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Louis Vuitton Cup Race 7 - Luna Rossa on the brink


Chuck Lantz    Click Here to view large photo

To move on to challenge Oracle for the America's Cup, Luna Rossa must win six races in a row, and Emirates Team NZ need just one more win. A tall order. Today's races could have been the end of the road for Luna Rossa, if Race 8 had not been postponed until tomorrow due to high winds, and ETNZ had won both races.

To cover that possibility, Sail-World photographer Chuck Lantz was stationed on the LVC VIP lounge race-deck, shooting photos of the finish and the crowds of spectators lining the pier in the AC Village.

ETNZ crosses the finish line, just one win away from challenging Oracle - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Luna Rossa heads towards the finish, one loss away from elimination. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Luna Rossa on her foils, nearing the finish. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Luna Rossa crosses the finish line in front of spectators in the AC Village - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Emirates Team NZ enjoying the moment, and acknowledging their fans lining the shore. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

ETNZ doing a flyby past AC Village spectators. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Luna Rossa passes by the crowds on shore. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Luna Rossa's crew, looking subdued. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo

Both LVC boats head back to the start area before high wind postponement, with yacht 'America' replica in the foreground. - America's Cup -  Chuck Lantz   Click Here to view large photo


by Chuck Lantz

  

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