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RORC Caribbean 600: Paradox Just Misses Out

Peter Aschenbrenner’s American 63ft trimaran, Paradox from California completed the RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua on 20 February 03:22:52, in an elapsed time of 40:22:52, just missing out on the Multihull Course Record of 40:11:05 set by ORMA 60, Region … Continue reading

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Improved ORACLE TEAM USA Boat Back in the Water

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

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Team NZ to Boycott Pre-Cup Regattas

Team New Zealand will boycott most of next year’s America’s Cup pre-regattas as the team believes it will be a distraction from the main event. In what is certain to create further tension between Grant Dalton and Oracle chief executive Sir … Continue reading

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