Race1 Start Postponed (AP flag)

Race 1 of the America's Cup is a 40 nautical mile windward/leeward course (20nm upwind and 20nm down) and is due to start at 10:06 this morning, weather permitting.
Defender vs. Challenger Alinghi 5, Société Nautique de Genève (SUI) vs. BMW Oracle Racing, Golden Gate Yacht Club (USA)
Alinghi, the Defender of the America's Cup, has the blue flag, which means port entry in to the starting area.
Forecast:
WSW wind 5-12 knots
Cloudy
Possible rain
12°c Max

BMW Oracle Crew List
1. Bowman: Brad Webb (NZL)
2. Pitman: Simone de Mari (ITA)
3. Jib Trimmer: Ross Halcrow (NZL)
4. Wing Sail Trimmer: Dirk de Ridder (NED)
5. Wing Sail Caddy: Joey Newton (AUS)
6. Tactician: John Kostecki (USA)
7. Skipper/Helmsman: James Spithill (AUS)
8. Navigator: Matteo Plazzi (ITA)
9. Aft Pit: Thierry Fouchier (FRA)
10. Mast: Matthew Mason (NZL)

Alinghi Crew List
1. Bowman: Piet van Nieuwenhuijzen (NED)
2. Midbow: Curtis Blewett (CAN)
3. Pitman: Rodney Ardern (NZL)
4. Trimmer upwind: Simon Daubney (NZL)
5. Trimmer downwind: Nils Frei (SUI)
6. Mainsail trimmer: Warwick Fleury (NZL)
7. Traveller: Pierre-Yves Jorand (SUI)
8. Helmsman: Ernesto Bertarelli (SUI)
9. Tactician: Brad Butterworth (NZL)
10. Runner: Murray Jones (NZL)
11. Navigator: Juan Vila (ESP)
12. Floater: Jan Dekker (RSA/FRA)
13. Floater: Loïck Peyron (FRA)
14. Pre-start: Peter Evans (NZL)

Race1 Start Postponed (AP flag) Race1 Start Postponed (AP flag) Reviewed by Panos Douros on Monday, February 08, 2010 Rating: 5

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