America’s Cup

American Magic’s Dramatic Foiling Nosedive

What goes up must come down. At least that’s our theory when it comes to the modern America’s Cup foiling generation. That was true of the catamarans, and still holds true for the flying monohulls. More »
Te Kahu name

Kiwis Launch AC Test Boat

America's Cup Defender Emirates Team New Zealand revealed their new test boat yesterday in Auckland. Te Kāhu, meaning ‘The Hawk’, was named and christened by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, a local sub-tribe of Maori.

What Is There to Say, Exactly, About the America’s Cup?

Yesterday on Scuttlebutt, Craig Leweck expressed his reservations about reporting on the America’s Cup.  I was at a dinner party recently when asked for an America’s Cup update. I stumbled through a response, feeling like the information failed to tantalize, but truth is there is not much tangible information to share. More »