America's Cup


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America's Cup

n
(Sailing) an international yachting trophy, first won by the schooner America in 1851 and held as a challenge trophy by the New York Yacht Club until 1983

America's Cup

World’s oldest international sailing competition, first won in 1851 by the schooner America.
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Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) has made sailing history by winning the 35th America's Cup in Bermuda.
Revenge will likely be on their minds when Emirates Team New Zealand face Oracle Team USA when the 35th America's Cup begins in Bermuda on Saturday.
Running alongside the 3$th America's Cup will be a competition with a smaller audience, but just as important in terms of the future of sailing--the Red Rull Youth America's Cup (RRYAC).
Sensational racing set to a backdrop of Oman's stunning coastline rounded off the inaugural Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Oman as Sir Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team snatched victory and held aloft the coveted Auld Mug.
Muscat, Jan 31 (ONA) The Sultanate of Oman will make a sporting history when it becomes the first country in the Middle East to host America's Cup racing by staging the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Oman in February 2016 with the participation of teams from France, Sweden, the United States, Britain, Japan and New Zealand.
A major shake-up of the rules governing the America's Cup has added yet another edge to the British challenge, led by Olympic great Ben Ainslie and the Land Rover BAR team--a challenge that has been eagerly accepted.
THE most-successful sailor in Olympic history is to join forces with Formula One's most-decorated designer in a bid to win the America's Cup.
com)-- “TOMCAT,” Performance Racing Catamaran, the second America's Cup Experience Yacht on San Francisco Bay.
THE Duchess of Cambridge indulged her passion for sailing when she joined Sir Ben Ainslie as he launched Britain's bid to win the America's Cup.
The Duchess of Cambridge with Sir Ben Ainslie with the America's Cup |during a visit to the National Maritime Museum, London
BEN Ainslie made a childhood dream reality by inspiring Oracle Team USA to one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history by winning the America's Cup.
British Olympian Simpson, known as Bart, was killed in a training accident in May, an event which so shocked the sport that there were questions over whether the 34th America's Cup would even take place.
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