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America’s Cup: Defender in Trouble

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Hamilton, Bermuda (June 18, 2017) – As Jimmy Spithill’s ORACLE TEAM USA looked to seize back the advantage gained by Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand on day one of the America’s Cup Match, the kiwi Challenger recorded two more back-to-back victories over the Defenders of the America’s Cup, putting ... Read More »

Revealing The Beast – SY NGONI

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The owner’s brief to the Dutch Shipyard, Royal Huisman, was simple enough. It was summer 2014 when the owner said, “Build me a beast. Don’t build me a wolf in sheep’s clothing. This has to be an edgy and innovative weapon; fast and furious.” The engineering and build of this ... Read More »

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017

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The Queen’s Birthday Honours annually recognises the nation’s finest leaders, entertainers, researchers, sports stars and local heroes. Among the 673 recognized on the 2017 list included several notables from the sailing community for their contribution to our sport. Sydney Fischer OBE One of Australia’s most accomplished sailors, Sydney Fischer OBE, ... Read More »

New Zealand advances to America’s Cup

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Hamilton, Bermuda (June 12, 2017) – The drama of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Finals carried through a delay-plagued day to see Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand (NZL) win the first scheduled race to close out the series 5-2 against Nathan Outteridge’s Artemis Racing (SWE). The deciding race ... Read More »

Next on the Mediterranean Racing Calendar: The Superyacht Cup

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Palma Superyacht Cup: 21st-24th June 2017 The Mediterranean racing season’s opener, The Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta, concluded June 3rd and saw four Superyacht Cup competitors with oomph, Farfalla, Inouï, Ribelle and Saudade, slice through the circuit. Pro sailors in key positions worked hard to get every inch of speeds out of the boats, ... Read More »

America’s Cup: Kiwis in, Brits out

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Hamilton, Bermuda (June 8, 2017) – Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR’s quest to win the 35th America’s Cup came to an early end today when Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand sealed the British team’s fate by reaching the magic five wins needed against Land Rover BAR ... Read More »

Where Are All The Women?

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Sally Barkow, US Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year in 2005 and 2007, continues to push boundaries in a male dominated sport. She has followed her experience with Team SCA in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 with the launch of The Magenta Project, and shares here her view on the road ... Read More »

Emirates Team New Zealand Capsizes!

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Hamilton, Bermuda  – It was redline conditions for the America’s Cup Challenger Semi-Final matches as near max winds and storm cells led to damage on all boats and one quite notable pitchpole for Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand. The Kiwi incident at the start of their second race left ... Read More »