Due to excessive winds earlier today, the Race Committee postponed the fifth race of Round Robin 2 for the Louis Vuitton Cup until tomorrow (Saturday 13 November). Gusts of 40 knots were predicted this afternoon with heavy rain squalls. Tomorrow the wind should decrease to 15 knots. Young America was scheduled to race their second boat USA 58 today, and Nippon Challenge managed to set up a new mast last night (their boat JPN 44 dismasted yesterday during the race against AmericaOne). AmericaOne was scheduled for a BYE today.

FINAL SCORES TO DATE:

Prada /22 points

AmericaOne /20 points

Young America /16 points*

America True /14 points

Nippon Challenge /13.5 points

Stars & Stripes /12.5 points

Abracadabra 2000 /12 points

Spanish Challenge /9 points**

FAST2000 /8 points

Le Defi Francais /6 points

Young Australia /1 point

* Young America was penalized one race

**Bravo Espana had a BYE

THE RACING TOMORROW – RACE 5 of Round Robin 2:

1st Match Prada Challenge vs Spanish Challenge

2nd Match Team Dennis Conner vs Nippon Challenge

3rd Match Le Defi vs Young America

4th Match America True vs Abracadabra 2000

5th Match Young Australia 2000 vs FAST2000

BYE: AmericaOne Young America was scheduled to race their second boat USA 58 today, and Nippon Challenge managed to set up a new mast last night (their boat JPN 44 dismasted yesterday during the race against AmericaOne). AmericaOne was scheduled for a BYE today.

FINAL SCORES TO DATE:

Prada /22 points

AmericaOne /20 points

Young America /16 points*

America True /14 points

Nippon Challenge /13.5 points

Stars & Stripes /12.5 points

Abracadabra 2000 /12 points

Spanish Challenge /9 points**

FAST2000 /8 points

Le Defi Francais /6 points

Young Australia /1 point

* Young America was penalized one race

**Bravo Espana had a BYE

THE RACING TOMORROW – RACE 5 of Round Robin 2:

1st Match Prada Challenge vs Spanish Challenge

2nd Match Team Dennis Conner vs Nippon Challenge

3rd Match Le Defi vs Young America

4th Match America True vs Abracadabra 2000

5th Match Young Australia 2000 vs FAST2000

BYE: AmericaOne