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Artemis Back on Track?

by Adam Cort, Posted July 25, 2013

On the boat’s maiden sail, Artemis Racing got hull #2, “Big Blue,” up on its foils in winds as strong as 15 knots—a dramatic statement from the team that has been in crisis mode ever since the May 9 capsize of its first boat took the life of strategist Andrew “Bart” Simpson.


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Kiwis Looking Dominant

by Adam Cort, Posted July 24, 2013

Not only did ETNZ once again lead from wire to wire, the team managed to cross the finish line more than 2 minutes ahead of the Italians, despite losing their jib just before the race’s midpoint after a halyard shackle failed.


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AC34: a Race at Last

by Adam Cort, Posted July 15, 2013

After weeks of turmoil, on Saturday we finally had a first race in the Louis Vuitton challenger series, between Emirates Team New Zealand and their training partner, Luna Rossa. 


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What was supposed to have been a waterborne extravaganza celebrating all things AC, instead resulted in a single AC 72—Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ)—sailing what was essentially an uncontested practice race on Sunday for points. 


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The Bacardi Newport Sailing Week, presented by EFG Bank, will kick off in Newport, Rhode Island on July 11 and run through July 14.


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