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America's Cup - All teams to race twice in extended Day 1 schedule America's Cup - All teams to race twice in extended Day 1 schedule After losing the first day of racing at the 35th America's Cup, the rescheduled series will get underway on Saturday After losing the first day of racing at the 35th America's Cup, the rescheduled series will get underway on Saturday May 27 at 2.00pm (1400hrs) local time and will continue until 5.00pm/1700hrs local time. An 8-12kts westerly breeze is expected for the start of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers. Each team will now race twice a day by Richard Gladwell Posted today at 12:19 am America's Cup - A look at 30 years of Kiwi Cup history - Video America's Cup - A look at 30 years of Kiwi Cup history - Video 3News prime time news magazine reviews 30 years of America's Cup involvement by three Kiwi entities 3News prime time news magazine reviews 30 years of America's Cup involvement by three Kiwi entities - New Zealand Challenge, Team New Zealand and Emirates Team New Zealand. Beginning with the 1986/87 Cup in Fremantle through the wins and losses and rebuilds. by The Project - 3News Posted on 26 May America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand on the pedal power gamble America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand on the pedal power gamble Other teams at the 35th America's Cup still have the view that Emirates Team NZ took a design risk by using cyclors All the other teams still have the view that Emirates Team NZ took a design risk by using bicycles, rather than more conventional pedestal grinders, to power their AC50. Although the human legs do have more power than the arms, there were a wide array of factors to consider, and it was not a decision taken lightly as Emirates Team NZ's Mechanical Engineer Tim Meldrum explains. by ACEA Media and Sail-World Posted on 26 May America's Cup - Brits put on Game Face as racing stalled for a day America's Cup - Brits put on Game Face as racing stalled for a day Strong winds in Bermuda has meant that day one of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers is postponed. Sir Ben Ainslie, Team Principal and Skipper remarked: “We are feeling good about starting the competition. It’s been documented that we’ve struggled with straight line speed in some of the practice races and that is something we are working really hard to rectify. by Land Rover BAR and Sail-World Posted on 26 May America's Cup - Extended racing hours to catch up first day's schedule America's Cup - Extended racing hours to catch up first day's schedule The strong winds forecast for the first day of racing in the 35th America's Cup have hit the Great Sound in Bermuda, but The strong winds forecast for the first day of racing in the 35th America's Cup have hit the Great Sound in Bermuda, but are less than predicted. But on all three locations monitored by Predictwind.com the wind strength is clearly outside the limits allowed for racing with out the need for the Regatta Director to exercise his discretion to take safety consideration into account. by Richard Gladwell Posted on 26 May America's Cup - Late rule change plugs 'Love-tap' redress gap America's Cup - Late rule change plugs 'Love-tap' redress gap A late rule change has been implemented in the 35th America's Cup to addressing situations involving damage and redress A late rule change has been implemented in the 35th America's Cup to addressing situations similar to the serious collision on the second day of last Practice Session between Emirates Team New Zealand and Land Rover BAR, which saw the Kiwi boat taken out of racing for a four day period. by Richard Gladwell Posted on 26 May America's Cup - 12 days of British coverage to be free to air + Video America's Cup - 12 days of British coverage to be free to air + Video Georgie Ainslie presents Inside Track which went live a few hours ago from the Land Rover BAR team in Bermuda. BT Sport are making the America's Cup more accessible to watch by broadcasting the first 12 days of live racing from the Qualifiers and the Challenger Play-off semi-finals plus highlights from the Challenger Final and the Match on BT's Freeview channel, BT Sport Showcase HD. In this report Catch Georgie Ainslie presenting Inside Track from Bermuda earlier today. by Richard Gladwell Posted on 26 May Delta Lloyd Regatta – Medal race time for 470 and Laser Delta Lloyd Regatta – Medal race time for 470 and Laser The wind was a bit tricky but Laser and 470 were able to start as scheduled giving them some time before the medal races An exciting Friday saw the last of the races before the medal races are sailed. The wind was a bit tricky in the morning, but Laser and 470 were able to start their races as scheduled, giving them some time before the medal races to prepare. by Delta Lloyd Regatta Posted on 26 May The Atlantic Cup returns The Atlantic Cup returns Longest offshore race in the Western Atlantic dedicated to the Class40 will start from Charleston, one year from today. The race was created in 2011 to showcase short-handed, offshore racing with hard fought competition and exciting shore based events, while also being the most environmentally sustainable sailing race in the United States. The Atlantic Cup has been carbon neutral since 2012 and was the first and is the only sports event in the U.S. to be ISO 20121 compliant. by Julianna Barbieri - Manuka SEM Posted on 26 May Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac set sail from Chicago on July 15th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac set sail from Chicago on July 15th More than 300 boats have registered for the 109th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust More than 300 boats have registered for the 109th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac presented by Wintrust, one of the world’s longest-running freshwater distance races. “The Mac”, which takes most competitors well over 24 hours to complete, is a 333-mile sprint from the Chicago Lighthouse, just east of Navy Pier, to the Round Island Channel near Mackinac Island, Michigan. by Emily Potts Posted on 26 May Key West Race Week 2018 - Cancelled Key West Race Week 2018 - Cancelled After extensive discussion/deliberation Storm Trysail Club decided not to organize Key West Race Week in January 2018. After extensive discussion and deliberation the Storm Trysail Club has decided not to organize and hold Key West Race Week in January 2018. Many factors led to this difficult decision. The bottom line is that with declining participation, the event has become heavily dependent upon sponsorship making the event unsustainable in its current format. by Storm Trysail Club Posted on 26 May Registration in full swing for 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series Registration in full swing for 2017 Rolex Big Boat Series When it comes to determining fastest guns in west, Rolex Big Boat Series served as left coast’s pivotal proving ground. When it comes to determining the fastest guns in the west, Rolex Big Boat Series, hosted by the venerable St. Francis Yacht Club, has long served as the left coast’s pivotal proving ground. Of the 40 regattas StFYC hosts each year, Rolex Big Boat Series is the signature event and enjoys a proud 52-year history of testing competitors’ skills in demanding, rewarding conditions of San Francisco Bay. by STFYC Posted on 26 May Delta Lloyd Regatta - Badloe takes over lead from van Rijsselberghe Delta Lloyd Regatta - Badloe takes over lead from van Rijsselberghe Another day with light wind conditions at the Delta Lloyd Regatta. It’s the warmest regatta in years Another day with light wind conditions at the Delta Lloyd Regatta. It’s the warmest regatta in years and sailors have sailed every planned race, so the vibe is really good. Due to the light conditions today, there were some delays. The 49erFX sailors had time to relax in the sun, awaiting their first race. by Delta Lloyd Regatta Posted on 26 May America's Cup - Spithill opens the batting against the Kiwis America's Cup - Spithill opens the batting against the Kiwis There was a change in faces but not in protagonists at the Opening Media Conference for the 35th America's Cup. There was a change in faces but not in protagonists at the Opening Media Conference for the 35th America's Cup. Those who were at the previous America's Cup in San Francisco will not forget the electric-charged tension as Jimmy Spithill sniped at Dean Barker and then watched as the Kiwi media ripped into their team's skipper. The same game resumed in Bermuda. Catch RNZ's Todd Niall's video report. by Richard Gladwell Posted on 26 May Oracle Team USA's quest for a 'three-peat' begins on Saturday Oracle Team USA's quest for a 'three-peat' begins on Saturday Oracle Team USA scheduled to open its title defence with race against Groupama Team in LV America’s Cup Qualifiers The two-time defending champion of the America’s Cup, Oracle Team USA, scheduled to open its title defence with a race against Groupama Team France in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on Friday, will now need to wait a further day. by Oracle Team USA Posted on 26 May America's Cup - Images from the final Practice Day on the Great Sound America's Cup - Images from the final Practice Day on the Great Sound Several of the America's Cup teams had a last work out on the Great Sound, Bermuda today. Several of the America's Cup teams had a last work out on the Great Sound, Bermuda today. Originally Practice Racing was scheduled with all teams being required to participate. However in the fresh conditions close to the limit allowed for racing, participation was made voluntary, and three teams headed out onto the Great Sound. by Richard Gladwell Posted on 25 May America's Cup - Day 1 postponed due to strong wind forecast America's Cup - Day 1 postponed due to strong wind forecast Strong wind forecast forces cancellation of first day of racing in the 35th America's Cup The America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA), and America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM), have announced that the strong winds in Bermuda have meant that Day 1 of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers and the Official Opening Ceremony of the 35th America’s Cup have had to be postponed. by America's Cup.com Posted on 25 May America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand ready to race America's Cup - Emirates Team New Zealand ready to race Emirates Team New Zealand will begin their fight for redemption from San Francisco tomorrow Emirates Team New Zealand will begin their fight for redemption from San Francisco tomorrow when racing kicks off with the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers in Bermuda. After 4 long years of reflection, rebuild and refocus the team is excited by the challenge ahead. by Hamish Hooper Posted on 25 May Celebrations for 15 years of C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Regatta Celebrations for 15 years of C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Regatta Sailors from US and Canada will arrive in Newport to take part in a regatta that has become synonymous with achievement. This year the 2.4mR and Sonar classes will be racing at The Clagett and the competitors will benefit from coaches, Betsy Alison (Newport, RI), Mike Ingham (Rochester, NY) and Brian Todd (Glen Haven, Nova Scotia, Canada), being on hand to provide coaching on and off water. by Sam Crichton Posted on 25 May America's Cup - Livestream of Media Conference in Bermuda America's Cup - Livestream of Media Conference in Bermuda The pre-series Media Conference for the 35th America's Cup was held at noon at the America's Cup Village The pre-series Media Conference for the 35th America's Cup was held at noon at the America's Cup Village in the Royal Dockyard. The conference was your typical pre-series conference with everyone avoiding controversy, with the occasional jibe from Oracle Team USA's Jimmy Spithill at the Kiwi media and Emirates Team New Zealand. by Richard Gladwell Posted on 25 May
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