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America’s Cup to be Sailed in Bermuda

Unless I am mistaken, when the Oracle Team US AC 72 sailed to victory in 2013, there was only one American citizen in the crew. The members of Emirates Team New Zealand, which needed the sponsorship of Emirates Airlines to … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Oracle Team USA! A Comeback For the Ages – America’s Cup Stays in America

The comeback by Oracle Team USA has been nothing short of amazing. Oracle appeared to be facing certain defeat, with only one more win needed by Emirates Team New Zealand to clinch the Cup.  Nevertheless, Oracle came back with eight … Continue reading

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The Final America’s Cup Race – Winner Take All

Oracle Team USA has come screaming back from what appeared to be an impossible deficit, winning the last 7 races.  In total races, they have now won 10 to the Kiwi’s 8.  Only the two race penalty assessed for past … Continue reading

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America’s Cup – Oracle Rebounds with a Vengence

After looking like they were in an impossibly deep hole, Oracle Team USA has come charging back. Only last Wednesday, Emirates Team New Zealand was on the verge of winning the America’s Cup.  They had won 8 of the 9 … Continue reading

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America’s Cup – Oracle Charges Back, But is it Too Late?

At first it looked like the 34th America’s Cup races would be a route. Emirates Team New Zealand was simply out-sailing the defender, Oracle Team USA. Not only was the crew making fewer mistakes but the Kiwi’s boat seemed noticeably … Continue reading

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AC Race 8 – Team New Zealand Nearly Capsizes, Oracle Picks Up a Win and Momentum

In brisk winds on Saturday, Emirates Team New Zealand’s hopes of winning the America’s Cup nearly came to an end when they came perilously close to capsizing during a tack in Race 8 of the Americas’ Cup races in San … Continue reading

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Emirates Team New Zealand Wins Races 6 & 7 – Only Three More Wins Needed to Take the Cup

The Emirates Team New Zealand challengers continue their winning streak against the defending Oracle Team USA, winning races 6 and 7. The Kiwis need only three more races to win the best of nine series to win the America’s Cup. … Continue reading

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The 2013 America’s Cup – an Expensive & Dangerous Farce?

In the first two races of the Louis Vuitton finals to determine which challenger will compete against the Team Oracle for the America’s Cup, both races were determined by which boat didn’t break before crossing the finish line. In race one, Emirates Team … Continue reading

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