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AC35 Artemis Racing: Views on the Cup

Team principal Torbjörn Törnqvist and team manager Iain Percy outline their plans, their views and their reservations on the 35th AC. Cats, foils and wingmasts, shortly after the blueprint for the the next generation of America’s Cup boats was revealed, so the Protocol for the 35th America’s Cup was published. At first sight the broad message looked very similar to the 34th Cup in San Francisco where extreme sailing, high…

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Iain Percy: ‘My goals changed … all that mattered was to honour Bart’ – The Guardian

Double Olympic champion recalls the accident that claimed the life of his sailing partner Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson and how the America’s Cup may change for the better in his memory “Competition is all-consuming and it gives you a break from the issues and problems in your personal life,” Iain Percy says as he explains how he has immersed himself in a renewed sporting challenge after struggling to overcome the tragedy…

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