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Allegations Laughable Says ETNZ

August 20th, 2013

By Warren Douglas, Emirates Team New Zealand San Francisco, CA (August 20, 2013) – Allegations by Oracle that Emirates Team New Zealand had trespassed to gather information has been dismissed by the team as laughable. Oracle alleged in a protest to the Jury that members of Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa had trespassed

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International Jury To Conduct Rule 69 Hearing Over Oracle AC45s

August 19th, 2013

(August 19, 2013) – The International Jury issued two Jury Notices on Monday morning, both relating to the “unauthorised modification of AC45 yachts.” JN101 says that “The Jury has decided to conduct a hearing under the Racing Rules of Sailing (America’s Cup) rule 69.1 to determine if allegations (that persons associated with ORACLE TEAM USA

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AC45 Goes Up Against Car in BBC’s Top Gear Show

June 30th, 2013

An America’s Cup AC45 wingsail catamaran will feature in a race against a car in the record-breaking BBC Top Gear show. The Cat vs. Car episode airs in the UK Sunday June 30th, and in the US on July 8th, followed by the other 212 countries around the world where broadcast BBC Top Gear is

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Ainslie sets Round the Island Race record

June 2nd, 2013

Five-time Olympic medallist Ben Ainslie set a new record during the Round the Island Race, a 50-mile race around the Isle of Wight off the south coast of the UK. Ainslie’s team sailed an AC45 catamaran, completing the course in 2 hours, 52 minutes and 15 seconds, beating the previous time, which had stood for

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