Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

Vela: Seconda Regata Della Lvc/Lvc Second Race

PRESS RELEASE

Auckalnd, 4th October 2002 ­ After the past too windy three days of the Louis Vuitton Cup finally today ³TIM Mascalzone Latino ITA72² and the other ight challenger could set the sails for the second scheduled race.

The all-italian team leade by Vincenzo Onorato and helmsman Paolo Cian left on time the base in Halsey Street in a a cold sunny day. On the race course a southwesterly wind up to 15/16 knots blew since the start of the race at 12.20:

Paolo Cian and the team racing with the TIM colours could get the right side of the starting line crossing exactly on the same time.Since the beginning of the first windward leg it was clear that the race woul have been very demandig due to the shifty wind:

As a matter of fact ³TIM Mascalzone Latino ITA72² suffered from many shfts that allow ³Oracle BMW Racing² to get the advantage that would have taken since the finishing line.

When back to the base after the race Paolo Cian said:²We¹re very happy regarding the work we did in the past three days and we could have more interesting result: We have been faster on running legs and we could gain the position we wanted to get at start².

Tomorrow ³TIM Mascalzone Latino ITA72² will be racing with the ³Swiss-Kiwi² team of ³Alinghi²: all the fans will see the race in Italy at 02.45am aired by RAI ³ as the ³Race of the Day²

Mascalzone Latino and its team are racing with the TIM colours, the only mobile telephone company entirely Italian and sole sponsor for this all-Italian challenge.

****************

Mascalzone Latino and its team can be visited at the internet site: www.mascalzonelatino.it


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 


Howard Davis: Emerald Fennell's Promising Young Woman'


The Guardian needed not one, but three reviews to do justice to Fennell's unsettling approach, which indicates exactly how ambiguous and controversial its message really is. More>>


Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which won the Non Fiction Award at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2009, and has now been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

Howard Davis: The Back of the Painting

Painting conservators are the forensic pathologists of the art world. While they cannot bring their subjects back to life, they do provide fascinating insights into the precise circumstances of a painting's creation, its material authenticity, and constructive methodology. More>>


Howard Davis: Black Panthers on the Prowl

A passionate and gripping political drama from Shaka King, this is an informative and instructive tale of human frailty that centers around the charismatic Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, who was murdered at the age of twenty-one during a police raid. More>>

Howard Davis: Controlling the High Ground

Stephen Johnson's raw and angry film not only poses important questions with scrupulous authenticity, but also provides a timely reminder of the genocidal consequences of casual bigotry and xenophobia. More>>

Howard Davis: Dryzabone - Robert Conolly's The Dry

After the terrible devastation caused by last year’s bushfires, which prompted hundreds of Australians to shelter in the ocean to escape incineration and destroyed uncountable amounts of wildlife, The Dry has been released during a totally different kind of dry spell. More>>


Howard Davis: Hit the Road, Jack - Chloé Zhao's Nomadland

Nomadland is perhaps the ultimately 'road' movie as it follows a group of dispossessed and disenfranchised vagabonds who find a form of communal refuge in camp sites and trailer parks after the economic contraction of 2008. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland