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The America’s Cup round up

The America’s Cup round up

America’s Cup Summary   So the Kiwis have finally won back the America’s Cup and exorcised the ghost of the terrible turnaround loss in San Francisco in 2013. Back then they famously snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, after allowing the defenders, Oracle Team USA, to win eight races ... Read More »

Les Voiles D’Antibes Trophee Panerai

Les Voiles D’Antibes Trophee Panerai

LES VOILES D’ANTIBES TROPHEE PANERAI The Voiles d’Antibes – Trophée Panerai June 2017 in Port Vauban, France officially opened The Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2017 Mediterranean season. With over 80 yachts registered it was the largest Spring gathering of classic yachts in the Med and showed a healthy turnout of ... Read More »

MAPFRE Copa del Rey

MAPFRE Copa del Rey

Copa del Rey – 29th July – 05 August 2017 For the second consecutive year, the hotel IBEROSTAR Las Letras in Madrid played host to the official presentation of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE regatta. More than one hundred guests attended the official opening of the 36th edition of the ... Read More »

Atlantic rescue of OSTAR race

Atlantic rescue of OSTAR race

Although it has become commonplace these days, racing across the Atlantic is an endeavour not to be taken lightly. That’s a lesson that several competitors in the singlehanded OSTAR and doublehanded TWOSTAR races learned the hard way this June when they fell foul of a vicious mid-Atlantic storm. These shorthanded ... Read More »

New Zealand wins 35th America’s Cup

New Zealand wins 35th America’s Cup

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 »

Interview with Akzo Nobel – America’s Cup Skipper

Interview with Akzo Nobel – America’s Cup Skipper

This month I talk to double America’s Cup winner and two-time Volvo Ocean Race competitor, Simeon Tienpont, to find out a little about his earliest sailing memories and what it’s like to be a first-time skipper leading the Dutch ‘team AkzoNobel’ crew in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race.  Now 35, ... Read More »

America’s Cup Latest

America’s Cup Latest

Later this month, we will know which Team has won the Auld Mug. One man who knows a thing or two about the America’s Cup is Ben Ainslie, who was largely responsible for Team Oracle’s victory last time round. Here, he gives his thought’s on where the competition stands. “Continual ... Read More »

Close to 50 knots

Close to 50 knots

More America’s Cup Class (ACC) practice racing has been taking place on Bermuda’s Great Sound, now with all six America’s Cup teams taking part for the first time on the racecourse that will be used in the 35th America’s Cup. Emirates Team New Zealand were the last team to arrive ... Read More »