Sailing: New Zealand hit foiling high to set up America's Cup showdown

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Emirates Team New Zealand take on champions Oracle Team USA in a crucial head-to-head on Saturday, after they became the first to complete an America's Cup race without their hulls touching the water.

New Zealand set the 100 percent "fly time" record, which they describe as a "dry lap", in their 50-foot (15 meter) foiling catamaran as they knocked out Groupama Team France.

With eight wins out of nine, New Zealand now need to beat Oracle Team USA to claim a bonus point which will give them an immediate advantage in the America's Cup final if they become the official challenger for international sport's oldest trophy.

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