February 7th 2010
Both boats left the dock early on Sunday. Guilain Grenier shot this at dawn.
I said a few columns back that I knew the race was on when I saw a TV sked. There would be no moving the ...
February 6th 2010
One of many shrink-wrapped ACC boats, and Bertarelli’s yacht, Vava, background. But don’t feel sorry for Ernesto. A bigger replacement is coming.
I have a theory, soon to be tested, that the 33rd defense of America’s Cup launched and lived as ...
February 5th 2010
Both America’s Cup teams held press conferences on Friday evening in Valencia, three days ahead of Race One. Here are the “highlights.”
On who does what:
Ernesto Bertarelli at the Alinghi base
Alinghi owner Ernesto Bertarelli announced that he intends to share ...
February 5th 2010
Ah, Valencia, city of Calatrava.
City of Festivals.
Birthplace of paella.
Home to America’s Cup 33.
I love the smell of napalm in the morning.
Scene of the hottest action so far
The Announced plans for Saturday include a press conference with the two ...
February 2nd 2010
Everybody’s asking, will it happen? It has to happen.
Photo by Gilles Martin-Raget/BMW Oracle Racing
America’s Cup 33.
Race One. Monday, February 8.
First Warning 1000 local time Valencia.
Photo by George Johns/Alinghi
Even if mutual consent should erupt, and we see ...
January 31st 2010
What’s up at the Golden Gate Yacht Club with barely a week to go before their trimaran hits the race one starting line at America’s Cup 33?
A fiasco, but in this case a fiasco of the finest sort.
January 29th 2010
Justice Kornreich of the New York Supreme Court informed the America’s Cup defending yacht club, Société Nautique de Genève, and the challenging Golden Gate Yacht Club today via telephone conference that she will not hear the American challenger’s complaint regarding ...
January 28th 2010
MEXORC has always been a moving target, and for 2010 it’s being redesigned yet again. This is your looking-ahead checkup, because there’s been a concern and maybe we can clear that up. But first—
The essential West-Coast-of-Mexico-biennial is now a featured ...