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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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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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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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