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: Images of USA-17's Return Home
By Gillles Martin-Raget,
9:52 PM Tue 1 Mar 2011
The winner of the 33rd America's Cup, BMW Oracle Racing's USA-17 returned to her home country on Monday, local time. It was her first trip to her home town and port of San Francisco - although she was built an sea-trialled at Anacortes and then taken to San Diego for a final work up. At this stage there are no definite plans her her to sail again. ...
America's Cup - USA 17 trimaran back home
By Oracle Racing,
4:52 AM Tue 1 Mar 2011
America’s Cup - The ship carrying USA 17 passed underneath the Golden Gate Bridge at 0530 PST and berthed alongside San Francisco's Pier 80 at 0650. The trimaran may not sail again, her place in history assured by two brief, glorious moments in February 2010. USA 17 has only ever contested two races in her life. She won both convincingly to win the oldest trophy in international sport from the Swi ...
America's Cup: The Freo Files - KZ-7 forces White Crusader out
By Sail-World Archives,
6:00 AM Mon 28 Feb 2011
The British Challenger, White Crusader was one of the top boats forced out of the semi-finals for the 1987 Louis Vuitton Cup. Here PJ Montomery anchors the TVNZ coverage of her final race, the arm-wrestle downwind luffing match, followed in a second clip with the Media Conference and comments from White Crusader challenge head, Harold Cudmore. ...
America's Cup: AC45 back sailing with repaired wing
By America's Cup Media,
8:21 PM Sat 26 Feb 2011
Weekend boaters out on the water in force were thrilled to see the America’s Cup cat fly past – less than a week after it capsized in a freak wind gust in the Rangitoto Channel.
After the capsize, the damaged wing was taken to the Core Builders facility in Warkworth, north of Auckland, where a small team, including the America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM) team and members of the Artemis Racing ...
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