America’s Cup: Defender in Trouble:
Hamilton, Bermuda (June 18, 2017) – As Jimmy Spithill’s ORACLE TEAM USA looked to seize back the advantage gained by Peter Burling’s Emirates Team New Zealand on day one of the America’s Cup Match, the kiwi Challenger recorded two more back-to-back victories over the Defenders of the America’s Cup, putting themselves 3-0* up in the first-to-seven series that will determine the winner of the 35th edition.
After racing had finished on day two, Jimmy Spithill looked ahead to the five day break before racing restarts on June 24 and what ORACLE TEAM USA can do to put themselves back in the fight. “These are going to be the most important five days of this America’s Cup cam…
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A Race Like No Other:
Now in its third edition, the Race to Alaska is open to any boat without an engine and any team that can complete the course without support. There’s $ 10,000 if you finish first, a set of steak knives if you’re second, and a pat on the back to everyone else.
The final miles of this year were fought between the 27-foot trimaran Pure & Wild/Freeburd team and the F31 trimaran Big Broderna. The finish delta of the 710-mile stage from Victoria, BC to Ketchikan, AK was just six minutes.
Here’s the call of how it all ended…
Despite the co…
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