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You've done the Cliff Walk, you've seen the mansions aka "Summer Cottages." You may have even taken a harbor tour. But here's a list of ways to experience Newport RI like a tycoon, a rum smuggler, or America's Cup crew in ways you never could before.
1. See craftsmen (and women) at work restoring …America's Cup
Matt Cutler spoke to British sailing icon Ben Ainslie about raising money for his 2017 America’s Cup challenger team.
WHEN THE FLEDGLING New York …Great British Bake Off
Is no one policing the skies over New York City? Days after two men parachuted into Manhattan without detection, someone's drone fell from the sky …
America's Cup 2013: I found it hard to watch but Ben Ainslie really did save the day for Team Oracle USA
Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson was best friends with Ben Ainslie and Iain Percy for nearly 30 years. They would talk on the phone most days, email and see each other often at home and around the world.
Andrew’s death has been like losing a special brother for both of them too and I know Andrew really …America's Cup
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is not the only sailor to feel aggrieved by the Labour leader's attacks - but the sport, despite the success of Ben Ainslie, does have an image problem
Sailing – say the word to many landlubbers and the image that springs to mind is of men in red trousers and deck shoes …UK Politics
SAN FRANCISCO — The future of the America’s Cup was one victory from becoming Emirates Team New Zealand’s responsibility: one victory from returning to New Zealand, with the Italian team Luna Rossa Challenge expected to be its challenger of record.
But Team New Zealand — despite an 8-1 lead and a …
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Sir Ben Ainslie lifts the America's Cup Photo © Gilles Martin-Raget / ACEA
The scenes we've seen over the past fortnight …
America's Cup 2013: 'Bart Simpson was on my mind every day we sailed. He would have been so proud at the finish'
I will take away so many special memories from the last fortnight. Almost my favourite memory of the final day, though, came in the small hours of Wednesday night, long after the last champagne cork had popped and I had given my last interview.
I met up with my old friend and team-mate, Iain Percy, …America's Cup
This is not the entry I was ever hoping to have to write. But here we are the day after and it hurts. Yesterday’s loss in the deciding race was a …
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Sir Ben Ainslie's Oracle Team USA sealed one of sport's greatest comebacks when they overhauled an 8-1 deficit to beat Team New Zealand in the America's Cup decider in San Francisco.
The holders won eight straight races to triumph 9-8 after being docked …New Zealand
Oracle hit back as second race is postponed
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Fans at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, disappointed as race 13 is postponed.