Louis Vuitton Cup

Corrections & clarifications

Today's Post Magazine makes reference to the Louis Vuitton Cup yacht race to be held in Hong Kong. The magazine was printed before news of the event's cancellation.

Sunday, 8 August, 2010, 12:00am

FYI: Why has the defender of the America's Cup not been in action so far, and why is the cup named that if it's not in America?

At 156 years old, the America's Cup is the oldest sporting trophy in the world. This year is the 32nd time the cup has been contested and the first time it has been held in Europe, with Valencia, Spain, having the honour.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Chan makes the most of race delay

Ffree Fire 52 skipper Sam Chan took advantage of a delay to the start of the San Fernando Race yesterday to effect some last-minute repairs before setting off with the rest of the fleet from Shek O to the Philippines.

The start was switched from Victoria Harbour to Shek O and delayed from noon to 1.45pm to take advantage of a 10-knot breeze southeast of Hong Kong Island.

6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am


China Team are now entering their second season as challengers for the holy grail of yachting, the America's Cup, which is scheduled to begin in June 2007.

9 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

China Team hone their skills

The Chinese outfit preparing for this year's America's Cup got down to business on Victoria Harbour yesterday, honing their skills in two match races.

12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

China out to make waves

The fledgling China Team are looking forward to a brighter future after notching a single win after six days of sailing in the Louis Vuitton series of 2005 off Sicily.

The newest challenger for the 32nd America's Cup finished in last place but were happy with their performance as Swiss defender Alinghi emerged victorious.

6 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

A user's guide to fashion

Making the Difference The Different Company makes its debut at Joyce Beauty this month. Renowned for its abundant inclusion of rare ingredients, the exclusive French perfumerie unveils Rose Poivree, a delicate but dangerous concoction of spicy, rose essential oil, Osmanthus, from the fragile flower of the same name, and Bois d'Iris, which requires eight years of complex processing.

25 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Making waves

Spanish entry Bravo Espana drops behind a huge wave during the first round of the Louis Vuitton Cup for America's Cup challengers off Auckland. The day's racing was reduced to a farce by chaos at the starting line and a series of withdrawals and equipment failures that left some boats sailing unopposed.

28 Oct 1999 - 12:00am