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Tourism Forward: Oracle Team’s Bermuda History

Tourism Forward: Oracle Team’s Bermuda History

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] To commemorate the 4th of July, we’re taking a look back at Oracle Team USA’s years in Bermuda through the lenses of its media producer, Sam Greenfield. A scan through the team’s social media pages and Sam’s Instagram account give a glimpse of the thousands of amazing... 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

Video: Oracle Team Capsizes, No Injuries

Video: Oracle Team Capsizes, No Injuries

America’s Cup defending champions Oracle Team USA capsized on Wednesday afternoon [May 10] during a practice session focused on pre-start maneuvers. The boat was righted within three minutes and there were no injuries to the crew or damage to the boat, the team said. Related StoriesVideo: Oracle Team USA Reflects On 2015 Video:... Read more of this article

Oracle Team Take On Devil’s Isle Challenge

Oracle Team Take On Devil’s Isle Challenge

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill, along with team mates Graeme Spence and Rev Minihane, took on an epic challenge on Saturday – the Devil’s Isle SUP Challenge. The scheduled 40 mile race had to be shortened to 29 miles due to strong winds, but even at that distance, Spithill called it “one of the toughest things I’ve ever... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks: What Does it Take To Win AC?

BUEI Talks: What Does it Take To Win AC?

The latest installment of the BUEI Talks series will take place at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute on April 18th, and will feature ‘Sailor Talk’ with Oracle Team USA, on ‘What Does it Take to Win the America’s Cup?” The event poster says, “To compete in the America’s Cup, the elite sailors of Oracle Team USA... Read more of this article

Video: Paralympic Medalist Sails With Oracle

Video: Paralympic Medalist Sails With Oracle

Alex Zanardi — the BMW Works and former Formula 1 and Cart driver and Paralympic Gold Medalist — sailed with Oracle Team USA on Wednesday and said he was blown away by the experience. “When we first took off, and the boat picked up speed so rapidly… Wow!” Zanardi said, still excited and enthusiastic after a return to dockside. “Through... Read more of this article

Video: Oracle Team USA Capsize During Training

Video: Oracle Team USA Capsize During Training

Oracle Team USA capsized its new America’s Cup Class boat during training on Bermuda’s Great Sound today [April 8]. No crew members were injured and early indications are that damage to the boat is limited. “We flipped over our new America’s Cup Class boat,” said skipper Jimmy Spithill at dockside about an hour after the capsize.“All the... Read more of this article

Video: Youth Sailing Teams Train With Oracle

Video: Youth Sailing Teams Train With Oracle

Oracle Team USA has been hosting two Red Bull Youth America’s Cup teams last week in Bermuda – the local sailors on TeamBDA as well as the American entry, Next Generation USA. The teams have been training on the Oracle Team USA AC45F – a foiling, wing-sailed catamaran that America’s Cup teams race in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series.... Read more of this article

Oracle Skipper Jimmy Spithill: “The Sprint Is On”

Oracle Skipper Jimmy Spithill: “The Sprint Is On”

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill says everyone is aware of the clock as the teams make a final sprint towards the starting line of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on May 26. Reflecting on what his team has accomplished in the first 10 weeks of 2017, he said, “2017 has been fantastic. We’ve launched our new boat, which is probably... Read more of this article

Video: Man Overboard In Oracle Training Session

Video: Man Overboard In Oracle Training Session

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill has often spoken about the risks inherent in pushing the boundaries of the sport. The team had another reminder of that on Wednesday when grinder Graeme Spence went overboard in front of the main beam, and fell in the water between the two hulls.Spence was in a vulnerable position, crossing the boat in a tack,... Read more of this article

First Time On AC Course: Team Oracle Sail “17″

First Time On AC Course: Team Oracle Sail “17″

Oracle Team USA took to the Great Sound on Monday, sailing its newly launched America’s Cup Class boat, “17″, for the first time. “We had a successful day,” said skipper Jimmy Spithill dockside after the training session. “First impressions were great. The boat went really well, so everyone is happy.”The new... Read more of this article

Oracle Reveal New America’s Cup Class Boat

Oracle Reveal New America’s Cup Class Boat

[Updated with video] On Tuesday evening, Oracle Team USA held a ceremony at its team base to reveal its new America’s Cup Class boat, “17”, the foiling catamaran the team will race this summer in Bermuda.“This is the boat we’re racing to win the America’s Cup,” said skipper Jimmy Spithill, addressing a crowd of family, friends, team... Read more of this article

Video: Pro Surfer JJ Florence Visits Bermuda

Video: Pro Surfer JJ Florence Visits Bermuda

Professional surfer John John [JJ] Florence paid a visit to Bermuda in order to spend time with Oracle Team USA as they trained for the America’s Cup, saying afterward that “it’s insane to see the commitment of everyone on that team to want to win.” Florence, a native of Hawaii, is the 2016 World Surfing League champion. His... Read more of this article