Just over a week ago, the Americas Cup teams took it back to the water on their AC 45’s as the AC World Series continued in beautiful Naples Italy. Check out the final day highlights as helmsman Francesco Bruni of Luna Rossa Swordfish takes the overall championship over the Australian Tom Slingsby of Oracle Team […]Read More Keeping Up with the Cup
…..and it caused them almost loose more than the rig! Apparently it is quite the big deal when these things flip, unlike the smaller AC45’s that seem to go over regularly. After extensive hours, efforts and a strong ebb tide, the crew and the boat made it back to shore. The enormous wing however did not […]Read More First AC 72 Pitch pole…..
Check out the new AC72 in action and hear some of sailings best commentators describe the awesome yacht from both on-board and off. Peter Lester , who was apparently one of the first non-crew guests on the fixed winged, hydro foiling, super catamarans. Discusses the experience in disbelief, being no slouch himself and having won the New Zealand Yachtsman of […]Read More Emirates Team New Zealand ‘s AC72
……. doing some practice in the San Francisco Bay to prepare for the crossing of the Pacific. The freshly painted, newly sponsored DCNS Hydroptère, the boat that flies, has recently been delivered from France to the west coast of America to attempt to beat the Trans-Pacific World Record. This record should get smashed considering the boat’s speed. I am […]Read More Check Out The New Hydroptère…….