Find out how Australian sailor Luke Parkinson – a Volvo Ocean Race–winner with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing in 2014-15 and a two-time America's Cup competitor – feels about challenging for the 36th America's Cup with Sir Ben Ainslie's British syndicate INEOS Team UK.
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Reigning Star Class world champion Jorge Zarif from Brazil upset the form guide at the Star Sailors League Finals to claim victory on the final day of the event yesterday in The Bahamas.
Racing with fellow countryman Pedro Trouche as crew Zarif dominated the quarter and semi-final knockout stages before defeating
Four more Star sailors League Final races were held yesterday on the azure waters on the plateau off Montagu Bay, starting in 10-12 knot northeasterly winds that built to 15-18 and shifted right for the fourth and final race.
Stand-out competitors were once again Olympic legend Robert Scheidt and Henry Boening.
Day three of the Star Sailors League Finals saw true Bahamas conditions set in for the first time with 12-18 knots winds from northeast-east allowing the race committee to move the course out of Montagu Bay where there were bigger waves with limited protection from the full force of the Atlantic.
Racing in the sixth edition of the Star Sailors League Finals got off to a dramatic start yesterday in Nassau, with four races held, four different winners and a last race in which a squall brought driving rain and 25 knot gusts.
In a 10-12 knot northerly Brazil started strongly with
The wind failed to materialise on Nassau’s Montagu Bay for the opening day of the sixth Star Sailors League Finals yesterday so racing for the 25 teams in the qualifier section is scheduled to begin today at 1100 EST/1600 UTC/1700 CEST.
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Watch the opening day of the Star Sailors League live from The Bahamas as a fleet of 25 Star boat crews – including some of the greatest Olympic sailors of all time like Brazil’s Robert Scheidt (five golds) and Britain's Iain Percy (two golds and a silver) – battle it out
Some powerful and intensely evocative words from the Italian skipper of the Luna Rossa Challenge Max Sirena as he makes it clear the Prada-backed Challenger of record is not there just to make up the numbers in the 36th America's Cup cycle.
I just want to make sure this is clear
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As his company VPLP Design celebrates 35 years of designing the world's most high performance racing yachts, and with a week to go to the start of the 2018 edition of the iconic Route du Rhum solo transatlantic race on November 4 Vincent Lauriot-Prévost takes time to reflect on the