19 August 2013

Kiwis win Louis Vuitton Cup Race 3 (Race 2 video)

Emirates Team New Zealand now leads Louis Vuitton Cup finals 2-1, as Luna Rossa Challenge suffer equipment problem (apparently a breakdown on the control arm of the wing sail) in Race 3. Race 4 postponed due to excessive wind. Next races scheduled for Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Race 2 video highlights below.

The Independent
Saved by the wind, the Italian America's Cup challenger Luna Rossa was saved the embarrassment of having to pull out of the fourth race of the Louis Vuitton Cup as hammers were being wielded to make a repair to their crippled boat. Once again, gear ...

America's Cup: Oracle to face hearings over cheating claims
New Zealand Herald
Oracle Team USA have been ordered to front the international jury after the independent panel wrapped up their investigations into cheating allegations during the America's CupWorld Series. The jury this morning issued two notices under rules rule 69 ...

We Spent A Day Sailing With Larry Ellison's Team Oracle America's Cup Racing ...
San Francisco Chronicle
Regardless of the choppy controversy surrounding Team Oracle and the America's Cup this year we wanted to get up-close and personal, and that's exactly what we did when we spent a day with Ellison's sailing team watching how they operate their ...

 Extreme Sailing Series Act 6: Cardiff, Wales, August  23-26 (live coverage on johnthecrowd.com)

Extreme Sailing Series - Land Rover backs hometown entry for next Act
Sail World
With less than one week to go until the Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to UK shores in Cardiff, where it will be hosted by the Cardiff Harbour Festival, Series Main Partner Land Rover has announced its support of the home team: 'Team Wales Land Rover'.

Science & Sailing Foundation schedules open house
Stonington - New England Science & Sailing Foundation on Water Street in the borough will hold a back to school open house for educators and their families from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26. There will be an opportunity to meet the NESS staff, tour ...

Fireball Dinghy Sailors Head for Euros & Worlds at Portoroz, Slovenia
The defending World Champions from the December 2011/January 2012 regatta in Mandurah, Western Australia, Tom Gillard and Sam Brearey, have split for the Slovenia event with Tom sailing with Simon Potts and Sam sailing with Christian Birrell.

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