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Thursday January 1 1970 Author: Location: none selected

34th America's Cup Protocol (draft)

BMW Oracle Racing/GGYC has released the draft version the Protocol document defining the major elements of the 34th America’s Cup.

America's Cup back in Europe?

In our interview with Paul Cayard, the Artemis skipper and WSTA Chairman chews the cud with us and talks of a possible America’s Cup in Europe in 2013 (not 2014).

Back to sea tonight

The leaders in the Royal Western YC’s doublehanded Shetlands Round Britain & Ireland Race set sail from Lowestoft this evening on the final leg to Plymouth, with Marco Nannini and Paul Pe

Fine race, no records

The JPMorgan Round the Island Race didn’t pan out quite as we anticipated with a gentle start in the post-dawn light€, the breeze only building by the time the leaders were around the ba

Preparing for the off

Two significant events are imminent on both sides of the Atlantic.

The world's fastest boat

After a brief Pete Goss diversion on Friday, today we publish our look at Alain Thebault’s incredible L’Hydroptere and how it took 25 years to become the world’s fastest boat.

Apple carts upturned

There have been a few surprise results this weekend.

The return of Pete Goss

 Living legend Pete Goss is to make his return to solo offshore racing this autumn, following the announcement of his entry in the Route du Rhum aboard the new Akilaria Class 40, Concise.

Foiler week

Inspired by L’Hydroptere we’re going foiler mad this week on thedailysail. Following the update on Syz & Co, so today we break the story about the British equivalent.

Done and dusted

With Synergy going 1-0 up on Saturday, so favourites Emirates Team New Zealand fought back from 0-2 down to win the last three finals matches enabling them to claim the Louis Vuitton Trophy La Madd

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