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Weekend round up: Flight school

US America's Cup challenger American Magic get to grips with their test boat, while down in New Zealand United States SailGP Team's embedded media man Matt Knighton pulls off a daring "fly under" of the team's F50 catamaran.

There's little denying the huge impact that foiling boats have had and continues to have on our sport – as these two video stories from the last few days so perfectly illustrate. America's Cup: Meet The Mule Impressive footage from the waters of Narragansett Bay near Newport, Rhode Island as the US

Profile: Maxi 70 skipper Hap Fauth

Profile: Maxi 70 skipper Hap Fauth

A look back to a profile we put together a few years ago of American Maxi 72 owner/skipper Hap Fauth – now one of the primary backers of the US America's Cup challenger syndicate American Magic. Hap Fauth fell in love with sailboat racing at the tender age of seven on

Airbus returns to America’s Cup with American Magic

Airbus returns to America's Cup with American Magic.

The European aerospace corporation Airbus has returned to the America's Cup arena after signing up with US challenger American Magic to become the syndicate's innovation partner. The deal mirrors an agreement the French headquartered company had with Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 35th edition of the America's Cup. Here

INEOS Team UK GC32 Racing Tour wrap up

INEOS Team UK GC32 Racing Tour wrap up

A wrap up video from British America’s Cup challengers INEOS Team UK after completing their season in the GC32 Racing Tour with a win at the final event in Toulon, France. “It’s been a great series throughout the year,” said skipper and team principal Ben Ainslie. “We have done four of

Europe to be first to see America’s Cup action

European sailing fans will be the first to see the new generation of high-performance America’s Cup foiling monohulls race competitively at two America’s Cup World Series events planned to take place in Italy next year.

European sailing fans will be the first to see the new generation of high-performance America’s Cup foiling monohulls race competitively at two America’s Cup World Series events planned to take place in Italy next year. In an interview with New Zealand journalist Richard Gladwell on the Sail World website, Lauren Esquier

America’s Cup teams top GC32 Racing Tour

America’s Cup teams top GC32 Racing Tour.

The head-to-head battle between the British and French America’s Cup teams to decide the overall winner of the 2018 GC32 Racing Tour season went in favour of Franck Cammas’ NORAUTO squad, despite Sir Ben Ainslie’s INEOS Team UK crew dominating the final event in Toulon, France. The two teams had gone

New base for America’s Cup Defender

America's Cup Defender new base move

America's Cup holders Emirates Team New Zealand have finally moved out of their cramped and somewhat dinghy offices in Auckland and into the relative luxury of their new base at the Viaduct Events Centre. The team's new facility is a short walk from its old base, a tiny concrete bunker which originally

INEOS protest at World Sailing offices

INEOS protest at World Sailing offices.

The sponsorship of Sir Ben Ainslie’s British America’s Cup campaign by global chemicals company INEOS has come under attack by environmental protestors unhappy about the company’s involvement in fracking. According to the website drillordrop.com a protest took place on Wednesday October 10 outside World Sailing’s offices in London when “a group

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