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    America’s Cup J Class Regatta Race 1 Falls Victim to Light Airs

    Despite a huge spectator fleet mustered off NE Bermuda's north shore ready and waiting attentively to see the record fleet of seven J Class yachts in action for the first two scheduled races of the America's Cup J Class Regatta, the winds did not cooperate and no racing could be run. The fickle breezes did not build above five knots for

    Published 14:39 on 20 Jun 2017

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    Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand push ahead

    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

    Published 06:01 on 19 Jun 2017

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    J Class Yachts Open The Show

    The seven J Class yachts which are in Bermuda to compete in the America's Cup J Class Regatta provided the perfect, spectacular curtain raiser to a picture postcard first day of the 35th America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton as they staged an exhibition on the Great Sound, on the same race course. The compact, two leg course used for the exhibition

    Published 05:56 on 19 Jun 2017

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    Hanuman Wins Light Wind Race 1 of the America's Cup Superyacht Regatta

    Hanuman bounced back quickly from starting too early to win the first race of the America's Cup Superyacht Regatta in Bermuda. Although they had to return and recross the line Hanuman were able to recover as the breeze filled from the right side of the first upwind leg. Already positioned on the favoured side, they chased Velsheda around the first windward

    Published 08:03 on 14 Jun 2017

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    The time is now for the Land Rover BAR Academy as they represent Britain in the Red Bull Youth America's Cup

    The long months of preparation are almost at an end as seven of Britain's most talented and ambitious young sailors take on the world. The hand-picked team, including Neil Hunter, 22 year old from Scotland, who raced with Ben Ainslie in Land Rover BAR's America's Cup bid, will represent Britain in the Red Bull Youth America's Cup (RBYAC) starting on Monday 12th June on Bermuda's Great Sound. They will step

    Published 06:22 on 13 Jun 2017

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    Land Rover BAR will continue the journey to bring the Cup home

    Land Rover BAR's first Challenge for the America's Cup ended today on the Great Sound, Bermuda, at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Playoff Semi-finals. Despite the team's consistency on the start-line, and the rapid pace of development of their race boat, the team finished the semi-final 5-2 down to Emirates Team New Zealand. A massive three race day concluded the Playoff Semi-Finals. The team sailed their race of the series,

    Published 09:21 on 9 Jun 2017

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    Svea Takes Her Place In Historic J Class Line Up

    The world's newest J Class yacht has completed a race against time and has taken her place at Bermuda's Hamilton Princess Marina lined up among the historic seven-strong J Class fleet which is preparing to compete at next week's America's Cup Superyacht Regatta and the subsequent America's Cup J Class Regatta. The mighty Svea, the largest J Class ever built, was first sea

    Published 09:21 on 9 Jun 2017

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    Land Rover BAR launch limited edition recycled ocean plastics supporter wristband

    Join the Band of Britain and support Land Rover BAR in our quest to #BringTheCupHome In 1851 an American yacht won the first ever America's Cup race around the Isle of Wight, and took away a trophy, sailing's premier international trophy. A trophy that Britain has never won in the ensuing 166 years. Now, with just days to go until the start of

    Published 12:30 on 22 May 2017

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    Know the Essentials: Defenders and Challengers

    The competition for the oldest trophy in international sport dates back to 1851 when the yacht America sailed across the Atlantic to take on the best of the British fleet. The trophy that was first won in 1851 was then donated through a Deed of Gift to the New York Yacht Club, to be held as a challenge trophy for friendly competition between nations. The races haven't always been friendly, and the competition is often

    Published 10:35 on 5 May 2017

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    Land Rover help steer British America's Cup Challenge

    It's the direct link between Sir Ben Ainslie and the boat built to bring the America's Cup home; the steering wheel that Ainslie will be holding as he strives to drive Land Rover BAR's America's Cup Class boat to success this summer in Bermuda. And the wheel is a direct result of a long partnership with the team's title and exclusive innovation partner, Land Rover. This remarkable piece of technology has

    Published 07:37 on 3 May 2017

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