26 August 2012

America's Cup World Series Match and Fleet Race Finals Sunday

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graphic of point standings in ACWS Fleet Racing Championship
Fleet Racing Points after Saturday's Races

America's Cup World Series from San Francisco - Fleet Race Finals and Match Race Finals on Sunday August 26, 2012 (NBC broadcast in U.S. - For users in the United States only, Sunday's racing is being broadcast coast to coast on NBC, from 11:00am to 1:30pm PDT. It will NOT be shown live on YouTube for those in the U.S. Viewers elsewhere in the world are unaffected. Replays, highlights and news packages will be available on YouTube for viewers in the USA after racing, as usual.) - Match Race Finals will be Oracle Team USA (Coutts) v. Oracle Team USA (Spithill)

News August 25 - ACWS San Francisco - ORACLE TEAM USA's Jimmy Spithill had a great day on the racecourse at the America's Cup World Series on Saturday. Spithill started his afternoon with a win over his arch-rival, Dean Barker's Emirates Team New Zealand, to advance to the Match Racing Final. He followed it up with two strong fleet racing performances and leads the field heading into Sunday's grand finale.

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Summer Program Takes Inner-City Youth Sailing
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Sail World

18ft Skiff International Regatta all set
Sail World
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Travis Rice goes sailing with Oracle Team USA
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Sail World
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Sail World

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