18 July 2011

America's Cup Update

America's Cup: Cayard's Update - AC45 Training in Valencia
Sail World
It looks to me like catamaran sailing in the America's Cup is going to bring sailinginto the realm of a truly physical sport. Our training continues through Tuesday, then the boat and its four containers and tender get packed up and trucked to Cascais ...

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Ben Ainslie: Far from plain sailing as Ainslie pursues Olympic glory once more
The Independent
I loosen the rope, the sail billows and the mast is perpendicular again. Back on the safety of dry land Ainslie is very polite about my efforts, but somehow I don't think I'll be asked to crew when he finally gets to lead an America's Cup challenge. ...

America's Cup: Team Korea makes first splash in Cascais
Sail World
With the help of America's Cup Regatta Management shore team, the platform was then launched and towed one mile down the Tago river to the temporary training base where the hull was put onshore again to receive its wing, a process closely followed by...

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