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Show news Cup Spy Dec 1: American Magic caught short
Lesson for all teams as to how crucial the correct sail choice will be in 2024
Posted today at 8:28 am
Cup Spy Nov 30: Fun but Frightening
Italian Flight controller: "The boat is pretty scary in that condition." Plus a look at that Pole.
Posted today at 1:43 am
America's Cup: Match dates released
AC37 Event Limited (ACE) have confirmed both the intended race area and the race dates for the Ameri
Posted on 30 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 29: American Magic flies high
Motorsport mogul Roger Penske drops in on American Magic. USA and Italy clock up big miles.
Posted on 30 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 27: Luna Rossa sails, Brits tweak more
Luna Rossa went sailing unexpectedly on Sunday, as the Brits continue to twing and twang
Posted on 28 Nov
America's Cup: Rigging the Silver Arrow
The INEOS Britannia shore team and technicians had a busy day dockside in Palma
Posted on 26 Nov
America's Cup: AC40 construction changes announced
Construction changes announced for existing and future AC40 builds following AC40 nosedive
Posted on 25 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 24: Brits foil testing again
Six days after doing their first towing test in Mallorca, INEOS Britannia did a second session
Posted on 24 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 23: American Magic trials new main
American Magic trials new main, does plenty of dry tacks/gybes and gives cyclors a workout
Posted on 24 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 21: Italians reveal new move
Luna Rossa does tow test with sensors attached to their port wingfoil. More on THAT Nosedive.
Posted on 22 Nov
America's Cup: Substantial damage after nose dive
Kiwis suffer substantial damage to bow of AC40 after nosedive in Hauraki Gulf
Posted on 21 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 19: Dancing with the dolphins
American Magic has another 70nm foiling day - but can they get too much of a good thing?
Posted on 20 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 18: Brits get foiling at last
Three weeks after being launched INEOS Britannia commenced tow testing on their LEQ12 test boat.
Posted on 19 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 17: American Magic shows good speed
American Magic sailed for over an hour in fresh breeze..Kiwis push on with new wing testing
Posted on 17 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 16: New Foil, Mains and a big swell
ETNZ tested a new wing foil. A big swell and light winds stopped the Swiss testing a recut mainsail
Posted on 17 Nov
America's Cup: Logo for Barcelona revealed
The Official Logo of the 37th America's Cup was revealed in Barcelona on Wednesday
Posted on 16 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 14: New Swiss helm..Gibbs on the Cup
Cup Spy Nov 14: USA's Riley Gibbs on sailing in a Cup team..Ex 49er sailor is new Swiss helm
Posted on 15 Nov
Luna Rossa: Who is behind the LEQ12 design/build?
We work every day, from 08.00 in the morning until late at night trying to refine, discover, correct
Posted on 14 Nov
Letter from the Antipodes: AC Recon system
Today is one of the few days when we haven't been delving into RFS to produce America's Cup news.
Posted on 11 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 9: Red Bull revels
Alinghi Red Bull Racing were the only America's Cup team to sail on Wednesday
Posted on 9 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 8: Sailing resumes in AC75's
Sailing resumes in Pensacola and Barcelona as teams work through testing checklists.
Posted on 9 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 6: Luna Rossa drops rig
Luna Rossa have drop their rig during the pre-launch process on their LEQ12
Posted on 6 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 5: Swiss & USA make progress
Both Swiss and US America's Cup teams had good days to round out the week.
Posted on 6 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 4: AC40 morphs into LEQ12
ETNZ have turned their AC40 into their development boat or LEQ12, and sailed in that mode on Friday.
Posted on 5 Nov
Cup Spy Nov 2-3: Swiss slowly taming their AC75
Swiss jump their AC75; American Magic get back on their bikes; Luna Rossa progresses LEQ12
Posted on 4 Nov
Cup Spy: Three teams, three boats, three locations
Final: Three America's Cup teams sailed on Tuesday in three continents in a LEQ12, AC40 and AC75
Posted on 3 Nov
America's Cup: Max Sirena on Luna Rossa's LEQ12
Team Director Max Sirena explains their thinking behind the 12 metre foiling monohull
Posted on 2 Nov
Cup Critiqued: AC and F1 teams' first yacht design
F1 comes to the Cup - a look at INEOS Britannia and Mercedes-AMG's first ever yacht design.
Posted on 1 Nov
Cup Spy: Italians get a breeze, Swiss go boomless
Luna Rossa had an eventful sail on Saturday, while the Alinghi RBR revealed a boomless mainsail
Posted on 30 Oct
Cup Spy: AC40-OD Commissioning finished for ETNZ?
The Recon Team following ETNZ believe that the commissioning phase of the AC40 project has finished.
Posted on 29 Oct


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L-R: Artemis designer Adam May, Jason Smith, Jack Griffin on the chase boat. America's Cup Bermuda June 2017
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Ben Durham mid bow - Louis Vuitton Acts 6 & 7 Luna Rossa ACM 2005 / Photo: Francesco Ferri
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Ben John Durham in Valencia, Spain 2007
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Francesco Bruni - Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli on the LEQ12: `Obviously, it's a smaller boat, so it's a little bit more nervous.`
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Nathan Outteridge - Emirates Team NZ on their highs and lows on the AC40: `It's how we sail the boat and how we interact with each other and hence why you saw some glamours today and some not so good ones.`
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ETNZ designer Guillaume Verdier looks on as adjustments are made to Emirates Team NZ's test boat, Te Kahu, for the 2021 America's Cup - May 2, 2020
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Te Kahu - Emirates Team New Zealand - Surrogate yacht - May 2, 2020 - Auckland
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Te Kahu - Emirates Team New Zealand - Surrogate yacht - May 2, 2020 - Auckland
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Hull reveal day - 2007 America's Cup - Valencia
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Graham McKenzie (NZL), David Tillett (AUS), and Bryan Willis (GBR) - Int Jury Meeting 2013 America's Cup, San Francisco
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Luna Rossa - 21 Oct 2022
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GPS Track Alinghi RBR 21 October 2022
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GPS Auckland 211022
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Alinghi RBR - Tracking - Barcelona - AC75 V1 - October 19, 2022
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Emirates Team NZ - Tracking - Auckland - AC40 OD - October 19, 2022
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American Magic track - Pensacola - October 19, 2022
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Alinghi Red Bull Racing - Tracking - Barcelona - AC75 - October 10, 2022
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Emirates Team NZ - Tracking - Hauraki Gulf - AC40 - October 11, 2022
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Emirates Team New Zealand sail their AC75 'Te Rehutai' on the Waitemata Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand
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Emirates Team New Zealand's wind powered land speed world record attempt at South Australia's Lake Gairdner
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Emirates Team NZ was presented with the prestigious Black Pin for
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AC40 sailing on Day 1 in Auckland with the foiling hydrogen powered chase boat
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Emirates Team New Zealand's wind powered land speed craft Horonuku is tested at RNZAF base Whenuapai
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