Author: captain

  • Emirates Team New Zealand Triumphs in the Grand Final of the America’s Cup Preliminary Regatta in Jeddah

    Emirates Team New Zealand Triumphs in the Grand Final of the America’s Cup Preliminary Regatta in Jeddah

    In a remarkable display of skill and consistency, Emirates Team New Zealand emerged victorious in the high-stakes Grand Final of the America’s Cup Preliminary Regatta in Jeddah, presented by NEOM. The event, characterized by its thrilling and tense atmosphere, witnessed Emirates Team New Zealand excel from start to finish, clinching a well-deserved win. The Red…

  • Jeddah Gears Up for the Exciting America’s Cup Preliminary Regatta

    Jeddah Gears Up for the Exciting America’s Cup Preliminary Regatta

    The city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia is buzzing with anticipation as it prepares to host the America’s Cup Preliminary Regatta, presented by NEOM. This prestigious event, set to take place from 29th November to 2nd December 2023, will feature the world’s top foiling sailors competing in the pristine Red Sea waters. The Jeddah Yacht…

  • Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli’s Intensive Foil Testing Session in Cagliari

    Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli’s Intensive Foil Testing Session in Cagliari

    The Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team recently conducted an intensive foil testing session in Cagliari, focusing on their latest foils, Wings 03 & 04. Despite the limited time from 10 am to 11:50 am, the team’s efforts were notable for their intensity and precision. Morning Session: Testing the Limits The session began with the team…

  • Early Morning Sailing Session Pays Off for NYYC American Magic in Barcelona

    Early Morning Sailing Session Pays Off for NYYC American Magic in Barcelona

    In the pre-dawn hours of Barcelona, the NYYC American Magic team embarked on an early morning sailing session, capitalizing on the predicted breeze that was expected to wane by afternoon. The team’s dedication was evident as they navigated through the challenging west-south-westerly winds, fluctuating between 250-270 degrees true, before shifting to a northwesterly direction at…

  • America’s Cup

    America’s Cup

    Introduction The America’s Cup, a beacon in the sailing world, traces its origins to a remarkable event in 1851. It was a time of celebration in London with the Great Exhibition, and on August 22nd, a regatta named the Queen’s Cup was scheduled. The prize was a stunning silver ewer, crafted in 1848 by the…

  • The Most Prominent Sailing Competitions of the World

    The Most Prominent Sailing Competitions of the World

    Sailing, a dance with the wind and waves, has long captured the human spirit. It’s a pursuit that combines the thrill of competition with the artistry of seamanship. Across the globe, a series of regattas and races have risen to prominence, challenging sailors and captivating audiences. These events are not just tests of skill and…

  • About the International C-Class Catamaran Championship of 2013

    About the International C-Class Catamaran Championship of 2013

    The International C-Class Catamaran Championship (ICCCC) of 2013, an event that has etched its mark in the annals of sailing history, was a spectacle of innovation and competition. Hosted by the picturesque waters of Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, the championship was not just a race but a convergence of design prowess and sailing skill. The event…

  • 2013 ICCCC RACE RESULTS

    2013 ICCCC RACE RESULTS

    MATCH RACE RESULTS | THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER Rank No. Boat name Sail no Helm name Crew name Team R1 R2 Total Nett 1st 7 Groupama C FRA7 Franck Cammas Louis Viat Groupama 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 2nd 1 Flyer SUI1 Billy Besson Jeremie Lagarrigue Hydros Lombard Odier 2.0 2.0 4.0 4.0 PETIT FLEET RESULTS |…

  • MATCH RACING | GROUPAMA VS HYDROS 1

    MATCH RACING | GROUPAMA VS HYDROS 1

    Following four days of hard racing in a huge range of wind and sea conditions, the two pre race favourites, Franck Cammas and Jeremie Lagarrigue will face each other on the start line today at 11.00. With his perfect results history in this event marred only by one second place in the 5th race –…

  • GROUPAMA AND HYDROS TO FIGHT FOR THE CUP

    GROUPAMA AND HYDROS TO FIGHT FOR THE CUP

    Mylor Harbour, UK [26 September 2013] – The 2013 International C-Class Catamaran Championship has been characterized by the near-absolute dominance of Franck Cammas and Louis Viat and their brilliant Groupama C design.  Until yesterday, the legendary French offshore sailor had only been beaten in one race, and then only because crew Louis Viat snapped a trapeze wire and flew…