Check out this week’s edition of America’s Cup CEO Sir Russell Coutts‘ Vlog. With only 35 days to go to the 35th America’s Cup, he discusses sustainability initiatives, the upcoming round of practice racing and the unique ability to view and stay on the water during the America’s Cup.
The #EatLionfish Chefs’ Throwdown was event organized by 11th Hour Racing to help raise awareness of the issue of lionfish, an invasive species which is serious threat to marine habitats in Bermuda and around the world. Each of the six America’s Cup teams was represented by a celebrity chef from their home country, with Land […]
Here is the first of a regular series of vlogs from Sir Russell Coutts, CEO of the America’s Cup and the most successful sailor in America’s Cup history. First up are topics such as practice racing, the America’s Cup Village, and the America’s Cup Endeavour Program.
Franck Cammas is a French sailing hero, but this year marks his first ever campaign for the oldest trophy in international sport. Cammas has a long list of achievements including winning the Jules Verne trophy, Volvo Ocean Race, Little America’s Cup and many other World Championship titles. Now he takes on his challenge yet: to […]
Meet Ben Wright, Shore Team Manager at Groupama Team France. Although Ben is Australian, he enjoys the unique culture and history that comes along with being part of a French team. Having worked with Franck Cammas on his Volvo Ocean Race campaign, Ben also understands and embraces the skipper’s philosophy: faster is better.
Get to know Groupama Team France wing trimmer and America’s Cup veteran Thierry Fouchier. He has been involved with the America’s Cup since 2000, and has witnessed the America’s Cup revolution firsthand. Thierry draws on his past experience as part of Artemis Racing in the 34th America’s Cup (when they lost sailor Andrew ‚Bart‘ Simpson) […]
Get to know Groupama Team France chef Yoann Lavarec. Yoann comes from a classical French culinary background, but has embraced the challenges of being an America’s Cup team chef, including preparing meals that can be eaten onboard the world’s fastest foiling catamarans. He also works closely with the team’s nutritionist to comply with the strict […]
On Monday March 27, 2017 Groupama Team France officially opened their base in Bermuda, having relocated their full time operations to the island earlier in the month. The team hosted local dignitaries, press, and members of the French community at their base in Dockyard for a traditional Bermudian roof wetting ceremony, pouring rum on the […]
Boat design is a key aspect of every America’s Cup team, and a designers job is never done as they continue to test and optimize. Leading the charge for Groupama Team France is Martin Fischer, a foiling expert who has joined with French challenger with one goal: to design the fastest possible boat.
Bermuda is getting ready for the 35th America’s Cup, and the world’s top sailing teams have moved their full-time operations to the island. The majority of teams are based in the Royal Naval Dockyard, on the westernmost end of the island, which will also be the site of the America’s Cup Village. Take a behind-the-scenes […]
Regatta Director Iain Murray heads up America’s Cup Race Management (ACRM), an independent organization that manages the competitive rules and on-water operations of the 35th America’s Cup. Murray, a 4-time America’s Cup competitor himself, explains the role of ACRM and how they remain a fair and neutral resource for all the teams.
The first Red Bull Youth America’s Cup-branded AC45F catamaran has arrived in Bermuda – an exciting milestone in the countdown to the second edition of the event, upcoming in June. Twelve teams of youth sailors will battle it out on the super-fast boats that are considered to be the Formula One cars of the sailing […]
There are countless things to love about the Home of the 35th America’s Cup. As we get ready for an incredible summer of racing in Bermuda, we spoke with locals about their favorite things about the island. Top of the list was the beautiful beaches, gorgeous blue water and hospitality of Bermudian people.
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On Monday March 13, 2107 Groupama Team France became the sixth and final team to launch their America’s Cup Class yacht, marking a major milestone. Having recently relocated to the island, the French team held a small ceremony at their base in Dockyard, Bermuda in view of the 35th America’s Cup racecourse. Shore team member […]
ORACLE TEAM USA skipper & helmsman Jimmy Spithill says everyone is aware of the clock as the teams make a final sprint towards the starting line of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers on May 26 2017. https://www.americascup.com/tickets
Land Rover BAR skipper Sir Ben Ainslie updates on how training has been going in the month since launching „Rita“, the boat they will race in the 35th America’s Cup. This is one of the most critical times for any America’s Cup team, as they see the results of the thousands of hours of design, […]
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The two pools of teams who will train and compete together in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Qualifiers have now been selected! The fleet consists of 12 of the world’s top youth teams, and Sport Directors Roman Hagara and Hans-Peter Steinacher randomly divided them into two pools of six teams. Only the top four […]
On February 25, 2017 SoftBank Team Japan officially launched their America’s Cup Class boat in a traditional Japanese ceremony at the team’s base in Bermuda. The boat was christened „Hikari“ which means ‚flash of light‘ in Japanese. They hope this next generation yacht will allow them to become the first successful Japanese challenger in America’s […]