America's Cup

Regattas are tipped for Sydney, Europe, Bermuda and San Francisco with the series starting later this year or early next year.

The material damage didn't affect Team France's equipment as this is now stored at their sports activity premises rather than in this base.

Sardinia Challenge will be headed by Renato Azzara, the founder of Sardinia Yacht Services, while the racing team will be headed by Duccio Colombi.

Kevin Shoebridge says the decision to have their own building facility was about "having control over what we do".

Christian Loken and Petter Morland Pedersen believe the land of vikings has the technology and expertise to have a decent crack at the Auld Mug.

Construction of the team bases is due to begin later this year once the council gets resource consent.

Written by Australian Sailing founder Bob Ross, the book gives new insights into the enigma that was Lexcen.

Plenty of obstacles to overcome but YNZ gives a thumbs up

South Australian David Tillett has been appointed Chairman of the Arbitration Panel.

The British Olympic Association has stood firm over its trademarked "Team GB" name.

"I know people will say women can join America's Cup teams as designers, engineers and sailmakers - and they do. But there needs to be a specific position for a woman sailor on the boat."

Helen Clark was Prime Minister of New Zealand when the government became a sponsor of the team for the 32nd America’s Cup and through to the 34th America’s Cup.

The all American effort gained traction last weekend when some of its principals helped crew US One Sailing Team to victory over the New York Yacht Club’s Team American Magic in the Congressional Cup.

It is the biggest British investment in the Cup ever and will allow the team to design and build two boats in the lead-up to the challenge in New Zealand.

Ray Davies confirmed the decision in a Facebook Q&A session but another team spokesman then said "no specific roles have been decided".