Latest...

  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Instagram - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle
  • YouTube - Black Circle

Olympics: World Sailing video proclaims the 2024 events and classes, notwithstanding the IOC's Programme Commission has yet to sign off — there is...

Thursday, January 16, 2020

AC36: Emirates Airline longtime chief Sir Tim Clark (GBR) stepping down at the end of June 2020, just after Emirates Team New Zealand hosts the AC Wor...

Thursday, December 26, 2019

AC36: Hi-res video of ETNZ's capsize while training today (Thursday in NZL), courtesy of the team — see how they righted the yacht

Thursday, December 19, 2019

AC36: Photo and video of Emirates Team New Zealand capsizing their AC75 while training today (Thursday in NZ)

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

AC36: Now here's some interesting news — INEOS Team UK in a new "performance partnership" with the the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

1/2
Please reload

12 Metres: More great photos by Michele Almeida at the Newport Trophy Regatta today – breeze on!

Sunday, July 23, 2017

NEWPORT, RI – The Newport Trophy Regatta, the second event in the Road to the Worlds Waypoint Series, has just ended.  Hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club the event was for 12 Metre yachts, which are collecting points in a global series leading up to the next world championship, scheduled for Newport in July 2019, and recalling the heyday of America’s Cup racing in Newport from 1958 to 1983.

 

Racing began Friday. Competing yachts were  divided into Grand Prix, Modern and Traditional classes: NEW ZEALAND (KZ-3) and LAURA (KZ-5) in Grand Prix; FREEDOM (US-30), DEFENDER (US- 33), CHALLENGE 12 (KA-10), INTREPID (US-22) and COURAGEOUS (US-26) in Modern; and COLUMBIA (US-16), WEATHERLY (US-17) and AMERICAN EAGLE (US-21) in Traditional.

 

Further to Michele's eye candy we posted from Friday's racing, here are some more great photos of the 12s in action today, again courtesy of Michele Almeida / MISTE Photography.

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload