America's Cup

New York Yacht Club Has Sights Set on the America’s Cup

“New York Yacht Club American Magic” is the name of the only announced U.S. team pursuing the nearly 167-year old yachting trophy<p>Tech billionaire Larry Ellison controlled the America’s Cup for much of the last decade. Now a team funded by moguls from investing, motorsports and Amway is aiming to …

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America’s Cup, 36th edition’s Class Rule is published

Auckland – The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Circolo della Vela Sicilia, together with their respective teams Emirates Team New Zealand and …

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New York Yacht Club Has Sights Set on America's Cup

Tech billionaire Larry Ellison controlled the America’s Cup for much of the last decade. Now a team funded by moguls from investing, motorsports and Amway is aiming to bring the trophy back to where it resided for 132 years—the New York Yacht Club.<p>“New York Yacht Club American Magic” is the name of …

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Sponsorship boost raises hopes of second Italian challenger for America's Cup

Prospective America's Cup challenger Adelasia di Torres has received a significant sponsorship boost that might just get the Italians to the start …

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Coaching the Upper Echelon

<i>by Dave Powlison, Sailing World</i><br>It’s been a stellar few years for James Lyne, coaching teams to world championships in four highly competitive …

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2018 America's Cup Hall of Fame Inductions

<b>The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America's Cup Hall of Fame will induct John K. Marshall, Doug Peterson, Syd Fischer, and Ken McAlpine into the</b> …

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Where one man had not gone before >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race was notable in how how many offshore racing novices were amongst the crew. Among the newbies was Australian Kyle …

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America's Cup: Prada and Pirelli to be co-sponsors for Luna Rossa

<b>Pirelli has signed an agreement with Luna Rossa Challenge for the constitution of a partnership aimed at the development of a multi-year project</b> …

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Prada and Pirelli partner to sponsor yacht racing team Luna Rossa Challenge

Italian fashion label is partnering with auto brand Pirelli to sponsor the yacht racing team Luna Rossa Challenge at this year’s America’s Cup.

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Sail of the century! Sir Ben Ainslie puts America's Cup catamaran on the market

Sailing fans wanting to own a piece of America's Cup history could be in luck, with Sir Ben Ainslie putting AC45F he used to win the 2015-16 …

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Five recent sporting comebacks that took your breath away

The Southern Steel celebrate their remarkable Premiership netball final win over the Central Pulse.<p>The Southern Steel's comeback to win the netball …

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Bermuda still benefits from America's Cup rate increases >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

A year after the 35th America’s Cup was held in Bermuda, the British territory reports how visitor spending has risen for the tenth consecutive …

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This Pedal Boat Comes With Wood Decks, an America’s Cup Pedigree

Last time we checked, pedal boats hadn’t changed since the summer of ‘69: slow-going, faded-plastic aquatic clown cars with all the structural …

Yacht Racing

The return of the greatest team you've never heard of

<b>(CNN) —</b> It is arguably the greatest team you've never heard of.<p>Undefeated between 1851 and 1983, it successfully defended the oldest trophy in sport no less than 24 times -- a feat often recognized as the longest winning streak in sports history.<p>That team is the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) and this …

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owning it

<b>Big Pimpin’</b><p>Nine new TP52s launched in 2018 with nine new Southern Spars rigs, but each of them carefully tailored to individual crew …

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Boost for America's Cup as Team France confirm strong intentions

Team France boss Franck Cammas remains eager to see his syndicate at the next America's Cup in Auckland 2021.

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RC44 Championship Tour, Charisma wins in Marstrand

Marstrand – Dutchman Nico Poons and his crew on Charisma triumphed at the end of a thrilling final day in the 2018 RC44 Marstrand Cup which came down …

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America's Cup- Marking the 20th anniversary of Team NZ's win + Video

by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com on 12 May 2015<p><b>May 14 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of Team New Zealand's win in the 1995 America's Cup which</b> …

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From An Olympic Medal To Worlds To America’s Cup, Sailor Caleb Paine Has Big Plans

<i>Caleb Paine competes in the men's finn at the 2018 Hempel Sailing World Championships on Aug. 2, 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark.</i><p>The view from Caleb Paine’s …

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35 Years of Giving

Sail Newport, founded in 1983 after the loss of the America’s Cup which ended the longest-running winning streak in the history of sports, has grown …

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Beau Lake Pedal Boat

Inspired by mid-20th Century wooden crafts, this pedal boat from Beau Lake adds a luxurious look and feel to a historically dull market. The …

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Tennis-Ellison excited for Indian Wells to host revamped Davis Cup

LONDON (Reuters) - American billionaire Larry Ellison has thrown his weight behind the International Tennis Federation’s planned revamp of the Davis Cup and says Indian Wells could stage the event.<p>FILE PHOTO: Larry Ellison, founder and former CEO of Oracle Inc. watches a training race from a motor …

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How Sailing Can Take Hold

<i>by Craig Leweck, Scuttlebutt</i><br>The headline caught my attention, “The problem isn’t the Little League World Series, it’s that we watch it.” Our local …

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Eight Bells: Jeff Spranger >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Geoffrey Hart Spranger, 85, of Middletown, RI passed away unexpectedly on August 2, 2018 at Newport Hospital following a brief illness. The only son …

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Ben Ainslie-led America's Cup challenge test boat filmed under sail

The foiling monohull prototype for the AC75 boats that will be sailed by Britain’s America’s Cup challenger has been filmed under sail for the first …

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safety blanket

<b>Big Pimpin’</b><p>The potential risks and consequences of high-speed foiling are an accelerating topic of debate that is finally making its way into the …

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America's Cup Defender announces International Foiling Camp

<b>Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron are offering places at their successful International Foiling Camp.</b><p>This is the second time the three week long camp …

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Bristol, Rhode Island, Is a Uniquely Charming New England Town

There are more famous historic towns in New England, but few possess the small town prettiness of Bristol, whose territory was once occupied by the Wampanoag Indian and later became part of the vast Plymouth Colony. Being quite a ways off Interstate 95 and without the island appeal of Newport, …

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1851 Trust full steam ahead

13:20 Monday 6 Aug 2018 Sue Pelling/LCW1851 Trust full steam ahead<p>Sir Ben and Lady Georgie Ainslie were in Cowes today to help showcase the 1851 …

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Franck Cammas and NORAUTO remain top of the GC32 Racing Tour with an impressive podium finish

<b>After four days of competitive racing in the intense heat of Palma de Mallorca, Franck Cammas and his team kept hold of their lead on the overall</b> …

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