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America’s Cup: Home Sweet Home!

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(July 5, 2017) – Emirates Team New Zealand landed today in Auckland, bringing the America’s Cup back to New Zealand after 14 years. “It’s fantastic to be home, we just so proud of being New Zealanders,” said CEO Grant Dalton in front of hundreds of fans gathered at Auckland Airport ... Read More »

World Sailing Presidential Update – June 2017

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World Sailing President Kim Andersen offers his monthly update on what is occurring within the international governing body for the sport of sailing. June has proven to be a very productive month, with the World Cup Series Final and the Para World Sailing Championships both taking place; two events which ... Read More »

Economic Impact of the America’s Cup

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With the conclusion of the 35th America’s Cup, an independent assessment has been commissioned to determine its economic impact on Bermuda. PricewaterhouseCoopers has been hired by the ACBDA to conduct an independent study for completion by October, according to Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development. Giving his congratulations to ... Read More »

How the Tail Wagged the Dog

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As Defender of the America’s Cup, Oracle Team USA had a strong vision for the event. So strong, in fact that their Challenger of Record, the mechanism in the Deed of Gift to insure mutually satisfactory event conditions, quit for both the 2013 and 2017 editions. More so, for Oracle to fulfill ... Read More »

STP Shipyard sponsors of the Palma Superyacht Cup

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STP shipyard in Palma has just hosted another year of one of the most competitive races in Europe and gave a special prize to the boat with the best overall start during the competition. A f firm favourite of yacht owners, captains and crew, the Superyacht Cup Palma offers a ... Read More »

New Zealand wins 35th America’s Cup

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Hamilton, Bermuda (June 26, 2017) – Another dominant race win today for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, gave the Kiwi team victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda. Burling now adds the 35th America’s Cup to ... Read More »

She did it! Lionheart wins America’s Cup J Class Regatta!


What a day, what a race, what a yacht! She’s done it! Lionheart wins America’s Cup J Class Regatta! Lionheart has won the America’s Cup J Class Regatta. The win comes after her triumphant performance in the America’s Superyacht Regatta where she was awarded the Boat International America’s Cup Superyacht ... Read More »

Gloves Are Off for 2017 Edition of Palma’s Superyacht Cup!

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Interiors have been stowed, winches have been serviced, and cruising sails have been stored away for later use. Yachts are primed for action and crew members have been perfecting their sailing maneuvers, as well as picking the brains of local racing virtuosos. The heads of this year’s participating sailors are ... Read More »