21 June 2012

Countdown to AC World Series Newport (video)

Countdown to AC World Series Newport video

Newport, Rhode Island is the final stop in the inaugural America's Cup World Series which will feature both fleet and match racing. The event will take place June 23 - July 1, 2012 with AC World Series Championship racing June 28 - July 1For the first time, America's Cup racing will be held inside Narragansett Bay, with excellent spectator views of the race course from the AC Village at Fort Adams. The regatta will give the public an opportunity to watch the world's top sailors compete in the state-of-the-art AC45 wing-sailed catamarans, which will be the first time the high-tech boats will be raced on the east coast of the U.S.

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Washington Post
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Sail World
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Sail World

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BBC News
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BBC News

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Chichester Observer

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Sail World
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Galway News

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CBS Seattle

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By Sailing for Sustainability
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Voices from Russia

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By Fabian Bengtsson
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Sailing Sweden

Pier 29 Blaze Extinguished, SFFD To Remain Overnight To Watch ...
By Bay City News
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SF Appeal: Full Feed

Russian tall ship in Kiel regatta : Voice of Russia
By Karina Ivashko
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Voice of Russia, News

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