Las máscaras parecidas a un gran bigote se comenzaron a usar para atemorizar a los enemigos invasores, haciéndoles pensar que las mujeres en realidad eran bravos guerreros, lo cual hacía aumentar en gran medida el número de luchadores en la batalla.
From 2003 to 2008, Ivo Rovira was the official photographer during the 32nd. America's Cup.
Alinghi is a sailing team created in 1994 by Ernesto Bertarelli. In 2000, the team set itself the goal of winning the America's Cup, which it did twice, in 2003 and 2007, meaning it was the first European team to win the historic prize. The team has many other successes to its name, both from before and after it's America's Cup campaigns, including six Bol d'Or victories, five D35 trophies and three Extreme Sailing Series championships.