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America's Cup: Images and video from two AC72 boat racing in San Fran
9:29 AM Thu 20 Jun 2013
While the Mediators from the International Jury try and bring some certainty to the Louis Vuitton Cup, two of the teams involved, Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa put in the time on the water with some more practice racing on San Francisco Bay. ...[more]
America's Cup: Four teams face-off San Francisco’s AT&T Park + Videos
By America's Cup Media,
8:29 AM Thu 20 Jun 2013
The first competition for the America’s Cup Summer of Racing was seen by baseball fans today as the four skippers fought good-naturedly over who threw the fastest pitch and who pounded a perfect strike into the mitts of Sergio Romo and Nick Noonan of the San Francisco Giants.
See images and video from Emirates Team NZ and America's Cup TV on the day with the Giants ...[more]
FMJ Racing looking for your support for Red Bull Youth America's Cup
By FMJ Racing,
8:58 PM Wed 19 Jun 2013
The Red Bull Youth America's cup is now only months away and FMJ Racing are training hard in the gym and on the water to be the best prepared team come September! The team has set up a Thrill Pledge with some awesome little packages which are well worth a look. ...[more]
ORMA60 TeamVodafoneSailing takes another course record - Video
By Stu MacKinven,
5:16 PM Wed 19 Jun 2013
TeamVodafoneSailing, formerly the ORMA60 named G3 was originally built for the french multihull skipper Michel Desjoyeaux and was launched in 2002 to compete in the ORMA Multihull Championship. ...[more]
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. ...[more]
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. ...[more]
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 ...[more]
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. ...[more]
NZL Sailing Team: Silver for Aleh and Powrie at 470 European Champs
By Jodie Bakewell-White,
8:29 AM Sun 16 Jun 2013
By winning the today’s medal race at the 2013 470 European Championships in Formia, Italy the NZL Sailing Team women’s 470 pair of Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie have won the Silver Medal.
Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox have finished 8th overall in the Men’s Open 470 European Championship – another strong result for this new partnership. ...[more]
NZL Sailing Team: Aleh and Powrie set for a medal, Men win through
By Jodie Bakewell-White, ,
6:06 AM Sat 15 Jun 2013
Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie will head into the final day of the 2013 470 European Championships in third place and looking good for a medal, but with a challenge on to make it silver or gold. New Zealand will also be represented in the Men’s medal race with Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox sailing away with a win today and lying seventh overall. ...[more]
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. ...[more]
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 ...[more]
Auckland to Musket Cove Race: TP52 hits 30kts on sleighride - Video
By Ben Gladwell, Auckland, NZ ,
9:14 PM Thu 13 Jun 2013
David Nathan's TP52, V5, was again first monohull to finish in the RNZYS Auckland to Musket Cove Yacht Race. V5 had some good rides on the last two days of the race regularly sailing in the 20-25kts range of boatspeed, and exceeding 30kts on at least one occasion. Bowman and sailing journalist, Ben Gladwell, shot and edited this video of the sleighride to Fiji ...[more]
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. ...[more]
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. ...[more]
NZL Sailing Team: Two in top two in two major regattas in Europe
By Jodie Bakewell-White,
10:45 PM Wed 12 Jun 2013
After three days at the 2013 Sail for Gold Regatta, the third of five EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup Regattas, 22 year old Sam Meech leads the 33 strong Laser fleet. Opening the series with two wins on the first day the Tauranga sailor’s hot form has continued and nine races down he is 12 points clear of his closest rival. Racing at Weymouth, the scene of last year’s Olympic sailing Regatta ...[more]
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 ...[more]
America's Cup: Swinging the wing - a crane's eye view - Video
By Guilain Grenier, Oracle Team USA,
8:42 PM Mon 10 Jun 2013
Oracle Team USA's crane-man Ron takes us through the view from the top, and what it's like lifting an AC72 wing on a daily basis. ...[more]
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. ...[more]
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. ...[more]
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