08 September 2013

Kiwis win first 2 races in the America's Cup (video replay)

Emirates Team New Zealand was much faster than Oracle Team USA both upwind and downwind Saturday, winning the first 2 races handily -- will the Kiwis sweep the America's Cup? Racing continues Sunday. Press conference and replay of Saturday races below.

Replay: AMERICA'S CUP FINAL - RACES 1&2 (Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013)


AMERICA'S CUP - DAY 1 - PRESS CONFERENCE (Saturday, September 7, 2013)

America's Cup: New Zealand wins first two races
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- Emirates Team New Zealand dominated the Louis Vuitton Cup competition to earn the right to challenge Oracle Team USA in the 34th America's Cup. Now the Kiwis appear ready to do the same in the main event. New Zealand swept ...

America's Cup sailing begins with 2 races Saturday
The Seattle Times
advertising. Sailing. America's Cup begins with 2 races Saturday. There is nothing like the first leg of the first race of the America's Cup, when teams get an idea of whose boat is fastest and who might have missed badly after spending $100 million or ...

America's Cup now 'a new-age speedster' event with high hopes and critics
CNN International
San Francisco (CNN) -- The America's Cup, the most prestigious yachting race in the world and its oldest at 162 years, will seemingly join the aviation age this weekend when a new design of boat sails as fast as 52 mph. The sight of these modern ...

America's Cup: Racing Above Water
New York Times
The Sailors and Their Flying Machines. This year's America's Cup vessels are more flying machine than yacht. The sails on the AC72s are 13 stories high and built like airplane wings. The twin hulls of the catamarans can rise from the water and ...

Scandal makes way for sailing in America's Cup
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO—There's nothing like the first leg of the first race of the America's Cup, when teams get an idea of whose boat is fastest and who might have missed badly after spending $100 million or more. And there's never been an America's Cup like ...

SAILING: Gould revels in Round the World win
This Is Wiltshire
SWINDON-BORN sailor Rich Gould, skipper of Invest Africa, has won race one of the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race by five miles after race organisers had to shorten the course because of prevailing conditions. GREAT Britain pipped Qingdao ...

Sailing - Young's confidence soaring as she claims European bronze
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Add to that EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup bronze in the Netherlands and fifth at the Sail for Gold regatta and Young is in upbeat mood ahead of the upcoming World Championships in China. "I've never won a Europeans medals before so for me this is a ...

Transformational Sailing
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Army veteran Cristina Baggese straightens the flag as she sails with Transformational Sailing in San Francisco Bay near Sausalito, Calif., aboard a 42-foot sloop named the Amakua, which means “spirit” in Hawaiian, on August 25, 2013. (Alvin Jornada ...

Sailing: The VII International Azorean Whaleboat Regatta is underway– New ...
Portuguese American Journal
The Azorean Maritime Heritage Society is sponsoring the VII International Azorean Whaleboat Regatta in partnership with the New Bedford Whaling Museum. The goal of the event is to connect the common whaling heritage of the Azores and New Bedford.

Sailing for a Cure raises funds, friends with Gilda's Club
The Courier-Journal
Dixie Pifer watches the sailboats race down the Ohio River as part of the Sailing for a Cure Foundation sailing party. The Foundation teamed up with GildaÕs Club Louisville for the 14th annual Louisville Fleur De Lis Regatta. Sept. 08, 2013 / Maggie ...

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