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The America’s Cup is a challenge between Yacht Clubs from different nations. Find the latest news and investigations from Tip & Shaft on the subject.

Team New Zealand a remporté la 36e Coupe de l'America

Bruno Troublé: “There will be no going back”

Consultant to Prada during the 36th America’s Cup, the former helmsman for Baron Bich and organizer of the Louis Vuitton Cup, Bruno Troublé speaks with Tip & Shaft about this 2021 Cup, an event which he is clearly a fan of and robustly defends.

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Le bateau néo-zélandais était le plus rapide

What we learned from the 36th America’s Cup

The 36th America’s Cup was retained by Emirates Team New Zealand on Wednesday with their 7-3 victory against Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli. Tip & Shaft reviews this edition with the views of experts involved in this campaign, and also with Bertrand Pacé and Franck Cammas.

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Luna Rossa America's Cup AC75

Bertrand Pacé:”This Cup is a real match race”

Now almost sixty, Bertrand Pacé is one of France’s most experienced match racing sailors (world champion in 1994), but has also taken part in the America’s Cup (seven times), and the Tour de France (eight wins). Before the start of the final of the Prada Cup, Tip & Shaft talked to the sailor from Dunkirk.

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Ineos Team UK en tête de la Prada Cup

Thierry Fouchier: “The Brits have gone from zeroes to heroes”

At the age of 54, Thierry Fouchier is one of France’s most experienced sailors as far as the America’s Cup is concerned, having taken part six times and after winning with the Americans on BMW Oracle in 2010. A consultant for Canal+ TV for the 36th Cup, the sailor from Marseille told Tip & Shaft about the first days of the Prada Cup.

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L'AC75 du défi italien Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli

Philippe Presti: “The Cup is the ultimate team sport”

At 55, Philippe Presti, who rose to prominence through Olympic sailing (Soling, Finn and Star), is now one of the best French specialists in the America’s Cup arena. Before the start of the Prada Cup, the sailor from Arcachon who is now a coach at Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, talks about the 36th Cup.

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Blair Tuke and Peter Burling together with Russell Coutts

Peter Burling & Blair Tuke: “It will be a busy next year”

New Zealand’s hottest sailing duo, Olympic gold medallists and America’s Cup winners, Pete Burling and Blair Tuke will put together a Kiwi crew – entirely independent of Emirates Team New Zealand – for what will effectively be SailGP’s Season 2 starting in April. Campaigning to defend their 49er Olympic title in Tokyo next year, the pair look set to have a busy, carefully structured 2021. But before all that there is the matter of the America’s Cup defence in home waters. Tip & Shaft spoke to Pete and Blair this week…

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Grant Dalton est accusé de conflit d'intérêt

America’s Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand under fire

Eight months before the 36th match kicks off America’s Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand and his boss, Grant Dalton, are shaken by an alleged embezzlement of public funds that is making a lot of noise in New Zealand. Tip & Shaft looked at a story which is still running…

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Les Italiens de Luna Rossa font partie des challengers de la 36e Coupe de l'America

Iain Murray: “The America’s Cup has always been such a design contest”

In April Iain Murray was announced as the Race Director of the 36th America’s Cup. It will be the third time that Murray has done this job. At the same time Murray is Race Director for SailGP, Performance Director for Australian Sailing and so has been dealing with the effects of the Olympic postponement on the Aussie team. He took time to speak to Tip & Shaft….

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Pour Stewart Hosford, il faut que le Vendée Globe 2020 ait lieu à la date prévue

Stewart Hosford: “Offshore sailing can show itself to be a leader and a differentiator”

With the Covid-19 pandemic affecting the whole planet, it has meant a great deal of uncertainty for sport in general and sailboat races are no exception. To try to get to grips with this new situation, Tip & Shaft is carrying out a series of five interviews about the future of sail racing. Our fourth guest, Stewart Hosford, CEO of Alex Thomson Racing from 2010 to 2019, is now CEO of Sir Keith Mills’ pan global sports investment group Origin Sports.

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