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Japan and Australia nose to nose in San Francisco at this weekend's SailGP event
Australia’s SailGP team repeated their performance from February in Sydney as they raced to victory against Japan in the US debut of the event this weekend. Thousands were in attendance at the Marina Yacht Club Peninsula Race Village to see…
Double-Skinned Mainsail For New America’s Cup Design Has A Predecessor From A Century Ago
EuroSail News collects a number of recent stories revealing new details about the revolutionary AC75 foiling yacht design for the next America’s Cup. Emirates Team New Zealand sail designer Burns Fallow tells Sail-World.com that the new boat’s two-skinned mainsail concept…
Australia SailGP Team celebrate their win in the home water’s of Sydney Harbour on the first stop of the inaugural race series
More than 20,000 people turned to for the inaugural SailGP event on Sydney Harbour this past weekend, with the home team Australia — helmed by local hero Tom Slingsby — beating Japan in the final to clinch the first victory…
A computer blueprint of the F50 catamaran - touted as the world’s most advanced racing vessel
America’s Cup winners Larry Ellison and Sir Russell Coutts have launched a new stadium yacht racing league to challenge the Auld Mug’s dominance of inshore team racing. Described by Oracle co-founder Ellison as “the evolution of sailing”, SailGP will begin…
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An exciting new era in America's Cup racing has been unveiled today as the concept for the AC75, the class of boat to be sailed in the 36th America's Cup is released illustrating a bold and modern vision for high…
Protocol Announced For 36th America’s Cup
#AmericasCup - The protocol of the 36th America’s Cup was released yesterday (Thursday 28 September) at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron after “focused and friendly” negotiations between the defending cupholders and the Challenger of Record, Circolo della Vela Sicilia.…
America’s Cup monohull Alinghi in 2003. After three different challenges in which multi-hulls have been used, the word is that current holders New Zealand will be defending in mono-hulls.
It has been confirmed that the next edition of the America’s Cup will see defenders New Zealand organise the racing in monohulls, after three stagings of the world’s oldest international sporting challenge in multihulls writes W M Nixon. This will…
Peter Burling and crew raise the Auld Mug aloft after their victory in the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda on Monday 26 June
#AmericasCup - It only took one more race for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand to seal the deal and clinch the Auld Mug in the 35th America’s Cup match in Bermuda yesterday (Monday 26 June). Race nine, the…
Match Point For Emirates Team New Zealand In 35th America’s Cup
#AmericasCup - Emirates Team New Zealand extended their lead over Oracle Team USA by six points to one after the fourth day of the 35th America’s Cup match in Bermuda yesterday (Sunday 25 June).The Kiwis’ comfortable wins in the seventh…
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
#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
#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
#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
#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
#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
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
#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…

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