green flag up. Chafing on jib halyard. Requesting to change.
-1:11 PM


Judges will need to pass off new halyard through a judge boat.
-1:11 PM


Judge has new halyard and is passing it off to Vincere.
-1:14 PM


Heritage says Vincere can have as much time as they need.
-1:15 PM


Vincere now requesting mouse line.
-1:15 PM


Vincere waves off mouse line.
-1:16 PM


Heritage is practicing upwind.
-1:16 PM


Not sure if Vincere has to hand the damaged halyard to judges.
-1:18 PM


Max sustained wind for racing is 22 knots for 1 minute b
-1:18 PM


Breeze is still around 16 kts.
-1:19 PM


Heritage is heading back to the starting area.
-1:19 PM


Breeze holding at 305
-1:21 PM


Vincere looks to be hooking up their jib.
-1:23 PM


No jib up yet on Vincere
-1:25 PM


Vincere just radioed their intent to hoist jib. Sail upwind to RC and then hopefully take green flag down.
-1:26 PM


Vincere is heading upwind full sail from below the line.
-1:28 PM


Both boats under full sail now.
-1:30 PM


Vincere will enter from Starboard. Heritage from port.
-1:31 PM


Green flag coming down on Vincere.
-1:32 PM


Vincere is ready to go.
-1:32 PM


Sequence soon.
-1:32 PM


In sequence for Race 8
-1:34 PM


Boats circling
-1:35 PM


Entering.
-1:37 PM


Even to enter.
-1:37 PM


Dial up
-1:37 PM


Still dialed. Heritage moving.
-1:38 PM


Back dialed.
-1:38 PM


Drifting to pin.
-1:38 PM


Heritage below pin. Very hard to backwind.
-1:39 PM


Both are sailing. Pretty far from line. Heritage tacks and crosses.
-1:40 PM


Heritage with good speed. Tries to hook Heritage. Both teams below line.
-1:41 PM


Clean start by both teams. Great start by Heritage winning the right.
-1:41 PM


Both teams still on port heading right. Heritage bow out on Vincere.
-1:42 PM


Vincere looking good lately in the drag race right.
-1:44 PM


Race 8 start just uploaded to YouTube. Check it out. Great start.
-1:45 PM


Heritage can't cross now. Teams heading right.
-1:45 PM


Heritage tacked. Vincere on them.
-1:46 PM


Heritage tacked back. Split.
-1:46 PM


310 at top of course 5 right.
-1:47 PM


Vincere tacked back right.
-1:47 PM


Heritage coming back at them.
-1:47 PM


Vincere tacked on them leading.
-1:48 PM


Heritage went back right.
-1:48 PM


Boats split.
-1:48 PM


Both just tacked back at each other.
-1:49 PM


Vincere is gaining as they split again
-1:49 PM


Next win for Vincere wraps this event up.
-1:50 PM


Heritage tacked. Both heading left
-1:50 PM


Heritage needs two wins for the overall victory.
-1:51 PM


Heritage looks better.
-1:51 PM


Vincere taxing at Heritage.
-1:52 PM


Vincere tacked on Heritage forcing them back right.
-1:52 PM


Vincere has about a 4 length lead.
-1:53 PM


Heritage tacked followed by Vincere.
-1:53 PM


Vincere still looking good.
-1:54 PM


Vincere tacks on Heritage again. Heritage hoping for a right shift.
-1:54 PM


Vincere tacking right encouraging Heritage to come back.
-1:55 PM


The tacking duel continues. Split again.
-1:55 PM


Heritage tacks. Both heading left
-1:56 PM


Vincere tacks back at Heitage to right.
-1:56 PM


Another slam by Vincere forcing Heritage right.
-1:57 PM


Boats are split.
-1:57 PM


Now they both tack at each other.
-1:58 PM


Two more tacks splitting boats.
-1:59 PM


Good set by Vincere
-2:01 PM


Heritage had to scramble more to set with a late tack at the mark.
-2:02 PM


Both heading on port. Heritage trying to get on wind.
-2:02 PM


Both gybe. Nice one for Heritage forcing Vincere away.
-2:03 PM


Split gybes
-2:03 PM


Now Vincere gybes to starboard.
-2:04 PM


Both boats head down on starboard.
-2:04 PM


Heritage gybing at Vincere.
-2:05 PM


Vincere still clear ahead.
-2:05 PM


Boats are split. Heritage heading left now. Gybe that way now by Vincere.
-2:07 PM


Heritage gybed onto starboard.
-2:08 PM


Boats split now
-2:09 PM


Vincere gybing onto starboard. Heritage back at them.
-2:10 PM


Good puff on left for Heritage.
-2:10 PM


Vincere pole down early. Jib up.
-2:10 PM


Heritage pole off in gybe.
-2:11 PM


Early douse on Vincere.
-2:11 PM


Heritage gained at end of leg.
-2:12 PM


Heritage rolled into a tack.
-2:12 PM


Course change. Working on new number.
-2:13 PM


Vincere tacks right. Heritage got out there a bit.
-2:13 PM


Both boats still heading right.
-2:14 PM


Big separation so any right shift can shake this up.
-2:16 PM


Both boats tacked lead by Heritage. Could be a gain for Heritage with Vincere not going to hit them.
-2:17 PM


Both boats heading left.
-2:17 PM


Mark 3 is pretty far left now.
-2:18 PM


Heritage tacked. Looked bow down before it n
-2:18 PM


Vincere tacked too. Both heading right now.
-2:19 PM


Heritage tacked at Vincere.
-2:20 PM


Bowman up front on Vincere.
-2:20 PM


Vincere tacked on Heritage.
-2:20 PM


Heritage tacked back right. Boats split
-2:21 PM


Vincere tacks right.
-2:21 PM


Both continuing right.
-2:22 PM


Good job by Vincere holding off Heritage's charge at them.
-2:23 PM


Heritage finally tacks back to the left at Vincere.
-2:24 PM


Vincere tacked on Heritage forcing them back right.
-2:25 PM


Getting close to the starboard layline
-2:26 PM


Boats back at each other.
-2:26 PM


Lots of tacking on this leg. Both heading right.
-2:27 PM


Vincere looking pretty good.
-2:28 PM


8 boat length lead for Vincere as they tack on Heritage again.
-2:29 PM


Vincere cleaning up halyards.
-2:29 PM


Vincere around. Heritage blocking on starboard layline.
-2:31 PM


Big lead for Vincere. This could be the final leg.
-2:31 PM


Heritage first to gybe.
-2:32 PM


Vincere gybes with.
-2:32 PM


Big lead will be tough to make up.
-2:33 PM


Heritage is pushing hard.
-2:33 PM


Vincere working just as hard.
-2:34 PM


Heritage gybing
-2:35 PM


Vincere gybing in front.
-2:36 PM


Heritage gybing
-2:37 PM


Boats are split
-2:37 PM


Vincere coming back now.
-2:38 PM


Both boats on starboard.
-2:38 PM


Heritage gybed back at Vincere. Never give up attitude on Heritage.
-2:39 PM


Vincere gybing back in front of Heritage.
-2:39 PM


Heritage takes a splitting gybe.
-2:40 PM


Vincere gybing for the finish.
-2:40 PM


Heritage gybing back
-2:40 PM


Big race when it counted the most for Vincere.
-2:42 PM


Vincere wins the 2011 Canada's Cup 5-3 over Heritage.
-2:43 PM


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-2:45 PM


Final delta in Race 8 was 24 seconds.
-2:53 PM


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-2:54 PM


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-2:55 PM