BMW Oracle signs Coutts for next America’s Cup

BMW Oracle have signed three-times America’s Cup winner Russell Coutts to lead their next challenge.
The US syndicate’s challenge has not yet been accepted by defender Alinghi while a legal wrangle hangs in the air.
Coutts skippered New Zealand’s successful challenge for sailing’s most prestigious prize in 1995 and defended it in 2000 before signing up to lead new Swiss syndicate Alinghi for the 2003 America’s Cup, taking five of his long-time team mates with him.
The core Kiwi crew were credited with winning the America’s Cup for a European team for the first time since the event began in 1851 but soon after their victory Coutts fell out with Alinghi boss Ernesto Bertarelli and was sacked from the team.

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>


<< Oct 2016 >>
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

Danish Maritime Technology Conference 2016

A part of Danish Maritime Days 

For the first half of 2016, the key buzzword of the maritime industry have been ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’. The global maritime industry stands in the midst of a market with changing dynamics, where emerging technologies give endless possibilities with an unprecedented processing power.

The emerging technologies have opened up for new products and services that increase efficiency through the entire maritime value chain. The Danish Maritime Technology Conference looks at the key drivers emerging in and from the Fourth Industrial Revolution – the technologies, the products and the services that leads this market change.

The new waves of accelerating technological development require new forms of conducting agile business, given the speed at which innovation and disruption takes place. Members of Danish Maritime are global market leaders within the maritime industry, and together with specialists they will discuss their core challenges and present their solutions to a game changing market.

More info

read more >

Danish Maritime Days 2016

At this year’s Danish Maritime Days, four themes will highlight some of the most important challenges and opportunities which the global…

read more >

Maritime Standard Tanker Conference

The event will highlight the main regional trends in crude, chemical and product tanker operations, giving attendees a unique insight into…

read more >


SHIPTEC CHINA builds up itself into a more outstanding, influential and well-reputed maritime event in northern China…

read more >