2021 America’s Cup: New York Yacht Club’s “American Magic” Off to a Great Start

“American Magic” just finished second at the 2018 Congressional Cup. The Congressional Cup is the first and longest running match racing event of its kind in North America. The following is from The Congressional Cup’s website. “Founded by Long Beach Yacht Club in 1965, the Congressional Cup set the standard for top-level match racing worldwide, and pioneered the concept of …

36th America’s Cup 2021

INEOS TEAM UK the British Team in the 36th America’s Cup race has created a small scale test boat called T5. Pictures of T5 were released on August 31.   America’s Cup dates September 28, 2017: 36th America’s Cup Protocol released November 30, 2017: AC75 Class concepts released to key stakeholders January 1, 2018: Entries for Challengers open March 31, …

An America’s Cup Champion Learn’s How to Sail!

Simon van Velthooven, an America’s Cup Champion doesn’t actually know how to sail. He is an Olympic cycling bronze medalist. Since cyclists most likely won’t be needed on the new America’s Cup desin, he is determined to learn how to sail in order to save his spot on Emirates Team New Zealand for the 2021 Cup. Simon said “I’ll happily …