America’s Cup
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Tokyo Olympics Among Events Postponed

"The IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021."
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COVID-19 Event Adjustments

The new 'shelter in place' order affecting much of the Bay Area has prompted the Bay Area Multihull Association to cancel or postpone the Doublehanded Farallones Race.
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Racing in the Times of Pandemic

"Due to the coronavirus, we are postponing the Great Vallejo Race to October. The safety of our sailors and guests is our first concern."

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 »