America's Cup – Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   

AC-50-Catamarans - Test Races - Hamilton BER

 AC-50-Catamarans - Test Races - Hamilton BER Five of the six America’s Cup teams in Bermuda - 'Team New Zealand just arrived from Auckland NZL and did not yet race - held the second series of test races in their America’s Cup Class race boats – 17 races in all. But next week, Peter Burling NZL and his team will sail the next series of test races. Will the 'cycling grinders' of the Kiwis make the big difference, that is the big question ?
In windy conditions 'Artemis', the team with the seven Olympic Gold Medalists Nathan Outteridge AUS, Freddy Lööf SWE, Ian Percy GBR, Paul Goodison GBR, dominated the second test race period, winning all nine races, including four against 'Oracle'. 'Oracle' beat everyone else, including three wins against stablemates 'SoftBank Team Japan'. 'Team Japan' lost five races but beat 'Land Rover BAR' and 'Groupama Team France' once each. 'BAR' raced each team once, beating only the French. France raced each team once, losing to everyone. While 'BAR' seems to have speed problems, it is the boats' handling in manoeuvres making 'Groupama' loose the duels.
The news with results.
America's Cup – Tuesday, April 11, 2017
America's Cup – Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Wednesday, April 5, 2017   

America's Cup News - Hamilton BER - Crash for 'Artemis Racing'

 America's Cup News - Hamilton BER - Crash for 'Artemis Racing' During a practice session, Artemis Racing’s development boat sustained beam damage whilst training. There were no injuries in the incident, and the yacht is back at the base. Starting tomorrow Thursday, the second week of official practice racing will be starting with the AC-50 catamaran, the America's Cup multihull.
The Artemis facebook page.
America's Cup – Thursday, March 16, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017   

America's Cup News - Groupama Team France presents its catamaran

 America's Cup News - Groupama Team France presents its catamaran As last of the six teams engaged in the forthcoming America's Cup, 'Groupama Team France' has launched and christened its America's Cup catamaran in Hamilton BER last Sunday. The French are outsiders as with a budget of 20 Mio US$, Franck Cammas FRA and his team have only about a fifth of the other syndicats' finances available.
The video and the team website.
America's Cup – Tuesday, March 14, 2017
America's Cup – Wednesday, February 22, 2017
America's Cup – Friday, February 17, 2017
America's Cup – Thursday, February 16, 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017   

 The 36th America's Cup Challenge will begin in Hamilton/Bermudas in 100 days. During the past days, the frist two teams presented their AC50-Cats to be used in May. The Cup Defender 'Oracle' showed its futuristic racer ashore. Here the report. 'Team New Zealand' surprised und das Video.
Auf neuseeländischer Seite sorgten die Fahrad-Winschen für aufsehen: Die vier Grinder sind dank Beinarbeit um einiges effizienter ! Hier der Bericht.
America's Cup – Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Wednesday, January 18, 2017   

AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup 2017 - Hamilton BER

 AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup 2017 - Hamilton BER Yesterday, the organisers of the Youth America's Cup, Roman Hagara AUT and Hans-Peter Steinacher AUT, double Tornado Olympic Champions, announced the selected teams for this year's competition during the AC event on the Bermudas. In addition to the 6 America's Cup nations, represented by one team each, six more teams have been chosen by the organisers, based on tests and observations. In this exclusive group is als the Swiss 'Team Tilt' with Sébastien Schneiter SUI. The news.
America's Cup – Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   

America's Cup News - What next on the road to the America's Cup ?

 America's Cup News - What next on the road to the America's Cup ? The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series wrapped up in Fukuoka last week after 9 events around the world over the past 18 months. Now, the final preparations for the Cup Challenge beginning in May 2017 on the Bermudas are underway. After AC World Series on One-Design-45-foot-catamarans, 50-foot catarmarans designed for the Cup will be built and tested. Find all details and comments on the Team New Zealand website.
America's Cup – Monday, November 21, 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016   

AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016

The AC World Series ended a few days ago in Japan and 'BAR' and 'Oracle' collected Bonus Points for the double round robin AC Qualifiers that begin 26 May 2017 in Bermuda. At the end of the Qualifiers, ties will be broken according to the final results of the AC World Series.
The leaderboard before the AC Qualifiers that begin 26 May 2017 in Bermuda is:
1. 'Bar' 2 points
2. 'Oracle 1 point
3. 'Team NZL' 0 points
4. 'Artemis' 0 points
5. 'Team Japan' 0 points
6. 'Team France' 0 points
America's Cup – Sunday, November 20, 2016
Sunday, November 20, 2016   

AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Fukuoka JPN

 AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Fukuoka JPN The America's Cup defender 'Oracle' and the five challengers have been sailing the last round of the AC-World-Series in Fukuoka JPN. After the three races of Saturday, Ben Ainslie GBR with his 'BAR'-Team had the lead and today, he defended this first place, winning not only in Japan, but also the overall rankings of the World Series, earning the two bonus points for the AC Challenge next year. Team of today Sunday was 'Artemis Racing' with Nathan Outteridge AUS, winning two of the three races and moving up on rank 2 at equal points with the winning Brits. 'Oracle' with Jimmy Spithill AUS followed on rank 3. The Fukuoka rankings and the final classification of the AC-World-Series 2016. Reports, photos and video have been posted on the event website.
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