The teams which came top and bottom of key racing metrics in Sydney, including flight time percentage and top speeds, have been revealed.

Data provided by the 10-strong F50 fleet across Sydney’s five fleet races shows that New Zealand’s top speed was the highest of the fleet - 82.4 km/h, while Spain’s top speed of 77.7 km/h was the lowest.

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New Zealand also picked up the highest average boat speed - 52 km/h compared to the lowest, which was picked up by Switzerland and the United States - 47.7 km/h.

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Taylor Canfield’s American team also sailed the furthest distance throughout the five races - a total of 46.6 km, while Emirates GBR sailed the shortest - 37.1 km. Canada’s distance covered was lower - 17.2 km, but Phil Robertson’s team only completed two fleet races across the weekend due to technical issues.

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The highest position at Mark 1 was an average of fourth, which was picked up by four teams - Canada, Germany, New Zealand and the U.S. The lowest Mark 1 position of 7.5 belonged to Giles Scott’s Emirates GBR, which struggled to master its starting strategy throughout the weekend.

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The highest fleet finishing position meanwhile was 3rd and belonged to Nicolai Sehested’s ROCKWOOL DEN, while the U.S. had the lowest fleet finishing position of 7.2.

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Elsewhere, Canada picked up the highest flight time percentage of 97%, but taking into account the fact the team only completed two fleet races, the team highest in this metric which also completed all five fleet races was New Zealand with 95%. The lowest meanwhile was recorded by the United States with 84.2%.

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