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Prada's crew includes members of the now-defunct Young America syndicate.

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Team header: The Prada Challenge

Sail numbers
ITA 74, ITA 80 (Luna Rossa)
Yacht Club Punta Ala, Italy
Francesco de Angelis
Patrizio Bertelli, Giacomo Ovidi
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Rating: 5 stars
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 Great Britain GBR Challenge
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 United States OneWorld

One of the favourites, Prada won the last Louis Vuitton Cup by outlasting AmericaOne in an incredible best-of-nine series.

Patrizio Bertelli's team will be hoping to avenge ultimate defeat to Team NZ in 2000.

And they have an excellent chance of doing so under the guidance of skipper Francesco de Angelis and veteran campaigner Rod Davis.

I won't be counting this bid out.

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