From the sound of things, Valencia's chances of hosting the next America's Cup just dimmed, and Alinghi's chances of successfully defending just jumped.
Here is a link to the just-released Protocol for the next America's Cup, the one to be sailed in a yet-to-be defined/designed class of 90-foot sloop:
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Valencia, 3 July, 2007 - Alinghi won the 32nd America's Cup on Tuesday afternoon on the waters off Valencia. The Swiss Defender won its fourth consecutive race in dramatic fashion, to win the Match 5-2.
"I love this team," Alinghi President and afterguard member Ernesto Bertarelli moments after the finish.
This final race of
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Valencia, 24 June, 2007 - Emirates Team New Zealand came from behind to beat Alinghi on Sunday afternoon, squaring the score in the 32nd
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