17 September 2013

Kiwis just 2 wins away from America's Cup Victory, America's Cup Superyacht Regatta (video)

America’s Cup Races 11 and 12 postponed to Wednesday due to excessive wind on Tuesday. Racing continues Wednesday, September 18, 1 pm PT (US), 4 pm ET (US), 8 pm UTC, LIVE (virtual eye and audio) at americascup.virtualeye.tv. More info at americascup.com.


America's Cup Superyacht Regatta
The America's Cup Superyacht Regatta has become a staple companion event of the America's Cup since the first one in New Zealand in 2000. This year, the America's Cup will host a fleet of some 15 superyachts ranging in size from 85 feet to 300 feet. Many will be berthed along the eastern seawall of the America's Cup Park, at Piers 27/29.

Larry Ellison’s Oracle Team USA Faces America’s Cup Defeat to Kiwis | TIME.com: "Time is running out for Oracle Team USA. The high-tech U.S. racing team is on the verge of losing the America’s Cup, the world’s most famous sailboat racing competition, to Emirates Team New Zealand, in what would be a bitter defeat for Silicon Valley billionaire Larry Ellison, who spent an estimated $100 million on the American effort...."

America's Cup: The Man Who Would Be Blamed
Wall Street Journal
Russell Coutts is one of the world's greatest sailors. A former Olympic champion, the 51-year-old New Zealander has won the America's Cup with three different teams, including his current squad, the defending champion Oracle Team USA. He is also the ...

NBC Bay Area
The summer of racing at the America's Cup met its full promise this weekend with competitive races and high drama on the bay.Tens of thousands of people gathered atAmerica's Cup Park to watch the action. Laurence Scott has a look at Sunday's high ...

America's Cup: Ainslie hopes to one day win Cup for Britain
Marin Independent Journal
Out on San Francisco Bay, he's the tactician for America's Cup defender Oracle Team USA. And really, Ainslie can't lose even if Oracle fails to defend the America's Cup. Signed to steer the B boat to help get skipper Jimmy Spithill into fighting trim ...

Next Cup Battle - To Decide What Representing a Country Means - NYTimes.com: "But Grant Dalton, the combative managing director of Team New Zealand, has made two things clear. He wants the cost of competing in the next edition of the Cup to be considerably less expensive in order to attract more teams. He also wants to restore a nationality rule."

Sailing-Oracle fights tooth and nail to keep America's Cup from Kiwis
Reuters
"We keep a watchful eye on Oracle and we are impressed by the way they are sailing. We know we have to keep on improving," New Zealand skipper Dean Barker said after Sunday's mixed results. Until the weekend, New Zealand had dominated the ...

Sailing-Nerves jangle as NZ prepares for America's Cup clinchers
Reuters
AUCKLAND, Sept 17 (Reuters) - New Zealand sailing fans are set to descend on Auckland's Waterfront on Wednesday as the America's Cup enters what could be its final day. Team New Zealand hold a 7-1 lead over technology billionaire Larry Ellison's ...

Sailing : Kiwis win to inch nearer taking America's Cup
Pakistan Daily Times
SAN FRANCISCO: Emirates Team New Zealand won Sunday's 10th race of the America's Cup, grabbing back momentum from defending champion Oracle Team USA and inching closer to taking the yachting trophy. The Kiwis crossed the start only a ...

Sailing Opens Season with Strong Showings
Harvard Crimson
Harvard sailing started its season with a splash as the team finished in the top five for three of its four regattas this weekend. The Crimson, which ended last season unable to qualify for nationals, displayed improvement and promise in its first races.

Sailing | First weekend for Tufts marked by victory in Maine
Tufts Daily
The Tufts sailing team was back on the water this weekend as it opened the 2013-2014sail season with a first-place finish at the Harmon Cup-Sloops Regatta in Penobscot Bay off of Maine. The team also competed at the Harry Anderson Trophy at Yale and ...

Sailing death in the Hudson River under investigation
Times Herald-Record
PORT EWEN-The Ulster County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a Kingston Sailing Club member on Sunday. Skipper Kevin MaKenzie participated in races on the Hudson River in Port Ewen. According to the club's commodore Ian ...

Cornish sails well in Laser European Championships in Ireland
Exmouth Journal
Cornish was the fourth British sailor in this extremely competitive class, a result that reflects the hours and hours of gruelling practice that he has put in to his sailing over the last several years and promises even better results in the future ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - 2014 marks 25th anniversary
Sail World
The ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami is set to return to Miami, Florida for top-level Olympic and Paralympic class racing. Scheduled for Jan. 25-Feb. 1, the regatta will mark its 25th anniversary of delivering elite-level competition in the sailing events ...

Celebrating sixty years of sailing at Stawell Yacht Club
The Stawell Times-News
Showing off their trophies were Johno Knight who was awarded third place with a total of 22 points, outgoing club commodore Peter Knight in second place with 18 points and Jan Ibs von Seht who sailed his Impulse class dinghy named 'Germanater' into ...

Offshore Sailing Competes at the NASS Race to Oxford
NavySports.com
OXFORD, Md. - The Navy varsity offshore sailing team had six boats competing in the NASS Race to Oxford on Saturday and the Hammond Memorial Regatta on Sunday. In Class PHRF A2 Skipper senior Nick Padleckas skippered NA24 Gallant to third place ...

“Vrengen” Wins PHRF Sailing Championship
Bernews
The championship for Bermuda yachts, run under the PHRF handicap system, took place on Saturday, with 17 teams entering the 3 race competition for the Ignition Trophy. The event format was for two windward-leeward races, followed by a distance race.

Sailing Weekend Recap: Valente Wins Laser North Singlehand Qualifier ...
Maritime College Athletics
THROGGS NECK, N.Y.The Maritime coed dinghy sailing team took part in two events this past weekend – the Laser North 1 hosted by Kings Point off the north shore of Long Island and the Harry Anderson Inter-Conferece Regatta hosted by ...

Exciting sailing continues
Evesham Observer
SUNDAY saw eight boats take to the water at Arden Sailing Club, Defford, for the fourth race in the Arden Burgee series, with a good breeze from the west. Simon Newman in the Solo made a good start, with Keith Stevens in hot pursuit in the Comet, as ...

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