America's Cup Spycam - Alinghi and BOR90 afloat and ashore - close up

Alinghi 5 after crossbeam shots and detail including starboard rudder
David Lenoir

With the lack of Mutual Consent in the current edition of the America's Cup between Alinghi and BMW Oracle Racing, there are no rules regarding espionage activities between teams, or indeed what the public can see.

Sail-World is happy to run legally obtained images of either BMW Oracle Racing or Alinghi. Please send all material to nzeditor(at)sail-world.com or email us with a website URL. Please also let us know whether or not you are happy to be identified as the photographer. We will also include a link to your website if you wish.

Enjoy!

Working on the Alinghi 5 masthead - there was an accompanying comment that there was someone inside the mast!
Working on the Alinghi 5 masthead - there was an accompanying comment that there was someone inside the mast!
David Lenoir


Alinghi 5 after crossbeam shots and detail and hydraulics
Alinghi 5 after crossbeam shots and detail and hydraulics
David Lenoir


Alinghi 5 starboard hull detail
Alinghi 5 starboard hull detail
David Lenoir


Working on the Alinghi 5 masthead

Working on the Alinghi 5 masthead
David Lenoir


The new Big Mast goes up aboard BOR90 for the first time
The new mast for BMW Oracle Racing is stepped in San Diego
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Alinghi’s engine - described as 'very noisy and stinky' believed to provide hydraulic and electric and also driving ballast pumps
Alinghi’s engine - described as "very noisy and stinky" believed to provide hydraulic and electric and also driving ballast pumps
David Lenoir


Alinghi 5 - with what some believe could be a ballast water pipe highlighted with the red arrows. To our eyes the pipe diameter appears to be too small, however the water would be fed under pressure, rather than gravity fed as with other ballast systems.

Alinghi 5 - with what some believe could be a ballast water pipe highlighted with the red arrows. To our eyes the pipe diameter appears to be too small, however the water would be fed under pressure, rather than gravity fed as with other ballast systems.
David Lenoir
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