All stories for all Sail-World regional websites on the America's Cups and associated regattas from November 2008. Includes the current America's Cup World Series and the next Match, the 34th America's Cup.
America's Cup: Spectacular video of Emirates Team NZ under Golden Gate
3:15 PM Fri 24 May 2013
Spectacular Am-Cam video of Emirates Team New Zealand's blast under the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, from the New Zealand challenger's first sail at the venue of the 34th America's Cup.
Wind was about 16kts maximum, and seas described by the team as flat.
Other video from the same sources shows Luna Rossa doing her runs. ...
America's Cup: Review Recommendations not expected to be an easy meal
By Richard Gladwell,
11:18 AM Fri 24 May 2013
There could be some belching in San Francisco before teams digest and maybe sign-off the 37 recommendations served up by the America’s Cup Regatta Director, Iain Murray yesterday.
The recommendations came on the back of a fatal accident on the Swedish AC72, and triggered the commissioning of a six person panel, by event organisers. Includes two videos of the first sail with three AC72's together ...
America's Cup: Three AC72's sail on San Francisco Bay
By Richard Gladwell,
5:41 AM Fri 24 May 2013
Three AC72's sailed on San Francisco Bay today, Friday May 23. The three teams Defender, Oracle Team USA, and Challengers, Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa (ITA) sailed in moderate winds which increased during the day. ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing continuing for time being in Regatta
By Paul Cayard,
9:17 PM Thu 23 May 2013
May 22, 2013: Statement from Challenger of Record, Artemis Racing (SWE):
Artemis Racing is back to work. We will only race if our sailing team believes they are safe racing AC72s. This confidence will be dependent on many criteria, one of the most important of which is the new safety criteria and rules changes that the America’s Cup organizers and competitors will adopt. ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ welcomes Murray's report
By Warren Douglas,
9:10 PM Thu 23 May 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand welcomes the finding of the committee reviewing the fatal incident involving the Artemis Racing AC72. The committee’s recommendations were released today in San Francisco.
Managing director Grant Dalton said the team supports the review committee’s recommendations in principle. 'They are prudent and reasonable,' he said. ...
America's Cup Race Viewing at International Sailing Summit
By Rachel LaMarre,
9:25 AM Wed 22 May 2013
The International Sailing Summit (ISS), being held from August 18th to 20th 2013 at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, CA, will open with an afternoon gathering at the Louis Vuitton Cup races on August 18, 2013. The event is organized by Sail America. ...
America's Cup: Artemis damage and possible causes revealed on haulout
By Richard Gladwell and Natasha Pyle,
8:51 PM Tue 21 May 2013
Sail-World has obtained images of Artemis Racing's damaged AC72 as it was hauled from San Francisco Bay at Alameda.
The images show the main beam broken at about mid-way to the port hull. It is not known if this broke before, during, or after the capsize. Or indeed, if some other part failed before the main beam fractured. ...
America's Cup: Luna Rossa sails on San Francisco Bay
8:50 AM Sun 19 May 2013
On Saturday morning the Luna Rossa AC72 sailed for the first time in San Francisco in the bay where the Louis Vuitton Cup and America’s Cup regattas will take place starting July 7th.
With an early morning roll out, Luna Rossa sailed in light winds (3 knots) that increased up to 12 and allowed the crew to carry out an extensive number of manoeuvres. ...
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