Emirates Team New Zealand - to challenge Alinghi for the America's Cup 6/6/07

 Emirates Team New Zealand have won the Louis Vuitton challenger finals with a score of 5-0. This is the first time the Louis Vuitton Cup has been won in 5 straight races.

The New Zealanders, with Dean Barker at the helm, beat Luna Rossa and now go through to the America’s Cup against Alinghi.

The America’s Cup Alinghi V Emirates Team New Zealand match starts on 23 June and goes on until 7 July.