Six foiling AC45F catamarans lined up for the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Portsmouth event. Ben Ainslie't team won in front of their home crowd.Read More
America's Cup Event Authority plans to release today - Wednesday 22 July 2015 - a new version to the America's Cup app for iOS and Android. This app will include live streaming of the races from Portsmouth on Saturday and Sunday. ACEA has not yet announced whether the live streaming will be a free or premium feature of the app.
If you have the previous version of the app on your iPhone or iPad, you will get the normal notification of an update. Google Play should notify Android users of the app.
Racing will also be shown live on the pay channel BT Sport 2.
Artemis Racing became the first America's Cup challenger to sail an AC45x experimental yacht in Bermuda. Their initial conclusions: great sailing conditions and a very tight race course that will provide a severe test of sailing skill.Read More
America's Cup veteran Dean Barker has been named CEO and skipper of Softbank Team Japan. The team is funded by Japan's richest man, Masayoshi Son and will receive design assistance from Oracle Team USA.Read More
Bermudians can learn more about the America's Cup with Jack Griffin at BUEI - Bermuday Underwater Exploration Institute on Tuesday 26 May at 7:30 pm. Tickets available by calling 441-294-0204 or visiting BUEI’s Oceans Gift Shop. Members: $20; Non-members: $25.Read More
America's Cup Commercial Commissioner Harvey Schiller informed Emirates Team New Zealand that the round robin phase of challenger selection - the America's Cup Qualifiers - would not be awarded to Auckland.Read More
The America's Cup challengers voted 3-2 to change the Protocol and race in "America's Cup Class" 48 foot catamarans instead of the AC62 class that had been announced 10 months earlier. Luna Rossa and Emirates Team New Zealand voted against the change.Read More
America's Cup negotiations: After America's Cup Event Authority announced moving away from the AC62 to a smaller catamaran, Luna Rossa threatened to pull out of the event and Team New Zealand declared their support for Luna Rossa's position.Read More
Originally due by February 15, 2015, the announcement of the venue for the America's Cup Qualifiers was delayed to this month (March 2015). Auckland has been the rumored choice but the delay may mean the decision is not yet made.Read More
Luna Rossa has fitted wheel steering to their AC45x test boats, "Piranha" and "Swordfish." These boats will continue to evolve as Luna Rossa develops their AC62 design in the lead up to the 2017 America's Cup in Bermuda.Read More