For the first time ever the America’s Cup offers sailing youth a chance at the spotlight. Select kids will be given the opportunity to train on various boats before taking a shot at a cup of their own on the same wing-sailed AC45 catamarans that are used in the America’s Cup World Series right now. The Red […]Read More Junior Americas 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…..
After winning his fifth Olympic gold medal and just a short month of preparation under his belt, Ben Ainslie and the J.P. Morgan BAR crew, have taken to the race course. An early lead in the first race led to a 17 second victory, with a third place finish in the second race, making them the series’ overall […]Read More Keeping Up with the Cup – San Francisco
Enjoy this well made vid, filled with fun facts and some stunning footage about the NEW Americas Cup. It is really cool to see all of these countries evenly matched and competing at a top level. I really liked the tid-bit about there being a hundred fold more spectators than even just last year. It […]Read More Keeping Up with the Cup