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America's Cup World Series: The Day before the start of Round 2
7:35 PM Sat 10 Sep 2011
Video from the Practice Day of America's Cup World Series, Round 2 at Plymouth England, plus clips from the Skippers Media Conference ...[more]
Barker expecting plenty of action in America's Cup World Series
By Warren Douglas,
7:17 PM Sat 10 Sep 2011
Emirates Team New Zealand made final preparations on Friday for the start of the Plymouth regatta of the America’s Cup World Series.
Racing is due to start Saturday afternoon, and the breeze is forecast to be rather stronger than Friday’s light southerly that barely moved the flags on shore. ...[more]
America's Cup: Dangerous conditions expected for World Series opener
By Stuart Alexander, Plymouth ,
11:01 AM Sat 10 Sep 2011
Boat threatening, even life-threatening stormy weather is in prospect for the opening weekend of the parallel circuit which is the America’s Cup World series, staging the second regatta of its 2011-12 programme in Plymouth, writes top international yacht correspondent, Stuart Alexander reporting from Plymouth. ...[more]
America's Cup World Series: Furler nightmare returns for Emirates TNZ
9:36 AM Sat 10 Sep 2011
Russell Coutts sailing the Oracle Racing 'B' Boat, emerged as a winner from the practice racing head of the start of the start of the second rounds of the America's Cup World Series, in Plymouth England.
Winners from the first round in Cascais, Portugal, Emirates Team NZ were again plagued by furler problems on their gennaker - a failure which cost them dearly in Portugal ...[more]
Green Comm Racing announces crew for AC World Series Plymouth
By Green Comm Racing, ,
5:49 AM Sat 10 Sep 2011
The America’s Cup World Series Plymouth is set to take place from 10th-18th September and after a very successful debut in its America's Cup campaign, Green Comm Racing is ready to do battle together with another eight crews from seven teams, the Spanish America's Challenger will race on the waters off the English city. ...[more]
America's Cup World Series: Emirates Team NZ tests Plymouth Sound
3:02 PM Fri 9 Sep 2011
Emirates Team New Zealand took a short test sail in Plymouth on Thursday, in preparation for the opening fleet races of the America's Cup World Series on Saturday. 'We just went out for a quick sail, but it was good,' said wing trimmer Glenn Ashby. 'There is a lot more current and tide than what we experienced in Cascais, so I think that will play a big part in the decision-making process.' ...[more]
America's Cup World Series: Buried up to the wing - Video
11:31 PM Thu 8 Sep 2011
Skipper Terry Hutchinson of Artemis Racing talks about 'nose-diving' in the AC45 in fresh conditions on Plymouth Sound. ...[more]
America's Cup: Expanded TV coverage announced
8:02 PM Thu 8 Sep 2011
As the AC World Series prepares to make its second stop in Plymouth September 10-18, event organizers today announced that Comcast Sportsnet in the San Francisco Bay area and Viasat Sports in Scandinavia have joined the list of broadcasters carrying the final Sunday winner-take-all event live. ...[more]
America's Cup World Series: Loick Peyron on Energy Team
By Energy Team,
10:23 PM Wed 7 Sep 2011
Loïck Peyron and the crew of Energy Team have been training since last Thursday in Plymouth Sound, which is famous for hosting the start of the transatlantic race. The French challenger has been through five busy days of training in conditions that have often been quite rough. ...[more]
America's Cup World Series: Hatches battened in Plymouth - Video
10:04 PM Wed 7 Sep 2011
On a wet and windy Tuesday, Principal Race Officer John Craig talks about the race course area and his plans for the racing in Plymouth, England, for the second round of the America's Cup World Series, which starts on Saturday. ...[more]
America’s Cup World Series Plymouth - Artemis Racing announces crew
By Artemis Racing, ,
6:25 PM Tue 6 Sep 2011
America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) – Following on from the inaugural regatta in Cascais less than a month ago, the world’s top sailing teams are in the final stage of preparations for the ACWS – Plymouth which begins on Saturday.
Close racing, with stadium-like viewing for spectators will again be the order of the day for fans watching the racing live in Plymouth, while it will also be streamed ...[more]
America's Cup: Green Comm Racing capsizes in 20kts at Plymouth + Video
By America's Cup media,
7:49 AM Tue 6 Sep 2011
Green Comm Racing has become the latest member of the 'AC45 capsize club'. As Vasilij Zbogar, helmsman, stated, 'this incident didn't come as a surprise. Conditions were fresh with a southwesterly breeze between 20 and 25 knots, gusting at 30 knots, and we were pushing the boat to her limits throughout the day. ...[more]
America's Cup World Series: Daily Video Updates from Plymouth
By America's Cup Media,
5:20 AM Mon 5 Sep 2011
America's Cup World Series are producing a daily update of the Plymouth event which gets underway on 10 September.
Here we feature the daily updates from the past three days ...[more]
America's Cup World Series: New European venue named for May 2012
By Richard Gladwell,
10:23 PM Sun 4 Sep 2011
America's Cup World Series event managers have today named the Italian port of Venice, Italy as a stop on the ACWS tour.
The Venice regatta will take place on May 17-20 2012, with match and fleeting racing championships as well as the overall winner-take-all title. ...[more]
America's Cup World Series: Full replay of Race Day 7 now available
By Richard Gladwell,
1:29 PM Mon 15 Aug 2011
Full replay coverage is now available of the seventh day of racing is now available on the YouTube America's Cup channel.
Includes plenty of on board footage and audio including coverage from on board the race committee boat. Expletives have not been deleted. ...[more]
Team Korea - ‘surprise of the week’ at America’s Cup World Series
By Clifford Webb,
8:49 AM Mon 15 Aug 2011
The first of the 2011-2012 ACWS events drew to a close in Cascais, Portugal today, having set a new format competition on the way with style, excitement and huge promise. Team Korea have enjoyed their introduction to the competition with fantastic success, and are regarded as the ‘surprise of the week’ given their stellar performance, but it wasn’t quite the champagne finish in the last race ...[more]
Green Comm Racing buoyed by fifth place in America's Cup World Series
By Pierre Orphanidis,
6:21 AM Mon 15 Aug 2011
With just eight days sailing on an AC45, Green Comm Racing's Olympic champion score an incredible fifth overall in Cascais. 'We will die but we will never give up.' This is the motto of Vasilij Zbogar, helmsman of Green Comm Racing, and this is exactly what he and the rest of the crew did in the final winner-takes-all race of the America's Cup World Series event in Cascais. ...[more]
AC World Series - Oracle Racing finishes third with founder onboard
By Tim Jeffery,
5:47 AM Mon 15 Aug 2011
The America’s Cup World Series has come to a close in Cascais, Portugal with the completion of a final fleet race. Oracle Racing finished with a third and fourth on Sunday with their team founder Larry Ellison onboard. After yesterday’s victory in the match racing championship, skipper James Spithill appeared poised to capture the event championship as well. ...[more]
AC World Series - Victory for Team New Zealand
By Warren Douglas,
5:33 AM Mon 15 Aug 2011
The America’s Cup World Series has come to a close in Cascais with the completion of a final fleet race. Emirates Team New Zealand finished with a flourish on Sunday after taking the victory. They stumbled yesterday in the match racing final winning the preliminaries last weekend and three straight days of combined fleet and match-racing, but today they were back in form on a difficult race track. ...[more]
Fisher's View: Cascais - A Box of Matches on the penultimate day
By Bob Fisher, Cascais, Portugal ,
8:41 AM Sun 14 Aug 2011
It is a day when the amount of confusing material has been reduced to a minimum. We members of the media were addressed only by the ACRM supremo, Iain Murray, and with the 'big fella' there is no room for anything but straight talking, none of the confusion of marketing-speak. ...[more]
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