year : 2009

More Louis Vuitton Trophy regattas announced

Paris, December 18th 2009, The World Sailing Teams Association (WSTA) and Louis Vuitton today announced more Louis Vuitton Trophy regattas for 2010 and early 2011. These new international events follow the successful regatta held in Nice, France, last month. Each Louis Vuitton Trophy regatta is a stand-alone regatta sailed in event-supplied 85-foot long AC Class […]

Bottoni überzeugt Down Under

  Dietikon – Beim ersten ISAF World Cup Event für 2010 in Melbourne klassiert sich Christoph Bottoni mit dem Laser Standard auf dem guten 13. Platz. Manon Luther auf dem Laser Radial wird 12.   Australien ist sein traditionelles Winterquartier: Hier leistet Christoph Bottoni auf dem Laser Standard eine konsequente Aufbauarbeit für die kommende Saison. Dass er […]

More Louis regattas for 2010 and early 2011

Paris, December 17th 2009, The World Sailing Teams Association (WSTA) and Louis Vuitton today announced more Louis Vuitton Trophy regattas for 2010 and early 2011. These new international events follow the successful regatta held in Nice, France, last month. Each Louis Vuitton Trophy regatta is a stand-alone regatta sailed in event-supplied 85- foot long AC […]

MAXI RENDEZVOUS SET FOR ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART

December 17, 2009 The world’s biggest and best assembly of maxi yachts in recent times will contest this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. Seven of them will be on the start line, and five have a real chance of leading the fleet of 100 entries into Hobart in the 65th running of the Australian […]

CLASS40 IN 2010 : QUITE A PROGRAMME !

The 2009 season has just concluded with the final event of the year, the innovative Solidaire du Chocolat, and so the Class40 committee has turned its attention to 2010. The aim is to have the right mix of offshore races and coastal races, and to include new events in the Mediterranean, the North Sea and […]

Shipping out to Valencia

 15th December 2009 The BMW ORACLE Racing team has departed San Diego for Valencia  in preparation for February’s 33rd America’s Cup Mat The cargo ship Oceanlady left the Port of San Diego early on Tuesday afternoon and turned south. It will pass through the Panama Canal before heading across the tlantic Ocean and into the […]

SNG statement following New York court decision on the venue for the 33rd America’s Cup

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE – (2009-12-15) The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court today upheld Justice Kornreich’s decision of 30 October 2009 that disqualified the America’s Cup Defender Société Nautique de Genève’s choice of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates as venue for the 33rd America’s Cup. The four-judge panel also […]

Oman Sail Masirah win Round 2 in Singapore

    It was all clear at the top of the leaderboard at the end of five days of racing in Singapore under a kaleidoscope of weather as Oman Sail’s Masirah took their second consecutive win at the Extreme Sailing Series Asia. But the battle for second raged on through the afternoon with Red Bull […]

BOR 90 on board a cargo ship

On Friday afternoon in San Diego, BMW ORACLE Racing loaded its trimaran, the BOR 90, on board a cargo ship for transport to Valencia, the venue for the 33rd America’s Cup Match. BMW ORACLE Racing has been based in San Diego for nearly 16 months, where the team has been training and testing in preparation […]

It Doesn’t Rain ……. It Pours!

The fleet in Singapore had everything thrown at them today as they contended with an intense 15 minute rainstorm, wind that peaked at 12 knots and then they were left crawling around the racecourse as the wind dropped to just 1.2 knots. But still the boats raced on, battling it out for the top spot. […]