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58 Min Video: ‘America’s Cup & Beyond’ Panel

58 Min Video: ‘America’s Cup & Beyond’ Panel

The Bermuda Tourism Summit was held earlier this week at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club, with the annual summit, organised by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, designed to prompt dialogue concerning trends affecting the tourism industry around the world while simultaneously discussing strategies to improve the tourism industry here at... Read more of this article

Video: AC Endeavour Program Goes ‘Off Grid’

Video: AC Endeavour Program Goes ‘Off Grid’

Local company Alternative Energy Systems recently donated 10 solar panels to the America’s Cup Endeavour program, with the installed solar panels not only helping to lower costs and reduce the program’s footprint, but also helping to educate its young participants and ensure that the program continues “well beyond the America’s... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Near Miss’ Capsize For Oracle Team USA

Video: ‘Near Miss’ Capsize For Oracle Team USA

With wind speeds near 25 knots on Tuesday [Nov 1], it was a challenging day for Oracle Team USA as it continued its testing program, with the conditions leading to a near-capsize of an AC45S catamaran. Helmsman Tom Slingsby explained, “It was blowing 22 to 25 knots. We did a bear away, we were doing 42 to 43 knots. We got stable out of the bear... Read more of this article

Video: Team BDA Catamaran Gets A New Look

Video: Team BDA Catamaran Gets A New Look

Team Bermuda’s GC32 foiling catamaran received a makeover last week, giving the boat a distinctive design. The GC32 is the team’s training platform as they prepare to represent the Island in next year’s Youth America’s Cup. The new design was created by Nina Cotterill of KPMG Bermuda, as part of KMPG’s sponsorship of the team, and applied... Read more of this article

Videos: ‘Get To Know’ Team Oracle Members

Videos: ‘Get To Know’ Team Oracle Members

Two-time America’s Cup winner Oracle Team USA is preparing to defend its title in Bermuda in 2017, with a new video series providing a behind-the-scenes look at the members of the team.The video profiles include coverage of Jimmy Spithill, Tom Slingsby, Kyle Langford, Kinley Fowler, Sam Newton, and Cooper Dressler. America’s Cup: Get To... Read more of this article

Video: Peter Dill Interns With Oracle Team USA

Video: Peter Dill Interns With Oracle Team USA

Meet Bermudian Peter Dill, an intern with Oracle Team USA and part of Bermuda’s Red Bull Youth America’s Cup team. Dill said since he has been interning with the defending America’s Cup champions, he has learned a lot about the boats and the technology that goes into them, and called the experience “really inspiring.”  Read More →

Video: America’s Cup Virtual Wind Tunnel Testing

Video: America’s Cup Virtual Wind Tunnel Testing

How can a hightech catamaran be tested? How can engineers analyze the aerodynamical characteristics of such a boat? America’s Cup defending champions Oracle Team USA and their Technology Partner BMW know the answer: it’s CFD.“CFD means computational fluid dynamics, in simple terms: it’s a way to do virtual wind tunnel testings”,... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Logo During AC Race In France

Video: Bermuda Logo During AC Race In France

Bermuda received some exposure during the recent Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Toulon, France, with the island’s signature pink tourism logo featured on the water during a broadcast of the event. Glenn Jones of the Bermuda Tourism Authority said, “Both on television and with our marketing activations at venues around the... Read more of this article

Video: Artemis Racing Win AC Series In France

Video: Artemis Racing Win AC Series In France

Late summer sunshine greeted the thousands of spectators who made it out in force for Super Sunday at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Toulon, and it is Artemis Racing who leave France celebrating after taking the regatta honours. Behind them, Softbank Team Japan went from last on Saturday to finishing second overall, an incredible turnaround,... Read more of this article

Video: Preview Of America’s Cup In France

Video: Preview Of America’s Cup In France

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Toulon is set to take place on September 10 and September 11, with a video preview serving to add to the excitement for the competition, which leads into the main America’s Cup event in Bermuda next year. All six competing teams have a chance to win both individual races and the overall regatta honours,... Read more of this article

Video: Oracle Team Is “Flying Low, Flying High”

Video: Oracle Team Is “Flying Low, Flying High”

In a video dubbed “Flying Low, Flying High,” Oracle Team USA compares America’s Cup sailing with a rigid wing to aviation itself, with Skipper Jimmy Spithill and Aerobatic Pilot Sean D. Tucker combining to highlight the similarities. In the video by John von Seeburg, Mike Herbener, and Tim Davis for Oracle Team USA, Spithill –... Read more of this article

Video: The Long History Of The America’s Cup

Video: The Long History Of The America’s Cup

At 165 years old, the America’s Cup boasts a long and storied history, with a video outlining that history from its beginnings in 1851. The video’s narrator, Tucker Thompson, says, “The America’s Cup is 165 years old and it all began here in England with a yacht race around the Isle of Wight. “Invitations went out for the Royal... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Liveline, FlyTime Graphics

Video: America’s Cup Liveline, FlyTime Graphics

Start line, boundary, 100 metres line: those are only a few graphics shown during an America’s Cup race, with the concept behind them to make the story telling much easier for the viewers and the commentators. Since Portsmouth, there’s been a new graphic called BMW FlyTime. In the video below, Tucker Thompson, the host of the 35th AC, and... Read more of this article