America’s Cup: British ACWS event cancelled due to Covid-19

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The second event of the America's Cup World Series – scheduled to take place in Portsmouth, UK in early June – has been cancelled as a result of the global Covid-19 virus outbreak. A statement issued on the America's Cup website reads: It is with great regret that the America’s Cup Defender, Emirates

America’s Cup: Favourite moments

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Enjoy these classic America's Cup moments chosen by three icons of yachting's oldest and most prestigious competition – Terry Hutchinson, Peter Montgomery, and Glenn Ashby. Terry Hutchinson (USA) https://youtu.be/_QfJrSMKAvo Peter Montgomery (NZL) https://youtu.be/26NE0saKea0 Glenn Ashby (NZL) https://youtu.be/jgAU3ScyZQs

America’s Cup: Extract from Sailing World American Magic article

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US magazine Sailing World editor Dave Reed has understandably good access to the NYYC American Magic America's Cup Challenger syndicate and has been churning out great insight stories over the past several months. In his latest, titled Kitted for Flight Reed is on site at the team base in Pensacola when

America’s Cup: COR 36 cancels ACWS Sardinia event due to COVID-19

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Challenger of Record 36 - the organisation responsible for running the first ACWS event in Sardinia – has issued a statement postponing the regatta due to the impact of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. The statement reads: "Due to “force majeure” - following the declaration of the Pandemic CoViD19 by the World Health

America’s Cup: Defender questions viability of Italian ACWS event

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The America's Cup holder Emirates Team New Zealand has issued a statement casting doubt on the likelihood of the opening America's Cup World Series event in Cagliari, Sardinia on April 23 – 26 going ahead, in light of the government-imposed lockdown of the entire country of Italy. The statement posted on

America’s Cup: Insight from NYYC American Magic Testing Manager Anderson Reggio

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American Magic Testing Manager Anderson Reggio provides insights into the on-the-water operations for the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup. Dozens of team personnel follow DEFIANT onto the water each day the boat goes out, including shore crew, coaches, safety specialists, designers, alternate sailors, and more. Launching, managing, protecting and

America’s Cup: Portsmouth ACWS event plans “on track”

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ORIGIN Sports Group who, in conjunction with the America’s Cup Defender Emirates Team New Zealand, are the organisers of ACWS Portsmouth today advised that event planning is well on track for the event being hosted June 4-7. The organisers are highly conscious of the situation in many countries regarding the effect

America’s Cup: Coronavirus outbreak threatens opening ACWS event

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The opening event of the 36th America’s Cup – the America’s Cup World Series regatta in Cagliari, Sardinia, scheduled for April 24 – 26 – could be at risk due to the Coronavirus outbreak in Italy. Earlier this week Italy’s government announced a lockdown the entire country until April 3 –

America’s Cup: One year to go…

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The clock continues to relentlessly count down to 4pm on the 6th of March 2021- the start of race 1 of the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. It marks the first official race of the ‘Defence’ of the Auld Mug for the holder of the America’s Cup. It is the