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Meet Switzerland’s Youth America’s Cup Team

Meet Switzerland’s Youth America’s Cup Team

Team Tilt was originally founded by Swiss sailor Alex Schneiter in 1987. At the end of 2012, he put together a team for the 2013 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, and with Lucian Cujean at the helm Team Tilt finished fourth in the regatta, just one point off the podium. In 2014 Team Tilt continued an ongoing process of sailing the Decision 35 on Lake... Read more of this article

Meet Austria’s Youth America’s Cup Team

Meet Austria’s Youth America’s Cup Team

The first sailors ever to compete under the Austrian flag in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, the Candidate Sailing Team was founded in April 2016, when Max Stelzl [now the boat captain] and Roland Regnemer [team manager] met at a training session in Izola. Just three months later, sailor and entrepreneur Dieter Schneider came on board as name-giving... Read more of this article

Meet Sweden’s Youth America’s Cup Team

Meet Sweden’s Youth America’s Cup Team

Sweden’s Artemis Racing recruited a mix of sailors with extensive technical knowledge of high-performance sailing, together with young athletes who have the physical strength to crew boats like the AC45F, to create the Artemis Youth Racing team for the Youth America’s Cup this summer in Bermuda. The trials for the Swedish youth team took place... Read more of this article

Youth AC Skippers On ‘Invaluable Experience’

Youth AC Skippers On ‘Invaluable Experience’

With the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup 2017 rapidly approaching, the next-generation skippers aged 18 to 24 are opening up about their training, the 45-foot foiling boats, and what they think it will be like to sail on Bermuda’s Great Sound this June. “Participating in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup will be an invaluable experience. Whether... Read more of this article

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Partners With TeamBDA

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Partners With TeamBDA

RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd, in partnership with TeamBDA, has launched its ‘Fuelling Pride’ campaign, set to coincide with the upcoming America’s Cup. A spokesperson said, “During the 35th America’s Cup, there will be a number of additional competitions, including the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. “TeamBDA is Bermuda’s entry... Read more of this article

Land Rover BAR Youth America’s Cup Squad

Land Rover BAR Youth America’s Cup Squad

Seven talented, young aspiring America’s Cup sailors – with an average age of just 22– have been chosen to represent Great Britain this summer. Taking place in Bermuda, the host venue for the 35th America’s Cup, the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup [RBYAC] will see the Land Rover BAR Academy compete against eleven other national youth teams, including... Read more of this article

Japanese Sailing: Kaijin Team Building Legacy

Japanese Sailing: Kaijin Team Building Legacy

A significant part of the return of a Japanese challenger to the America’s Cup after a 15-year hiatus has been the development of a legacy platform to support and develop Japan’s future generation of sailors. Kaijin [which translates to ‘God of the sea’] Team Japan is the Youth Team that will represent Japan in the Red Bull Youth America’s... Read more of this article

TeamBDA “Right Opportunity At Right Time”

TeamBDA “Right Opportunity At Right Time”

In July 2015, when the call went out for Bermuda’s best young athletes to try out for Bermuda’s Red Bull Youth America’s Cup team, some of the members who are on that team today were at a crossroads in their life. For them, TeamBDA was the right opportunity at the right time. Mustafa Ingham admits he was feeling “complacent”. Philip Hagen... Read more of this article

TeamBDA Merchandise For Sale Online & Offline

TeamBDA Merchandise For Sale Online & Offline

TeamBDA, Bermuda’s entry to the 2017 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, has announced its official merchandise is now on sale online [through both the TeamBDA and Bermuda Blueprinting websites], as well as in select stores. “Supporters of the sailing team – which is made up of nine young Bermudians between the ages of 18 and 24 – are... Read more of this article

Land Rover BAR Youth Team Train In Bermuda

Land Rover BAR Youth Team Train In Bermuda

Land Rover BAR Academy recently took part in a training camp in Bermuda where they sailed the AC45F for the first time, which is the boat they will race in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup and the same boat used by the senior team during the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series 2015/16. They hit the waters of Bermuda’s Great Sound in preparation... Read more of this article

Day-In-The-Life Of Bermuda’s Youth AC Team

Day-In-The-Life Of Bermuda’s Youth AC Team

TeamBDA has been training full time since January of this year as they prepare to take on 11 other nations in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup in June. Their training schedule is rigorous and thorough, and although their schedule can vary largely depending on the weather, below is what a typical day looks like for the young athletes who make up TeamBDA.6:30am:... Read more of this article

Connor Astwood Joins Softbank Team Japan

Connor Astwood Joins Softbank Team Japan

Connor Astwood has decided to rejoin SoftBank Team Japan ahead of the upcoming America’s Cup. His decision means he will not take part in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup with TeamBDA. Until January this year, when he began training full time with TeamBDA, Connor, who is Japanese-Bermudian, had held a full-time position with SoftBank Team Japan. “The... Read more of this article

Video: Artemis AC Youth Team Getting Ready

Video: Artemis AC Youth Team Getting Ready

Artemis Youth Racing has high hopes for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, which will take place in conjunction with the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda this summer. Part of the team’s preparation for the event will include competing for a entry ticket to the World Match Racing Tour event in Sweden. “Racing in Bermuda with this team is going to... Read more of this article