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.
America's Cup: AC45 high speed wipeout video's and images
By Oracle Racing and Sail-World,
7:24 AM Tue 12 Apr 2011
Last week, Oracle Racing were out training on the Hauraki Gulf in strong-to-high winds between 25 and 35 knots with a sea running. They were sailing off the wind under North Head when a strong puff hit. The leeward bow dug in the water and the trampoline was nearly engulfed before control was regained, before the distribution of buoyancy in the hull allowed the bow to pop out and avert calamity. ...
America's Cup: Teams offered jump-start design package for AC72's
By America's Cup Media,
10:11 AM Fri 8 Apr 2011
For the first time ever in the America’s Cup, a shared design program is being offered to the entered teams to jump-start designs of the fast, high-tech AC72s, the new wing-sailed catamarans to be launched next year.
With the surge of new teams that just entered the 34th America’s Cup, the 15 teams that met last week’s entry deadline now have the opportunity to share in an initial design packag ...
America’s Cup: White Tiger becomes the latest entry
By Team Korea,
7:13 PM Wed 6 Apr 2011
As indicated by Sail-World late last week the ninth entry in the 34th America's Cup is an entry from Korea known as the White Tiger Challenge or Team Korea. The team is headed by the organiser of the Korea match Cup, and in common with most the the America's Cup Challengers accepted the details of the money-men behind the team are announced but there is no mention of design or sailing team ...
America's Cup entries soar, World Series venues announced + Audio
By Richard Gladwell and America's Cup Media,
8:38 PM Sun 3 Apr 2011
With the passing of the entry deadline for the 31st America's Cup passing on the 31st March 2011, event organisers have announced that five more teams have entered plus two being 'vetted' and the first three venues for the new America's Cup World Series has also been announced. Also features PJ Montgomery's interview with Iain Murray at end ...
America's Cup accepts Venezia Challenge
By Geronimo Emili,
5:30 AM Sat 2 Apr 2011
America's Cup - In a letter addressed to Club Canottieri Roggero di Lauria, the Golden Gate Yacht Club has officially accepted the Venezia Challenge into the 34th America’s Cup. ...
34th America's Cup - China Team enters + Video
By America´s Cup / China Team,
11:50 PM Mon 28 Mar 2011
The 34th America's Cup World Series begins its inaugural season July 2011. For the second time in the Cup history, China is back in the competition and has entered a team to challenge for the oldest sporting trophy in the world ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing - Paul Cayard's update from Valencia
By Paul Cayard,
5:43 AM Mon 28 Mar 2011
Artemis Racing - Paul updates us from the middle of a two week stint in Valencia, Spain working mostly with the Artemis Racing technical team which is based here. Juan Kouyoumdjian (Juan K) has his office here with about 20 engineers and since Juan is our lead designer, we built a lot of our structure around Valencia. ...
America's Cup: AC45 Closeup - Pre Flight Check and Launch + Video
By Richard Gladwell,
12:01 PM Sun 27 Mar 2011
Sail-World's America's Cup Editor, Richard Gladwell, presents this 'fly on the wall' and commentary on the load and launch process required to get an AC45 off the dock following Artemis Racing as they prepare to launch their AC45 before a practice session. For those who haven't seen the AC45s launch first hand, this is a good option, and we don't expect to get this close with the AC72's ...
America's Cup: AC45 Closeup - Rigging and Liftoff - Video
By Richard Gladwell,
11:32 AM Sun 27 Mar 2011
Sail-World's America's Cup Editor, Richard Gladwell, presents this 'fly on the wall' and commentary on the fitting of the wingsail and ground rigging process for Oracle Racing as they prepare to launch their AC45 before training. For those who haven't seen the AC45s launch first hand, this is a good option, and we don't expect to get this close with the AC72's ...
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