Americascup: Alinghi sneaks into the final

It was a spectacular day for racing on the waters off Valencia with bright sunshine and warm temperatures generating moderate sea breezes. The conditions presented many tactical challenges however as neither the wind pressure nor its direction were stable.

Hundreds of spectator boats ringed the two race courses as the stakes were raised to a new level in this series of Louis Vuitton Acts. Shosholoza rose to the occasion surprising Desaf