America's Cup: Louis Vuitton's Images of the Day - July 7, 2013

July 7, first day of racing the Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s with Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) sailing alone

b>Top international photographers Paul Todd and Bob Greiser are shooting for series sponsor Louis Vuitton, at the Louis Vuitton Cup which got underway today, July 7.

Today was their first race day on the water, here's Paul Todd's view of the day.

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL)

SAN FRANCISCO, USA July 7, first day of racing The Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s between Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) and Luna Rossa Challenge skippered Max Sirena (ITA). Luna Rossa Challenge has decided to boycott the race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY

SAN FRANCISCO, USA July 7, first day of racing The Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s between Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) and Luna Rossa Challenge skippered Max Sirena (ITA). Luna Rossa Challenge has decided to boycott the race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY

SAN FRANCISCO, USA July 7, first day of racing The Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s between Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) and Luna Rossa Challenge skippered Max Sirena (ITA). Luna Rossa Challenge has decided to boycott the race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY

Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL)

SAN FRANCISCO, USA July 7, first day of racing The Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s between Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) and Luna Rossa Challenge skippered Max Sirena (ITA). Luna Rossa Challenge has decided to boycott the race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY

July 7, first day of racing the Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s with Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) sailing alone

SAN FRANCISCO, USA July 7, first day of racing The Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s between Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) and Luna Rossa Challenge skippered Max Sirena (ITA). Luna Rossa Challenge has decided to boycott the race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY

SAN FRANCISCO, USA July 7, first day of racing The Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s between Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) and Luna Rossa Challenge skippered Max Sirena (ITA). Luna Rossa Challenge has decided to boycott the race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY

Umpire boats in action - Day 1 Louis Vuitton Cup

SAN FRANCISCO, USA July 7, first day of racing The Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s between Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) and Luna Rossa Challenge skippered Max Sirena (ITA). Luna Rossa Challenge has decided to boycott the race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY

SAN FRANCISCO, USA July 7, first day of racing The Louis Vuitton Cup sailed in AC 72s between Emirates Team New Zealand skippered Dean Barker (NZL) and Luna Rossa Challenge skippered Max Sirena (ITA). Luna Rossa Challenge has decided to boycott the race. ©Paul Todd/OUTSIDEIMAGES.COM OUTSIDE IMAGES PHOTO AGENCY