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Artemis Racing Win in Dramatic Style

Artemis Racing claimed a dramatic victory in the final Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event of the year. The team headed to Bermuda with plenty to prove, and after racing was abandoned on Saturday, three races were scheduled for Sunday. Team Manager and Tactician, Iain Percy, spoke of his relief after a trying few months. “I’m very proud of the team. We had a lot of pressure to perform.…

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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 JOINS THE RC44 TOUR

Artemis Racing has consistently been on the podium of the RC44 Championship Tour for the past four seasons. Currently sitting on equal points with third placed Synergy, the Swedish team has announced their America’s Cup Team Manager, the two time British Olympic gold medallist, Iain Percy as their new RC44 tactician. Joining the team for the penultimate event of the 2013 season, it will be Percy’s first time racing in…

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AMERICA’S CUP 2013 IAIN PERCY ON THE ORACLE WOES

America’s Cup 2013 – After the Race 6 postponement the pressure is now really on Oracle Team USA for Races 6 and 7 to be sailed on San Francisco Bay today.  Ben Ainslie was on the boat yesterday, so there is all kinds of discussion on his likely role today. Here is an interview with a Iain Percy, the British skipper of Artemis Racing who know the Oracle campaign, the…

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IAIN PERCY APPOINTED SAILING TEAM DIRECTOR OF ARTEMIS RACING

Artemis Racing, Challenger of Record for the 34th America’s Cup, announced today a new afterguard featuring Olympic medalists; Iain Percy, Nathan Outteridge and Santiago Lange as well as Loïck Peyron, one of the world’s most experienced multihull helmsmen. The technical and multihull experience of this group will provide Artemis an efficient nucleus to guide the team’s AC72, particularly through the next few critical months of sailing and testing. Iain Percy will…

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