April 11, 2013America's Cup: Starting PointsOn a Monday in February, two America’s Cup syndicates met for the first serious AC72 sparring session on San Francisco Bay. One team came away quite pleased. The other had to take comfort in knowing where they stand.
April 4, 2013Speedsailing Chronicles: Joyon PoisedThe French solo multihull master Francis Joyon is aiming to own the four biggest speed sailing records, which he calls, appropriately, the Grand Slam.
April 4, 2013MOD70 Retreats for StrengthThe MOD70 has attracted interest and spectators, and delivered on being a relatively safe yet fun multihull class. But the problem is that the sponsors are not able to turn the spending spigot tap on again, or at least not just yet.
April 3, 2013Riding HighWith three months remaining until the 34th America's Cup officially kicks off, the architect of this new Cup remains confident both in his concept and his team.
March 29, 2013Cam's MOD70The first MOD70 campaign sets up shop in the United States. Orion Racing, with Cam Lewis, plans to train in San Francisco this summer.
March 14, 2013Flying Under the RadarEven though they’re latecomers to the game, Luna Rossa has been quietly working away in Auckland to prepare for the America’s Cup. Team manager Max Sirena gives us the scoop.
March 12, 2013Extreme Sailing Series 2013Photos from the first act of the 2013 Extreme Sailing Series in Muscat, Oman.
Photos: OC Events and Sabine König for Chili Sports Communication
Extreme Sailing Series 2013 Act 1, Muscat, Oman results
Position / Team / Points
1st The Wave, Muscat (OMA) Leigh McMillan, Ed Smyth, Pete Greenhalgh, Musab Al Hadi, Hashim Al Rashdi 232 points.
2nd Red Bull Sailing Team (AUT) Roman Hagara, Hans Peter Steinacher, Matthew Adams, Pierre Le Clainche, Graeme Spence 226 points.
3rd Alinghi (SUI) Ernesto Bertarelli, Morgan Larson, Pierre Yves Jorand, Nils Frei, Yves Detrey 218 points.
4th Team Duqm Oman (OMA) Robert Greenhalgh, Bleddyn Mon, Will Howden, Andrew Walsh, Nasser Al Mashari 185 points.
5th Team Korea (KOR) Peter Burling, Blair Tuke, Mark Bulkeley, Sungwok Kim, Matt Cornwell 173 points.
6th GAC Pindar (NZL) Will Tiller, Brad Farrand, Stewart Dodson, Harry Thurston, Shaun Mason 164 points.
7th SAP Extreme Sailing Team (DEN) Jes Gram-Hansen, Rasmus Kostner, Pete Cumming, Mikkel Røssberg, Nicolai Sehested 153 points.
8th Realteam (SUI) Jerome Clerc, Bryan Mettraux, Arnaud Psarofaghis, Cédric Schmidt, Thierry Wasem 147 points.
March 6, 2013Foil FocusedFor the 33rd America's Cup, Joseph Ozanne spent a lot of time designing Oracle Team USA's monstrous wing. This time around, however, he believes the big gains will come from below the waterline.
March 6, 2013Video: Extreme Sailing SeriesWatch the first act of the Extreme Sailing Series in Muscat, Oman, right here!
March 4, 2013Gunboats in the CaribbeanGunboats joined the action at two recent regattas in the Caribbean: the RORC Caribbean 600 and the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. Richard Langdon of Ocean Images shares shots from both.