Louise Stuart leaves the Port Chalmers Yacht Club
yesterday. Photo by Stephen Jacquiery.
Team New Zealand supporter Louise Stuart leaves the Port
Chalmers Yacht Club yesterday with a full bottle of Champagne
after America's Cup racing was cancelled because of strong
She had expected to toast a New Zealand win with the 17 other
people who went to the club to watch the race on a big
About 45 people were there on Sunday expecting to see a
victory, she said.
She and club commodore Richard Hawkins, and his daughter
Lillie Hawkins (9), had started saving to be at the next
America's Cup in Auckland.
Oracle had no chance of winning the cup in San Francisco, she
''I want it over with. We had such a good run at the start.
We know we are going to win it and we just want it over