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  • Day 2 Race 5-8: Ineos Still Winless

    Day 2 Race 5-8: Ineos Still Winless

    Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli win race 5 against American Magic Race 5 Start: 1512 Port: Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team Starboard: New York Yacht Club American Magic Course: 6 Axis: 000 Length: 1.8nm Current: 0.9 knots at 050 Wind speed 12-15kt Winner Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli 0:12 © COR36 / Studio Borlenghi After an unconventional pre-start in which Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli (ITA) were dealt a penalty for entering the start box early. They managed to clear this with a couple of ta...
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  • FCS Dispute Raises ETNZ's Cockles

    FCS Dispute Raises ETNZ's Cockles

    The foil cant system (FCS) is a one design supplied component designed and developed by ACE for all competitors. It has been used since the inception of this class. - All teams are responsible for the installation, ongoing maintenance and operating procedures of their own systems. - All teams are provided with full operating and maintenance instructions and programs to ensure effective and reliable performance. - For the past few months there is a weekly coordinated call between all ...
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  • And The Racing Begins!

    And The Racing Begins!

    The racing has begun in Auckland, and if you are like many in the USA. you found out that this round of racing was NOT broadcast for your viewing pleasure and a hefty fee was required to watch live. Although you can stream live on your mobile device on Youtube, Facebook and America'scup.com? Here is the official Americas Cup report! all images © Studio Borlenghi 17th December 2020 PRADA ACWS AUCKLAND DAY 1 Racing summary The first racing day of the PRADA ACWS Auc...
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  • HRH Wishes Sir Ben The Best Of Luck

    HRH Wishes Sir Ben The Best Of Luck

    With just one month to go to the start of the team’s America’s Cup challenge INEOS TEAM UK, led by Sir Ben Ainslie, received an inspiring good luck wishes from Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge in her capacity as Royal Patron of the team’s official charity, the 1851 Trust. The message was received ahead of the 100+ strong team racing their revolutionary 75-foot flying monohull, BRITANNIA, for the first time in Auckland, New Zealand as they get ready to compete in the Am...
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  • The Waiting Is Almost Over

    The Waiting Is Almost Over



    Sit back and take in 26 minutes of America's Cup evolution and preview of upcoming
    races in the Waitemata Harbor!

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  • AC World Series Explained In Detail

    AC World Series Explained In Detail

    Just days away from the America's Cup World Series and the Prada Christmas Cup we're starting to get hints of what might be in store as teams head out for some informal practice sessions and OMG! With potential closing speeds of 115mph (185kph) it is perhaps not that surprising that teams are taking things carefully, but it's also quite clear that these machines are absolute weapons that are as fragile as they are fast and that we're about to see a unique style of racing as the Cup raises ...
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  • Through The Lens Of GMR

    Through The Lens Of GMR



    Gilles Martin-Raget took to the skies to capture some of the on the water action occurring in Waitemata Harbor
    And the action between ETNZ and Luna Rossa is nothing short of spectacular!











    Meanwhile, the Brits and INEOS Team UK are seeking a fix to their apparent slow boat
    as lamented by Magnus Wheately on his blog RULE69blog.com: We’ve all experienced the utterly defla...
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  • 8 Days And Counting

    8 Days And Counting

    With eight days to the first official race of this 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA cycle, the whole machine behind the show had its first successful test run. In one of a handful of test days to come, all the technology needed to showcase the racing to the world from the 17th of December when the PRADA America’s Cup World Series Auckland kicks off, was put through its paces. These are key days for the many race officials, on water marshals, broadcast crew to diagnose anythin...
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  • The Smell Of Gunpowder Arouses Kiwis After Long Absence

    The Smell Of Gunpowder Arouses Kiwis After Long Absence

    Emirates Team New Zealand heard the gun of a race start today for the first time in 3.5 years since 26th June 2017 in Bermuda. It was the first of a series of practice races being run by the 36th America’s Cup race management as an opportunity to test the entire network of systems needed to successfully run and broadcast an AC36 race. Emirates Team New Zealand was assigned a 30-minute period to practice 3 starts and each team had the ability to have another team practice their starts ...
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  • Conception Captain Indicted

    Conception Captain Indicted

    By Steve Gorman FILE PHOTO: Rescue personnel return to shore with the victims of a pre-dawn fire that sank a commercial diving boat off the coast of Santa Barbara, California© Reuters/KYLE GRILLOT FILE PHOTO: Rescue personnel return to shore with the victims of a pre-dawn fire that sank a commercial diving boat off the coast of Santa Barbara, California LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The captain of a dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast in 2019, killing 34 people...
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  • Crash Course At Cowes
    by Photoboy
    Short, action-packed races on the final day of Cowes Week 2022
    http://www.cowesweek.co.uk




    The last day of Cowes Week featured short, action-packed races in a solid north-westerly gradient wind, culminating in a spectacularly busy finish line at the Royal Yacht Squadron. A risk of the wind dying in advance of an afternoon sea breeze prompted a change to the race schedule, with three committee boats used, in addition to the Royal Yacht Squadron line, to compress
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    Yesterday, 09:46 AM
  • Sir Schwenky Dank Rescued In Dramatic Fashion
    by Photoboy
    Pacific Cup Skipper Safely Evacuated on Return Voyage
    August 8, 2022



    Pacific Cup race organizers are happy to report that Andy Schwenk (57, Point Richmond, CA) has been brought safely to land by a combination of Coast Guard, Air Force, commercial shipping, and assistance from a fellow yacht. A rapidly-spreading infection required the action.

    Andy’s Spindrift V, an Express 37, had completed the 2022 Pacific Cup, finishing first in her class on July 18.
    ...
    08-08-2022, 09:08 AM
  • All Wrapped Up At Copa Del Rey Mapfre
    by Photoboy


    Marcus Brennecke’s ClubSwan 50 Hatari clinched the ClubSwan 50 class title on the final race at the 40th Copa del Rey MAPFRE but the German flagged crew endured some unnecessarily nervous moments after the nearest rivals Stefan Heidenreich’s OneGroup seemingly came back from the dead after being over the start line early.










    From being a long way ahead of OneGroup, Hatari found themselves needing to cover their
    ...
    08-06-2022, 09:43 AM
  • French Sailor Survives Overnight In A Capsized Class 40
    by Photoboy
    Against all odds, a French sailor in his 60s survived inside of a capsized sailing yacht off the coast of Galicia, Spain overnight Monday, breathing from an air pocket until Spanish rescue divers reached him the following afternoon.




    At about 2000 hours on Monday, the Class40 sailing yacht Jeanne Solo Sailor capsized at a position about 14 miles northwest of the Sisargas Islands, west of A Coruna. The sole occupant, 62-year-old French national Laurent Camprubi, told
    ...
    08-04-2022, 10:40 AM
  • A Misty End To July For Bonita Racers!
    by Photoboy
    Rounding out the end of July on the YRA calendar, the Encinal or Bonita race was held over the past weekend.
    a 22 nm jaunt from off of Treasure Island and out the gat to Point Bonita and then back to the Encinal Yacht Club in the Estuary

    A cool misty day with a 2.7 knot flood and varying moments of visibility, sometimes completely occluded in the Golden Gate Strait, and
    moments of 1 mile or so, dashed with drizzle, loud fog horns and large vessels and fishing boats transiting
    ...
    08-03-2022, 03:29 PM
  • Pinned In Queens
    by Photoboy



    The FDNY freed a sailboat that had gotten stuck under the Roosevelt Island bridge on Saturday morning, officials said.

    A man was rescued by FDNY Marine units after the vessel’s mast got wedged in the steel work on the bridge at about 7:15 a.m., a spokesperson told The Post.

    In coordination with Department of Transportation bridge operators the boat was freed “with minimal damage,” according to FDNY.







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    08-01-2022, 09:37 AM
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