Dean Barker named CEO and skipper of SoftBank Team Japan
SoftBank Team Japan will be led by Dean Barker, who has been appointed skipper and CEO of the Japanese challenger.
30 Apr 2015
SOFTBANK TEAM JAPAN ANNOUNCES CHALLENGE FOR 2017 AMERICA’S CUP
SoftBank Corp. and the Kansai Yacht Club announced they have come to an agreement to challenge for the 2017 America’s Cup. As SoftBank Team Japan, the team will compete in the 2015 America’s Cup World Series events, and challenge for the 2017 America’s Cup in Bermuda.
2 apr 2015
TEAM LUNA ROSSA CHALLENGE ANNUNCIA IL RITIRO DALLA 35^ COPPA AMERICA
Il risultato della votazione proposta dall’Organizzatore con l’accordo del Defender della 35^ Coppa America di fatto stravolge, a maggioranza, le Regole di Classe delle imbarcazioni con cui verrà disputata questa edizione, già adottate all’unanimità dai concorrenti e in vigore dal giugno 2014.
Significant cost saving measures planned for 2017 America’s Cup
The competitors and organizers of the 2017 America’s Cup are planning to implement a series of rule changes to dramatically reduce team operational costs, primarily by racing in a smaller boat.
10 March 2015
Speaking on behalf of Emirates Team New Zealand, Chairman Keith Turner today confirmed that Dean Barker has decided not to accept the position of Performance Manager/Coach and Executive Team Member offered to him following a four month period of restructure at ETNZ.