Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'Americas Cup 2013'.

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


  • GB Newswire
    • GB Newswire
  • The Olympic Games
    • General Olympics Discussion
    • Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games
    • Paris 2024 Summer Games
    • Milan Cortina 2026 Olympic Winter Games
    • Tokyo 2020 Summer Games
    • Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games
    • Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games
    • PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games
    • Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Games
    • Sochi 2014 Winter Games
  • Olympic Bid Discussions
    • PREMIUM MEMBER Olympic Bid Forum
    • 2030 Olympic Winter Games Bids
    • 2036 Olympic Games Bids
    • 2032 Olympic Games Bids
    • 2026 Olympic Winter Games Bids
    • 2024 Olympic Games Bids
    • 2022 Olympic Games Bids
    • 2020 Olympic Games Bid
    • 2018 Olympic Winter Games Bids
    • 2016 Olympic Games Bids
  • Other Olympic Bids Discussion
    • Bids for the Youth Olympic Games
    • Olympic Sport Program Bids
    • Future Bids Discussion
    • Past Bids Discussion
  • Other International Games
    • FIFA World Cup / Bids
    • Other International Games / Bids
    • Commonwealth Games / Bids
    • Pan Am Games / Bids
    • Asian Games / Bids
    • Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
    • Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games
    • Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
    • Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup
  • General and Olympic Related Off-Topic
    • General Off-Topic Discussion
    • Olympic and Bid Collectibles
    • GamesBids.com Events and Meetings
  • Special Forums
    • Ask The Moderator
  • Archives and Read Only Information Forums
    • London 2012 Summer Games
    • Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games
    • UEFA Euro 2012
    • Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games
    • Vancouver 2010 Winter Games
    • Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games
    • Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games
    • Beijing 2008 Summer Games
    • GamesBids.com Forums News
    • Events

Find results in...

Find results that contain...

Date Created

  • Start


Last Updated

  • Start


Filter by number of...


  • Start











Found 1 result

  1. Just over two months to go before the knife edge of the yachting world takes to the water on the fastest sailing boats ever. Although the incredably quick AC45 cats have produced some spectacular results, its the mighty AC72 monsters that the Louis Vuitton Cup and, ultimately America's Cup will be decided on. All teams are only allowed two AC72s. Louis Vuitton Cup racing begins July 4th and concludes August 30th with three challengers slugging it out: Sweden's Artemus Racing - the surprise favourites and Challenger of Record, along with regular America's Cup stalwarts, Italy's former Louis Vuitton Cup winning Luna Rossa Challenge - with their AC72 decked out in Chrome, and Emirates Team New Zealand - the only former winning America's Cup team still in it's current format. A match series will begin in August, followed by a truncated three way semi final series and Finals with a 'best of' 13 races, the winner needing to win 7. Oracle Team USA will be paralleling this event with a two team Defender Series picking out over the crews of Ben Ainslie and Jimmy Spithall, using the team's only two AC72s. America's Cup Finals racing begins September 7th and concludes September 21st. Where the winner of the Louis Vuitton Cup will challenge current America's Cup holders Oracle Team USA. A 'best of' 17 races will decide the winner who will need to win 9. I know that there are many out there that would rather watch paint dry or Syncronised Swimming...But this whole new generation of ultra high speed catamarans leave the past 40 knots behind them. And enevitably someone's going to crash and/or wipeout...just go to YouTube and watch Oracle's first AC72 disintergrate after nosediving into SanFran Bay at 40knots. Early days yet, but getting a page up and running now. Don't need to vote striaght away - best wait till mid July/August.
  • Create New...