China America's Cup Team 美洲杯帆船赛中国之队

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So the Auld Mug stays in San Francisco and Australians are the new Challenger of Record for AC35.

That was quite a comeback.   From 8-1 down to win 9-8.   Hard to argue that Oracle USA are not worthy winners.   And Emirates Team New Zealand had solid chances before letting the Cup slip from their grasp.   So what next?   Will Ellison and Coutts adjust the formula having seen the high percentage of dropouts from…

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Added by Ian Charles Stewart on October 4, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments

New Zealand seem to have the Edge over Oracle

Emirates Team New Zealand have a 2-0 lead after the first day of racing in America's Cup 34, the Finals, in San Francisco.   The lead is actually 4 points as the official score is NZ 2 : Oracle -2 after the Americans received a 2 point penalty last week from an international jury who penalised them…

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Added by Ian Charles Stewart on September 8, 2013 at 11:38 — No Comments

Little Public Interest in the LV Challenger Series

Spending some time in San Francisco during the opening LV Cup matches was interesting, if a little sad.  WIth only three teams competing and four needed for the semi-finals these so-called qualifying races, originally expecting 12 teams, hold little interest as everyone automatically goes through to the…

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Added by Ian Charles Stewart on July 30, 2013 at 13:09 — No Comments

Passion for People, not technology

Picture courtesy of Sail Racing Magazine.

It is safe to say that everyone who likes sailing will be glad to see the Swedish America’s Cup syndicate Artemis back on the water following the tragic accident that took the life of Andrew…

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Added by Stuart S. James on June 10, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments

Nespresso named the official coffee of the 34th America’s Cup

I'm a bit late with this one... A few weeks late, but we have always had a wonderful relationship with Nespresso and we are very pleased to see they are continuing their efforts in sailing.

Lausanne, Switzerland (23 January 2013) – Nestlé…

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Added by Stuart S. James on February 12, 2013 at 8:17 — No Comments

Out with the old, in with the repaired.

It took a few months, but Oracle has managed to put their 72-foot catamaran back in the water and return to sailing.  Team New Zealand has christened their second boat in Hauraki and the countdown to the America's Cup, San Francisco edition continues.

You can read a bit more from this article in the …

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Added by Stuart S. James on February 5, 2013 at 10:58 — No Comments

Is the AC on it's way to Sanya?

Wang Chaoyang will host Russell Coutts inSanya later this month.  China is an important market for Louis Vuitton.

Added by Stuart S. James on April 6, 2012 at 11:52 — No Comments

Sometimes It's About Winning the Little Battles

Team Sanya has had their share of trouble in this edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. Skipper Mike Sanderson has done an admirable job under difficult circumstances.  Winning the start in New Zealand is a small victory.  Team Sanya has had a few of those... Seems former Green Dragon Skipper Ian Walker is aiming for those same small victories. You can read more from this Washington Post Feature.…

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Added by Stuart S. James on March 19, 2012 at 22:46 — No Comments

China commits to Extreme Sailing Series in new 3 year deal, and new dates for Cardiff Act 5



• Qingdao make new 3 year commitment at official signing ceremony…

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Added by Stuart S. James on March 19, 2012 at 9:28 — No Comments

Extreme Sailing Series™ 2013-2015 Host Venue Bid Process Commences





In Brief:



- The tender and selection process for venues interested in hosting an Extreme Sailing Series™ event in 2013-2016 has begun, with 3 new slots opening up in 2013.



- The bid process closes 18th May 2012, with Host Venue decisions made by 29th June.



- The Extreme Sailing…

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Added by Stuart S. James on March 19, 2012 at 9:03 — No Comments

Inter-chamber of Commerce Regatta 商会间航海比赛 August 20&21 8月20和21日

 

The second edition of the Inter-Chamber of Commerce Regatta is back! This time we hope to see more nationalities pitting wits against each other out on the water! This BSC-sponsored event promises a weekend of exciting sailing and racing and loads of opportunities to meet people from other countries as well as all walks of lives! Not only that, if you are coming with your fellow mates, you will witness your team members growing beyond their capabilities, stretching their capacities…

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Added by 朱艳红 on July 26, 2011 at 13:50 — No Comments

CItyweekend-Race Your Neighbour 城市周末航海-与邻居一起比赛 August 27&28 8月27日和28日

 

Have you ever wondered what your neighbours at work or home do on the weekends? Or have you done anything fun and exciting together on a weekend? Now grab this awesome opportunity to invite your neighbours to go on a sailing weekend! This will be an extraordinary weekend where you get to bond with your neighbours, learn a new sport together as well as race against your neighbours on the water! Back on shore; enjoy copious amount of beers together and a sumptuous spread of BBQ…

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Added by 朱艳红 on July 26, 2011 at 13:49 — No Comments

Beijing Sailing Center

Beijing Sailing Center(BSC) is the first-and-only sailing facility in Northern China to provide top grade sailing courses and activities.

Located on the pristine beach of Beidaihe, BSC aims to promote leisure and professional sailing locally and in the region.

A premier training facility with high safety standards and a team of Royal Yachting Association (RYA) qualified instructors, BSC sets to be China’s leading sailing center for sailing enthusiasts to enjoy yachting at all…

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Added by 朱艳红 on July 11, 2011 at 10:20 — No Comments

Uncertainty still surrounds the 34th America's Cup Challenge

It has been an interesting few months.   There has been a change of the Challenger of Record (Vincenzo Onorato, previously a strong defender of the new rules, and costs, of AC34 has pulled his Mascalzone Latino run Club Nautico di Roma challenge from its privileged position as Challenger of Record, and from the Cup entirely) and a change of boat rules for the pre-Cup regattas (the AC45 will continue to be used next year for all of the America's Cup World Series regattas, when the original…

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Added by Ian Charles Stewart on July 9, 2011 at 19:24 — No Comments

BMW Drops AC Sponsorship of Oracle

BMW Oracle Racing
loses sponsor
ESPN
AP SAN FRANCISCO -- America's Cup champion BMW Oracle Racing says German
automaker BMW is ending its sponsorship at the end of the year, by mutual
agreement ...
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Added by Stuart S. James on December 29, 2010 at 9:04 — No Comments

A new sailing club in Beijing

It was a great surprise to discover a brand new sailing club located at the Beijing Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park in Shun Yi, Beijing.





Today it was windy, and a large crowd of beginners and more experienced sailors had gathered at the new club.







They offer a large fleet of the small FE 11…

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Added by Nis Peter Lorentzen on October 5, 2010 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

NEWS FLASH : Britain's Team Origin pulls out of AC 34.

Citing unhappiness with the decisions about boat design and racing format, Team Origin's owner Sir Keith Mills has said that he doesn't think the new format for the America's Cup is viable.


As I have said previously: in this interesting off-water battle between owners and sailors, the sailors are winning. It will be interesting to see how this…
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Added by Ian Charles Stewart on October 3, 2010 at 22:47 — No Comments

AC 34 Draft Protocol Details Announced

34th AC Match in 2013…
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Added by Ian Charles Stewart on September 14, 2010 at 8:12 — No Comments

America's Cup 34: Owners vs Sailors?

It looks like the new battle for the America's Cup will be between Owners and Sailors. Notwithstanding Mike Sanderson's departure from Team Origin, at the moment the sailors are winning. BMW Oracle design coordinator Ian Burns has said that the AC "is the pinnacle of our sport" and continues "the boats should be physically demanding to race well and produce…

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Added by Ian Charles Stewart on May 23, 2010 at 20:24 — No Comments

So there are TWO new boat concepts being drawn up for AC34: one monohull and one multihull!

The competitors get to decide, they say, later this year. Will be interesting to see which way it goes. And the dates are 2013 - 2014. Which we means we all have a little time to try to get the sponsors interested again. And venue will not be finalised until end 2010.



But will sponsors jump on board after the mess of the last three years? Coutts seems to think the number of teams will drop as he talks about quality over…
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Added by Ian Charles Stewart on May 6, 2010 at 21:38 — No Comments

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