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GBR Challenge Ready To Go Again

Monday, 3 March 2003, 9:02 am | GBR Challenge

Over the past two months the GBR Challenge Management Team has been reviewing the 2000 - 2003 campaign and developing ongoing plans and budgets for a second campaign based on the two possible outcomes of this 31st America's Cup Match between Team ... More >>

GBR Challenge Exits Louis Vuitton Cup 1/4rs

Monday, 18 November 2002, 5:25 pm | GBR Challenge

18th November 2002. GBR Challenge today lost the Louis Vuitton Cup Quarter-Final against Stars & Stripes, exiting the competition for the 31st America’s Cup. The young British team that has earned many plaudits and beaten five teams since arriving ... More >>

Team Dennis Conner Extend Lead

Monday, 18 November 2002, 10:06 am | GBR Challenge

Team Dennis Conner today beat GBR Challenge to take a 3-1 lead in the Quarter-Final series. The result means that Harrison’s men need to win three matches in a row against the seasoned America’s Cup campaigners to progress in the Louis Vuitton Cup. Despite ... More >>

Team Dennis Conner Takes 2-1 Lead

Friday, 15 November 2002, 4:41 pm | GBR Challenge

15th November. Stars & Stripes today won the third race of the Quarter-final series, to take a 2-1 lead in the best of seven series. In a similar race to yesterday, the America’s Cup veterans established an early advantage and then protected their lead ... More >>

Stars & Stripes Level Series

Thursday, 14 November 2002, 4:12 pm | GBR Challenge

14th November. Stars & Stripes today levelled the quarter-final with GBR Challenge at 1-1. In the second race of the best of seven series, the Americans established an early lead up the first beat and then protected their advantage throughout the ... More >>

GBR Challenge Wins First Race in Quarter Finals

Thursday, 14 November 2002, 10:06 am | GBR Challenge

13th November. GBR Challenge won the first race of the Quarter-Finals, to take a 1-0 lead in the best of seven series against Stars & Stripes. The British team won a penalty against USA 77 in the pre-start and then stayed close enough on the six ... More >>

GBR Challenge Faces Experienced Test

Monday, 11 November 2002, 9:11 am | GBR Challenge

11th November 2002. Tomorrow is the start of the Louis Vuitton cup quarter-finals, with GBR Challenge up against Stars & Stripes (USA) in a best of seven series. The match pits the British newcomers against the most experienced America’s Cup team ... More >>

GBR Challenge to Sail Against Stars and Stripes

Monday, 4 November 2002, 4:38 pm | GBR Challenge

5 November 2002: Peter Harrison's GBR Challenge will be up against Dennis Conner's Stars and Stripes for the Louis Vuitton Challenger Series Quarterfinal. The best of seven series starts on Tuesday 12th November 2002. More >>

GBR Challenge Likely To Face Stars & Stripes

Monday, 4 November 2002, 8:43 am | GBR Challenge

2nd November 2002. A win for regatta leader Alinghi this afternoon resulted in the Swiss team confirming their number one position, with GBR Challenge guaranteed sixth position. Despite winning the right hand side of the start line, the Swiss America’s ... More >>

Oracle Prove Heavy Air Kings

Monday, 4 November 2002, 8:40 am | GBR Challenge

2nd November 2002. Oracle this morning preserved their record as the heavy air kings of the Louis Vuitton Cup, defeating GBR Challenge by two minutes. The big budget American team won the pre-start, holding the British team beyond the starboard layline ... More >>

Seventh point for GBR Challenge

Friday, 1 November 2002, 5:13 pm | GBR Challenge

1st November. This afternoon GBR Challenge maintained their bid for fifth position, by defeating the French Le Defi Areva syndicate to secure the seventh point of the regatta for the British team. The French, fresh from their win over OneWorld, showed ... More >>

Victory Challenge Claims Revenge

Friday, 1 November 2002, 2:27 pm | GBR Challenge

Sweden’s Victory Challenge today claimed their revenge over GBR Challenge for their defeat in Round Robin One, beating the British team by 61 seconds. Harrison’s men led away from the start, but the Swedish team sailed a higher mode to take control ... More >>

Narrow loss for GBR Challenge

Thursday, 31 October 2002, 4:04 pm | GBR Challenge

31st October. In the second race of the day, GBR Challenge lost a close tussle with Prada by 16 seconds. After GBR Challenge led off the start line, Prada took the lead up but the British team recovered by the top mark to lead into the first downwind ... More >>

GBR Challenge defeats Mascalzone Latino

Thursday, 31 October 2002, 12:50 am | GBR Challenge

31st October. On a windy Hauraki Gulf, GBR Challenge defeated Mascalzone Latino by one minute and 40 seconds. The British team led from start to finish to record their second victory of the second Round Robin, after consecutive losses to the superpowers ... More >>

OneWorld Win

Tuesday, 29 October 2002, 2:30 pm | GBR Challenge

29th October 2002. After a close tussle in the pre-start and on the start of the first upwind leg, the American OneWorld syndicate showed good boatspeed to establish an unassailable lead over GBR Challenge. OneWorld, who have only lost one match to ... More >>

Olympic Medallist Gets Design Tips from GBR Chall.

Friday, 25 October 2002, 9:28 am | GBR Challenge

Triple Olympic Medallist, Matthew Pinsent today took to the high seas with Britain's America's Cup Team, GBR Challenge. Pinsent, who is a patron of GBR Challenge, joined former rowers Greg Searle (1992 Olympic Medallist) and Ian Weighell (Oxford Blue) ... More >>

GBR Challenge Win First Match In Round Robin Two

Thursday, 24 October 2002, 9:32 am | GBR Challenge

23rd October 2002. GBR Challenge today defeated Team Dennis Conner’s Stars & Stripes by 46 seconds, to record the British team’s fourth victory in a row. The first attempt at the race was cancelled after the wind died. In the restarted race ... More >>

GBR Challenge Prepares For Round Robin Two

Monday, 21 October 2002, 12:10 am | GBR Challenge

21st October 2002. With racing in the Louis Vuitton Cup due to resume tomorrow, Peter Harrison’s GBR Challenge is making the final preparations for the second Round Robin. The British team enters the fray after the all-Italian showdown tomorrow, with a ... More >>

GBR Challenge Records Third Victory In A Row

Monday, 14 October 2002, 1:13 pm | GBR Challenge

GBR Challenge today defeated Mascalzone Latino by 54 seconds. Having won the favoured pin end of the start line, Harrison’s team covered the Italians every move and extended on each leg of the course. The third consecutive victory gives GBR Challenge four ... More >>

GBR Challenge Defeats Oracle

Saturday, 12 October 2002, 11:54 pm | GBR Challenge

12th October 2002. GBR Challenge recorded a fantastic victory today, defeating the highly fancied Oracle BMW team owned by software billionaire Larry Ellison. Having established the lead up the first beat after a split tack start, Harrison’s team ... More >>





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