Monday, 8 April 2013

America's Cup : Onboard AC45 Racing Video with Red Bull Youth America's Cup Teams 2013

by America's Cup media

Ten teams have qualified for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup to be held in San Francisco from September 1-4, during the Summer of Racing. The teams will be racing the same AC45 wing sail catamarans currently race by the America’s Cup teams in the America’s Cup World Series.

The line-up for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup includes:

Country: Australia
Team: Objective Australia(1)
Yacht Club: Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club
Skipper: Jason Waterhouse (21, Newport, Australia)

Country: France
Team: Energy Youth Team/Name TBC(2)
Yacht Club: TBC
Skipper: TBC

Country: Germany
Team: STG/NRV Youth Team(1)
Yacht Club: NRV (Norddeutscher Regatta Verein)
Helmsman: Erik Heil (23, Kiel, Germany)

Country: New Zealand
Team: NZL Sailing Team with Emirates Team New Zealand(2)
Yacht Club: Yachting New Zealand
Skipper: Peter Burling (22, Auckland, New Zealand)

Country: New Zealand
Team: Full Metal Jacket Racing(1)
Yacht Club: Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron
Skipper: William Tiller (23, Auckland, New Zealand)

Country: Portugal
Team: ROFF/Cascais Sailing Team(1)
Yacht Club: Naval Club of Cascais
Skipper: Bernardo Freitas (22, Cascais, Portugal)

Country: Sweden
Team: Artemis Racing/Swedish Youth Challenge(2)
Yacht Club: GKSS (Royal Swedish Yacht Club)
Skipper: Charlie Ekberg (23, Stockholm, Sweden)

Country: Switzerland
Team: Team Tilt(1)
Yacht Club: Société Nautique de Genève (SNG)
Skipper: Lucien Cujean (23, Versoix, Switzerland)

Country: USA
Team: ORACLE TEAM USA/American Youth Sailing Force(2)
Yacht Club: TBC
Sailing Team Manager: Ian Andrewes (23, San Francisco, Calif.)

Country: USA
Team: ORACLE TEAM USA/USA45 Racing(2)
Yacht Club: San Diego Yacht Club
Skipper: Charlie Buckingham (23, Newport Beach, Calif.)

(1) Indicates team’s participation through Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Selection Series
(2) indicates team’s participation through America’s Cup World Series team

Energy Youth Team  (France)

The ENERGY-INCIDENCE Open 7.50 was skippered at Spi Ouest-France Intermarché by the young sailor Charles Hainneville, who will lead a team of under 25 year olds, most of whom will be in the crew of the ENERGY TEAM AC45 competing in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, which is due to be raced  from 1st to 4th September in San Francisco. Energy Team has yet to announce the final crew selection for its youth team for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup this year.

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