Structural failure for Artemis Racing:
Hamilton, Bermuda (April 4, 2017) – During a practice session this afternoon, America’s Cup challenter Artemis Racing’s development boat (T2) sustained beam damage whilst training. There were no injuries in the incident, and the yacht is back at the base. T2 is a modified AC45 the team uses to help train for the 49-foot America’s Cup Class yacht which will be raced in the challenger trials which begin in May.
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Hidden Water Tank Leads to Misconduct Decision:
While Part 2 of the Racing Rules of Sailing – When Boats Meet – provides the guidance for our self-policing sport, it is the tenets of Part 1 that lay the groundwork. Critical among these principles in Part 1 is sailing.org/tools/documents/WorldSailingRRS20172020-.pdf#page=15″ target=”_blank”>Fair Sailing.
In the rule book it states that “A boat and her owner shall complete in compliance with recognized principles of sportsmanship and fair play. A boat may be penalized under this rule only if it is clearly established that these principles have been violated.”
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