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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: 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 ...
America's Cup: More to learn from the C-Class?
By Sail-World and Will Clark (Video),
10:36 PM Sat 24 Nov 2012
Much of the current America's Cup is borrowed from the C-Class, who ironically sailed for the Little America's Cup.
Since the 1960's the C-Class have been built to a restricted class rule, or near-'box' rule, like the AC72's. Renowned as one of the fastest boats on the planet, the 26ft C-Class have been the design hot-bed for catamarans, multihull and wingsail development for several decades. ...
America's Cup: Luna Rossa skipper reflects on the opening days
By America's Cup.com,
9:54 PM Sat 24 Nov 2012
Luna Rossa Challenge skipper Max Sirena is embarking on his fourth America’s Cup challenge with the Italian syndicate. He joined the fledgling team in 2000 as a mid-bowman, but now has chosen every man on the team. Sirena took time out yesterday to review how the team has progressed after its late entry into the 34th America’s Cup. ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing crew report on Day 3 + Video
11:19 AM Thu 22 Nov 2012
America's Cup Challenger of Record, Artemis Racing have completed their third day of sailing in San Francisco and report on their progress so far. Winds started light but later in the day came in at 15kts - a great breeze to test the AC72 ...
America's Cup: First AC72 Practice Race happens in Auckland + Video
4:31 PM Tue 20 Nov 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa went racing off Auckland this afternoon.
It was not so much a spectacle as an historic encounter as the two AC72 catamarans met on the water.
It was the first AC72 race – practice or otherwise – to take place. ...
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