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  1. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    Follow the race across all devices

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Glenn Chapman Whether you watch on TV, computer or smartphone, action is just a click away Follow the race across all devices YouTube, mobile applications, and the tech wizardry of veteran ... to show television viewers the paths of hockey pucks, baseballs, and race cars, and American football first-down lines in real time. Honey, who has sailed professionally since he graduated from ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    Controversy hits Sydney to Hobart yacht race as Wind Thing banned

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Officials kick supermaxi Wild Thing out of regatta before start amid paperwork issues Controversy hits Sydney to Hobart yacht race The Sydney to Hobart yacht race got off to a controversial start yesterday with fancied supermaxi Wild Thing ruled out at the last minute due to paperwork issues. Race favourite Wild Oats XI, tipped for a sixth line ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    US claim America’s Cup in historic comeback

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 09:20am by Agence France-Presse in San Francisco

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Oracle Team USA clinch prized trophy in do-or-die showdown Oracle Team USA clinched the America’s Cup in a winner-take-all race over Emirates Team New ... an unprecedented eight wins in a row and keeping possession of yachting’s coveted prize with a 9-8 victory. “Man oh man, what a race,” said USA skipper Jimmy Spithill. “It was a fantastic race. “We ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    Team NZ rule out any legal challenge to Oracle’s win

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 01:00pm by Reuters in Wellington

    ... challengers in a winner-take-all race on Thursday (NZT) and clinch the finals series 9-8. New Zealand media have reported the American syndicate had used the automated system that helped them ... competition organisers about the system’s legality before racing began but it had been approved by the measurers. He refused to comment on whether he thought the system was legal. “It would be so ...


    America’s Cup makes changes to improve safety following death

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:23pm by Reuters in San Francisco

    ... measures to make the event- the most famous race in yachting- less dangerous.  Many of the revised rules are the result of suggestions by teams, some of which have already begun to adopt them, ... of the proposals adopted by the authority.  The new rules include reducing the number of qualifying races to allow more time for boat maintenance.  A request by the authority that competitors refrain from ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    Luna Rossa cruises to win over Artemis

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 11:08am by Agence France-Presse in San Francisco

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Italy’s Luna Rossa breezed to a second straight victory over Sweden’s Artemis Racing Wednesday in the semi-finals of the Louis Vuitton Cup. Luna Rossa ... Draper of Luna Rossa who seized a 2-0 lead in the series. “We got a few things to work on. We sailed a good race but we can sail much, much better than that.” This was just the second race ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    One dead after America’s Cup boat capsizes

    Posted May 10th 2013, 09:01am by Agence France-Presse in San Francisco

    ... training on San Francisco Bay, officials said. Simpson, a 36-year-old who won Olympic gold in 2008 and silver last year in the keelboat star class, was trapped under the Artemis Racing boat for about 10 minutes, according to a statement on the America’s Cup website. “It is with immense sadness that Artemis Racing confirms the tragic death of crewmember Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson today ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    America's Cup hero Ainslie sets sights on British challenge

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 09:40am by Reuters in London

    ... the America’s Cup, back in 1851. “So hopefully, one day we’ll see it back in British waters.” Ainslie set up Ben Ainslie Racing before the London Olympics to compete in the America’s Cup World Series, ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    Sailing on air

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... their sailors to wear protective armour and helmets, and, since the death of the Artemis Racing crew member Andrew Simpson in May, they are also now required by the rules to wear portable air canisters ... a speed of 52.86 knots (just over 97km/h) over 500 metres. But Hydroptere, the equivalent of a sprinter, was hardly designed to race around the buoys- upwind, then downwind, then do it again- like ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    It’s no choke for Kiwis as Cup lead crumbles

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 11:38am by Agence France-Presse in Wellington

    ... for the catamaran’s crew. Since then, coverage has turned to agonised reflection on how Team NZ raced to such a commanding lead but has failed thus far to land a killer blow in the face of a barnstorming ...



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