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Land Rover BAR came up short against Emirates Team New Zealand, who currently lead the America's Cup match series against defending champions Oracle Team USA
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#AmericasCup - The Mercedes Formula 1 Team’s former chief executive has spoken of his pride in Sir Ben Ainslie and crew’s performance in the America’s Cup amid criticism of their failure to reach the big race in Bermuda. Land Rover…
The winning crew of Lionheart in Bermuda yesterday
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#AmericasCup - Second place in a dramatic, high-stakes final race was enough to clinch victory for Lionheart in the inaugural America’s Cup J Class Regatta in Bermuda yesterday (Tuesday 20 June). Fresh off their win in last week’s Superyacht Regatta,…
The J Class fleet in action in their first dedicated America’s Cup regatta
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#AmericasCup - Three crews enjoyed race victories on the first day of the inaugural America’s Cup J Class Regatta on Monday (19 June). Hanuman and Ranger top the seven-boat fleet with Lionheart, the top performer among the class in last…
Lionheart’s consistent sailing in the three-day regatta paid off
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#AmericasCup - Lionheart sailed to the top place in the J Class in yesterday’s final round of the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta in Bermuda. The team behind the Dutch yacht – which features Volvo Ocean Race veteran Bouwe Bekking as…
The J Class at sail off Bermuda for the America's Cup Superyacht Regatta
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#AmericasCup - Hanuman rebounded from a false start to claim victory in the first round of the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta in Bermuda yesterday (Tuesday 13 June). Optimised for expected light conditions, the J Class fleet leader was quick despite…
The BAR A​cademy S​quad for​ Red Bul​l Youth ​America'​s Cup
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The long months of preparation are almost at an end as seven of Britain's most talented and ambitious young sailors take on the world. The hand-picked team, including Neil Hunter, 22 year old from Scotland, who raced with Ben Ainslie…
The aftermath of Emirates Team New Zealand’s pitch-pole on Tuesday
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#AmericasCup - Emirates Team New Zealand suffered a high-speed pitch-pole just moments after the start of their America’s Cup play-off semi-final with Land Rover BAR on Tuesday (6 June), as previously reported on Afloat.ie. But how did such a disastrous…
The Bell Tolls For Ainslie
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Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR's quest to win the 35th America's Cup came to an early end on Thursday in Bermuda when Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand sealed the British team's fate by reaching the five…
Peter Burling's Emirates Team New Zealand pitch-poled at high-speed moments after the start, the bows digging in and boat tumbling forward, its sterns in the air, three crew pitched into the water, the rest hanging on in the cockpits. see vid below
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An epic day of racing unfolded on the Great Sound in Bermuda for the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Playoff Semi-finals as Land Rover BAR faced off against Emirates Team New Zealand. The first race got underway after a slight delay…
Land Rov​er BAR a​ssessing​ the win​g post d​amage in​ race on​e
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After Mother Nature put paid to the scheduled first day of Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs action, Bermuda presented the four teams contesting the second stage of competition in the 35th America’s Cup with clear skies, perfect race conditions…
One of the exquisitely detailed 3D maps hand-crafted by Latitude Kinsale for the America's Cup J Class Regatta
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#AmericasCup - Relief chart specialists Latitude Kinsale have been commissioned to create the winners' trophies for the America’s Cup J Class Regatta in Bermuda this month. Renowned artist Bobby Nash, based in Kinsale in West Cork, created unique 3D charts…
Day 4 - America's Cup Round Robin 2. Land Rover BAR vs. Artemis Racing
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There was to be no redemption for Artemis Racing at the start of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers Round Robin 2 stage, as they fell to a second defeat in as many days to Emirates Team New Zealand. Yesterday,…
 Land Rov​er BAR s​ustained d​amage du​ring rac​e 2 agai​nst Soft​Bank Tea​m Japan
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The first day of racing at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers started with extraordinary drama as Land Rover BAR defied all the sceptics and the pundits that had written the team off. They beat the pre-regatta in-form boat, Sweden's…
Forecasts indicate that winds may gust over 30 knots during the afternoon and evening on the AC race track
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The America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA), and America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM), have announced that the strong winds in Bermuda has meant day one of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers and the Official Opening Ceremony of the 35th America’s…
Rob McConnell’s A35 Fool’s Gold from Dunmore East is a former overall champion of the Scottish Series, and expected to do well in this year’s edition currently under way in Tarbert, Loch Fyne
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Despite some interruptions from either too much or too little wind, the regular club sailing programme for 2017 is now fully under way, and this weekend is additionally so well filled with major regional and national events that you could…
Land Rover BAR Crash Into Emirates Team New Zealand In Practice Racing
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The second practice race day today in Bermuda, ended in a heavy pre start collision when Land Rover BAR collided with Emirates Team New Zealand after they had been comprehensively shut out in last stages of the pre start sequence.…

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