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Quote From Francesco De Angelis

Monday, 2 December 2002, 9:22 am | Prada

At the end of today's racing Francesco de Angelis, skipper of Luna Rossa, said: "We knew that today's race was going to be very difficult. We had more wind than the past couple of days and the Swedish boat has always proven to be fast in these conditions. ... More >>

Race Three Of Quarter Finals Repechage

Monday, 2 December 2002, 9:17 am | Prada

RACE THREE OF QUARTER FINALS REPECHAGE - LUNA ROSSA ITA 74 (3) ORM SWE 73 (0) More >>

Luna Rossa Ita 74 (2) Orm Swe 73 (0)

Wednesday, 27 November 2002, 6:07 pm | Prada

Second day of the Louis Vuitton Cup 2002-2003 quarter finals repechage, raced on a best of seven series. The Race Committee today is forced to delay all starts, more than once, due to the light and fickle winds. More >>

Quote From Francesco De Angelis

Wednesday, 27 November 2002, 9:11 am | Prada

Francesco de Angelis, skipper of Luna Rossa, said today at the end of the match won over Victory Challenge: "Today's match was very close. Right after the start we decided to go left because we thought it was the favourite side. The Swedes instead caught ... More >>

Race One Of Quarter Finals Repechage

Tuesday, 26 November 2002, 4:29 pm | Prada

After three consecutive delays the Race Committee is finally able today to fire the gun for day one of the Louis Vuitton Cup 2002-2003 quarter finals repechage, raced on a best of seven series. More >>

First Day Of Quarter Finals Repechage

Monday, 25 November 2002, 5:59 pm | Prada

Another frustrating day for all the teams competing in the Louis Vuitton Cup 2002-2003 quarter finals repechage, raced on a best of seven series. Today the lack of wind forced the Race Committee to postpone race one for the third consecutive time in ... More >>

First Day Of Quarter Finals Repechage Postponed

Monday, 25 November 2002, 9:40 am | Prada

All racing has been cancelled today, day one of the Louis Vuitton Cup 2002-2003 quarter finals repechage raced on a best of seven series. The Race Committee and the teams waited on the course, hoping for the breeze to build, until 15:35 when all racing ... More >>

Quote From Matteo Plazzi

Monday, 25 November 2002, 9:30 am | Prada

Matteo Plazzi, navigator on Luna Rossa, said today: "It's been an important day for us as we have been able to complete all the modifications we had planned on Luna Rossa ITA 74. We had a very long night yesterday: we stepped the mast around ... More >>

Quarter Finals Repechage Start Tomorrow

Friday, 22 November 2002, 12:41 am | Prada

The opening press conference for the 2002-2003 Louis Vuitton Cup quarter finals repechage was held this morning in Auckland. Francesco de Angelis was unable to attend as he left the dock at 8.30 to test Luna Rossa ITA 74, re-launched and measured at dawn ... More >>

Luna Rossa Faces Victory Challenge In Repechage

Wednesday, 20 November 2002, 9:15 am | Prada

With yesterday's matches, the 2002-2003 Louis Vuitton Cup quarter finals are over. The Swedes of Victory Challenge won by 4-1 over the French of Le Defi and thus advance to the quarter finals repechage. The same applies to Team Dennis Conner who, by defeating ... More >>

Team Prada Withdraws From Quarter Finals

Monday, 18 November 2002, 10:04 am | Prada

Team Prada announces the withdrawal of its yacht Luna Rossa ITA 74 from further competition against Alinghi in the quarter finals of the 2002-2003 Louis Vuitton Cup. More >>

Quote From Francesco De Angelis

Monday, 18 November 2002, 10:01 am | Prada

Francesco de Angelis, skipper of Luna Rossa, said today: "Last night, after our third match against Alinghi we assessed the situation and evaluated what we had seen in the first three days of racing. We then decided to seize the opportunity to make ... More >>

Team Prada prepares for repecharge

Monday, 18 November 2002, 9:59 am | Prada

Team Prada announced last night the withdrawal of its yacht Luna Rossa ITA 74 from further racing in the quarter finals series against Alinghi in the 2002-2003 Louis Vuitton Cup. Late last night Team Prada filed a request to execute a series of modifications ... More >>

Third Day Of 1/4 Finals - Alinghi 3 Luna Rossa 0

Friday, 15 November 2002, 4:44 pm | Prada

Third day of the Louis Vuitton Cup 2002-2003 quarter finals, raced on a best of seven series. The match between Luna Rossa ITA 74 and Alinghi SUI 64 starts on time at 13:25. The breeze, 15-16 knots from SW, is extremely shifty. Rod Davis, after an ... More >>

Quote From Torben Grael

Friday, 15 November 2002, 11:02 am | Prada

Torben Grael, tactician on Luna Rossa, at the end of today's racing said: "Today's match was very close, like yesterday. However, today we had a little more difficulties in the upwind legs, but we are still making good moves on the downwind runs. We hope ... More >>

Alinghi Leading Luna Rossa

Thursday, 14 November 2002, 4:11 pm | Prada

SCOREBOARD Alinghi Challenge (2 pts) - Prada Challenge (0 pts) Oracle BMW Racing (2 pts) - OneWorld Challenge (0 pts) Victory Challenge (2 pts) - Le Defi Areva (0 pts) GBR Challenge (1 pt) - Team Dennis Conner (1 pt) More >>

Quote From Francesco De Angelis

Thursday, 14 November 2002, 10:25 am | Prada

Francesco de Angelis, skipper of Luna Rossa, at the end of today's race said: "Today we had a very close match with Alinghi and the outcome of the race was uncertain right until the very end. We had a very light collision with the Swiss boat due to ... More >>

Alinghi Prevails Over Luna Rossa

Wednesday, 13 November 2002, 5:47 pm | Prada

After yesterday's postponement due to the strong winds, today the eight teams have to wait a long while for the breeze to build on the Hauraki Gulf. More >>

Start Of Quarter Finals Postponed To Tomorrow

Tuesday, 12 November 2002, 8:49 am | Prada

The Race Committee announced this morning at 08.00 that racing for today has been postponed due to the strong winds expected on the Hauraki Gulf later in the day. All matches will be rescheduled tomorrow. The Race Committee is also considering ... More >>

Luna Rossa Will Meet Alinghi In Best Of Seven

Monday, 11 November 2002, 10:51 am | Prada

This morning all the skippers attended the opening press conference of the Louis Vuitton Cup 2002-2003 quarter finals which are scheduled to start tomorrow, Tuesday November 12. All the skippers declared what boat they will be racing with. Team Prada ... More >>

   

 

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