sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : America's Cup World Series and Cowes Week - Hectic for Artemis Racing

America's Cup World Series and Cowes Week - Hectic for Artemis Racing

'AC45 World Series, Second day of the Americas Cup World Series. One fleet race, followed by speed runs in front of the city front.'    Sander van der Borch / Artemis Racing ©    Click Here to view large photo

America’s Cup World Series spectators were not disappointed today they gathered along the shore to watch the fastest boats, sailed by the world’s best sailors, here in Cascais, Portugal.

With winds of up to 20 knots and clear blue skies, the setting was perfect for a long fleet race, followed by three speed trials for the AC45s. The crew of five onboard Artemis Racing worked intensely, with minimal recovery time, throughout the 45 minute race.

'We battled today,' said Skipper Terry Hutchinson. 'We didn’t get the best start in the fleet race, which put us in a difficult spot. It was a day of getting whipped! These are the days that we’ll learn from as we move forward.'

ORACLE Racing Coutts won today’s fleet race, stealing victory from Emirates Team New Zealand after a member of the crew fell overboard. The Kiwis did their best to hang on, but Coutts managed to grind down the shorthanded New Zealand crew just a few hundred meters from the finish, giving the American team victory in the race and second place overall, with Sweden’s Artemis Racing in third spot for the ACWS preliminaries.

After hauling out the AC45 (which is a full team effort) the sailing team debriefed and caught up with teammates in Cowes before heading to tonight’s crew barbeque. Racing continues on Wednesday.

Extreme Sailing Series – Cowes.

Meanwhile, day two of the Extreme Sailing Series in Cowes was also action packed. In the team’s first race of the day, Groupe Edmond de Rothschild ploughed into Artemis Racing resulting in severe damage to both boats, which meant the end of racing for both teams for the day.

Groupe Edmond De Rothschild, crashing into Artemis Racing - Extreme Sailing Series Cowes -  Lloyd Images?nid=86953_©  

Artemis Racing, helmed by Santiago Lange, tacked in for the top mark on to starboard in front of Groupe Edmond to Rothschild, who were on port. Artemis Racing went through the tack and helmsman Pierre Pennec attempted to bear away around her stern, but the boats crashed – two of the French crew were thrown into the water.

Helmsman Santiago Lange was taken to hospital for stitches in his hand. The team is currently assessing the damage to determine when the Artemis Racing Extreme 40 will be back on the race course and preparing for tomorrow morning's protest hearing.



Artemis Racing website
America's Cup website
Extreme Sailing Series website




by Paul Cayard

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=86953

8:51 PM Sun 7 Aug 2011 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
2011 Extreme Sailing Series
2011-13 America's Cup World Series

Related News Stories:

22 Apr 2013  Fisher's View: Super Sunday - America's Cup WS - Race Day 4
21 Apr 2013  Fisher's View: Birthday - in Naples - America's Cup WS - Race Day 3
20 Apr 2013  Fisher's View: Poets in Naples - America's Cup WS - Race Day 2
19 Apr 2013  Fisher's View: Watching the breeze die.' - America's Cup WS - Day 3
18 Apr 2013  Fisher's View: Wished for a Lay Day - America's Cup WS, Naples - Day 2
16 Apr 2013  Fisher's View: A gift horse in need - America's Cup WS, Naples - Day 1
22 Mar 2013  America’s Cup World Series Naples - Austrians among nine crews entered
09 Mar 2013  America’s Cup World Series - Charlie Ekberg joins Artemis Racing
13 Dec 2012  America’s Cup 2013 – VIP tickets available for U.S Sailing members
13 Nov 2012  America’s Cup World Series action returns to Naples in 2013
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World















2014 J/111 World Championship - Bigger breeze arrives on day 2! by Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight




























Audi Melges 20 U.S. Nationals - Oleander takes early lead by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,






2014 Detroit Cup - Sam Gilmour leads by Dobbs Davis, Detroit, Michigan








Audi Hamilton Island Race Week: Riding the AC45 - VIDEO by Crosbie Lorimer, Hamilton Island










America's Cup: Five Challengers sign-on for 35th Match
Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad talks Time and Money (Part II) *Feature
America’s Cup - British Challenge accepted by Golden Gate Yacht Club
Volvo Ocean Race - It’s been emotional, but it’s time to move on
Cork OCR - Sail Canada Senior Nationals wrap up
J/111 World Championships - British Teams take early lead on day 1
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Jellyfish stings British Soldier
International Cadet World Championship – Day 4 at Weymouth, England
Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Light wind plagues Lake Jinniu
2014 Formula Kite World Championships - Bridges strike back on day 2
AWT Quatro Desert Showdown at Punta San Carlos
SAP 505 World Championship - Holt and Woelfel on top
2014 IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championship - Day 2
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week; MC38s Lindeman Island Race VIDEO
2014 Audi Melges 20 U.S. National Championship - Ready to rock
IFDS Worlds - Wind delays, but racing continues in Halifax
IFDS World Championships - Day 2 images by Jude Robertson
MS Cup - Three days until the start
America's Cup: Rod Davis - Time for a change after ten years with team *Feature
ISAF seeking hosting bids for Nations Cup
Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds - Luvisetto and Alexadr Boite victorious +Video   
IFDS World Championships - Action shots by Tim Wilkes   
Maxi yacht rendezvous this September in Sardinia   
World Yacht Racing Forum 2014: 'Growing the business of Yacht Racing'   
Clipper Race: 2015-16 edition of world's longest ocean race 70% full   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland - Swish smash 5th World Record   
Leaderboards take shape at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games 2014   
IFDS Worlds - Hot competition on first day of racing   
Challenging Conditions - CORK OCR   
IFDS World Championship - Day 1 for the US Sailing Team   
2014 Melges 20 World Championship - Countdown begins   
2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Day 3   
America's Cup: Team NZ wish Davis well with new team *Feature   
Fisher's View: Sailing perfection at Hamilton Island- Day 3   
Roble and Wilson still number one match racers in the U.S.   
2014 Formula Kite World Championship Day 1   
IFDS World Championship - Day 1 images by Jude Robertson   
Volvo Ocean Race: Forget the f-word - Team SCA profiled   
52 Super Series - Fleet grows, 2015 dates revealed   
420 and 470 Junior Europeans - Teams from 9 nations on the podium   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT