Joy is full speed ahead.
The BMW ORACLE Racing team has won the 33rd Americas Cup, dethroning Swiss holder Alinghi. The challengers spectacular trimaran USA 17, with its futuristic 68-metre wing sail, defeated the catamaran Alinghi 5 in the waters off Valencia on the second day to record the decisive second win. The best-of-three match ended 2-0 in favour of the US crew of owner Larry Ellison. This Deed of Gift series saw the holder and challenger go head-to-head in a straight duel.