Newport Rhode Island is no stranger to the Americas Cup. Annapolis local, Terry Hutchinson and Team Artemis seem to be the big match racing threat. While James Spithill and Team Oracle maintain a 4 point lead in the overall standings just ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand. The standings atop the leaderboard are tight to […]Read More The Oldest Trophy In Sports
Some interesting and almost forgotten history of the Americas Cup. Here is a brief look at the oldest trophy in sports.Read More Americas Cup
The Americas Cup World Series will make its final stop Newport, Rhode Island. The venue will feature both fleet and match racing. Make sure you are there. The event will take place June 23 – July 1, 2012 with AC World Series Championship racing taking place June 28 – July 1. Racing inside the Narragansett […]Read More Americas Cup Comes to the East Coast!
This is pretty much for those that enjoy a good sailboat race. Amazing acceleration!Read More Sailboat Racing
Although everyone is awestruck with mystique of the now famous winged AC 45’s, one shouldn’t forget what might have started all of this stadium sailing obsession, and that is the Extreme 40. Take a few minutes and catch up on what has been happening with these high speed catamarans. Brought to you by http://www.extremesailingseries.com/Read More Catamaran’s Without Wings
Probably the most extreme Ac 45 wipe-out……… See some of the race day highlights from Plymouth, day 2. This must have been some sort of record for ‘amount of broaches in one day’ !!Read More More Crash Highlights – AC 45
You can say what you want about how the classic feel of the Americas Cup has been lost. Most of us feel the same way about these mutli-hulls taking over for the gorgeous mono-hulls of the past. However, let’s not forget one of the primary functions of Americas Cup. It is one of the testing […]Read More Americas Cup Technology
………and it appears the racing action is going to be tight a-top the leader board. In a light air battle, winning the start on the correct end of the line seems to pay a huge roll in such a short course. Enjoy Team Oman Air’s celebration as they stay in contention with only 3 of […]Read More Extreme 40’s Start Back Up…….
Let us not forget the Extreme 40’s which are almost considered the dinosaurs of stadium racing compared to the winged AC45. They still pack a punch when it comes high speed, adrenaline pumping action. And let’s not forget sailings very own Tiger Woods. Ben Ainslie returns to professional sailing in Singapore leaving the past (Perth) […]Read More Ainslie’s Return