Chaos on the Gulf

Light winds bring more mayhem to the Louis Vuitton series

Tuesday October 29th 2002, Author: James Boyd, Location: Australasia
Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series - Round Robin 2 - flight five

Overview - two flights (five and six) were supposed to be held today once again on shortened courses. Due to the wind going light (again) the second flight was cancelled an amid much controversy, only two of the first flight finished within the allocated maximum time limit and one of these - GBR Challenge versus Alinghi - is subject to a protest hearing.

Winner Loser Delta
Alinghi SUI64 Wight Lightning GBR70 7:45
Prada Luna Rossa ITA74 Mascalzone Latino ITA72 1:42
Orm SWE73 Oracle USA76 DNF
OneWorld USA67 Stars & Stripes USA66 DNF

Not racing - Le Defi Areva

See our race report and photos on the following pages...

Overall results - read from left to right. NB: Alinghi v GBR Challenge match is listed but subject to a protest hearing.

Pos Syndicate Raced Alinghi OneWorld Oracle Team DC GBR Prada Victory M Latino Le Defi Total Overall
1 Alinghi 4 W: 0:27 W: 7:45 W: 2:11 W: 5:54 4 11
2 OneWorld 3 L: 0:27 W: 1:05 W: 4:01 2 9
4= Oracle 2 L: 1:55 W: 2:40 1 6
7 Team DC 3 L: 0:46 L: 0:41 L: 0:13 0 4
5 GBR 2 L: 7:45 L: 1:05 W: 0:46 1 5
3 Prada 4 W: 1:55 W: 0:41 W: 1:42 W: 1:04 4 8
4= Victory 3 W: 0:13 W: 1:17 W: 1:19 3 6
8 M Latino 5 L 2:11 L: 4:01 L: 2:40 L: 1:42 L: 1:17 0 1
9 Le Defi 3 L: 5:54 L: 1:04 L: 1:19 0 0

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