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 entries soar, World Series venues announced + Audio
By Richard Gladwell and America's Cup Media,
8:38 PM Sun 3 Apr 2011
With the passing of the entry deadline for the 31st America's Cup passing on the 31st March 2011, event organisers have announced that five more teams have entered plus two being 'vetted' and the first three venues for the new America's Cup World Series has also been announced. Also features PJ Montgomery's interview with Iain Murray at end ...
America's Cup accepts Venezia Challenge
By Geronimo Emili,
5:30 AM Sat 2 Apr 2011
America's Cup - In a letter addressed to Club Canottieri Roggero di Lauria, the Golden Gate Yacht Club has officially accepted the Venezia Challenge into the 34th America’s Cup. ...
34th America's Cup - China Team enters + Video
By America´s Cup / China Team,
11:50 PM Mon 28 Mar 2011
The 34th America's Cup World Series begins its inaugural season July 2011. For the second time in the Cup history, China is back in the competition and has entered a team to challenge for the oldest sporting trophy in the world ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing - Paul Cayard's update from Valencia
By Paul Cayard,
5:43 AM Mon 28 Mar 2011
Artemis Racing - Paul updates us from the middle of a two week stint in Valencia, Spain working mostly with the Artemis Racing technical team which is based here. Juan Kouyoumdjian (Juan K) has his office here with about 20 engineers and since Juan is our lead designer, we built a lot of our structure around Valencia. ...
America's Cup: AC45 Closeup - Pre Flight Check and Launch + Video
By Richard Gladwell,
12:01 PM Sun 27 Mar 2011
Sail-World's America's Cup Editor, Richard Gladwell, presents this 'fly on the wall' and commentary on the load and launch process required to get an AC45 off the dock following Artemis Racing as they prepare to launch their AC45 before a practice session. For those who haven't seen the AC45s launch first hand, this is a good option, and we don't expect to get this close with the AC72's ...
America's Cup: AC45 Closeup - Rigging and Liftoff - Video
By Richard Gladwell,
11:32 AM Sun 27 Mar 2011
Sail-World's America's Cup Editor, Richard Gladwell, presents this 'fly on the wall' and commentary on the fitting of the wingsail and ground rigging process for Oracle Racing as they prepare to launch their AC45 before training. For those who haven't seen the AC45s launch first hand, this is a good option, and we don't expect to get this close with the AC72's ...
America's Cup: Ten teams now entered with a week to entry close
By America's Cup Media,
6:35 AM Fri 25 Mar 2011
With the entry deadline of 31st March fast approaching, two more teams have been accepted as competitors for the 34th America's Cup.
Formal, public announcements by these two teams, revealing their identities, nationalities and plans are expected as early as next week. (Three teams are now undisclosed) ...
America's Cup: AC45's together as a fleet on the Hauraki Gulf
By Ivor Wilkins,
8:50 PM Wed 23 Mar 2011
Four of the five AC45's were together as a fleet on the Hauraki Gulf today, with Emirates Team NZ remaining in the shed. This is the first time that the AC45's have been together as a fleet, two boat training is expected to start in the next couple of days, with Defender, Oracle Racing, expected to do their own thing with their two boats and the Challengers, Artemis Racing (SWE) and Emirates Team ...
America's Cup: Four AC45s flying on the Hauraki Gulf + Video
By America's Cup Media,
7:26 PM Wed 23 Mar 2011
The development of the new AC45 class reached another significant milestone in Auckland, New Zealand today when four of the high-performance catamarans lined up for a sailing session in the Hauraki Gulf.
In a 10-15 knot breeze, the four yachts sped along at speeds reaching the mid-20 knot range, often within a couple of metres of each other. 'What we learned today is that we made the right deci ...
Inside Core Builders Composites' facility at Warkworth
By Oracle Racing Media,
11:34 AM Sun 20 Mar 2011
If you are not one of the fortunate few who have toured through the Core Builders Composites' facility at Warkworth, join the US Ambassdor to NZ, David Huebner, as he is shown through the facility by Tim Smythe who heads up CBC along with Mark Turner. CBC has a contract with the America’s Cup Event Authority to handle a current order of 10 AC45s. ...
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