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AC Photos, Videos & Results: Japan Eliminated

AC Photos, Videos & Results: Japan Eliminated

Nathan Outteridge, the skipper of Artemis Racing, woke up Thursday morning staring down a 3-1 deficit in his Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoff semi final match against Dean Barker’s SoftBank Team Japan. But by mid-afternoon Friday, Outteridge and his team had won four consecutive races, claiming the match 5-3, and landing a date in... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos & Results: AC Semi Final Races

Photos, Videos & Results: AC Semi Final Races

Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR’s quest to win the 35th America’s Cup came to an early end on Thursday in Bermuda when Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand sealed the British team’s fate by reaching the magic five wins needed to progress to the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs Finals. In the other Semi-Final, Nathan... Read more of this article

Video: NZ Team Working To Be Ready To Race

Video: NZ Team Working To Be Ready To Race

After the New Zealand team capsized during the fourth race yesterday, the team’s crew have been working around the clock to get the boat ready to race again. Mother Nature gave the team another day to work on the boat, with the America’s Cup Race Management confirming that the races scheduled for today [June 7] have been postponed until tomorrow,... Read more of this article

Video: King Juan Carlos Of Spain Visits AC

Video: King Juan Carlos Of Spain Visits AC

His Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain paid a visit to the America’s Cup Village in Bermuda, touring the premises, chatting with teams, and stopping by to support Spain’s entry into the Youth America’s Cup.King Carlos, who abdicated the throne to his son in 2014, is known for his passion for sailing, having competed in the 1972 Olympics... Read more of this article

AC Playoff Races Postponed Until Tomorrow

AC Playoff Races Postponed Until Tomorrow

America’s Cup Race Management [ACRM], the independent organisation responsible for the rules and regulations of America’s Cup racing, confirmed that the four Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs Semi-Finals races scheduled for today [June 7] have been postponed until Thursday 8th June. “The decision to postpone was taken due to... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Team New Zealand Capsizes

Photos & Video: Team New Zealand Capsizes

[Updated] The team has confirmed that all “sailors accounted for and safe” after the New Zealand team capsized during the fourth race this afternoon [June 6] at the America’s Cup. The team said they are working to assess the damage, and we will update with further information as able.Update 5.24pm: In describing what happened, the... Read more of this article

Video: GMB Wish Land Rover BAR Good Luck

Video: GMB Wish Land Rover BAR Good Luck

Yesterday, the British team discovered a technical issue with their wingsail, sending them back to their base to attempt to take out the damaged wingsail and replace it with a spare. However, they were unable to send their boat back out, forcing the team to forfeit their second race of the day. This meant that Emirates Team New Zealand won both races... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: AC Challenger Playoffs Day #1

Photos & Results: AC Challenger Playoffs Day #1

After Mother Nature put paid to the scheduled first day of Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs action, Bermuda presented the four teams contesting the second stage of competition in the 35th America’s Cup with clear skies, perfect race conditions and good winds today [June 5]. Those conditions helped to produce a day of contrasts, with... Read more of this article

Today’s AC Challenger Playoffs Races Postponed

Today’s AC Challenger Playoffs Races Postponed

[Updated with video] The beautiful Bermudian sunshine was out for today’s [June 4] scheduled first set of races in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs, but unfortunately the required winds for racing were not. America’s Cup Race Management [ACRM] confirmed just after 4.00pm AST that the four scheduled Louis Vuitton America’s... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos, Results: Oracle Win AC Qualifiers

Photos, Videos, Results: Oracle Win AC Qualifiers

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers concluded today [Saturday, 3rd June] with the Defenders of the ‘Auld Mug’ Oracle Team USA beating Emirates Team New Zealand and clinching the crucial top spot in the final leaderboard. That gives the US team a point in the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, the final round of the events... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos, Results: America’s Cup Day 7

Photos, Videos, Results: America’s Cup Day 7

Perfect winds and blue skies were the backdrop to the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers today. In the first race of the day [Round Robin 2 race 8], Emirates Team New Zealand again showed their pedigree with a near perfect performance, easily overcoming SoftBank Team Japan. The Kiwis, who came into the day sitting second in the standings, just... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos, Results: America’s Cup Day Six

Photos, Videos, Results: America’s Cup Day Six

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers burst back into action on the first day of June with all the America’s Cup teams, bar Artemis Racing, in action on the Great Sound. Catching up with the previous day’s race schedule, postponed due to light winds, in the first race of the afternoon [Round Robin 2, Race 4], SoftBank Team Japan gained a... Read more of this article

Photos: AC Racing Postponed, Ladies Day Held

Photos: AC Racing Postponed, Ladies Day Held

[Updated with video] Mother Nature interrupted today’s [May 31] America’s Cup racing plans, with racing postponed due to the light winds, however the ‘Ladies Day’ events went ahead as scheduled on land. The America’s Cup Event Authority [ACEA] and America’s Cup Race Management [ACRM] confirmed that the four scheduled Round... Read more of this article