Competitors in the America's Cup face challenging sailing. Here the Swedish team is pictured in action off Toulon in September.
The Artemis crew celebrates its overall victory in the Toulon leg of the the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series.
Spectacular action from the second day of the Toulon stage of racing as the Japanese and New Zealand team multihulls compete.
The Japan, New Zealand and French team multihulls battle for position on the second day of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series.
Ben Ainslie's British Land Rover team won two of the six races in Toulon to head the overall standings with one round to go.
Artemis laid the foundations for its overall victory in Toulon with two race wins out of three on the first day of competition.
Multihulls France's Groupama, Great Britain's Land Rover, Japan's Softbank, USA's Oracle, Sweden's Artemis and New Zealand's Emirates sail on the first day of competition off Toulon.
Royal couple Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and husband Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, enjoyed America's Cup competition off Portsmouth, England, in July.
Sailing legend Ainslie celebrates victory with team Land Rover BAR at the America's Cup World Series in Portsmouth, England, in July.
Competitors pictured in the first freshwater races in the event's history on Lake Michigan in June.
Ainslie of Land Rover BAR of Great Britain (R) celebrates his team's Louis Vuitton America's Cup World series Championship win in Fukuoka. Land Rover now takes the two bonus points into next year's America's Cup qualifiers in Bermuda.