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: Artemis Racing's David Brooke leaves San Fran hospital
By Richard Gladwell,
6:43 AM Mon 29 Apr 2013
The family of David Brooke (NZL), a veteran of several America's Cup campaigns and Volvo Ocean Races, have advised that he is continuing a successful recovery after an emergency liver transplant in mid April, in San Francisco. 'Good news....We have David home with us at our apartment which is very close to the hospital. He will be treated now as an outpatient on four out of the five days each week ...
America's Cup: Preview of 33rd America's Cup saga released - Video
By Richard Gladwell,
10:37 PM Sun 28 Apr 2013
The trailer (movie-speak for preview) for a new film entitled The Wind Gods has been released. The film covers the events leading up to the 33rd America's Cup Match, and the Match itself. From what can be seen on the trailer the foot age is spectacular, comments very interesting, but the commentary can't be that bad can it?
A must see for all sailing fans. ...
America's Cup defender Oracle Team USA launches final AC72
By John Mangino, San Francisco ,
4:45 PM Sat 27 Apr 2013
After covering the last America's Cup World Series, iCupusa.com flew via Zurich, London, Newark, Charlotte, and finally San Francisco to attend the launch of USA 17 the final version. ...
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA's second AC72 enjoys first flight
7:43 AM Sat 27 Apr 2013
The second AC72 launched by the America's Cup, Oracle Team USA, has been foiling from Day 1 on San Francisco Bay.
The team has released these images of the team on its first flight on their new AC72. Also featured are two videos - one from the first sail, and in the second Genny Tulloch talks with Murray Jones (NZL) about spying on other teams ...
America's Cup: Video released of Oracle Team USA's first sail
8:23 AM Fri 26 Apr 2013
The boat which will be the Defender for the 34th America's Cup, has sailed for the first time in San Francisco, USA.
In this video released by Oracle Team USA, Boat 2, which was launched on April 23, is shown foiling on her first day of sailing. ...
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA sail new AC72 for first time
12:39 PM Thu 25 Apr 2013
Oracle Team USA sailed their AC72 for the first time today on San Francisco Bay.
By all accounts the session went without mishap, after yesterday's planned session was cancelled due to over-strength winds ...
America's Cup: Images and Video from Oracle Team USA AC72 launch
9:46 AM Wed 24 Apr 2013
Oracle Team USA have posted the first images on Facebook of the launch of their second AC72 in San Francisco, on April 23.
The AC72 did attempt to have a first sail, but this was abandoned after a tow-out apparently due to an unacceptably high wind-strength for a first sail. ...
Red Bull Youth America's Cup – Energy Team welcome Next World Group
By Pierre Giboire,
5:59 AM Wed 24 Apr 2013
Red Bull Youth America's Cup will be held in San Francisco from September 1st to the fourth 2013. After the America’s Cup World Series, which took place in Naples, Italy from April 18th to 21st the Youth America’s Cup is the next big event for Energy Team. ...
Oracle Team USA launch second AC72
By Lisa Ramsperger,
4:49 AM Wed 24 Apr 2013
ORACLE TEAM USA officially launched the team’s second AC72 today, April 23, from the team base at Pier 80 in San Francisco. Helmsman Jimmy Spithill led the team and audience in a toast after Oracle Chief Marketing Officer Judy Sim broke a bottle of champagne across the bowsprit. The boat was then lowered into the San Francisco Bay before docking out for the first time. ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing's David Brooke on the improve
By Richard Gladwell,
7:31 AM Tue 23 Apr 2013
The family of David Brooke (NZL), a veteran of several America's Cup campaigns and Volvo Ocean Races, have advised that he is recovering successfully after an emergency liver transplant last week, in San Francisco. In an email yesterday, his father Don Brooke thanked all those who had sent messages of support to the family. 'David has turned the corner today', Don Brooke wrote. ...
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