Oracle, OneWorld, Prada, Alinghi Winners in Flight 7

Billionaires Rule the Waves in Thursday’s racing
Courtesy Oracle-bmw Racing

After a brief postponement, racing was held on Thursday. Oracle-BMW Racing and OneWorld remain undefeated. The closest match was the Prada/GBR Challenge. GBR led up to the first weather mark then made a tactical error immediately before the rounding and was rolled by Prada.

Flight 7 Results
OneWorld def. Victory Challenge by 59s
Prada def. GBR Challenge by 22s
Alinghi def. Team Dennis Conner by 1m:10s
Oracle BMW def. Le Defi Areva by 2m:52s
Mascalzone Latino had the day off

Standings as of Oct. 10
Alinghi 5 points
Oracle-BMW racing 4 points
OneWorld 4 points
Prada 3 points
Victory Challenge 3 points
Team Dennis Conner 2 points
GBR Challenge 1 point
Le Defi Areva 0 points
Mascalzone Latino 0 points


Flight 8 Lineup
Team Dennis Conner (2-4) vs. Mascalzone Latino (0-4)
Alinghi (5-1) vs. Oracle BMW (4-0)
OneWorld (5-0) vs. Le Defi (0-5)
Victory Challenge (3-2) vs. GBR Challenge (1-4)
Prada (3-3) has the day off.