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America’s Cup: American and British crews report good winter progress

America’s Cup: American and British crews report good winter progress

Two of the America’s Cup “super teams” – American Magic and INEOS Team UK – have reported accelerated progress in their campaigns after both teams ran winter training camps away from their home bases. Faced with the prospect of freezing temperatures and winter storms back home in the United Kingdom, the

America’s Cup: DutchSail in ‘a struggle against time’

DutchSail – the Netherlands-based America’s Cup challenger – says it is in a ‘struggle against time’ to secure the necessary funding to mount a credible campaign for the 36th edition of the America’s Cup, scheduled to take place 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand. In a press release issued today, the team’s

America’s Cup: Z Energy partners with Emirates Team New Zealand

America's Cup: Z Energy partners with Emirates Team New Zealand

Z Energy is to partner with Emirates Team New Zealand for the 36th America’s Cup as an Exclusive Supplier of fuel and bio fuel for the 36th America’s Cup being hosted in Auckland over the summer of 2020/2021. In coming together, both organisations have a strong desire to engage as many

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes Team USA keep the dream alive

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes Team USA keep the dream alive

Despite rumours to the contrary in recent weeks, it seems the dream of an all-American America’s Cup challenge is still very much alive – according at least to an interview with Mike Buckley, founder and new CEO of the Stars + Stripes Team USA syndicate, on the Sailing World website. According

Taylor Canfield completes World Match Racing Tour final line-up

Taylor Canfield completes World Match Racing Tour final line-up

US Virgin Islands match racer Taylor Canfield has been announced as the twelfth and final skipper rounding out the line-up for the World Match Racing Tour 2018-19 season championship final taking place in Marstrand, Sweden from July 3 – 7. Never one to let the grass grow under his feet, despite

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes refute withdrawal rumours

Stars + Stripes Team USA – the California-based challenger for the America’s Cup, led by Taylor Canfield and Mike Buckley – have issued a statement quashing rumours rumbling around the New Zealand mainstream media that the team was about to withdraw its challenge for the 2021 Cup. The team’s press release

America’s Cup: Coderus help INEOS Team UK to think fast

America’s Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand's time saving technology

High-level professional sport is all about making split-second critical decisions under pressure. Nowhere is this more true than in the ultra-fast-paced world of the modern-day America’s Cup where the sailors on their high-flying boats need to be able to instantly interpret and act on information collated from a myriad of data

America’s Cup: Malta Altus Challenge in doubt after arbitration spat

Malta Altus Challenge an America’s Cup syndicate from the Royal Malta Yacht Club has become the fourth official challenge to be accepted by the current Cup holders Emirates Team New Zealand.

The chances of the first ever Maltese America’s Cup challenge continuing are in doubt today according to a press release from the event’s organisers – the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and the Challenger of Record Luna Rossa Challenge. The short release announced the publication of the America’s Cup arbitration panel’s

America’s Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand switches to Kiwibank

Emirates Team New Zealand is teaming up with Kiwibank in the lead up to the 36th America’s Cup, to be held in Auckland in 2021. “We are proud to be banking with a New Zealand-owned bank that has Kiwis at its heart,” says Grant Dalton, CEO of Emirates Team New Zealand. Kiwibank

The birth of the America’s Cup – the power of hindsight

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Annemarie Scholte – author of Sparrowhawk on the Horizon, the historical novel based around the original £100 Cup race that ultimately led to the creation of the America's Cup – sees some similarities between the modern day arbitration cases about three of the current challengers and the goings on back in

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