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America's Cup – Monday, July 25, 2016
Monday, July 25, 2016   (Image © Ian Roman)

AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Portsmouth GBR - Final results

 AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Portsmouth GBR - Final results Yesterday on 'Super Sunday', the Portsmouth AC Series continued with the double-point races. Ben Ainslie GBR with his 'BAR' was the final winner much applauded by the big crowd attending the event. The report. Once more, the format of the AC Series was critisized, as the proximity to the shore to bring attractivity for the spectators can distort the results. This time, 'Team New Zealand' was handicapped colliding with a mooring buoy trailing below the surface. The video.
The daily news (without results).
America's Cup – Sunday, July 24, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016   (Image © Ian Roman)

AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Portsmouth GBR - day 1

 AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Portsmouth GBR - day 1 The GBR Round of the America's Cup World Series began yesterday in Portsmouth GBR. Sun and light winds prevailed and the races close to the shore were followed by a big crowd. Ben Ainslie GBR and his 'BAR' team won two out of the three races taking the interim's lead. The report.
America's Cup – Thursday, July 21, 2016
Thursday, July 21, 2016   

America's Cup News - Ernesto Bertarelli SUI inductee to the America’s Cup Hall of Fame

 America's Cup News - Ernesto Bertarelli SUI inductee to the America’s Cup Hall of Fame Last Tuesday, the Herreshoff Marine Museum announced the 2016 inductees to the America’s Cup Hall of Fame, one of them Ernesto Bertarelli SUI, two-time winner of the Cup in 2003 and 2007 and runner up in 2010. The America’s Cup Hall of Fame was founded in 1992 as an arm of the Herreshoff Marine Museum by Halsey Herreshoff, a four-time America's Cup defender and grandson of legendary yacht designer Nathanael G. Herreshoff. Over eighty legends of the Cup have been inducted into the Hall. The 2016 America’s Cup Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on October 21 at the New York Yacht Club. The announcement.
America's Cup – Monday, June 13, 2016
Monday, June 13, 2016   (Image © Ricardo Pinto)

AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Chicago Il, USA - Final results

 AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Chicago Il, USA - Final results No racing on Saturday due to lack of wind, but favorable sailing conditions on Lake Michigan yesterday, allowing to sail three races at the Chicago America's Cup World Series. 'Artemis Racing' with Nathan Outteridge AUS won ahead of 'BAR Racing' with Ben Ainslie GBR and 'Team Japan' with Dean Barker NZL. The report with results and the video summary.
America's Cup – Sunday, June 12, 2016
Sunday, June 12, 2016   (Image © Ricardo Pinto)

AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Chicago Il, USA - Day 1

 AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Chicago Il, USA - Day 1 No wind on the first day of the America's Cup World Series in Chicago, lasting only two days. According to the Notice of Race, the Practice Race of Friday will be part of the overall rankings. 'Team Japan' with Dean Barker NZL was the winner ahead of 'Artemis Racing' (Nathan Outteridge AUS) and 'Groupama' (Franck Cammas FRA). The results and the daily news.
America's Cup – Saturday, June 11, 2016
Saturday, June 11, 2016   (Image © Ricardo Pinto)

AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Chicago Il, USA - Heute Start

 AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Chicago Il, USA - Heute Start Chicago, Lake Michigan, is the venue for the another America's Cup World Series 2016 Round over the coming weekend. Within only two days, the six teams enrolled for the 2017 AC event will race on their AC-45 foiling wing sail catamarans. Apparently, they are difficult to master in the puffy breeze of the Windy City as the two top favorites 'Team New Zealand' and also 'Oracle Team USA' capsized during yesterday's trainings. The event website.
America's Cup – Monday, May 9, 2016
Monday, May 9, 2016   

AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - New York USA - Final results

 AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup World Series 2016 - New York USA - Final results Unstable shifty winds between 5 and 20 kn prevailed on the Hudson River in New York yesterday where over 100'000 spectators followed 4 attractive races.
A lucky punch on the final downwind leg to the finish brought 'Team New Zealand' with Glenn Ashby AUS and Peter Burling NZL from the 6th to the 1st place, what meant at the same time the overall victory of the AC World Series New York Act. 'Team Oracle' with Jimmy Spithill AUS and 'Team France' with Franck Cammas FRA followed on the ranks 2 and 3. The next Act of the World Series follows in Chicago in June.
The report with rankings.
America's Cup – Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Wednesday, April 6, 2016   (Image © Matt Knighton)

AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup News - Hamilton BER - Man over board - the Video

 AC-45-Catamaran - America's Cup News - Hamilton BER - Man over board - the Video A number of America's Cup teams are running trainings on the waters of the forthcoming 2017 AC Challenge in Bermuda. During testings, a crew of the 'Japan SoftBank Team' took an unplanned swim when the cat stopped foiling during a gybe. The video.
America's Cup – Thursday, March 3, 2016
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (Image © Sam Greenfield)

America's Cup News - 'Oracle' capsized

 America's Cup News - 'Oracle' capsized After the Oman America's Cup World Series two weeks ago - we reported - the AC defender 'Oracle' resumed trainings off the Bermudas home base overturning their new AC-45. Contrary to the former AC-72, the smaller cat can be turned up and Jimmy Spithill AUS and his team could sail back to the harbour. Except the watered electronic box in the leward hull, there were no damages. The report with a video.
America's Cup – Monday, February 29, 2016
Monday, February 29, 2016   (Image © Ricardo Pinto)

AC-45 - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Oman OMN - Final results

 AC-45 - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Oman OMN - Final results Three races were sailed on the second day of the America's Cup World Series 2016 in Oman as well. Although the English 'BAR'-Team with Ben Ainslie GBR remained without race win, they defended the first place overall. 'Oracle Team USA' (Jimmy Spithill AUS) and 'Team New Zealand' (Glenn Ashby AUS) remained on the rankd 2 and 3. The team of the day was 'Groupama Team France' with Adam Minoprio NZL as helmsman, replacing Franck Cammas FRA still recovering from his accident, with the ranks 2 and 1 and moving up on the 4th position.
The report with results. 'Team New Zealand' remains on top of the overall rankings of the World Series, but 'Oracle' reduced the backlog on 6 points. The next Round of the World Series will take place in New York on May 7/8.
America's Cup – Sunday, February 28, 2016
Sunday, February 28, 2016   (Image © Ricardo Pinto)

AC-45 - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Oman OMN - Day 1

 AC-45 - America's Cup World Series 2016 - Oman OMN - Day 1 Day one of the first Round of the America's Cup World Series 2016 in Muscat OMN began in a very light breeze and none of the 6 foiler catamarans was flying. 'BAR Racing' of Ben Ainslie GBR took the overall lead with the ranks 3/1/1 ahead of 'Oracle' with James Spithill AUS. In today's races, double points are at stake, and the final outcome is still wide open.
The report with results.
America's Cup – Monday, October 19, 2015
Monday, October 19, 2015   

AC-45 - America's Cup World Series 2015 - Hamilton BER - Final results

 AC-45 - America's Cup World Series 2015 - Hamilton BER - Final results Three races were sailed at the America's Cup World Series on the Bermudas yesterday, as on Saturday, there was not enough wind to start the event according to program. 'Oracle' with Jimmy Spithill AUS, 'Artemis' with Nathan Outteridge AUS and 'Team New Zealand' with Peter Burling NZL did win a race each. With a convincing performance - superb foiling by the 49er Olympic and Moth World Champion Nathan Outerridge AUS and perfect tactics by the Star Olympic Champion Ian Percy GBR -'Artemis Racing' finished as overall winner. The event website remains without further information ! The report of Sail-World.
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