In the immortal words of the Steve Miller Band, "I wanna fly like an eagle . . . To the sea . . ." Apparently, so does the new America's Cup class.
Have you seen this headline or opening sentence in a story lately? "Canceled." In the spirit of our newfound 'cancellation beat', you might be asking, "What about the America's Cup?"
"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."
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.
"Due to the coronavirus, we are postponing the Great Vallejo Race to October. The safety of our sailors and guests is our first concern."
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 »
Another AC75 has crashed and burned, so to speak. A few days ago (it’s not clear to us exactly when) Luna Rossa dismasted while practicing off the coast of Marina di Capitana, Italy. More »
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.
OK, crash and burn is a bit too dramatic. Team New Zealand’s boom boom on Thursday was more like watching someone just barely lose traction on an icy patch, then slide, slide. More »
Perhaps taking its cue from the Olympics, the next Youth America's Cup will require mixed crews of two female and two male sailors on each boat.
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