America's Cup

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Matt Cutler spoke to British sailing icon Ben Ainslie about raising money for his 2017 America’s Cup challenger team.<p>WHEN THE FLEDGLING New York …


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.<p>Andrew’s death has been like losing a special brother for both of them too and I know Andrew really …

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The Cup May Stay, but There’s No Going Back on Speed

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.<p>But Team New Zealand — despite an 8-1 lead and a …

Larry Ellison

Why there needs to be a nationality rule for AC35

by Mark Jardine on 26 Sep 2013 26 September 2013<p>Headlines in the UK focus on Sir Ben Ainslie's ORACLE TEAM USA winning the 34th America's Cup © BBC / …


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Sealink Magnetic Island Race Week – Champagne sailing – you bet It was literally champagne sailing on the opening day of Townsville Yacht Club’s …


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.<p>I met up with my old friend and team-mate, Iain Percy, …

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Well I'm still very keen on Dean. #stillkeenondean #mrvintage

America's Cup: Ben Ainslie's USA beat Team New Zealand in decider

<b>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.</b><p>The holders won eight straight races to triumph 9-8 after being docked two points for cheating in the build-up.<p>Oracle …

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