Fuente info AC35
Bermuda, 02/04/2016500 days to go to race one of the America’s Cup Match
The defending champion of the America’s Cup, ORACLE TEAM USA, will face the top challenging team in race one of the America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton in 500 days, on Saturday, June 17, 2017.
Racing will take place on Bermuda’s Great Sound, a natural amphitheater that offers up varied, challenging, racing conditions.
As the clock ticks towards racing in 2017, the America’s Cup teams are accelerating their preparations.
Download the provisional 2017 schedule here
Download the provisional map of Royal Naval Dockyard here
“In some ways, 500 days sounds like a long time, but think it’s going to come up very quickly now,” said Jimmy Spithill, the skipper of ORACLE TEAM USA.
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Fuente info Artemis Racing
3 Feb 2016
ARTEMIS RACING LAUNCHES SECOND TURBO
Artemis Racing has made a flying start to 2016, relocating the team’s sailing operations to Bermuda, and perhaps even more significantly, launching its second turbo development boat of this America’s Cup campaign.
The new boat, nicknamed ‘T2’, was launched in Alameda, California, in early January. Design Coordinator, Adam May, provides an insight into the team’s development pathway for the 35th America’s Cup:
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Fuente info AC35
America’s Cup racing returns to New York – 2016 calendar is released
America’s Cup racing will return to New York for the first time since 1920 with Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series racing on May 7-8, 2016.
The New York event is one of six events planned during 2016, each featuring thrilling, high-speed competition, as six America’s Cup teams, with the top sailors in the world, vie for points that count towards the final competition for the 35th America’s Cup in 2017.
Watch the video here
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Fuente info AC35
Sultanate of Oman to host opening event of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in 2016
The Sultanate of Oman will create a rare slice of sporting history when it becomes the first country in the Middle East to host America’s Cup racing by staging the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman in February 2016.
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Fuente info Land Rover BAR
1 Dec 2015
Richard Hopkirk – from the F1 Pitwall to Land Rover BAR
If you wanted a poster child for the potential glamour of a modern engineering career, you’d be hard pushed to come up with a better candidate than Richard Hopkirk. A graduate of Cambridge with a first class MEng degree, he won a scholarship to Harvard where he gathered a 2nd Masters, before joining the McLaren Formula 1 team straight after his academic career.
Fuente info Ouest-France
Quiberon. Le skipper Franck Cammas grièvement blessé à l’entraînement
Le navigateur Franck Cammas s’est grièvement blessé à la jambe droite lors d’un entraînement en mer, en baie de Quiberon.
Franck Cammas s’est grièvement blessé à la jambe droite lors d’un entraînement en mer ce lundi après-midi en baie de Quiberon. L’hélicoptère Dragon 56 est venu prendre en charge le navigateur et le transporter à l’hôpital de Nantes.
Fuente info Soft Bank Team Japan
25 Nov 2015
DELIVERY OF AC45S TESTING BOAT TO MARK NEXT STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
SoftBank Team Japan will take delivery of their first AC45S in December and according to sailing team manager and tactician Chris Draper, the sailors can’t wait to put the turbocharged race yacht through it’s paces.