Americas Cup

AC37 American Magic
American Magic challenge accepted for AC37

he Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron formally accepted the New York Yacht Club American Magic’s challenge for the 37th America’s Cup to be held in 2024 – the third additional challenge accepted for AC37.

AC40 CNC Male Mould Production
First America’s Cup AC40’s in production for delivery in July

The first AC40 is expected to be ready to be shipped from McConaghy Boats China facility in July of this year to the Emirates Team New Zealand base in Auckland for its on water commissioning in August 2022

SailGP - Ben Ainslie
Ainslie on the Edge

A brilliant revealing view of Ben Ainslie the British Olympic hero who ruled the supreme single-handed class over four Olympics.

INEOS - Dr Martin Fischer
INEOS Britannia – Chief Designer claims plenty of room for improvement

Martin Fischer’s role with INEOS Britannia is that of Chief Designer fo the next America’s Cup . . . and he pulls no punches in his comments on the previous INEOS AC75 design

INEOS - James Allison
INEOS Britannia’s new Chief Technical Officer James Allison

James Allison has spent 30 years in the world of Formula 1, now for the first time in his career, he faces a challenge outside of the world of motorsport

Malaga, Spain
America’s Cup – Somewhere to hang their hat

While Cork, Ireland, has been making all the running with their pitch to host the 37th America’s Cup, Malaga in Spain has apparently also been testing the waters

Luna Ross and American Magic
American Magic will compete in the 37th America’s Cup

American Magic has confirmed that it intends to compete in the 37th America’s Cup (AC37) and represent the New York Yacht Club (NYYC).

Goodison tipped to drive US America’s Cup boat

Rumours swirl that British Olympic Gold medalist, Paul Goodison will be will be named as skipper/helmsman of American Magic when they announce their entry for the next Ameica’s Cup

Herreshoff Museum Image - Blizzard Jan 1918
America’s Cup – Another Time

The Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island, USA, recently posted a number of prints from photo albums of the Herreshoff family

J-Class J8 Topaz
J Class return to racing with Saint Barth’s Bucket

The recent J Class AGM signalled an upturn in interest and intention to develop a two to three year racing programme.

Luna Rossa bow mod
America’s Cup – Luna Rossa is fourth AC37 Challenger

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has formally accepted Circolo della Vela Sicilia and Luna Rossa Team Notice of Challenge lodged on 1st December 2021

Red Bull F1 Winner 2021
Mercedes v Red Bull takes to the America’s Cup

A new team will be challenging for the next America’s Cup . . . Red Bull Racing joins forces with double America’s Cup–winning syndicate Alinghi in a campaign for the oldest trophy in international sport.