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Team Japan Begin Construction Of New Boat

Team Japan Begin Construction Of New Boat

SoftBank Team Japan officially began construction of their new America’s Cup Class [AC50] yacht this week with the fabrication of two carbon fibre bow-sections at a Yamaha production facility in Gamagori, Japan. Once completed, the new yacht will be delivered to Bermuda in January 2017 where the team will begin testing it in preparation for the 35th... Read more of this article

Video: Oracle Team Is “Flying Low, Flying High”

Video: Oracle Team Is “Flying Low, Flying High”

In a video dubbed “Flying Low, Flying High,” Oracle Team USA compares America’s Cup sailing with a rigid wing to aviation itself, with Skipper Jimmy Spithill and Aerobatic Pilot Sean D. Tucker combining to highlight the similarities. In the video by John von Seeburg, Mike Herbener, and Tim Davis for Oracle Team USA, Spithill –... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Liveline, FlyTime Graphics

Video: America’s Cup Liveline, FlyTime Graphics

Start line, boundary, 100 metres line: those are only a few graphics shown during an America’s Cup race, with the concept behind them to make the story telling much easier for the viewers and the commentators. Since Portsmouth, there’s been a new graphic called BMW FlyTime. In the video below, Tucker Thompson, the host of the 35th AC, and... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup ‘Phenomenon Of Foiling’

Video: America’s Cup ‘Phenomenon Of Foiling’

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill and Performance Manager Ian Burns recently discussed the “phenomenon of foiling” in a video, comparing foiling to “flying” and saying “it’s something that every time brings a smile to your face.” Team skipper Jimmy Spithill said, “The feeling for me was foiling was... Read more of this article

Emirates Team Launch Custom Designed Boat

Emirates Team Launch Custom Designed Boat

Emirates Team New Zealand celebrated a long awaited milestone this week at their base in Auckland by launching their first custom designed development boat. The 45 foot catamaran has been in the process of being built for the past six months and has taken a dedicated team of boat builders and sub contractors over 35,000 hours to construct, with the... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Chicago To Be On Local TV

America’s Cup Chicago To Be On Local TV

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago — a qualifying event for the 2017 America’s Cup in Bermuda — is set to take place at Navy Pier from June 10 to 12, with ZFB channel 7 to air the action. The local times to tune in to catch the event are from 3.30pm to 5.00pm on Saturday, June 11, and from 3.30pm to 5.00pm on Sunday,... Read more of this article

Artemis Yacht Construction Begins In Sweden

Artemis Yacht Construction Begins In Sweden

While Artemis Racing’s design and build group continues to operate in Alameda, CA, and the team’s sailing operation is fully underway in Bermuda, but the team has also been quietly building its footprint back home in Sweden. “We’ve been in Sweden to build the hulls and bows of our America’s Cup Class Yacht, because under the America’s Cup... Read more of this article

Logic Selected As Softbank Team Japan Supplier

Logic Selected As Softbank Team Japan Supplier

Logic today [May 25] announced it has been selected as Official Supplier to SoftBank Team Japan. The team members have moved to Bermuda and established a team base at Royal Naval Dockyard in preparation for the 35th America’s Cup to be held in Bermuda in June 2017. Logic will provide dedicated off-island bandwidth that is supported by a diverse back-up,... Read more of this article

Meet The Design Director For ACEA: Lyn Winford

Meet The Design Director For ACEA: Lyn Winford

Lyn Winford is Design Director for America’s Cup Event Authority [ACEA], and is a major part of the design team that creates all the artwork for the America’s Cup including decals on the boats, banners in the event villages around the world, the America’s Cup Endeavour Program logo and sails and much more. Her role includes layout/design, art... Read more of this article

Social Media Contest For NYC America’s Cup

Social Media Contest For NYC America’s Cup

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club today [April 19] announces a social media contest that will run during the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in New York on May 7 and 8, 2016. To participate, upload a photo of someone in New York who is wearing Bermuda shorts and knee-high socks and tag #HamiltonPrincessAC on Twitter or Instagram or post... Read more of this article

Artemis Selects Logic As Technical Supplier

Artemis Selects Logic As Technical Supplier

Logic today [March 10] announced it has been selected as a Technical Supplier for Artemis Racing at their new base at Morgan’s Point. The announcement follows last Friday’s official opening of the base, where the Artemis Racing team will develop their boats and train for next year’s America’s Cup in Bermuda. “Logic will provide Artemis... Read more of this article

Fox Sports Extends America’s Cup Coverage

Fox Sports Extends America’s Cup Coverage

Fox Networks Group have acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast all racing from the 35th America’s Cup in the Netherlands, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Malta and in Israel. With the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman opening the 2016 race calendar on February 27-28, this agreement with Fox Sports will bring live racing to six additional... Read more of this article

Cushi Ming Wins Youth America’s Cup Contest

Cushi Ming Wins Youth America’s Cup Contest

Bermudian designer Cushi Ming [pictured] has won the competition to design the logo to be worn by members of the team representing the Island in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. Team BDA will consist of athletes and sailors representing Bermuda against teams from around the world – all sailing the same boats, AC45s, used in the Louis Vuitton... Read more of this article