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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: 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

DutchSail appoints business titan and Melges 24 sailor Eelco Blok as MD

DutchSail appoints business titan and Melges 24 sailor Eelco Blok as MD

The Netherlands based America’s Cup challenger DutchSail has recruited high-profile Dutch businessman Eelco Blok as the newly-formed team’s managing director. Blok is well known in the Netherlands after a seven-year term as the CEO of the Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications company KPN. He is also a keen yacht amateur racer

America’s Cup: DutchSail pick Carolijn Brouwer to steer AC75

America’s Cup: DutchSail pick Carolijn Brouwer to steer AC75

The fledgling DutchSail America’s Cup syndicate – aka Team The Netherlands – headed by Dutch yachtsman Simeon Tienpont has become the first of the current crop of America’s Cup contenders to announce a female sailor as helmsman. During a press conference at the opening of the team’s headquarters in Scheveningen skipper

America’s Cup: Dutch syndicate confirmed as sixth entry

America’s Cup: Dutch syndicate confirmed as sixth entry

A Dutch syndicate representing the Netherlands based Royal Netherlands Yacht Club Muiden and Royal Maas Yacht Club has been accepted as a challenger for the 36th edition of the America’s Cup to be held in Auckland, New Zealand in 2021. The announcement made by America’s Cup-holders Emirates Team New Zealand and

Rumoured around the world race teams

There are already plenty of rumours circulating around the professional sailing world about who might be on the Volvo Ocean Race start line in Alicante, Spain in 2021.

Although the start of the next edition of the fully-crewed around the world race formerly known as the Volvo Ocean race is still almost three years away there are already plenty of rumours circulating around the professional sailing world about who might be on the start line in Alicante, Spain

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