Tuesday, February 16, 2010

33rd America's Cup

Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget, BMW Oracle Racing

The America's Cup is the most prestigious sailing regatta in the world.

Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget, BMW Oracle Racing

It was held in Valencia, Spain for 2010.

Photo by Guilain Grenier, BMW Oracle Racing

The BMW Oracle was a multihull boat that was built for San Francisco’s Golden Gate Yacht Club team.

Photo by Guilain Grenier, BMW Oracle Racing

Alinghi was the Swiss boat defending the Cup.

Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget, BMW Oracle Racing

The American team BMW Oracle won the 33rd America's Cup.

The last time the trophy was won by an American team was in 1992 by America3.

8 comments:

Mrs. Bogarde said...

Amazing boat, wasn't it! Yea USA!

TWA said...

Going to college in Newport we are huge America's Cup fans. Thank you BMW Oracle for bringing the cup back home!

Slumber Designs said...

Yeah America!! Love seeing us win!

JMW said...

Team USA - yea!!

alanna said...

oh yay america!!
and i didn't get a chance to comment on your valentine's day - looks so, so amazing and sweet!

Kelley at My Island Wedding said...

Oh it makes me so nervous when those boats tip to one side like that!!!

loving your blog!

Pemberley said...

Love your blog and this post! If it wasn't for you I would not even know that America scored a huge victory. Yeah for our team!!

QueenBeeSwain said...

love how you love sailing and I must confess that I have a very limited knowledge and consider you my go to source for all things sailing; the sport and the culture!

xoox

kHm