Monday, April 02, 2007

Looking under the skirts

Alinghi's 2 declared boats with their skirts off.

Well….today we finally got to see what all the America’s Cup teams were being so coy about – they finally dropped the ‘skirts’ surrounding their closely-guarded hulls to reveal……a range of variously shaped ‘appendages’ intended to give their yachts the edge over the competition. Having seen all the fins and bulbs, and listened to the opinions of the many designers here in Valencia today for the unveiling, I have to admit to being no wiser as to who will prove to have the fastest yacht.
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