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Photos, Results & Video: NZ Defeats Artemis

Photos, Results & Video: NZ Defeats Artemis

Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand has earned a rematch against Oracle Team USA for the 35th America’s Cup. It was a nerve-wracking afternoon for New Zealand fans, who saw the first attempt at sailing race seven abandoned when the wind died. But 10 minutes before the last possible starting time for racing, Regatta Director Iain Murray determined... Read more of this article

Training Puts Young Sailors To The Test

Training Puts Young Sailors To The Test

The teams for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup continue training, with the six teams in Pool B proving that the future of sailing is bright as they mastered their AC45F catamarans on Bermuda’s Great Sound. Despite sometimes wild and windy conditions that were tough even for the senior teams contending in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, Results: NZ Sprint To A 4-2 Lead

Photos, Video, Results: NZ Sprint To A 4-2 Lead

Sunday dawned with dark clouds and stormy skies in Bermuda and an ominous forecast – rain showers and thunderstorms were expected throughout the afternoon, with winds anywhere from 7 to 17 knots. Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand started the day with 2-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoff final over Nathan Outteridge... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, Results: Kiwis Take 2-1 Lead

Photos, Video, Results: Kiwis Take 2-1 Lead

A man overboard incident on Artemis Racing handed the scoreboard advantage to Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand squad on day one of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs Final. Nathan Outteridge, the skipper of Artemis Racing, slid off the back of the Swedish challenger at a critical point in the third race of the day, immediately... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda’s Youth AC Team Highlighted

Video: Bermuda’s Youth AC Team Highlighted

This week’s ‘Minute with Mikaela’ highlights Bermuda’s team for the Youth America’s Cup, saying, “TeamBDA is Bermuda’s entry into the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, which was develop to provide a pathway for youth sailors to get into the America’s Cup. “They are the home team and they will be competing against... Read more of this article

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