America's Cup: King of the Foredeck becomes God of the GoPro
5:29 AM Thu 6 Dec 2012
One of New Zealand's first professional sailors, Joey Allen, is now the Emirates Team New Zealand sailing coach. He spends a lot of time in a chase boat, watching the AC72 sail. He also spends a lot of time shooting video.
Known as a demon on crew-work and doing it fast and right, when he ruled the foredeck on many top campaigns, Joe is still very interested in performance ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing's afterguard look forward + Video
By America's Cup.com,
9:23 PM Tue 4 Dec 2012
Following the big team shake-up on Friday that saw the departure of skipper Terry Hutchinson, Artemis Racing took to San Francisco Bay on Saturday for a test session.
Here’s the view from the brain trust at the back of the boat after Saturday’s sail. ...
America's Cup: Rod Davis - You can’t play tennis by yourself, can you?
By Rod Davis,
8:22 PM Tue 4 Dec 2012
Double Olympic medalist and long time US and NZL America's Cup crew, skipper and coach, Rod Davis Rod Davis describes on the benefits of the race training programme with Luna Rossa. It’s the difference between hitting a tennis ball against the wall vs playing a real tennis match. That is what it means for Emirates Team New Zealand to train against Luna Rossa. ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ and Luna Rossa get third day of racing
7:21 PM Tue 4 Dec 2012
Emirates Team NZ's AC72 was out on the water for her 26th day of sailing of the 30 allowed before February 1, 2013 under the Protocol governing the 34th America's Cup. Predictwind ecorded winds averaging 25kts at noon and peaking at 30kts. The winds eased by 5kts later in the day both in average and gusts. ...
America's Cup: Italians fire off protests over Spying and Venue switch
By Richard Gladwell,
7:08 AM Sun 2 Dec 2012
It has been a busy week for rules advisers for the Italian Challenger for the 34th America's Cup, Luna Rossa.
Two protests have been lodged with the International Jury. And the Jury Chairman has responded with a terse reminder to teams about leaking Jury documents to the media ...
America's Cup - Artemis Racing pulls off major personnel shakeup
By Jennifer McHugh, San Francisco, California ,
1:46 PM Sat 1 Dec 2012
America’s Cup contender Artemis Racing announced a major personnel shakeup on Saturday, appointing Olympic gold medalist Iain Percy, Nathan Outteridge, Santiago Lange, and Loïck Peyron to their team. The Challenger of Record for the upcoming America’s Cup also released Terry Hutchinson, who guided the sailing team to clinch the 2012 ACWS Match Racing. ...
America's Cup: Hejdå Terry - Artemis Racing ring changes in AC72 crew
By Richard Gladwell,
12:32 PM Sat 1 Dec 2012
After just four days of sailing in the their new AC72 America's Cup Challenger, Artemis Racing, have announced several key changes in the afterguard. Gone is skipper, Terry Hutchinson, who has been with the team since its inception, and on-board are a bevy of Olympic Gold Medalists, plus highly experienced multihull skipper and technical specialist, Loick Peyron. ...
America's Cup: November 2012 Review - 43.6 knots! But who is counting?
7:16 AM Fri 30 Nov 2012
Following is the November 2012 review from Sail-World's fourth America's Cup Newsletter for the 34th America's Cup, which focusses on the action, developments and off the field play in the AC72 catamarans.
Personal highlight this month on the America's Cup scene had to be the three hour sail on board Emirates Team NZ's AC 72. ...
America's Cup: Day 2 of racing in Auckland for Luna Ross and Emirates
9:38 PM Thu 29 Nov 2012
Two America's Cup Challengers, Luna Rossa and Emirates Team NZ were on the Hauraki Gulf for their second day of racing.
Emirates Team NZ photographer, Chris Cameron, was on hand to capture the action ...
America's Cup: Grant Dalton reflects on the first 24 days sailing
8:52 PM Thu 29 Nov 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand's MD, Grant Dalton, who also crews on the AC72 has confirmed that the boat which has done 24 days sailing, will be used as a spare boat only for the team.
It is believed that the boat will be taken out of commission around mid-December, and parts of it will be transferred to the teams new boat due for launch in early February. ...
Oracle Team USA picks two teams for 2013 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup
By Lisa Ramsperger,
4:35 PM Thu 29 Nov 2012
Oracle Team has chosen USA’s Team America Racing and San Francisco’s America Youth Sailing Force to compete in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup starting on 1st September 2013. The two US-based racing teams will undergo nine months of intense training under the mentorship of Oracle Team USA, which will try to retain the America’s Cup from a bevy of challengers. ...
America's Cup: Jury deflects Artemis claim over error on daggerboards
By Richard Gladwell,
9:04 PM Sun 25 Nov 2012
The Challenger of Record for the 34th America's Cup, Artemis Racing, have lost an appeal to the International Jury over their earlier foil measurement decision.
On October 7, the International Jury ruled on an application from Emirates Team New Zealand, that the Measurement Committee had erred in their interpretation of a Class Rule governing the AC72 catamarans to be used in the America's Cup ...