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Amazing event format announced for 2012-13 AC World Series season

July 19, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The organisers of the 2012-13 AC World Series have unveiled the format of competition for the upcoming season, with each race kicking off on Wednesday, with a gran finale on Sunday. ... read full story

America’s Cup dazzles at the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show

September 23, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Following a successful America’s Cup World Series in Plymouth, the America’s Cup trophy is in Monaco this week to be part of three events during the Monaco Yacht Show. The stunning backdrop of Monte Carlo is the setting for Superyacht owners, captains, brokers, designers, media and other industry leaders during the annual yacht show. Iain... ... read full story

ORACLE Racing Spithill win AC Plymouth Fleet Racing Championship

September 19, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Spithill and crew thrived to win treacherous Fleet Racing Championship as capsizes and collisions mark the final day in Plymouth. Crowds on Plymouth Hoe were treated to thrills and spills, capsizes and collisions, as the America’s Cup World Series raced to a dramatic conclusion on Sunday. ORACLE Racing Spithill won the Plymouth Fleet Racing Championship... ... read full story

America’s Cup AC World Series Plymouth – Day 2 an epic day of racing

September 12, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Three capsizes tell the story of an epic final race in the Plymouth AC Preliminaries with winds gusting close to 30 knots (35 mph; 55 kph) across Plymouth Sound. The race course was pushed up close to The Hoe, and once again, the crowds on the hill were rewarded with thrilling racing just meters from... ... read full story

America’s Cup AC World Series Plymouth – Crowds out in force for opening day

September 11, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Big crowds in excess of 10,000 turned out to watch the first day of racing at the AC World Series – Plymouth, and they were treated to a display of excellent racing in challenging conditions. Emirates Team New Zealand won two of three fleet races to open the event. Not to be outdone, Russell Coutts... ... read full story

America’s Cup coming to Plymouth in less then one week

September 05, 2011

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Physically demanding new boats and new race format raise the intensity level of Cup racing
. ... read full story

America’s Cup World Series to be held in Venice, Italy

September 05, 2011

Written by Eva Belanyiova

As the America’s Cup teams enter their final week of training before the America’s Cup World Series Plymouth event begins September 10, event organizers unveiled another stop on the global circuit. Venice, Italy and its famed waterways will play host the AC45 wing-sailed catamarans twice, with AC World Series stops May 12-20, 2012, and dates... ... read full story

Emirates Team New Zealand wins the first AC World Series Cascais, Portugal

August 14, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Emirates Team New Zealand made an incredible recovery during the ‘winner takes all’ fleet race on Sunday to win the America’s Cup World Series Cascais, the first event of a new global series leading up to San Francisco in 2013. With nine boats on the start line, the competition was close, and with a tricky,... ... read full story

ORACLE Racing Spithill wins Match Race championship Cascais, Portugal

August 14, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

James Spithill and his ORACLE Racing crew swept aside the previously ascendant Emirates Team New Zealand to win the Cascais AC Match Race Championship on Saturday, as the AC World Series Cascais enters the final weekend of racing. Many of the matches featured close starts, blazing speed runs to the first turning mark and early... ... read full story

America’s Cup 2011 – Rehearsals in Auckland

March 18, 2011

Written by Eva Belanyiova

In preparation for the inaugural America’s Cup World Series this July, event organizers will stage on and off the water dress rehearsals in Auckland April 25-29 and May 2-6. ... read full story

2011-2012 America’s Cup World Series Dates Released

February 21, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

With final venue bids under review, the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) released the inaugural America’s Cup World Series (AC World Series) dates. The first half of the AC World Series will consist of five nine-day regattas in 2011, finishing up with three more regattas by mid-2012. The winning host cities for the 2011-2012 AC World Series will be revealed in the coming weeks. ... read full story

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