Louis Vuitton Trophy - Azzurra vs Aleph

The Italian boat won after ALEPH was disqualified following a collision 36 seconds before the gun as both boats reached down the line towards the pin.
Azzurra, leading, hardened up as ALEPH turned down to attempt a leeward hook. ALEPH struck the Italian boat’s starboard side about one metre from the transom. Both of the BMW Oracle boats suffered damage. USA 98 lost a portion of the bow USA 87’s stern was splintered.
In addition to her black flag disqualification ALEPH will lose a penalty point and may face further sanctions.