Category Archives: Americas Cup

ORACLE Racing Set for ‘Homecoming’ at ACWS San Diego

ORACLE Racing Spithill will race with an unchanged crew lineup from the Cascais and Plymouth rounds of the AC World Series. ORACLE Racing Coutts sees Darren Bundock take over skipper duties from Russell Coutts with Tom Slingsby also racing for … Continue reading

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Cascais AC 45 weekend

I spent early Saturday and Sunday watching the America’s Cup regatta on my computer. The coverage it great, with first class camera work, commentary and a bunch of “f” bombs. Good theater! Make sure to check it out at www.americascup.com … Continue reading

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Crash of the Week!

Not a lot needs to said about this one – enjoy!

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Olympic Cat?

Olympic sailing will hopefully take a cue from the America’s Cup and bring back a multihull. The Tornado class had years of longevity, and produced many notable Olympic sailors. But that design got old, and was bumped. Now it seems … Continue reading

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America’s Cup Update: TNZ gets M&M!

The America’s Cup regatta in 2013, and the series leading up to it, just got news from another team that has to be taken very seriously. Team New Zealand, always a factor in world-level sailing, had been non-committal about entering … Continue reading

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Newport Seemingly Dissed

So the schedule for America’s Cup regattas was released today. We  all expected Newport to host an event, and so far, that is not happening. Here’s who IS hosting “World Series” races this year: Cascais, Portugal, August 6; Plymouth, England, … Continue reading

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AC 45

Imagine you are sitting around playing a little guitar with your buddies. Some dude walks up and says, “Mind if I play a little with you guys?”  You kind of recognize that this guy isn’t just some dude…it’s Eric Clapton. … Continue reading

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America’s Cup in Cats

In the multihull community, a collective cheer went up back in mid-September when Russell Coutts of BMW Oracle Racing and the Golden Gate Yacht Club announced that the next America’s Cup—number 34—would be sailed in 72-foot catamarans with rigid wing … Continue reading

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