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.
Boom causes serious injury - sailor airlifted
By Sail-World Cruising,
4:48 AM Tue 18 Jun 2013
Yet another serious head injury has been reported to a sailor off the Isle of Wight this week, caused by a swinging boom in high seas, while her only other crew member was later treated for shock. ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing's Iain Percy - 'We want to race'
9:32 AM Mon 17 Jun 2013
Artemis Racing's Sailing Director, Iain Percy, has spoken out for the first time since the team's training accident, on May 9, 2013, which resulted in the death of his fellow double Olympic medalist, and long time friend and crew, Andrew 'Bart' Simpson. Interviewed by Genny Tulloch of America's Cup Uncut, Percy spoke of the loss of his 'best mate' and the impact on the team. ...
America's Cup: Extended play Am-Cam video of Practice Race
By John Navas, San Francisco ,
5:36 AM Mon 17 Jun 2013
John Navas was shoreside on San Francisco Bay and shot this excellent video of the warm-up and practice racing between Luna Rossa and Emirates Team NZ, on Thursday.
The video is 20 minutes long and opens with a foiling gybe from Emirates Team New Zealand, followed by other manoeuvrings from both boats. The racing sequence starts with the first short reach, with Emirates Team New Zealand climbi ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing's CEO interviewed on team recovery
12:36 PM Sun 16 Jun 2013
San Francisco TV station, ABC7 News' Mark Matthews interviews Artemis Racing's CEO, Paul Cayard, on the team's attempts to recover from the fatal training incident on May 9, and when they expect to be sailing again.
Cayard is also reminded of some comments he made over two years ago, about what could happen in an AC72 incident with the boats sailing at speeds of 40 to 50kts. ...
America's Cup: AC72 Practice Racing - extended Am-Cam video
By John Navas, San Francisco, USA ,
9:41 PM Fri 14 Jun 2013
The always excellent, John Navas presents more Am-Cam video from San Francisco. On Wednesday June 12, he shot all three AC72's in action and produced two videos. The first of Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa training, and the second video shows one of Oracle Team USA's AC72's in a test session. ...
America's Cup: Challengers have first practice race in San Francisco
12:20 PM Fri 14 Jun 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa have squared off in the first unofficial practice race of the 34th America's Cup Regatta, sailing over the full course. For the first time two AC72’s lined up and raced on the course that will be used for the Louis Vuitton and America’s Cup regattas which start in just over three weeks. See videos from Emirates Team NZ and America's Cup TV ...
America's Cup: Regatta rules issues sent to Int Jury for resolution
By Richard Gladwell,
4:10 PM Thu 13 Jun 2013
The impasse in several matters governing the conduct of the America's Cup Regatta, and Louis Vuitton Cup, has been passed to the International Jury to resolve, and potentially make a binding Decision. As a first stage, two members of the International Jury have been assigned to initiate and conduct a Mediation process in an endeavour to identify and resolve as many of the issues as possible. ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ shows off the foiling gybe - Video
By John Navas,
12:13 PM Thu 13 Jun 2013
Emirates Team New Zealand have shown the Foiling Gybe in San Francisco Bay. In this video from John Navas, taken bayside in San Francisco, we have the foiling gybe up close. The team has been practicing the maneuver in New Zealand for several months. The foiling gybe is the first maneuver on the video, you can see daylight under both hulls throughout the turn. ...
America's Cup: War of Words erupts over changed Race Schedule
By Richard Gladwell,
9:31 AM Tue 11 Jun 2013
Artemis Racing's skipper Paul Cayard has hit back at Emirates Team NZ's MD Grant Dalton's comments made after the Teams Meeting in San Francisco, late last week. A couple of hours Dalton in turn responded. But on a closer examination of the rules it would seem that Artemis Racing may have to go with a decision of the majority of the Challengers or submit to Mediation or a full Jury Hearing ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ - Pushing to develop
6:21 PM Mon 10 Jun 2013
No day is ‘just another day’ sailing the Emirates Team New Zealand AC72. The team of designers, sailors and shore crew are continually pushing the envelope for more speed and what could be the slightest of margins that wins New Zealand the America’s Cup in September. ...
Gladwell's Line: Claims that Artemis Racing used veto in own interests
By Richard Gladwell, Takapuna, New Zealand ,
6:48 AM Sun 9 Jun 2013
Emirates Team NZ 's Grant Dalton claims that the Challenger of Record, Artemis Racing, used their veto as Challenger of Record, to stymie a proposal for the start of the Louis Vuitton Cup to be delayed until 19 July, and for all teams to participate in a true Round Robin at that juncture. ...
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