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Alinghi prepare for their first sail on Lake Geneva

by Carlo Borlenghi on 20 Jul 2009
Le Bouveret - 19/07/2009 Alinghi Sailing Alinghi 5 prepares to go sailing for the first time. Carlo Borlenghi/ Alinghi http://www.alinghi.com

Alinghi, the Defender of the 33rd America's Cup, launched its new 90ft catamaran again today on Lake Geneva, Switzerland in preparation for the start of sailing trials. Carlo Borlenghi present this gallery of images of the occasion

Data on Alinghi

Boat type: Catamaran of carbon composite construction
Where built: Alinghi Villeneuve + Décision Corsier, Switzerland
Length waterline: 90ft
Hours to build: 100,000 manhours
Square metres of carbon fibre used: 30,000m2








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