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It was announced very recently that Gothenburg will hold 2017 America’s Cup World Series qualifier races. The announcement was made one day after it was announced that Portsmouth will host two of the qualifier races of the event. The races will be held at Gothenburg next year in the month of August.
The race is regarded as the most prestigious Yachting competition. The race was first held in the year 1851. No other sporting trophy is as old as America’s Cup.
Artemis Racing, the Swedish professional America’s Cup team is based in Gothenburg. The manager of Artemis Racing, Ian Percy said that he is very excited to be able to make the announcement that America’s Cup World Series qualifier races are going to be held in Sweden in the coming year. He considers it to be a great chance to exhibit the sport of sailing and also the prestigious event. Fredrik Loof, the Artemis Team tactician who also won medals three times in Olympics has said that there is much enthusiasm in the group at the moment and he is also hopeful that his countrymen will turn up in large numbers at the event and support the team. He also said that they intend to show their capabilities.
The 2017 America’s Cup World Series will be the 35th edition of the event. The upcoming edition of the race will feature the new AC45 Yachts which Ben Ainslie, regarded as one of the greatest British Sailors has said, are faster than the previous ones and are also more exciting.
The Gothenburg races will take place on the Gota River either at Langedrag or near the City Centre. Frihamnen will be the race village. In the 2013 America’s Cup World series the American team Oracle made a huge comeback. They were behind New Zealand 8-1 but they went on to become victorious 9-8.
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Solar1 launched by Nakhimov, was made to exhibit the technology and innovations in solar power. Solar1 showcased a magnificent 1st year event at new Yacht Club de Monaco earlier in July; with three days of racing, involvement from more than twenty four teams from all across the world, highly booming supporting events; from an extremely popular Solar Conference to a Kids Solar Race, with speakers from top industries. This was a magnificent event.
Solar1 really exceeded all anticipations, and are happy to officially declare the return of Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup to primarily in 2015. From 9th to 11th July, 2015, Monaco would again see squads from across the world go down to race in Larvotto bay and Port Hercules, in an even more explosive and thrilling event, for Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup World Championship award.
This year saw the very first Plain Sailing Monte Carlo Cup, where enthusiasts and experts from across the world joined together to make an unforgettable experience, offering a magnificent synergy among innovation, motion and nature. Next year’s edition would be much better and bigger; with more worldwide teams, more technological advances, higher speeds, tougher races, more competition, an all round electric experience and bigger supporting events.
The official invitation to take part in Solar1 Monte Carlo Cup has been unveiled, and already many teams have signed up to take part and defend their titles. 1st November is the deadline for team participation.
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