America's Cup – Sunday, February 17, 2019
Sunday, February 17, 2019   

F50-Catamaran - Sail GP, Act 1 - Sydney AUS - Final results

We reported yesterday on the clear victory of 'Team Australia' of Tom Slingsby AUS over 'Team Japan' of Nathan Outteridge AUS winning not only the final crucial matchrace of the inaugural F50 SailGP event on Sydney Harbour, but also four of the five fleetraces. See the 2-minute video summary as well as the official final report.
Act two will be held on San Francisco Bay in May.
America's Cup – Saturday, February 16, 2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019   

F50-Catamaran - Sail GP, Act 1 - Sydney AUS - Day 2

 F50-Catamaran - Sail GP, Act 1 - Sydney AUS - Day 2 Two races - both won by Team Australia of Tom Slingsby AUS and a Matchrace Final were held this morning UTC on Sydney Harbour and the Australians as clear winners, leading the overall SailGP rankings after the first Act of the Series 3 points ahead of Team Japan of Nathan Outteridge AUS. The rest of the fleet is 9 points and more behind rank 2 with Team Great Britain on 3rd.
The official report and the overall standings.
America's Cup – Friday, February 15, 2019
Friday, February 15, 2019   

F50-Catamaran - SailGP, Act I - Sydney AUS - Day 1

 F50-Catamaran - SailGP, Act I - Sydney AUS - Day 1 The inaugural SailGP event on the former America's Cup catamarans transferred in One-Design Foiling F50 multihulls was held this morning UTC on Sydney Harbour.
Winners of the three races were Team Japan with Nathan Outteridge AUS and twice Team Australia with Tom Slingsby AUS. The Japanese are the interim's leaders after the first day one point ahead of Team Australia who had a bad first race (4th). Three more races will take place tomorrow morning that can be followed live on our website.
The event website.
America's Cup – Thursday, December 13, 2018
America's Cup – Friday, December 7, 2018
America's Cup – Sunday, November 11, 2018
America's Cup – Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Wednesday, May 30, 2018   (Image © STUFF)

America's Cup News - Next Cup whithout Alinghi

 America's Cup News - Next Cup whithout Alinghi After Team New Zealands victory in the last cup, rumours were going around that Ernesto Bertarelli SUI and his Alinghi will return in the America's Cup. In an interview during the GC32 Worlds on Lake Garda Ernesto Bertarelli renounced a future paricipation. The foiling monhulls will reduce the number of participants, it will a Cup for the constructors and not the sailors. If Team New zealand would have continued on multihulls, Alinghi would have been present in Auckland. The report.
America's Cup – Friday, April 27, 2018
Friday, April 27, 2018   

America's Cup - Britain gets rebranded

 America's Cup - Britain gets rebranded INEOS, a UK company headquartered in Rolle/Lake Geneva SUI since 2010, has formed 'INEOS Team GB' and is making the biggest ever British investment in the America’s Cup in an unprecedented effort to bring the trophy back to Britain for the first time since the competition was established in 1851. 'INEOS Team GB' has teamed up with Sir Ben Ainslie replacing 'Landrover' as title sponsor, who will continue to lead the design and build boat programme and skipper the racing yacht, challenging the current holder 'Emirates Team New Zealand' on behalf of Royal Yacht Squadron Racing. INEOS is committed to spending £110 million, as Jim Ratcliffe, INEOS founder and chairman confirmed.
America's Cup – Tuesday, April 17, 2018
America's Cup – Friday, March 30, 2018
Friday, March 30, 2018   

America's Cup - AC75 Class Rule for the 36th America’s Cup published

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Circolo della Vela Sicilia, together with their respective teams Emirates 'Team New Zealand' and the Challenger of Record - 'Luna Rossa', published the AC75 Class Rule for the 36th America’s Cup yesterday according to schedule.
The AC75 Class Rule defines the parameters within which teams can design a yacht eligible to compete in the 36th America’s Cup. It regulates all aspects of the boat to ensure fair and exciting racing, whilst leaving plenty of freedom for innovation to flourish.
The details with video explanations.

The development of the Class Rule has been a four-month process led by Emirates Team New Zealand, working together with Luna Rossa Challenge
America's Cup – Tuesday, November 21, 2017
America's Cup – Sunday, November 5, 2017
Sunday, November 5, 2017   

World Sailor of the Year 2017 - Voting open now !

 World Sailor of the Year 2017 - Voting open now ! The general Voting Window to select the World Sailor of the Year 2017 is open now until Tuesday, November 7.
The most cited favorite in the Men is the America's Cup winner Peter Burling NZL, btw also 2016 Olympic Champion in the 49ers, and with his crew Blair Tuke NZL already Sailor of the Year 2015. Tuke, also on the AC winning foiling catamaran, has not been nominated this time. Both are at present underway at the Ocean Race in different teams.
In the women, the Laser Radial World Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED and Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA are the favorites.
The preview and the
voting link.
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