RED BULL YOUTH AMERICA'S CUP - RACES 1&2 - YouTube
(only in areas not restricted by broadcasting rights) Sunday, September 1st, 2-4 pm EDT (US), 6 pm UTC (1800)
The young guns are getting ready for the opportunity of a lifetime at the Red Bull Youth America's Cup. 10 international teams of youth sailors, representing 8 countries will be on the starting line on September 1 in San Francisco. At stake is more than just the newly minted Red Bull Youth America's Cup trophy. This is a pathway for young sailors into the America's Cup. . . .
Ten teams have qualified for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup (Sept. 1-4) --
Team: Objective Australia
Yacht Club: Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club
Skipper: Jason Waterhouse (21, Newport, Australia)
Team: Next World Energy
Yacht Club: Yacht Club de France
Skipper: Arthur Ponroy (23, from Lille, France)
Team: All In Racing
Yacht Club: Bootshaus 20
Helmsman: Erik Heil (23, Kiel, Germany)
Country: New Zealand
Team: NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand(2)
Yacht Club: Yachting New Zealand
Skipper: Peter Burling (22, Auckland, New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Team: Full Metal Jacket Racing
Yacht Club: Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
Skipper: William Tiller (23, Auckland, New Zealand)
Team: ROFF/Cascais Sailing Team
Yacht Club: Naval Club of Cascais
Skipper: Bernardo Freitas (22, Cascais, Portugal)
Team: Swedish Youth Challenge
Yacht Club: KSSS (Royal Swedish Yacht Club)
Skipper: Charlie Ekberg (23, Stockholm, Sweden)
Team: Team Tilt
Yacht Club: Société Nautique de Genève (SNG)
Skipper: Lucien Cujean (23, Versoix, Switzerland)
Team: American Youth Sailing Force
Yacht Club: Richmond Yacht Club
Skipper: Mike Menninger (24, Newport Beach, Calif.)
Team: USA45 Racing
Yacht Club: San Diego Yacht Club
Skipper: Charlie Buckingham (23, Newport Beach, Calif.)
Notes: (1) Indicates team’s participation through Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Selection Series
(2) indicates team’s participation through America’s Cup World Series team (source: americascup.com )
Sailors in America's Cup crowd are enthused
San Francisco Chronicle
Dusting off the head of a pin, I uncovered all of my America's Cup knowledge this week and moved into exploratory mode. It's well known that the Louis Vuitton Cup competition was plagued by mechanical failure, noncompetitive races and widespread ...
Yachting: Cup rivals unite with one aim... topple Team USA
New Zealand Herald
Luna Rossa skipper Max Sirena admits it was no easy task to convince his team to get back on the water this week and lend Emirates Team New Zealand a hand with theirAmerica's Cup preparations. Ousted 7-1 in the Louis Vuitton finals, the Italian team ...
Cape Ann kids sailing on schooners during festival
Gloucester Daily Times
As the vessels negotiate the harbor for the 2013 Gloucester Schooner Festival this weekend, some special sailors and passengers will be aboard. The festival, which celebrates and honors Cape Ann's maritime history, works to ensure the future of that ...
Sailing: Healy steals Howth spoils
A 20th place in the penultimate race of the BMW J24 World Championships cost series leader Travis Odenbach from Rochester dearly as fellow American Tim Healy emerged victorious at Howth YC.
IFDS Disabled Sailing Paralympic World Champions Crowned in Kinsale
Three new Paralympic World Champions have been crowned today in Kinsale at the Cork County Council IFDS World Sailing Championships. From top IFDS World Champions In the Sonar Class Bruno Jourden with crew Eric Flageul and Nicolas ...
Sailing dream-turned-nightmare by trekking accident
At Sail-World Cruising we have often told of the idyllic times that cruising sailors have in the cruising grounds of the world. However, sometimes things don't go so swimmingly, and it's even worse if you are cruising remotely, away from any kind of help.
Dorset youngsters sailing away
DORSET youngsters got the chance to swap studying for sails with an adventure aboard the Tall Ship Pelican. Around 26 young people from across the county, aged 16 to 25, took part in the exchange trip to see Sherborne's French twin town of Granville.
Bay Waveland YC hosts Lipton Cup sailing | Outdoors | The Sun ...
Bay Waveland Yacht Club will be out to defend its championship when the the 93rd GYA Sir Thomas J. Lipton Cup Championship Regatta takes place at Bay-Waveland Yacht Club ... through Monday...
more sailing news below