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America's Cup
File image of American Magic racing in the Prada Cup Challenger Selection Series in Auckland, January 2021
The New York Yacht Club is back in the next America’s Cup, as its trustees this week approved a challenge for the 37th edition of sailing’s most prestigious trophy. “We are extremely excited to continue our quest to regain the…
Artist’s impression of the America’s Cup base proposed for the publicly owned Tivoli Docks in Cork city centre
A visit to Cork by a technical team on behalf of the America's Cup is proof that an Irish bid is still in the race for hosting in 2024, say insiders. A technical team has visited Cork city to assess…
Brad Butterworth of New Zealand, Ernesto Bertarelli of Switzerland and Hans Peter Steinacher of Austria and Alinghi Red Bull Racing seen during the press conference announcement to enter 37th Americas Cup in Geneva, Switzerland on December 14, 2021
Whether it'll be based in Cork Harbour or not remains to be seen but what is certain is that there will be a new team challenging for the 37th America's Cup, as Red Bull joins forces with double America's Cup–winning…
Emirates Team New Zealand racing in Auckland to their Auld Mug victory in March 2021
Stuff is reporting that New Zealand business magnate Mark Dunphy has served legal letters on America’s Cup holders Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) and its boss Grant Dalton. Dunphy emerged in September with an offer to raise the necessary funds…
The 37th America's Cup seems to be attracting multiple early challengers. The defender Emirates Team New Zealand claims to have already received "several challenges" immediately after the opening of registrations on December 1st. The New Zealand press cites entries submitted…
Artist’s impression of the America’s Cup base proposed for the publicly owned Tivoli Docks in Cork city centre
An alternative proposal for the staging of the next America’s Cup in Cork could save the State some €80 million. The Irish Examiner reports on the pitch to Cork’s civil servants which proposes a publicly owned site at Tivoli Docks…
The 37th America's Cup will see the introduction of the multipurpose One Design AC40 class which teams will be able to convert and use for testing, component development and Match Race training
The Protocol of the 37th America’s Cup was released today by the Defender, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Emirates Team New Zealand and the Challenger of Record - Royal Yacht Squadron Ltd and their representative team INEOS Britannia,…
Today’s Sunday Independent features a fascinating in-depth analysis by Hugh O’Connell of the AC activity at the top level behind the scenes
The long-awaited Protocol for the staging of the 37th America’s Cup Series is finally due to be published in Auckland, New Zealand next Wednesday (November 17th). But meanwhile, a Cork Harbour interest in staging the event has attracted considerable attention…
America's Cup contenders at Auckland – it's an abiding and evocative image, but at what cost?
According to one usually reliable line of information, yesterday was to be the day in Auckland when Team New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, as Trustees and Holders of the America's Cup, were due to confirm the…
New York Yacht Club’s Harbour Court clubhouse in Newport, Rhode Island
New York Yacht Club has withdrawn its challenge for the America’s Cup in 2024, according to Marine Industry News. The club had backed American Magic — which counted Irish sailor, and previous cup winner, Revelin Minihane among its crew —…
Spain (now probably Barcelona), Cork Harbour and Jeddah remain potential 37th AC venues, one of whom is likely to be named on Friday
Valencia has withdrawn from the race to host the 37th America's Cup - but Spain is still very much in it according to the latest reports from the New Zealand Herald.  International yachting sources have confirmed that a second Spanish…
Port America’s Cup in Valencia
Valencia is the subject of “advanced negotiations” between the America’s Cup defender Emirates Team New Zealand and the Madrid government to host the next contest for the Auld Mug, it’s being reported. Scuttlebutt Sailing News has more on the story…
Dingle, the most westerly harbour in Europe was proposed as an America's Cup venue in 2003
It was discussed in the Seanad on Wednesday the fifth of March in 2003….. Senator Joe O'Toole, a teacher by profession was an Independent Senator, served as General Secretary of the National Teachers Organisation and President of the Congress of…
Team Principal Ben Ainslie will skipper INEOS Britannia
INEOS Britannia, representing Royal Yacht Squadron Ltd the Challenger of Record for the 37th America's Cup, has announced its core team live from Brackley, home of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team. INEOS Britannia's design team will bring together the best…
Marcus Hutchinson of Howth and Kinsale has worked on five Americas Cup events
Ireland is in a far strong negotiating position over the America's Cup than it may realise, and should set clear conditions if it is going to host the event, according to international sail racing project manager Marcus Hutchinson. It is…
A statement issued tonight by the 37th America’s Cup (AC37) selection committee of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) together with Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) says it intends to extend the timeline for its venue selection. It's a development…
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