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

 

Sail-World.com : America's Cup: This week in the Cup No.6

America's Cup: This week in the Cup No.6

'AC World Series - Cascais 2011 - Racing Day 1'    ACEA - Photo Gilles Martin-Raget ©    Click Here to view large photo

America's Cup newsletter for 27 August 2011

If you have problems to view this message click here. img
27/08/2011
Plymouth set-up advances

Plymouth, 26 August. Construction of the Race Village for the America's Cup World Series in Plymouth has started this week, with containers being unloaded and moved into place and bases beginning to take shape.

This week more than 100 containers were offloaded from the cargo ship and have been placed around the Race Village area. Team containers are in place so that team bases can be built, while over on the Hoe, all of the ACTV containers will be set up over the weekend and into next week. The sail loft and ACRM base are already up. Read more

America's Cup Uncovered - Episode 5

27 August. America's Cup Uncovered Episode 5 picks up at the first AC Match Race Championship, with Terry Hutchinson of Artemis Racing and Loick Peyron from Energy Team providing a behind-the-scenes view of the race in action.

Next, meet Green Comm Racing's "rockstar" Carrie Howe, the only female sailor in the America's Cup World Series. Watch it here

America's Cup Down Under

26 August. The America's Cup traveled down under this week to Australia and Hamilton Island Race Week. ORACLE Racing skipper James Spithill, and fellow Australian Iain Murray, the Regatta Director for AC34, were on hand to answer questions about the Cup. Tom Ehman, the Vice Commodore (AC) of the defending Golden Gate Yacht Club, led several panel discussions, to standing room only crowds, about the 'new look' America's Cup. Read more

Countdown to America’s Cup World Series San Diego

San Diego, 25 August. In under three months’ time, the America’s Cup World Series will land in San Diego for the U.S. debut of the new look America’s Cup. A new professional global circuit, the AC World Series features the sport’s best athletes competing on some of the most physically demanding boats in the world - the AC45 wing-sailed catamarans. Read more

Survival of the fittest

When your heart monitor tells you that you’ve gone over 100% of your maximum heart rate, something is wrong. Three times during a race this happened to Sean Clarkson while racing the Artemis AC45 in Cascais. Fortunately Clarkson was still breathing at the end of the race, but there’s no doubt he and his fellow AC45 team mates are working to the limits - and beyond - of their fitness. Read more

Arrival at Plymouth

23 August. The America's Cup World Series arrived in Plymouth on Tuesday when the cargo ship containing all the material from Cascais pulled up to its berth at the Millbay Docks. Now comes the hard part: unloading and building up the race village. Read more

Behind the scenes at ACTV - Mark Sheffield

23 August. America’s Cup TV made its debut at the inaugural America’s Cup World Series event in Cascais, Portugal. The goal was to leave fans on the edge of their seats with this thrilling ‘feel like you are on the AC45 hanging on for dear life’ technology. Read more

Photo: Ricardo Pinto

In the beginning

22 August. It was 160 years ago today, on August 22nd, 1851, when the yacht America triumphed over the pride of the British fleet in a race around the Isle of Wight, off England's south coast, winning the trophy that came to bear the yacht’s name.

Photo: Beken of Cowes/Louis Vuitton

The latest from the teams

Oracle Racing
Read the latest news here

Artemis Racing
Read the latest news here

Aleph
Read the latest news here

China Team
Read the latest news here

Emirates Team New Zealand
Read the latest news here

Energy Team
Read the latest news here

Green Comm Racing
Read the latest news here

Team Korea
Read the latest news here

Photos © ACEA (2011) / Photo Gilles Martin-Raget

Follow the America's Cup

www.americascup.com

www.americascupmedia.com

About the America's Cup

At 160 years old, the America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in international sport. The America’s Cup has evolved into one of the world's leading sporting competitions – featuring the best sailors on the world’s fastest boats, the wing-sailed AC45 and AC72 catamarans. The new America's Cup World Series opened its inaugural season in August 2011 and continues with events around the world. In the summer of 2013, the 34th America's Cup begins with the Louis Vuitton Cup July 4-September 1, followed by the America's Cup Finals September 7-22.
34th America's Cup Media Contacts

media@americascup.com

America's Cup Event Authority
Stephanie Martin
Mobile: +1 949 395 4523
Email: stephanie.martin@americascup.com
Skype: stephaniek.martin
img
Copyright © 2011 America's Cup - All Rights Reserved. Legal Notice.

America's Cup Event Authority
Parallel House
32 London Road
Guildford - GU1 2AB
United Kingdom




by America's Cup Media

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=87821

1:23 AM Sun 28 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
2013 America's Cup

Related News Stories:

27 May 2014  America's Cup: Oracle Team USA under stress
23 May 2014  America's Cup: Oracle and Team NZ designers reveal AC72 secrets
22 May 2014  America's Cup: Artemis death verdict 'result of an human act'
10 May 2014  A year after the Artemis incident, the sailors tell of the pain
01 May 2014  America's Cup: Oracle and Team NZ tech insights - Free lecture tonight
16 Apr 2014  America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced
14 Apr 2014  America's Cup: Dean Barker's Blog - A sail with the Duke and Duchess
12 Apr 2014  America's Cup: Coutts claims ISAF Jury on a crusade, backs Kiwi report
10 Apr 2014  America's Cup: Two Kiwis escape hometown action in AC45 rules ruckus
03 Apr 2014  34th America's Cup: A Match of three weeks - Part 3 - Under the Pump
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World





























Lightning strikes cut short CFJ Nationals by Andy Kopetzky, Santa Monica Bay


















America's Cup: Group agrees to co-operate in London Meeting by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,












America's Cup: Alameda makes overtures on Venue hosting for San Fran *Feature by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,








PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam - Antoine Albeau strikes back on day 4
Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta - All set for test event
ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 28 July 2014
29er World Championship - All set in Kingston
ORC World Championship - Third Course area opens for huge fleet
Day one of the Allen RS Feva World Championships
Anna Tunnicliffe On the Final two days of the Reebok CrossFit Games
Joachim Aschenbrenner takes gold at ISAF Youth Match Race Worlds 2014
Maxi Soh scores double wins in CMRC Summer Doubleheader
29er World Championship opening ceremonies in Confederation Park
PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam - Action resumes on day 3
Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race Start 2014 VIDEO
Laser Radial Men’s World Championship 2014- Final day
2014 Pacific Cup - Scarlet Runner wins
Gladwell's Line: America's Cup - Joint Statement is a curious note *Feature
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Champ - Top four battle it out for final
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 6
PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam - Wind teases competitors on day 2
Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Action-packed day of racing
Herreshoff Marine Museum announces successful fundraising campaign
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - The most comprehensive victory yet   
Anna Tunnicliffe holds fourth at mid-point of Reebok CrossFit Games   
2014 29er North American Open Championship - Australians win   
INSA Sabot II Invitational Regatta - Erik Hou claims victory   
CMRC Summer Invitational Series - Maxi Soh wins Doubleheader A event   
International Moth World Championships - Nathan Outteridge wins   
PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam - First blood to Toselli and Angulo   
Melges 24 Nationals - Record entries for 2014 and 2015 venue revealed   
Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Anna Kjellberg claims the lead   
Jessica Uniack Memorial Beach to Bay Race at Long Beach YC   
Laser Radial Men’s World Championship - Poland tops the leaderboard   
America's Cup - Four teams confirm full support regardless of venue   
Plastic Classic takes place at Mariposa Hunters Point YC   
Six Metre European Championship - No champion declared for 2014   
J/Teams sail tough Chicago Mackinac Race   
Anna Tunnicliffe wins first event of Reebok Cross Fit Games + Video   
2014 Pacific Cup - Skill and luck required for victory   
Six Metre European Championship - Action resumes on day 4   
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 4   
PWA Fuerteventura Grand Slam on the horizon   


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 NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT