Yacht designer Duncan MacLane inspects the damage to the Australian boat after the second race on Friday
Christophe Launay presents this gallery of images from the final day of the Little America's Cup sailed at Newport under the burgee of the New York Yacht Club. The Canadian Defender, Cannaan successfully retained the trophy from Australia's James Spithill and Glenn Ashby.
Canaan was the winner of the International C-Class Catamaran Championship. She was sailed by Fred Eaton and Magnus Clarke.
Alpha was the runner up. She was sailed by Glenn Ashby and James Spithill, both of Australia.
C-Class Cats at the New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court. L-R, Patient Lady VI (France), Alpha (Australia) Orion (Canada) and Invictus (England).
The successful defender Canaan with the NYYC’s Harbour Court in the background.
Jérémie Lagarrigue, left, and Antoine Koch on Patient Lady VI.
A match-racing moment -- the Canadians are in the foreground.
Canaan, left, Fred Eaton and Magnus Clarke, the Canadian defenders, and Alpha, the Australian Challenger, race north of the Pell Bridge in Newport, RI.
Alpha’s crew of James Spithill, left, and Glenn Ashby.