Alinghi on tonight and Alex Thomson's dramatic Southern Ocean rescue tomorrow 17/1/07
Don’t miss tonight’s edition of theInside Alinghiseries to be shown at 1800 CET on Eurosport. This fascinating series provides a unique insight into how the ‘home’ of the Alinghi America’s Cup team runs.
Tonight’s programme shows the team back to work after the winter break with interviews with sports director, Jochen Schuemann, about the UBS Dubai Defender Trials that begin on the 31 January.
Meanwhile, back in Switzerland at the Décision Boatyard in Vevey the boatbuilders are hard at work on SUI100. Find out what the design team has to say on build progress.
Another interesting one to watch out for (tomorrow) isOcean Rescue: The Race against Time- a 60-minute documentary about Alex Thomson’s recent dramatic rescue from his Open 60 during Leg 1 of the Velux 5-Oceans Race.
This hour-long documentary will be shown on More4 at 2200 on Thursday 18 January.
With exclusive footage from the events leading up to the rescue – 1,000 miles from land in the Southern Ocean – the rescue itself, and the bizarre events that followed aboard Mike Golding’s yacht Ecover, this programme is one not to be missed. See snapshot of rescue footage here.
Ocean Rescue: The Race against Time is produced by APP Broadcast.