sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : Louis Vuitton Cup - Artemis Racing to compete in semi finals
Louis Vuitton Cup - Artemis Racing to compete in semi finals


'Artemis Racing day four practice at Alameda, USA'    © Sander van der Borch / Artemis Racing    Click Here to view large photo

Tomorrow Artemis Racing, representing the Royal Swedish Yacht Club, will make its Louis Vuitton Cup debut. The team will face Luna Rossa in a best-of-seven Semi Final series scheduled to start at 1:15PM PST.

The winner of this series will race against Emirates Team New Zealand in the Louis Vuitton Cup Finals beginning August 17th.

In the past two months, Artemis Racing's shore team has worked seven days a week preparing and testing the team's second AC72, 'Big Blue', which was launched on July 22, 2013. A new wing was also completed to accompany the new boat. 'It has taken an extraordinary commitment by the shore team to put Big Blue on the race track tomorrow. I have huge admiration for them,' commented Paul Cayard, CEO of Artemis Racing.

Since its first sail on July 24th, the sailing team has been working on sailing and foiling techniques with their new boat. 'As a team, we recognize that with just eight days of training in the AC72 we are miles behind our competitors in practice time,' said Skipper Iain Percy. 'But these last few days of sailing have been some of the best days we’ve had and it has gone better than we ever could have hoped. We will continue to focus on safety and will review our participation on a day-by-day basis. In our hearts we are all competitors and look forward to getting out there and racing.'

In honor of fallen teammate Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, a ribbon will be worn on the sleeve of the sailing team uniform and be displayed on the AC72 wing and support boats.


by Artemis Racing

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=112889

6:15 AM Tue 6 Aug 2013GMT


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

Click for further information on
2013 America's Cup

Related News Stories:

06 Aug 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Nath and Goobs on moving to the AC72 - Video
06 Aug 2013  America's Cup: NBC ramps up America’s Cup coverage in United States
06 Aug 2013  America's Cup: Images of Emirates Team New Zealand foiling upwind?
05 Aug 2013  America's Cup: Artemis Racing tests out Emirates Team NZ + Video
05 Aug 2013  America's Cup: Artemis Racing does foiling gybe + Video
05 Aug 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Am-Cam Video - Artemis Racing and Emirates Team NZ
04 Aug 2013  America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ back on the Bay + Video
04 Aug 2013  Gladwell's Line: Jury backs Defenders over Trials and Performance Data
04 Aug 2013  Louis Vuitton Cup: Charities benefit from Luna Rossa's No-Shows
04 Aug 2013  America's Cup: Artemis revealed - Adam May talks with Bob Fisher
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World

Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - nip and tuck for IRC honours by RHKYC and Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong


America's Cup Book Review: Winging It - Oracle Team USA's comeback *Feature by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,


























HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle














America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ
















Congressional Cup - Victory for Taylor Canfield and crew by Rich Roberts (As Amended by ISAF),




2014 Halifax – Saint-Pierre Ocean Race by Patricia Nelder, Nova Scotia




WWA Pro Card Qualifier - Pro Cards earned at Freedom Wake Park
Christmas Caribbean Rally - Top class sailors to compete
Earth Day boater tips
Anna Tunnicliffe - from CrossFit to Extreme 40's
Charleston Race Week - Photos by Chris Howell
Image Gallery: Stratis SL33 flies on the Waitemata
Audi Melges 20- Sperry Topsider Charleston Race Week - Light final day
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - PSP Logistics prepares for USA
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères - Crème of the crop to compete
Congressional Cup: Luna Rossa makes podium in first event
Int 14 World Championships 2015 launch new event website
International Optimist Regatta Clinic and Team Race - Register now!
Congressional Cup: World top rankers finish that way in Long Beach
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week Day 3 finale
America's Cup: Gino Morrelli outlines the new AC62 design
Doyle Sails New Zealand signs Andrew Brown as One Design Manager
America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess *Feature
29er World Youth Sailing Week Easter regatta - Day 1 and 2 overall
C Thomas Clagett Jr Memorial Clinic/Regatta - Entries start to roll in
50th Congressional Cup: See the delayed coverage and media conferences
Clipper Race 10 Day 27: Closing stages - Qingdao to San Francisco   
Canfield, Williams, Bruni, Swinton in Congressional Cup final four   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week - Day 2   
Audi Melges 20 Charleston Race Week - Perfect conditions in Charleston   
Oyster Regatta Antigua - Full on ocean conditions for day 3   
PWA World Tour - A taste of things to come at La Torche + Video   
Women's International Match Racing Series kicks off in June   
Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series - Action shots by Max Ranchi   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Frustrating conditions   
Man rescued after falling overboard in Pacific taken to hospital   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Youth leading Melges 20   
Congressional Cup - Canfield leads toward Congressional Cup sailoffs   
Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week 2014 - Perfection for Day 1   
America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report *Feature   
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Will light winds hamper progress?   
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Preparing to rock Saint Barthélemy waters   
Clipper Round the World Race - OneDLL and Qingdao now in San Francisco   
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ up against funding hurdle for year *Feature   
Melges 32 Sailing Series Napoli - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini   
50th Congressional Cup: View the Live racing here   


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.
X6XL NEW US