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America’s Cup Finals Race Courses Released

Descriptions of the race courses to be used in the America’s Cup Finals on San Francisco Bay in September 2013 have been released and the challenge is on. All four course options will force tight, close and aggressive racing, making … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin-AC World Series Kicks Off

Five teams crowded the podium on Sunday at the America’s Cup World Series–Cascais as the opening weekend ended with some champagne sailing across the two events. On Sunday, large crowds on the beach and in the spectator fleet enjoyed front … Continue reading

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Venezia Challenge Ousted from AC34

They’re dropping like flies. Venezia Challenge has been unable to meet the requirements to continue in both the America’s Cup World Series and the 34th America’s Cup. Iain Murray, the America’s Cup Regatta Director and Chief Executive of America’s Cup … Continue reading

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Louis Vuitton Cup Race Format Announced

The regatta director has issued the dates and format for the Louis Vuitton Cup, the America’s Cup Challenger Series. Taking place in 2013, the objective of the challenger series is to build and identify the strongest possible challenger to meet … Continue reading

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Is Sailing the Next Big TV Event?

We’d love to see everyone get as excited about sailing as we do, and we’re looking forward to being able to get a clearer view of what’s happening on the course when we can’t be out on the water watching. … Continue reading

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America’s Cup Falls Short of Fundraising Goals to Date

America’s Cup organizers have netted only a fraction of the funds San Francisco needs this year to plan the massive 2013 yacht race, but officials say that as soon as they receive their tax-exempt status, the money will start flowing. … Continue reading

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More Updates to the 34th America’s Cup Program

Surprise, surprise. There are more changes to the America’s Cup. We wonder if it’s even going to still be called the America’s Cup by the time racing rolls around. The recent AC45 test period produced two major results – outstanding … Continue reading

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Emirates Team New Zealand Announces Challenger Status for AC34

Emirates Team New Zealand has announced that it will be challenging for the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco in 2013. Managing Director Grant Dalton said the team is now in a position to formally announce its campaign. “We believe … Continue reading

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America’s Cup Rules Posted

Is it just us or does it seem there is a new rule in the AC34 every other day? Well, it appears that the official rules are now in place. The America’s Cup website now says, “The Racing Rules for … Continue reading

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