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The Kiwi America’s Cup victory that never was!

In his latest PlantSail video report, Matt Sheahan looks at how a tiny New Zealand boating club with a car for a clubhouse got its name on the world’s oldest international sporting trophy in 1989

Ken Read explains the America’s Cup Rig and the Ineos Team options

North Sails president Ken Read explains explains why the double skinned ‘soft’ sails that are used on the America’s Cup boats are much faster upwind than the wings of the previous Cup boats – See Video here

Matt Sheahan’s video report from the ACWS in Auckland

Matt Sheahan reports from Auckland on the Prada America’s Cup World Series where he starts by going back to another period in the Cup when extreme machines were the order of the day

Matt Sheanan’s first impressions after touchdown in Auckland

Matt Sheahan has touched down in Auckland, New Zealand and is sitting out his 14 days managed quarantine ahead of the first racing event for the America’s Cup AC75 class, stating on 17 December

Vendee Globe – Who to Watch

Matt Sheahan takes a look at some of the hot shots and who can take the physical punishment of the Vendee Globe Race, solo non-stop race around the world

Matt Sheanan’s latest OnCourse video . . .

Matt Sheahan’s latest PlanetSail OnCourse video looks at this year’s Solitaire du Figaro and talks to some of the world’s greatest offshore sailors

RS400 Inland Championships at Grafham Water

It would appear that you have to throw a lot of obstacles at the RS400 fleet to stop them from turning up to the Inland Championships

Matt Sheanan reveals his love of flying in latest OnCourse

Matt Sheahan reveals his secret love of flying . . . not those packed to the doors holiday flights, but the free as bird silent glider type

Matt Sheahan looks at the stunning Spirit 111

In Episode 5 of Matt Sheahan’s PlanetSail ‘On Course’ video series Matt is invited aboard the stunning Spirit 111 and has all to himself for the day

Vendée Arctique – Sprint Finish Video

Great video as Jeremie Beyou (Charal) took the Vendée Arctique win, but for Matt Sheenan the stand out performance was Sam Davies (Initiatives Coeur) best placed British competitor in fourth place

Ernesto Bertarelli on the America’s Cup . . . past, present and future

Alinghi boss and founder Ernesto Bertarelli rarely does interviews. But here Matt Sheanan talks with the man who won the America’s Cup twice and started a Cup revolution in the process

Planet Sail looks at America’s Cup developments and the Amazing Spirits

Episode 3 of PlanetSail ‘On Course’ video series that takes a regular look at the sailing world.