Category Archives: Americas Cup

Super Sunday: ORACLE TEAM USA Mounting a Comeback

ORACLE TEAM USA has scrapped its way back into contention at the 34th America’s Cup with a pair of victories Sunday over Emirates Team New Zealand. The defender won Race 14 by 23 seconds and Race 15 by 37 seconds … 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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Rolex Big Boat Series Adds Multihulls

For centuries, sailing has been known for the stately progression of billowing white triangles and trapezoids across an azure sea. But 2012 may become known as the year San Francisco Bay changed all that. Spurred by the America’s Cup switch … Continue reading

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Franck Cammas to Team with Luna Rossa for 2013 AC

Team Luna Rossa Challenge 2013 has finalized a technical and sports agreement with French sailor Franck Cammas, winning skipper of the 2012 Round the World Race and one of the greatest multihull experts alive. Cammas will join the team in … Continue reading

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Spithill Favored in Venice AC Series

With just two races to go in the World Series run of the America’s Cup, team Oracle Racing is sitting atop the standings after a strong finish in Naples, Italy a couple of weeks ago, but is still looking to … Continue reading

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AC72 Event May Come to Auckland

The three America’s Cup syndicates based in New Zealand could sail their new AC72s in a test regatta on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. America’s Cup Race Management has offered Emirates Team New Zealand, holders Oracle Racing and Italy’s Luna Rossa Challenge … Continue reading

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Outteridge Perfect for Fast-Paced AC

With its fast catamarans, the newfangled America’s Cup is a perfect fit for young adrenaline junkie Nathan Outteridge. Just 26 and headed for his second Olympics in the 49er class, the Australian will make his debut as Team Korea’s skipper … Continue reading

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