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Spithill: “Naples Will Be huge”

The upcoming ACWS Naples invokes fond memories for Jimmy Spithill. The ORACLE Racing skipper was helmsman of the Luna Rossa Challenge 2007, which advanced to the Louis Vuitton Cup final. Spithill says he’s looking forward to seeing the fans’ passion … Continue reading

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Aleph Announces Withdrawal from America’s Cup

As Prada fashion house boss Patrizio Bertelli celebrates the launch of his latest bid to win the America’s Cup, two teams have announced their withdrawal from next week’s world series regatta in Naples. The French team, Aleph, skippered by Bertrand … Continue reading

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San Francisco Officially Approves Host Agreement

It’s full speed ahead for the 2013 America’s Cup race in San Francisco. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the agreement to host the America’s Cup in San Francisco September 7 to 22, 2013. One of the … Continue reading

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Artemis First to Launch AC72 Wing in Controversial Move

Artemis launched and sailed with its first AC72 wing on Thursday from their training base in Segunto, Spain. Towering above the equivalent on their AC45, the first shots of the first of a new generation of rigs is certainly impressive … Continue reading

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Artemis to be Featured on CNN Mainsail This Week

Starting this Thursday you can check out America’s Cup team Artemis Racing on this month’s CNN Mainsail. The show is scheduled to be broadcast on CNN International at these times: Thursday, 15th March: 10:30 & 17:30 GMT Saturday, 17th March: … Continue reading

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AC World Series U.S. Stops to be Broadcast on NBC

Can’t make it to Newport or San Francisco this year for the AC World Series? Not to worry, you won’t have to hover over your computer watching a webcast. You’ll be able to watch the final day of racing on … Continue reading

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ORACLE Prepping for July Splash of AC72

Workers at the team’s base at Pier 80 in San Francisco, Core Builders Composites in New Zealand and Janicki Industries in the Pacific Northwest are targeting July for the launch of the new class of America’s Cup yacht. America’s Cup … Continue reading

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Oracle’s Ellison Sets Sights on Promoting Sailing

Courtesy Christopher Clarey, New York Times News Service: SAN DIEGO — Larry Ellison’s team had just won another sailing race. His gear was still damp from the salt spray and the Champagne, and he was wearing a gold medal around … Continue reading

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