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Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Japan

Fukuoka, Japan –

2016 exhibited some incredible racing by Land Rover BAR skippered by Olympic legend Ben Ainslie at the helm. This fantastic racing culminated in Land Rover BAR sealing the deal in Japan and winning the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series with a first place finish.

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America’s Cup – Fukuoka, Japan

The world’s best sailors on the fastest boats invade Asia for the very first time in America’s Cup history. The last Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Series concludes their 2016 campaign on November 18th to the 20th. Plenty of story lines lie ahead for this thrilling conclusion. Will Oracle Team USA and Land Rover Bar continue with their lead or will Emirates Team New Zealand and Artemis Racing continue their improved racing. The mystery will be the home team, Soft Bank Japan as they too have been improving their performances on the water. The Goslings Sport team will be there as the countdown to Bermuda 2017 continues.

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America’s Cup – Toulon, France Preview

Toulon, France – The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series sails on as the fastest boats and the greatest sailors visit Toulon, France. Located on the Mediterranean coast and surrounded by mountains, Toulon will provide yet another world-class destination as the teams compete for the chance to face Oracle Team USA in the 2017 America’s Cup in Bermuda. Read more

 

Portsmouth America’s Cup update

Portsmouth, England –
It was a spectacular weekend of racing action in the Portsmouth leg of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series.

The Dark N’ Stormys were pouring and the race action was foiling! Read more

 

SAILING TAKES FLIGHT!

The best sailors, the fastest boats! The Racing in Portsmouth is an edge of your seat and adrenaline fueled spectacle which sees the world’s best sailors racing on foiling, wing-sailed catamarans that ‘fly’ on foils at astonishing speeds of up to 40mph and just metres away from the spectators on shore!

Racing for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series is geared around the two race days on the weekend and a 90 minute TV window, during which all the racing takes place each day. The intention is to run two races on each day, although there is scope to have up to three races within the TV window.

 

Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan shine in Chicago

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Perfect winds, cooler temperatures and a record breaking crowd of over 200,000 America’s Cup fans lining Chicago’s Navy Pier, combined to make Super Sunday, the final day of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago, an incredible finale for foiling action in the USA. Read more

 

ICONIC SAILING COMPETITION MAKES MARITIME HISTORY IN CHICAGO JUNE 10-12

AMERICA’S CUP TO HOST ITS FIRST-EVER FRESHWATER RACE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

Thousands of spectators expected to watch from land and on water; Navy Pier to serve The America’s Cup and Chicago will make maritime history when the preeminent international sailing event comes to town June 10-12, and holds its first-ever freshwater competition on Lake Michigan. Read more

 

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series – Chicago

Chicago, Illinois – The 2017 Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series heads to the windy city, Chicago Illinois June 10th thru the 12th . The LVACWS is coming off a fantastic weekend in early May in New York City which saw the team of Emirates New Zealand edge out Oracle Team USA on the East River. The weather finally cooperated on Sunday, which boasted an action packed day of racing. New York saw large crowds with estimates in the tens of thousands as they watched the return of America’s Cup sailing for the first time in more than one hundred years. Read more

 

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series: New York

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series heads to the Hudson River and New York City on May 6th – 8th. The world’s greatest sailors on some of the world’s most technically advanced sailing vessels will storm Gotham.

New York is the second stop of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series after the initial stop at Muscat, Oman. Future stops include Chicago, Portsmouth, England and Toulon, France. These World Cup series are all leading up to the 35th America’s Cup taking place in 2017 in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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