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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
America's Cup
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
America's Cup
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
America's Cup
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
W M Nixon
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.…
Team Oracle in trouble: capsizing after a foiling gybe at high speed in Bermuda on Wednesday 10 May
America's Cup
#AmericasCup - Team Oracle USA have their work cut out for them after their second capsize in as many months during training for the America's Cup in Bermuda this week. Sail-World has the full report on the latest incident, which…
Team Pri​ncipal &​ Skipper​ Ben Ain​slie and​ his Land Ro​ver desi​gned ste​ering wh​eel
America's Cup
It's the direct link between Sir Ben Ainslie and the boat built to bring the America's Cup home; the steering wheel that Ainslie will be holding as he strives to drive Land Rover BAR's America's Cup Class boat to success…
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
America's Cup
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
America's Cup
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
America's Cup
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
America's Cup
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
America's Cup
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…
America's Cup
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…
America's Cup
#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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