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 […]
Get to know Brandon Linton, Build Manager at Artemis Racing. Brandon is a key part of the team that constructed Artemis Racing’s new America’s Cup Class boat „Magic Blue“ newly launched earlier this week.
Get to know Kalle Torlén, trimmer for Artemis Racing. Torlén is a former Olympian in the 49er class, who had „quit“ sailing before Artemis approached him to join their elite squad. The Swede is now in Bermuda training hard with the team and enjoying the challenge that is the America’s Cup.
Get to know Artemis Racing Team Manager and Tactician Iain Percy. Percy is an America’s Cup veteran and 3x Olympian, who suffered a tragic loss of his friend Andrew „Bart“ Simpson during a training accident in 2013. Percy is one of the driving forces behind the team, and in this profile gives us a look […]
On February 22, 2017 Artemis racing became the fourth team to launch the boat that they will race in the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda. Their America’s Cup Class yacht, dubbed „Magic Blue“ was lowered into the Great Sound for the first time and christened by Natalia Törnqvist, wife of Team Principal Törbjorn Törnqvist. This […]
America’s Cup athletes are fitter than ever before, and it takes a village to help them push the limits of performance. Leading the charge at Land Rover BAR is the Strength & Conditioning team, comprised of Ben Williams and Alex Hopson.
Get to know Artemis Racing skipper and helmsman Nathan Outteridge. The youngest skipper in the fleet, Outteridge is on his second America’s Cup. In 2016 he and teammate Iain Jensen juggled a successful Olympic campaign in addition to the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series, winning silver in the 49er class in Rio.
Meet Rome Kirby, who at only 23 was onboard ORACLE TEAM USA for what is known as the greatest comeback in sporting history during the 34th America’s Cup. Rome comes from sailing royalty, his father Jerry Kirby has an incredible 6 America’s Cup campaigns and several Volvo Ocean Races under his belt. The future is […]
On Valentine’s Day 2017 ORACLE TEAM USA launched the high performance yacht they will use to defend the America’s Cup in Bermuda this summer. They become only the second team to do so, and the high performance yacht represents tens of thousands of hours of design and testing by the entire team. Guests gathered at […]
To mark 100 days to the start of the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda, here is a sneak peek of what the race village will look like come May 26, 2017. The village is located in the Royal Naval Dockyard on the westernmost end of the island, and will be the prime viewing location for […]