Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Ports

Port Of Auckland To Allow America’s Cup Yachts To Race In Shipping Lanes

By Greg Stutchbury (Reuters) – America’s Cup defenders Team New Zealand are hoping that a Wednesday decision by Ports of Auckland will make it possible for two of their proposed...

November 4, 2020
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Thursday, October 22, 2020
Maritime News

America’s Cup Teams Testing Second-Generation Yachts

WELLINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – The America’s Cup just got “real” for the Italian challengers hoping to face holders Team New Zealand next year as Luna Rossa launched their second-generation...

October 22, 2020
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
News

Radical New Single-Hulled, Foiling America’s Cup Concept Boat Unveiled

By Rory Carroll Nov 20 (Reuters) – The boats teams will race at the 2021 America’s Cup in New Zealand will feature monohulls, a departure from the catamarans used during...

November 21, 2017
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Sunday, June 25, 2017
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Blog

America’s Cup Sailing: Team New Zealand One Point From Glory

By Alexander Smith and Tessa Walsh (Reuters) New Zealand flew to the edge of America’s Cup victory over the U.S. on Sunday, going 6-1 ahead in the first-to-seven final and...

June 25, 2017
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Wednesday, May 3, 2017
News

Oil-Trading Tycoons Fund Battle for Sailing’s Greatest Prize

By Andy Hoffman and Javier Blas (Bloomberg) — The high seas have long been a battleground for the world’s biggest oil traders as they spend millions of dollars chartering crude...

May 3, 2017
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Saturday, June 11, 2016
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Team Oracle Hires Airbus To Build Flying Yacht

(Bloomberg) To defend sailing’s oldest trophy, billionaire Larry Ellison’s Oracle Team USA is enlisting help from European planemaker Airbus Group SE. The pairing isn’t as unlikely as it might seem....

June 11, 2016
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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News

Arrest of Oracle’s America’s Cup Racing Yacht Called Off

By Pamela MacLean (Bloomberg) — Defending America’s Cup champion Oracle Racing Inc. avoided the impoundment of one of its sailboats in a dispute with a sailor who claims he was...

March 18, 2015
Total Views: 7

Thursday, March 6, 2014
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News

America’s Cup Shrinks Boats to Cut Costs as Safety Becomes Issue

The catamarans used in the next America’s Cup will shrink about 16 percent and incorporate new safety and cost controls after last year’s regatta claimed the life of a sailor and cost about $100 million a team.

March 6, 2014
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Saturday, September 28, 2013
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News

Wild Oats Challenges Oracle for the America’s Cup

By Ronnie Cohen Sept 28 (Reuters) – An Australian winemaker and his son, who own an island off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, have officially challenged software mogul Larry Ellison’s Oracle...

September 28, 2013
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
News

Capping a Legendary Comeback, Oracle Team USA Wins The America’s Cup

By Jonathan Weber SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Oracle Team USA prevailed in a dramatic winner-take-all showdown with Emirates Team New Zealand on Wednesday to win the 34th America’s...

September 25, 2013
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News

Vincenzo, You Were Right…Yacht Racing Is Forever Changed

By Tom Weaver, In February 2010, the America’s Cup challenger BMW Oracle Racing defeated the Swiss Alinghy team on the water in a “deed of Gift match” to claim the...

September 25, 2013
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Monday, September 23, 2013
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News

Oracle Team USA Continues Winning Streak Against Hobby-Horsing Kiwis

Oracle Team USA continued their winning streak this afternoon after sailing a race that Kiwi opponent Dean Barker described as “flawless” in a post-race interview. The conditions were fairly light...

September 23, 2013
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Friday, September 20, 2013
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News

Oracle Team USA Dominates in Race 12 of the America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand has 6 more “match points” left following yesterday’s race where they were handily beaten by Oracle Team USA. The Kiwi team led by sailing legend Grant...

September 20, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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Engineering News

The Trickle-Down Technology of the America’s Cup

Software titan Larry Ellison's decision to race the 34th America's Cup on high-speed 72-foot catamarans has been criticized for pushing the competition too far beyond traditional sailing and pricing out non-billionaires.

September 17, 2013
Total Views: 27

Sunday, June 30, 2013
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Blog

The Future of Sailing is a 137-Year Old Concept, Reborn by the 2013 America’s Cup

I’ve had serious reservations about the future of the America’s Cup over the past few years, even more so since the tragic death of Andrew “Bart” Simpson from Artemis Racing...

June 30, 2013
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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Maritime News

Larry Ellison Is Destroying the America’s Cup: Jonathan Mahler

Jonathan Mahler is a sports columnist for Bloomberg View. He is the author of the best-selling “Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx Is Burning” and “Death Comes to Happy Valley.”

June 5, 2013
Total Views: 10

Friday, May 10, 2013
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Incidents

Artemis Sailor’s Death Sparks Review of America’s Cup Safety

(Bloomberg) — Organizers of the America’s Cup will work with the U.S. Coast Guard to investigate the accident that killed two-time Olympic sailing medalist Andrew Simpson yesterday during the Swedish team Artemis Racing’s...

May 10, 2013
Total Views: 7

Sunday, March 24, 2013
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Interesting

WATCH: Oracle Team USA Sending it on San Francisco Bay

I suppose after racing on this boat, everyone on board can safely say that they’ve hit the pinnacle of their sailing career. I mean, what else could naval architects come...

March 24, 2013
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