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Americas Cup Images: Alinghi Vs Le Defi, October 1

Published: Wed 2 Oct 2002 09:07 AM
Swiss Defi yacht Alinghi, SUI-64, cruises during its first race against French Le Defi Areva, FRA-69 in round robin one of the Louis Vuitton Challenge Cup, in Hauraki gulf, near Auckland , New Zealand, Tuesday, October 1, 2002. There are nine challengers representing six countries vying for the Louis Vuitton Cup and the right to race the defender, for the America's Cup best of seven races against New Zealand in February next year. The next America's Cup season begins in Auckland when racing for the Louis Vuitton Cup starts on Oct. 1. (PHOTOPRESS/Laurent Gillieron)
The members of Swiss Defi yacht Alinghi, SUI-64, with from left, Ernesto Bertarelli, head of syndicate and navigator, Josh Belsky, pitman, Russell Coutts, skipper, and Dominik Neidhart, grinder, jubilate after the finish line of their first race against French Le Defi Areva, FRA-69 in round robin one of the Louis Vuitton Challenge Cup, in Hauraki gulf, near Auckland , New Zealand, Tuesday, October 1, 2002. There are nine challengers representing six countries vying for the Louis Vuitton Cup and the right to race the defender, for the America's Cup best of seven races against New Zealand in February next year. The next America's Cup season begins in Auckland when racing for the Louis Vuitton Cup starts on Oct. 1. (PHOTOPRESS/Laurent Gillieron)
Swiss Defi yacht Alinghi, SUI-64, cruises during its first race against French Le Defi Areva, FRA-69 in round robin one of the Louis Vuitton Challenge Cup, in Hauraki gulf, near Auckland , New Zealand, Tuesday, October 1, 2002. There are nine challengers representing six countries vying for the Louis Vuitton Cup and the right to race the defender, for the America's Cup best of seven races against New Zealand in February next year. The next America's Cup season begins in Auckland when racing for the Louis Vuitton Cup starts on Oct. 1. (PHOTOPRESS/Laurent Gillieron)

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