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Louis Vuitton Cup Race 2 - Luna Rossa and Emirates Team NZ pre-race
by Chuck Lantz on 19 Aug 2013
After their break-down in race two, ETNZ returns home, with one of Larry Ellison’’s yachts to the background. - America’’s Cup Chuck Lantz ©
Prior to race 2 of the Louis Vuitton finals, Chuck Lantz, one of Sail-World's photo team, took these shots of both boats and crews, preparing to do battle on San Francisco bay.
Luna Rossa moves past Alcatraz towards the start of race 2. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
Emirates Team New Zealand, against a pre-fog sky. At the other end of the course, the fog took over. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
ETNZ crew moves towards the starting area, and the fog, with Alcatraz in the background. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
ETNZ acknowledges their crowds of supporters. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
Luna Rossa, looking more like a visitor from another planet than an AC race boat. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
Luna Rossa crew and support team. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
Black-helmeted support crew prepare to leave the race boat. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
Overnight repairs put things back in order after race one incident damaged deck area behind and to the right of the daggerboard. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
Black helmeted shore support crews help with pre-race prep on the way to the course. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
As the New Zealand boat moves to the starting area, the jib is hoisted and secured. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
Luna Rossa and Emirates Team New Zealand, pre-race next to the AC Village. - America’s Cup © Chuck Lantz http://www.2007ac.com
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