Can the America’s Cup make great TV?

The long-rumoured America’s Cup TV series has some great talent behind it – but will the arcane world of the ‘Auld Mug’ ever have blockbuster appeal, asks Toby Heppell ? A long-rumoured America’s Cup TV series now looks set to be going ahead with a top-level studio and producers onboard. But will a docu-series drive […]

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INEOS Britannia reveal new T6 America’s Cup test boat

INEOS Britannia has unveiled its new ‘LEQ12’ America’s Cup test boat, T6, while activity among all the teams has ramped up with two years to go until the 37th America’s Cup INEOS Britannia has launched its first America’s Cup test boat. Code-named T6, the test boat is known as an ‘LEQ12’ , a scaled down […]

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America’s Cup Recon & Alinghi Red Bull Racing

The bull is back and looking leaner and meaner with fire-streak decals down her aft hull run-off following the repair post their capsize three weeks ago in an intense thunderstorm. It’s been a busy time for the outstanding shore-team on Alinghi Red Bull Racing who have brought Boat Zero back to the water looking immaculate […]

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AC40: first flight for the ‘mini’ America’s Cup yachts

Emirates Team New Zealand have completed a successful first day of testing for the new AC40, which will be used in the run up to the 37th America’s Cup, and for the Youth and Women’s AC America’s Cup Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand has reported a successful maiden sail of the first AC40 in New […]

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Alinghi Red Bull Racing capsize America’s Cup boat in testing

The Alinghi Red Bull Racing team were subject to a significant squall on their first day testing their AC75 America’s Cup boat and capsized causing some damage Having taken delivery of their first AC75 several weeks ago and officially launching the boat recently, the Alinghi Red Bull Racing Team, has suffered a capsize on their […]

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Kiwis SailGP

While New Zealand sailing is on the return path to a full international sailing program, with some good successes, there have been a few ruts along the way. The roughest ride has come from the performance of the Kiwi SailGP team, which has turned in a very indifferent race record since their launch at the […]

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America’s Cup: Alinghi Red Bull Racing launch their AC75

  Alinghi Red Bull Racing have launched their AC75, which they will sail in the coming days as the team prepares for the 37th America’s Cup in 2024 Alinghi Red Bull Racing launched their AC75 in Barcelona yesterday, Monday 8th August 2022. This is the first America’s Cup boat to hit the water since the […]

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British Women’s America’s Cup pathway scheme seeks talented sailors

  Hannah Mills and Ben Ainslie today announced the Athena Pathway Programme, a high performance pathway scheme for talented female sailors that hopes to see a British crew win the first ever Women’s America’s Cup Hannah Mills and Ben Ainslie, the most decorated female and male Olympic sailors of all time, today announced the Athena Pathway […]

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Details of Youth and Women’s America’s Cup released

Details of the Youth and Women’s America’s Cup have been released with a 12-team competition set to take place in Barcelona 2024 Two of the most eye-catching announcements that were made while we were awaiting the 37th America’s Cup protocol (finally released in late 2021) were plans to relaunch the Youth America’s Cup and the […]

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