Tuesday, June 27, 2017

PETER BURLING AND EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND WIN THE 35th AMERICA'S CUP

Another dominant race win for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, gave the Kiwi team victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda, sparking wild celebrations on board their America’s Cup Class (ACC) boat, and the team’s support boats on the Great Sound. Burling now adds the 35th America’s Cup to the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup trophy he won in San Francisco, 2013.


Credit : R.Pinto


Sunday, June 25, 2017

AMERICA'S CUP / BURLING AND EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND ON MATCH POINT

It is now Match point Emirates Team New Zealand. Day four of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, belonged firmly to Peter Burling and the New Zealand team who comfortably won the two scheduled races of the day, races seven and eight of the final stage of the 35th America’s Cup.


Crédit : G Martin Raget


America's Cup / Spithill and ORACLE TEAM USA get on track with win

After five days of improvements to hardware and sailing technique, ORACLE TEAM USA skipper Jimmy Spithill and his team set off for the race course on Saturday afternoon confident of improvements that would close a speed gap with Emirates Team New Zealand.


Crédit : G Martin Raget

It worked. Both races featured lead changes and ORACLE TEAM USA earned its first win of the series.


Thursday, June 22, 2017

Britain’s Land Rover BAR Academy crowned Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Champions

Britain's youth America's Cup sailors from the Land Rover BAR Academy have been crowned the 2017 Red Bull Youth America's Cup Champions in Bermuda. The British entry completed 12 races against 12 other nations on Bermuda's Great Sound to take the title - six initial qualifying races and six in the finals - and finished the event with 50 points, just two points ahead of second placed New Zealand Sailing Team (48 points) and eight points ahead of Switzerland's Team Tilt (42 points).



Crédit : Harry KH / Land Rover BAR


Monday, June 19, 2017

America's Cup / BURLING AND EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND MARCH ON BUT SPITHILL VOWS TO FIGHT BACK

Battle resumed on Father’s Day in the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, with Jimmy Spithill’s ORACLE TEAM USA looking to seize back the advantage gained by Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand on day one. However, it was day two to the Kiwis again, with Emirates Team New Zealand recording two more back-to-back victories over the Defenders of the America’s Cup, putting themselves 3-0 up in the first-to-seven series that will determine the winner of the 35th America’s Cup.


Crédit : G Martin Raget


Sunday, June 18, 2017

America's Cup / ADVANTAGE PETER BURLING AND EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND

It is advantage Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand at the end of day one of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. The Kiwi Challengers to Jimmy Spithill’s ORACLE TEAM USA took back-to-back victories in the first two races of the final stage of the 35th America’s Cup, putting them into a 1-0 lead over the Defenders of the ‘Auld Mug’ at the end of day one of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, in Bermuda.


Crédit : R Pinto