AC and the VOR

Some big news in the two sailing events that will always have my full attention. The Americas Cup has announced the return of the classic (yet modernly equipped) J Class boats for the 35th edition of the Americas cup taking place in 2017, in Bermuda. This will add some class back into the highly modern, […]

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Keeping Up with the Cup

The 35th Americas Cup will be taking place in Bermuda in 2017. Here it is March 2015 and things are starting to heat up… Dean Barker, a 15 year veteran at the helm,  was recently devastated with the news that he would be replaced by 24 year old Peter Burling as the skipper of Team New […]

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Keeping up with the Cup

……….and Team USA is barely keeping up with Emirates Team New Zealand. The American team finally pulled off their first victory in yesterday’s last race. The Oracle sponsored team is going to have to maintain this trend for a while in order to stay “in-the-swing-of-things”. The current score is 3 to -1, New Zealand. Each […]

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W O W!!

I am sure if you keep up with the Louis Vuitton Cup you have already seen this. Either way just go ahead and watch 2:09. W O W!! Thanks to the Americas Cup YouTube feed for allowing us American’s to actually watch some of the AMERICAS CUP! ;-0)

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Artemis Says Goodbye,

…….but not for good. Having overcome such a great tragedy as the Swedish team has endured, the mere participation of the team’s New AC72 and its crew is remarkable. Artemis Racing Chairman Torbjorn Tornqvist says “I certainly see this was the first campaign, but not the last one”. Check out the Semi-final Race 4 Highlights. […]

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And So it Begins…….

The Louis Vuitton Cup is underway and Emirates Team New Zealand broke some LVC/AC records. At one point in the leg, the AC72 team was sailing its 72-foot water line in a single second, recording a top speed of 42.8 knots. This was with a wind speed of only 14-16 knots. Wowzers! The 90-foot multihulls back […]

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What it Takes to Win…..

………The Red Bull Youth Americas Cup. A good video that gives you an inside look into what it takes to sail a 40 foot hi-performance racing yacht , with a fixed wing! Check it out @ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZ1KazLeYdM This isn’t your daddy’s America’s Cup anymore. No beer cooler on this racing yacht. ~T.R.C.

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Keeping Up with the Cup

Just over a week ago, the Americas Cup teams took it back to the water on their AC 45’s as the AC World Series continued in beautiful Naples Italy. Check out the final day highlights as helmsman Francesco Bruni of Luna Rossa Swordfish takes the overall championship over the Australian Tom Slingsby of Oracle Team […]

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