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Sailing: America's Cup Discovered

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Top sailing action from the oldest running trophy event in international sport

About the Show

Top sailing action from the oldest running trophy event in international sport

Series 1 Summary

The series that gets under the skin of the 34th edition of the world's most glamorous sailing contest.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 1

    Go behind the scenes with the competing crews, as they participate in the 2011 edition of the prestigious global competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 2

    More action and behind-the-scenes glimpses from the glamorous sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 3

    Catch up with the latest events as the crews take part in the 2011 edition of the sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 4

    Another look at the crews taking part in the 2011 edition of the sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 5

    Go behind the scenes with the competing crews, as they participate in the 2011 edition of the prestigious global competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 6

    More action and behind-the-scenes glimpses from the glamorous sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 7

    Catch up with the latest events as the crews take part in the 2011 sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 8

    Another look at the crews taking part in the 2011 edition of the sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 9

    Go behind the scenes with the competing crews of 2011, as they participate in this prestigious global competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 10

    More action and behind-the-scenes glimpses from the glamorous sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 11

    Catch up with the latest events as the crews take part in the 2011 sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 12

    Another look at the crews taking part in the 2011 edition of the stellar sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 13

    The series which gets under the skin of the world's most glamorous sailing contest takes another behind-the-scenes look at the competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 14

    More action and behind-the-scenes glimpses from the glamorous sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 15

    Go behind the scenes with the competing crews of the 2011 series, as they participate in this prestigious global competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 16

    Another look at the crews taking part in the 2011 edition of the stellar sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 17

    Catch up with the latest events as the crews take part in the 2011 sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 18

    More action and behind-the-scenes glimpses from the glamorous sailing series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 19

    Go behind the scenes with the competing crews of the 2011 series, as they participate in this prestigious global competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 20

    The series which gets under the skin of the world's most glamorous sailing contest takes another behind-the-scenes look at the competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 21

    Go behind the scenes with the competing crews as they participate in the 2011 edition of the prestigious global competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 22

    In this edition, Energy Team skipper Loick Peyron returns from a triumphant attempt at the Jules Verne Trophy, and the world's number one sailor, Ben Ainslie, announces that he's joining the America's Cup.

    Plus, exclusive news, views, interviews and behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 23

    This show comes from Auckland, as Luna Rossa go for their first sail in an AC45; and an innovation designed to increase the speed of the world's fastest yachts is unveiled.

    Plus, exclusive news, views, interviews and behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 24

    This edition visits Dusseldorf with Oracle Racing's skipper Jimmy Spithill; and also looks back 25 years to Dennis Conner's America's Cup victory with Stars and Stripes.

    Plus exclusive news, views, interviews and behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 25

    This edition is on the water in Auckland, as the AC 45 wing extensions are tested; and the show delves into the archive for footage of the world's number one sailor, Ben Ainslie.

    Plus, exclusive news, views, interviews and behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 26

    The show comes from San Francisco, uncovering some of the partners of the America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project; and there's more action from Auckland, where Luna Rossa and Emirates Team New Zealand are training.

    Plus, exclusive news, views, interviews and behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 27

    This edition visits San Francisco to commemorate the third anniversary of USA 17's victory in the 33rd cup; and there's a trip to Valencia, scene of that victory, to catch up with some of the challengers for the 34th Cup.

    Plus, exclusive news, views, interviews and behind the scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 28

    This edition returns to San Francisco, as Oracle Racing train in the Bay.

    Plus exclusive news, views, interviews and behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 29

    This edition offers some Emirates Team New Zealand action in Auckland, and travels to San Francisco for the US Sailor of the Year awards.

    Plus, exclusive news, views, interviews and behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 30

    This edition takes a trip to Sweden to visit the facility where the Artemis Racing AC 72 is taking shape, and also heads to Naples ahead of the first AC World Series regatta of 2012.

    Plus, exclusive news, views, interviews and behind the scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 31

    The show is in Naples, Italy, to preview the next AC World Series regatta; and meets a naval architect in the Isle of Wight to discuss possibilities for the teams' AC72 designs.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 32

    America's Cup Uncovered is in Sanya, China, where China Team are trialling new crew ahead of the next AC World Series regatta.

    There's also an update from Oracle Racing in San Francisco.

    Plus, exclusive news, views, interviews and behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 33

    In Naples, the teams arrive for the first AC World Series of Regatta of 2012; there's an in-depth chat with the men at the helm of the Luna Rossa AC45s; and the show meets Yann Guichard, the Energy Team skipper, in Brittany, France.

    Plus, exclusive news, views, interviews and behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 34

    This edition joins World Series newcomers Luna Rossa as the America's Cup hits Naples; after weeks of intense training, the Uncovered team are on board with exclusive access, as the Italian outfit enter the fray.

    Plus, all the latest news, views, interviews and even more behind-the-scenes action from the world's richest and most prestigious sailing competition.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 35

    In this show there's an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the first America's Cup World Series of 2012, in Naples, Italy, with coverage of the action on the water as the event kicks off.

    Newcomers Luna Rossa are looking to make a big impact with two AC45s, while Oracle Racing aim to continue their good form, but they face tough competition in a strong fleet of nine boats.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 36

    The wild Italian weather has bruised crews and broken boats at the latest America's Cup World Series event in Naples.

    This edition follows the teams as they work through the night to make it to the start line; and then it's out on the water with Emirates Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton, as the series leaders make an impressive start to the first event of the year.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 37

    Commentators Gary Jobson and Mitch Booth, provide an in-depth analysis of the match racing between Luna Rossa and Artemis Racing.

    It's Italy verses Sweden, as the two AC45s go head-to-head in the America's Cup World Series from Naples, Italy.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 38

    The Italians are back in the game. As the America's Cup World Series approaches Venice, the show takes a look at the history and success of the Luna Rossa Challenge 2013.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 39

    The scene is set for the final stage of the 2012 America's Cup World Series in Venice. Will Oracle Racing Spithill retain their place at the top of the leader board, or will Emirates Team New Zealand topple the current series champions?

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 40

    The world's most prestigious sailing competition comes to the world's most extraordinary city this week - Venice. The America's Cup World Series is an opportunity to revive Venice's seafaring tradition and to reaffirm the Venetians' love for sailing in spectacular fashion.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 41

    Behind the scenes with the competing crews as they participate in the prestigious global competition. This show features in-depth analysis of the America's Cup World Series from Venice.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 42

    The countdown to Newport Road Island begins, the final event in the first season of the America's Cup World Series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 43

    This edition discovers the rich history of the America's Cup from Newport Rhode Island, USA.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 44

    This edition presents a 'runners and riders' form guide for the climax of the inaugural America's Cup World Series at Newport, Rhode Island.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 45

    The teams are lined up and ready to pounce as the pressure mounts on the eve of the America's Cup World Series from Newport, Rhode Island.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 46

    An in-depth look at the fleet racing from the inaugural America's Cup World Series finale, in Newport, Rhode Island, USA.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 47

    A close look at the America's Cup World Series match race finals from Newport, Rhode Island, USA.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 48

    This episode features French multihull sailing legend Bruno Peyron.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 49

    Emirates Team New Zealand launch their giant AC 72 in Auckland - the first of this new generation of America's Cup racing machines.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 50

    British Olympian Ben Ainslie talks exclusively to America's Cup Discovered about the challenges still ahead of him after this year's Olympic Games.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 51

    A look behind the scenes at the defending champions of the 34th America's Cup - Oracle Team USA.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 52

    The America's Cup World Series heads to San Francisco. America's Cup Discovered presents a run-through of the fleet, designed to help viewers pick their winner for the new season.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 53

    Ben Ainslie joins the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 54

    Match and Fleet racing from the America's Cup World Series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 55

    Oracle Team USA launch their radical new AC 72 in preparation for defending the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 56

    An in-depth look behind the scenes at the structural challenges facing the Oracle Team USA design team.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 57

    With just one week to go before the next World Series in San Francisco, America's Cup Discovered looks at the runners and riders form guide to the racing ahead.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 58

    The Bay Area becomes the Bay Arena in San Francisco as crowds flock to the waterfront for an extreme week of fighter jet air displays and the America's Cup World Series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 59

    The backstory to the athletes, the racing and the glamour from the America's Cup World Series in San Francisco.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 60

    In-depth analysis of the America's Cup World Series from San Francisco.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 61

    In-depth analysis of the America's Cup World Series from San Francisco.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 62

    In-depth analysis of the America's Cup World Series from San Francisco.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 63

    Russell Coutts gives an update on the latest construction crisis within his team, Oracle Team USA.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 64

    Mario Andretti invites Jimmy Spithill for a day at the races in LA.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 65

    Another chance to catch up on the latest news from the America's Cup World Series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 66

    An exclusive insight in to the Italian quest to win the 34th America's Cup.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 67

    The America's Cup, as seen from the cockpit of the US Navy's Blue Angels fighter jet display team.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 68

    This show explores the route to becoming a professional America's Cup athlete.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 69

    This edition features the legendary racing driver Mario Andretti.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 70

    This edition features exclusive aerial and onboard video of the Emirates Team New Zealand's AC 72.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 71

    In this edition of the show, CNN founder Ted Turner reunites his victorious 1977 America's Cup Team.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 72

    This edition of the show takes a look at the history of the modern America's Cup.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 73

    The show takes a look back at 12 months in the America's Cup World Series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 74

    This show explores the fitness training regime of the Italian Luna Rossa team.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 75

    Reports from inside the Swedish and New Zealand America's Cup challenger teams.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 76

    A look at safety precautions and crisis management with Oracle Team USA.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 77

    This edition of the show marks the third anniversary of the 33rd America's Cup.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 78

    This show examines the evolution of the technology that's being used in the 34th America's Cup.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 79

    The show presents the second part of its history of the America's Cup, the years from 1983 to 2013.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 80

    Featuring highlights from the San Franciso World Series.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 81

    In the countdown to the America's Cup, this edition gives the lowdown on all things AC72.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 82

    This edition takes a look at the rivalry between America and Australia for the America's Cup.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 83

    This edition of the show tracks the highs and lows of the past year's rivalries in the America's Cup World Series - as the teams continue their way on the road to the America's Cup.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 84

    Behind the scenes with the crews competing in the prestigious global competition. In this edition, Jimmy Spithill feels the power of the wing when he takes to the skies with the Blue Angels, the US Navy's flight demonstration squadron.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 85

    Behind the scenes with the crews competing in the prestigious global competition. This edition features motor racing legend Mario Andretti.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 86

    Selection trials begin in San Francisco for the Red Bull Youth America's Cup.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 87

    Behind the scenes with the crews competing in the prestigious global competition. This edition features match racing from Naples.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 88

    This edition features fleet racing from Naples.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 89

    This edition features highlights from the America's Cup World Series in Naples.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 90

    This edition covers the countdown to the Youth America's Cup in San Francisco.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 91

    This edition checks out the second week of selection trials for the coveted places in the Red Bull Youth America's Cup.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 92

    The show explores the history of America's Cup yacht design, revealing its astonishing evolution and the radical changes in technology that have taken place since the first America's Cup was awarded in 1851.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 93

    The penultimate edition of the series catches up with three AC72s training on the San Francisco Bay for the first time, in preparation of the 34th America's Cup.

  • America's Cup Uncovered

    Episode 94

    The final episode of the series that goes behind the scenes with the crews competing in the prestigious global competition provides a review of the teams that are going head-to-head in the 34th America's Cup.

Sailing: America's Cup Discovered synopsis

Top sailing action from the oldest running trophy event in international sport

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