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Failure to Launch

by Sail Staff, Posted February 11, 2010
The wind at dawn blew from the mountains across the plain and out to sea, bringing tears to unprotected eyes and cutting through parkas and fleece that yesterday felt warm enough for winter on the Spanish Mediterranean but now we know the falsehood of that. I walked from playa to darsena with the sun two fingers above the sea, lighting the Varadero Publico that houses Race

Patience Please

by Kimball Livingston, Posted February 10, 2010
Define slow news day:

"Paul Cayard walking around the media center with a EuroSport microphone interviewing journalists."

Define buzz:

"Media Center staff walking through at noon with the surprise words, 'We’re racing. We’re racing'."

Define letdown:

"When three minutes later you see this screen."

So much for Wednesday. This time it was about too much seaway


AC Racing Abandoned for Wednesday

by Sail Staff, Posted February 10, 2010
The first race of the 33rd America's Cup Match has been postponed yet again, this time until Friday. Today's attempt to commence the best-of-three Deed of Gift Match between Defender Alinghi and Challenger BMW Oracle Racing was postponed due to rough sea conditions on the Mediterranean outside Valencia.

“The waves were the biggest problem. I think they were about 1.3m average size in the


Wednesday AC Racing Abandoned

by Sail Staff, Posted February 10, 2010
Racing has been abandoned yet again, this time due to the strength of the wind. We'll have a further update from Kimball Livingston soon, but until then be sure to check out our CupWatch page's streaming coverage, straight from

33AC Streaming Coverage

by Sail Staff, Posted February 9, 2010
Watch all the latest race day events brought to you straight from Valencia