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 Prototype boat flips in gusty winds
3:13 PM Mon 21 Feb 2011
Today the Swedish challengers Artemis Racing were on board the AC45 sailing in winds of around 20 knots on Hauraki Gulf, Auckland New Zealand, when the boat capsized. No one hurt ...
America's Cup: NZL Sailing Team get to sail the AC45
By Hannah Davis,
8:17 PM Fri 18 Feb 2011
New Zealand’s young Olympic medal hopefuls from the NZL Sailing Team, the Yachting equivalent of the All Blacks, were given a chance to experience the ‘next step’ in their sailing careers when they spent the afternoon sailing the AC45. For Jo Aleh, Olivia Powrie, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke it was second-time lucky after sailing was cancelled earlier in the week due to lack of breeze. ...
America's Cup: Team Australia 'graces' the Waitemata
By Ivor Wilkins,
10:12 PM Thu 17 Feb 2011
Team Australia became the fourth America's Cup team to put the prototype AC45 through her paces on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Top sailing journalist and photographer, Ivor Wilkins, was there to capture the action ...
America's Cup: Team Australia has their first sail on the AC45
By Ivor Wilkins, Auckland ,
9:45 PM Thu 17 Feb 2011
On a grey and blustery day, the newly established Australian challenge for the 34th America’s Cup put the AC45 catamaran through its paces on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbor.
Sporting team uniforms with the slogan ‘AUS AC 34’, the group of nine sailors rotated in various sessions on board – and their verdict afterwards was universally positive. ...
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