America's Cup: More to learn from the C-Class?
By Sail-World and Will Clark (Video),
10:36 PM Sat 24 Nov 2012
Much of the current America's Cup is borrowed from the C-Class, who ironically sailed for the Little America's Cup.
Since the 1960's the C-Class have been built to a restricted class rule, or near-'box' rule, like the AC72's. Renowned as one of the fastest boats on the planet, the 26ft C-Class have been the design hot-bed for catamarans, multihull and wingsail development for several decades. ...
America's Cup: Luna Rossa skipper reflects on the opening days
By America's Cup.com,
9:54 PM Sat 24 Nov 2012
Luna Rossa Challenge skipper Max Sirena is embarking on his fourth America’s Cup challenge with the Italian syndicate. He joined the fledgling team in 2000 as a mid-bowman, but now has chosen every man on the team. Sirena took time out yesterday to review how the team has progressed after its late entry into the 34th America’s Cup. ...
America's Cup: Artemis Racing crew report on Day 3 + Video
11:19 AM Thu 22 Nov 2012
America's Cup Challenger of Record, Artemis Racing have completed their third day of sailing in San Francisco and report on their progress so far. Winds started light but later in the day came in at 15kts - a great breeze to test the AC72 ...
America's Cup: First AC72 Practice Race happens in Auckland + Video
4:31 PM Tue 20 Nov 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa went racing off Auckland this afternoon.
It was not so much a spectacle as an historic encounter as the two AC72 catamarans met on the water.
It was the first AC72 race – practice or otherwise – to take place. ...
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