Alinghi Red Bull Racing splash second AC40

Alinghi Red Bull Racing, the Swiss challenger for the 37th America’s Cup has received its second AC40.

Germany, Sweden and Australia join America’s Cup Youth & Women event

The line-up for the Youth & Women’s America’s Cup has been completed with teams from Germany, Sweden and Australia joining the established six official entrants

INEOS AC40 ‘Athena’ takes flight in Palma

INEOS Britannia, have launched their AC40, the yacht they will use to race in the initial Preliminary Regattas for the 37th America’s Cup.

ETNZ back on the water with rebuilt LEQ12

Emirates Team New Zealand made a quick return to Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf today on their newly repaired LEQ12.

Sooner or later boats will break

Here Tom Morris of Mozzy Sails looks at the significant structural failure on ETNZ’s AC40 (varient) and what will be required to rethink the load distribution in the bow during nosedive events

INEOS Britannia – First-stepping of the ‘Silver Arrow’ carbon mast and rigging

The INEOS Britannia shore team and technicians had a busy day dockside Friday in Palma with the crucial first-stepping of the ‘Silver Arrow’  T6 LEQ12 carbon mast and rigging

ETNZ Roll out structure upgrade package for all AC40s

Following the recent damage to their converted AC40 during testing Emirates Team New Zealand is has been busy coming-up with a fix.

AC37 – ETNZ reveal new Foil design on AC40 / LEQ12 Test Boat

Emirates Team New Zealand revealed the first phase of its design development process with the sailing team thoroughly testing a new port foil out on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf.

RECON Roundup . . . Alinghi go boomless, Luna Rossa capsize while ETNZ pushing ahead

Latest reports from the AC37 Joint Reconnaissance Programme – Highlights include reports on the Alinghi Red Bull Racing raising their boomless mainsail system, and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli with a stunning blast out in their super-refined LEQ12 plus a quick dip

How to Sail the AC40 – Nathan Outteridge 101 Video

The first AC40 has been put through a rigorous but ultimately satisfactory commissioning process by Emirates Team New Zealand over the past few weeks since it’s maiden sail on the 21 September.

McConaghy Boats hits the road with INEOS Team’s new AC40

AC40 #2 for INEOS Britannia has left McConaghy Boats facility on its way to Europe, wherwe it will join their new ‘LEQ12’ test boat at their training base in Palma, Mallorca

ETNZ AC40 hits the water at over 20+ knots in light 8-10 knots of breeze

It was up up and away on a very successful maiden sail for Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC40. After a long tow out behind the team’s hydrogen powered chase boat ‘Chase Zero’, the sails hoisted and sheeted on, it took…