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LVACWS Portsmouth 2016 day 1: "Bumper" action

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series racing today in Portsmouth, with light winds across the course in a slowly building south-easterly sea breeze was far more exciting than any of us were expecting. Feedback from all of the teams put this down to a tight start…
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LVACWS Portsmouth 2016 practice: home team advantage?

I feel like I should buy a lottery ticket. No offence locals of England, but I believe we have had five sunny summer days in a row, which meant for a little sea breeze this afternoon, and four practice races ahead of official racing tomorrow and Sunday. Could this be the…
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RC44's in Portsmouth 2016

Chris Bake has been involved with the RC44’s since the beginning, ten years ago. His team, Team Aqua came second in Portsmouth, giving them the overall lead for the RC44 World Tour for 2016, the “Golden Wheels”. Was great to chat with Chris about all things…
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ACWS Portsmouth: One day down but plenty of action!

America’s Cup World Series Day 2 Portsmouth – Wrap up! Everyone was ready for some more ACWS racing today except for the weather. With winds well outside of the recommended 25 knots the organisers had no choice but to abandon racing. Hear from five of the six…