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Lord Dunraven (1841-1926) has this year finally been inducted into the America’s Cup Hall of Fame in recognition of the positive aspects of his challenges of 1893 and 1895.
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The two America’s Cup Challenges made through the Royal Yacht Squadron by Lord Dunraven of Adare in County Limerick in 1893 and 1895 both had elements of controversy writes W M Nixon. And such serious ill-feeling emerged after his challenge…
Land Rover BAR competing at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Toulon Super Sunday
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The Land Rover BAR crew proved themselves rock steady under immense pressure on Super Sunday at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series event in Toulon. They now lead the overall series by fourteen points going into the final event…
Great flying conditions in Portsmouth. See video below
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Super Sunday in Portsmouth, double points on offer, excellent flying conditions on the water and thousands of fans thronging on the shoreline. Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR was at the top of the first day leader board and got royal…
Hundreds of spectator boats gather at Portsmouth for the LVAMWS. See Vid below
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There were perfect conditions for the thousands of fans who came out to watch the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series action close in to shore at Portsmouth yesterday. Land Rover BAR led in front of their home crowd. See…
 The Kiwis were the first to fall, capsizing late in a close match with ORACLE TEAM USA. Scroll down the page for video
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ORACLE TEAM USA and Emirates Team New Zealand put on a spectacular show in Chicago during official practice at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series on Friday. The teams sit one-two on the overall leaderboard, but on Friday, neither team…
Orcale Team USA – The sailors the team is utilising the aerodynamic know-how of Airbus to help achieve optimum performance on the water. See Video below
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The wingsail on ORACLE TEAM USA’s racing yachts and the wings on airplanes operate in similar fashion. As Ian “Fresh” Burns explains, a significant amount of force is generated to propel the boat faster or lift a plane off the…
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The (Bermuda) Government has spent just over $14 million on the America's Cup as of December 2015, the House of Assembly heard on Friday, with the figures being provided by Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons following Parliamentary Questions…
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#FranckCammas - French America's Cup skipper Franck Cammas could be returning to the water as soon as next month after nearing losing his foot in a boating accident late last year. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Team France's top man…
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The first images of Sir Ben Ainslie's new racing yacht have come in, and the British racer is calling the boat the most advanced he's ever had. The British design team who built the Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing AC45…
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French America's Cup skipper Franck Cammas has had his right foot "partially severed" after he was run over by the rudder of his foiling catamaran after falling overboard. The accident happened as Team France began a training block in Quiberon…
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With just seconds to go to race two of the America's Cup World Series in Bermuda Artemis Racing managed by Iain Percy ended up in a pre-start collision with the umpire boat. There was damage, but no injuries... and amazingly Artemis…
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The British America's Cup challenger, Land Rover BAR, has launched its latest testing boat – T2 – at their home in Portsmouth. This boat will increase the momentum already developed with the initial launch of 'T1' last October. It's the…
Former F1 Team Principal Joins Ben Ainslie's America's Cup Team As CEO
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#AmericasCup - Sir Ben Ainslie's America's Cup team is already a serious prospect where it counts on the water. But now they're stepping up on the business side of things after signing former McLaren F1 team principal Martin Whitmarsh to…
Ben Ainslie's Team Take to The Waters of The 35th America's Cup
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#benainslie – Ben Ainslie Racing were the first America's Cup team both on – and under – the race course waters of the 35th America's Cup last week, when the team conducted an initial training camp in Bermuda. "It's been great…
Is Sir Ben's America's Cup Team 'Virgin' On A New Investor?
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#AmericasCup - Sir Ben Ainslie's next bid for the America's Cup may have secured the backing of Sir Richard Brandon's Virgin empire, as the Daily Telegraph reports. It's understood that the billionaire businessman and adventurer – who recently hosted the…
The America's Cup World Series Portsmouth Receives Royal Support
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#americascup – HRH Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, visited the America's Cup World Series Portsmouth (ACWS Portsmouth) display at the London Boat Show, to support Ben Ainslie Racing and the America's Cup World Series events planned between 23 – 26…
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