14 July 2011

Heading to Cascais for first America's Cup event

Big names heading to Cascais for the first America's Cup event
My Sailing
As skipper for the 2007 challenge, he led the sailing team through the pre-regattas of 2005 and 2006, the victory in the Louis Vuitton Cup in 2007 which earned the team the right to face off against Alinghi for the America's Cup; a match that has been ...

My Sailing
AC News: ETNZ launch two new cats
Yachting World
AC45: The yacht that will be raced in America's Cup pre-regattas, three this year and seven in 2012. This yacht has been packed in to 40ft containers and shipped to Europe by Maersk Line. The first regatta venue is Cascais, Portugal, starting on August ...

Yachting World
Team New Zealand to power up for 2013
Team New Zealand's yacht design team will get a quantum leap in computing power after identifying that they were technologically "undercooked" for the last America's Cup. Team NZ today said Texas-based multinational Dell would be a partner in their ...
Telefonica continues to build the 'A Team'
Olympic gold medallist at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games in the 470 Class;America's Cup winner with Swiss team 'Alinghi' in 2007 as strategist and traveller and a podium in his first ever Volvo Ocean Race in 2008-09 with the Spanish boat'Telef√≥nica ...

50th Cal 20 Class Championship at Alamitos Bay YC
Sail World
Among champions over the last three decades is 1984 winner John Kostecki, whose later successes include an Olympic silver medal in 1988 and victories in the Volvo Ocean Race on Illbruck in 2002 and the America's Cup with BMW Oracle in 2010. ...

Sail World
FT Wally Grand Prix Series a Four-Team Race
Sailing yachts longer than 80 feet are manned and compete in a five-race season. The Financial Times and Wally are co-sponsors of the FT Wally Grand Prix Series. Wally is the only yacht brand to be a two-time winner of Composso d'Oro awards. ...

'The Fabulous 40s', 15 years of the Farr 40 Class launched
Sail World
Vincenzo Onorato, three-time Rolex Farr 40 World Champion ('06, '07, '08) one of the book's stakeholders, summed up what The Fabulous 40s means to him: 'When I think about my life in sailing I don't think about the two America's Cup campaigns or even...

Sail World
Plymouth to use international events to fuel economic development activity
DCA (press release)
The city scored a massive coup in April when it secured host status for the America's Cup World Series international yacht racing, having already been chosen as a host to the British Art Show, the acclaimed exhibition of contemporary art organised ...
Report: America's Cup Will Jam BART, Muni, Roads
NBC San Diego
By Chris Roberts Expensive racing sailboats may not be the only craft on San Francisco Bay once the 34th America's Cup rolls into town. Water space could be filled with commuters, too, seeking a respite from the roads, railways and bus lines jammed by ...
Dell links with Team New Zealand
Lismore Northern Star
As well as constructing the 700kg cluster of computers for the yachting team, Dell will provide their IT services in the lead-up to the 34th cup regatta in San Francisco. The supercomputer will help design Emirates Team New Zealand's race boats - two ...

America's Cup | Team Korea announces top class crew
It's going to be quite a first race, I can't wait." ... He was also on the winning Oman Sail Masirahyacht in the Extreme Asia series last year with three ...
MYSTIC SEAPORT AMERICA'S CUP Regatta - Sunday, July 17, 2011 12:30 ...
Join Mystic Seaport members and friends this summer aboard a classic America's Cup 12-meteryacht as crew for an exhilarating regatta in Newport, ...

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