Category Archives: Racing

Trimaran TeamVodafoneSailing Closes on Auckland Record

Kiwi trimaran TeamVodafoneSailing is on track to break the Auckand-Noumea race multihull record today, but the crew’s hearts are with their stricken rival, Beau Geste. Winds of over 30 knots yesterday had pushed the Vodafone “freight train” towards the outright … Continue reading

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Your Vicarious Moment of the Day – Sailing the Nacra 17

Check out this video of the new Olympic multihull class in its element. Wish we were there!

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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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Mark Your Calendars: KRYS Ocean Race

Since the start of the 20th century, very few recurrent crewed races have sailed this legendary eastbound course across the North Atlantic. Thanks to the willingness of a handful of men and partners, the KRYS OCEAN RACE, a crewed race … Continue reading

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D35 Ladycat Changes Look, Crew

Dona Bertarelli’s Decision 35 catamaran, Ladycat (SUI10) is changing her look and crew for the 2012 Lake Léman Vulcain Trophy multihull competition season. The catamaran has moved from hot pink to black, bronze and green, with a strong graphic design … 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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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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