Stuart Alexander is Sailing Correspondent for The Independent.
08 August 2013 03:58 PM
Time is running out for Swedish America’s Cup challenger Artemis, whose sailing director is Iain Percy, after going two down to the Italians in the semi-final of the Louis Vuitton Cup elimination series.
07 August 2013 05:37 PM
Cup is one of the top two trophies in the AAM Cowes Week
06 August 2013 06:03 PM
The Britannia Cup was called off amid the calm conditions
04 August 2013 04:29 PM
By just two seconds, Sir Keith Mills and the crew of his TP52 Fiveᵒ West pipped rival Johnny’s Vincent’s Pace to add the Glazebrook Tophy to the Queen’s Cup they won on the opening day of the AAM Cowes Week.
03 August 2013 05:06 PM
Sailing festival is gets underway with strong breezes catching many out
28 July 2013 10:34 PM
The Kiwis have chosen to bypass the semi-final stage of the Louis Vuitton Cup elimination trials to challenge for the America’s Cup. By winning the preliminary round robin, Emirates Team New Zealand exercised its right to choose between selecting a semi-final opponent or going direct to the final.
23 July 2013 09:35 PM
Job done. Emirates Team New Zealand’s demolition of Italy’s Prada-backed Luna Rossa means that the Kiwis have already secured one of the finalist slots in the challenger series Louis Vuitton Cup as they seek to win the America’s Cup .
14 July 2013 12:00 AM
It was supposed to be a wholesale restyling of an event that goes back to a yacht race around the Isle of Wight in 1851. It was going to be, rather insultingly to some, a switch from the Flintstone to the Facebook generation. Instead it has fallen into the age-old traps of overweening ambition and misguided dollops of greed.
11 July 2013 08:45 PM
Back from the brink. An international jury has upheld a protest by both Emirates Team New Zealand the Prada-backed Italians that changes to rules demanded by America's Cup race director Iain Murray which could have side-swiped competition for the 162-year old trophy that is the America's Cup.
09 July 2013 10:26 PM
The New Zealanders duly added a second point from their second race in the Louis Vuitton Cup elimination races for the America’s Cup on San Francisco Bay and for the second time they were racing against no-one. They were quicker second time around the 40-minue course.
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