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Forum: Racing Articles   09-29-2002
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Views: 1,271
Posted By Bruce Kirby
The Louis Vuitton Cup Begins

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Forum: Racing Articles   08-29-2002
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Views: 2,254
Posted By Bruce Kirby
The Louis Vuitton Cup

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Forum: Racing Articles   07-08-2002
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Views: 1,875
Posted By Bruce Kirby
America's Cup Preview

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Forum: Racing Articles   03-15-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 2,161
Posted By Bruce Kirby
America's Cup Design Retrospective

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>The task was to win the America's Cup on New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf, where the breeze was always shifty, where it would vary in strength from 10 to 25 knots in...
Forum: Racing Articles   03-01-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 834
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Five—NZ Sweeps Series

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>As Team New Zealand swept to her fifth straight victory in America's Cup 2000, and became the first non-US team to successfully defend the 149-year-old trophy,...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-29-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 559
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Four in America's Cup

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>Team New Zealand helmsman Russell Coutts gracefully accepted a no-strings-attached birthday present from his Italian rivals today, used it to forge another...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-28-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By Bruce Kirby
America's Cup—Another Postponement

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>For the fourth time America's Cup 2000 racing was cancelled today as the big high pressure dome that has been hanging over the New Zealand prevented the wind from...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-26-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Calm Scuttles Race Four

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Forum: Racing Articles   02-24-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 708
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Committee Controversy

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>It was bound to happen. The America's Cup Race Committee, appointed by the defending Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, is coming under fire for bending in favor...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-23-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Abandoned

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>For the second time in America's Cup 2000, a race had been postponed due to light and variable conditions. Although both teams agreed that the wind was too...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-22-2000
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Views: 567
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Three Preview and Jury Ruling

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>With a big high pressure area still hanging over the Hauraki Gulf, wind conditions for the third race of the America's Cup match on Thursday are forecast to be...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-21-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Two America's Cup

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>It began as a tactical disaster for the Italians and then turned into a good race as the silver and red boat pulled almost even with Team New Zealand; but then it...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-19-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race One America's Cup

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>New Zealand won the first race of America's Cup 2000 in conditions thought to favor the Italian challengers. The wind blew from the southwest at 10 to 13 knots...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-18-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By Bruce Kirby
No Wind, No Race

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>The tension couldn't have been much higher or the wind much lower today as the contenders headed out to the starting area for opening race of America's Cup 2000....
Forum: Racing Articles   02-16-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Decision Reversed at the 11th Hour

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>After deciding yesterday that there would be an observer riding in the stern of the boats in the America's Cup match, which begins Saturday in Auckland, the...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-14-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 1,925
Posted By Bruce Kirby
IACC Boats Unveiled

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>The underbodies of the two boats that will compete for the America's Cup in a best-five-of-nine series beginning on Saturday were revealed to the public on...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-13-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By Bruce Kirby
The Defenders and More Controversy

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Forum: Racing Articles   02-06-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 617
Posted By Bruce Kirby
America's Cup—The Italians

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>Who are these Italians who have survived the toughest ever challenger series to win the right to race against New Zealand for the America's Cup? They are...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-05-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Final Race Louis Vuitton Cup

<HTML><P> As LUNA ROSSA advances into the America's Cup match against Team New Zealand later in the month and AMERICA ONE heads home to San Francisco, both teams can look back on the most exciting...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-04-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Eight Louis Vuitton Cup Finals

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>By mid-afternoon Sunday, in Auckland, the ninth race of the Louis Vuitton Cup finals will be over. After four months of competition and 202 races, the challenger...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-03-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Seven Louis Vuitton Finals

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>One of the great pleasures of watching America's Cup or Louis Vuitton Cup racing, whether it's in real life, on TV, or a computerized simulation, is that you have...
Forum: Racing Articles   02-01-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Six Louis Vuitton Finals

<HTML><p>Racing for the Louis Vuitton Cup was cancelled today due to lack of wind, and will resume tomorrow with the seventh race of the series. Italy's LUNA ROSSA and AMERICA ONE from the St....
Forum: Racing Articles   01-31-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 743
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Five Louis Vuitton Cup Finals

<HTML><!-- eWebEditPro 1.8.0.2 --><P>AMERICA ONE climbed back into contention in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals today with a resounding victory over Italy's LUNA ROSSA in winds ranging from 15 to 27...
Forum: Racing Articles   01-29-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 541
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Four Louis Vuitton Finals

<HTML><P> <img src="http://www.sailnet.com/images/content/authors/kirby/111699prada.jpg" vspace="8" hspace="8" align="left">For most of Sunday's race it appeared Paul Cayard and his AMERICA ONE...
Forum: Racing Articles   01-28-2000
Replies: 0
Views: 770
Posted By Bruce Kirby
Race Three Louis Vuitton Finals

<HTML><P> This time it wasn't a fickle wind favoring one boat over the other, or the errant spectator fleet getting in the way of the competitors; today's third race of the Louis Vuitton finals was...
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