The 35th Americas Cup will be taking place in Bermuda in 2017. Here it is March 2015 and things are starting to heat up… Dean Barker, a 15 year veteran at the helm, was recently devastated with the news that he would be replaced by 24 year old Peter Burling as the skipper of Team New […]Read More Keeping Up with the Cup
Yesterday could have marked the end for the American team. However, with a solid win in the first race, living by the old adage “win the start and extend your lead”, Oracle held them off once more. A race cancellation due to wind strengths just prior to the 2nd start […]Read More Foiling Upwind? Not a Problem…….
Well, take a look for yourself. As much as I hate to say it……….those Kiwis are lookin’ strong.Read More Why Hydrofoils?
Cool camera angles, cool music, a very cool boat, and one cool crane op. Go, Oracle Team USA!Read More A Crane Operator
Here are some great shots of Oracle Team USA’s Hydro-foiling AC 72in action. Insane! I can’t wait to see them all on the race course. This will indeed be a Cup to remember….. Images courtesy of Guilain Grenier. …..and as a bonus, some AC 45 highlights.Read More A Foiling Wonder
Check out the launch of the re-vamped Oracle Team USA AC 72. A short interview with the teams GM, Grant Simmer gives some insight into the changes and the future plans for the boat. At first glance, I noticed the red rudders and ‘T’ foils that carry the Yanmar logo. It looks like this boat has […]Read More Oracle Team USA, Back On Track