Korean entry in America's Cup

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 09 Apr 2011
 




America's Cup: White Tiger becomes the latest entry
Team Korea,
As indicated by Sail-World late last week the ninth entry in the 34th America's Cup is an entry from Korea known as the White Tiger Challenge or Team Korea. The team is headed by the organiser of the Korea match Cup, and in common with most the the America's Cup Challengers accepted the details of the money-men behind the team are announced but there is no mention of design or sailing team... [more]
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RHKYC Nations' Cup
RHKYC Media,
The emphasis of this sailing event is on fun and participation and so far there are 49 entries from 15 nations. The Netherlands has managed to rustle up 5 entries, and Japan, England and Australia boast four entries each. There are two entries each from China, USA and Wales and one each for Canada, Germany, Ireland, Philippines, Scotland, South Africa and Sweden.... [more]
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Barcelona World Race podium complete
Barcelona World Race,
Pachi Rivero and Antonio Piris, Renault Z.E. Sailing Team, crossed the finish line off Barcelona's iconic W-Hotel this morning at O647hrs (UTC). After Mapfre the pair are only the second of the top three to complete the circumnavigation non-stop.... [more]
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World Champions duel at Sail Port Stephens
Sail Port Stephens media,
Two high profile Australian sailors Glen Bourke and Nathan Outteridge, with ten World titles under their belts between them, are amongst the favourites for the 2011 SB3 Australian Championship to be sailed Friday 15th to Sunday 17th April, as part of Sail Port Stephens 2011.... [more]
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ISAF Sailing World Cup - Slingsby back into the lead in Spain
Craig Heydon,
ISAF Sailing World Cup - The Australian Sailing Team's Tom Slingsby has regained the lead in the Laser class on day four of the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Palma, Spain.... [more]
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Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Finn Class - Two more wins for Ainslie
Robert Deaves,
Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Finn Class - Experience won over youth today on the fourth day in Palma, as regatta leader Ben Ainslie (GBR) stamped his authority over the fleet with two more race wins on a day when very few could find any consistency and many of the front runners picked up what turned out to be their discards.... [more]
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America's Cup: Teams offered jump-start design package for AC72's
America's Cup Media,
For the first time ever in the America's Cup, a shared design program is being offered to the entered teams to jump-start designs of the fast, high-tech AC72s, the new wing-sailed catamarans to be launched next year. With the surge of new teams that just entered the 34th America's Cup, the 15 teams that met last week's entry deadline now have the opportunity to share in an initial design packag... [more]
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Barcelona World Race fleet facing brutal conditions
Barcelona World Race,
Barcelona World Race. Renault Z.E had less than 100 miles of Mediterranean between them and the podium and are expected to break the finish line off Barcelona between 0700hrs and 1000hrs local time Friday.... [more]
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Virbac-Paprec 3 wins Barcelona World Race with 3Di sails from Norths
Zoe Hawkins,
Virbac-Paprec 3's success in the Barcelona World Race utilising 3Di sails from North Sails as part of a complete North Sails inventory will be music to the ears of Volvo Ocean Race teams using the product when the race starts at the end of this year. This week Virbac-Paprec 3, skippered by Jean-Pierre Dick and Loick Peyron, became the first yacht to circumnavigate the world with a complete set... [more]
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Musto Etchells Winters is number one event in lead up to Sydney Worlds
Tracey Johnstone,
Musto Etchells Winter Championship - Melbourne's Barry boys are heading to Mooloolaba in June, instead of America, to start their campaign towards the Etchells World Championship in Sydney in February 2012.... [more]
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Clipper Round The World Yacht Race skippers announced
Zoe Williamson,
The ten international sailors have been appointed to the prestigious and challenging position following a rigorous selection process. They will each skipper one of the ten stripped down, 68-foot racing yachts which are preparing to compete in the 40,000-mile challenge, the only global ocean race open to everyone, regardless of background and sailing ability, and the longest in the world.... [more]
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McConaghy's MC2 is redefining speed and luxury
McConaghy News,
McConaghy has teamed up with racing multihull specialist Banuls Design to launch a new range of semi-custom high-performance catamarans.... [more]
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How Albatrosses fly such vast distances - tacking upwind
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,
The answer, says Philip L. Richardson of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), lies in a concept called dynamic soaring, in which the large bird utilizes the power of above-ocean wind shear while tacking like an airborne sailboat.... [more]
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