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Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle, is both sponsoring and leading the American team in this year’s America’s Cup. He spoke to Charlie Rose about sailing, racing, and designing boats.
It could happen. Bob Fisher, one of the world’s most respected yachting journalists declared, “I would have thought Oracle would have the common decency to withdraw [from the America’s Cup].” When measuring the AC45s in late July for the upcoming Red … Continue reading
ORACLE TEAM USA announced that Yanmar has been selected as Official Technical Partner. Yanmar, a Japanese company with an intimate knowledge of the world’s oceans, will provide engines for ORACLE TEAM USA’s chase boats during the bid to defend the … Continue reading
Now that ORACLE TEAM USA “17″ is comfortably back on it’s boards and flying high, attention turns to the constant state of development for both sailors and shore crew alike.
It’s been a long time in coming, but ORACLE TEAM USA hit the water on Monday in its ‘better than new’ AC72, named 17. After conducting load testing over the weekend, 17 was launched on a grey morning in San Francisco, with the … Continue reading
In an effort to retain focus on the America’s Cup, the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) will shift its attention from the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) events this spring to San Francisco’s “Summer of Sailing.” The “Summer of Sailing” … Continue reading
Another week, another capsize – this time with Oracle’s AC72… A boating outing for the Oracle racing team training for the America’s Cup in the San Francisco Bay turned into a upside-down surprise when their 72-foot catamaran capsized and was pulled … Continue reading