Category Archives: America’s Cup

5th challenger for the 36th AC?

By | December 11, 2018

Paul Lewis says the fifth challenger in the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland is thought to be US21 and the Long Beach Yacht Club – a second American challenge for an event looking as if it will be much beefier than many thought, with six challenges a possibility and a slim chance of seven. Make… Read More »

Malta Altus Challenge enters 36th America’s Cup

By | December 7, 2018

One week since the close of the 36th America’s Cup entry period (ended November 30, 2018) the Defender and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron have completed the required checks and accepted the Royal Malta Yacht Club challenge for the 36th America’s Cup. The Malta Altus Challenge becomes the fourth Challenger for the America’s Cup… Read More »

How many Challengers will toss their hats in the ring for the 36th America’s Cup?

By | December 5, 2018

© Emirates Team New Zealand While the international sailing media has rightly been focusing on offshore sailing for the past few weeks, given the action-packed, once-per-quadrennial Route du Rhum, the RORC’s Transatlantic Race and the Golden Globe Race 2018, movement has also been afoot in sailing’s grandest event, the America’s Cup. Last year, Emirates Team… Read More »

America’s Cup: the entry process

By | November 30, 2018

The America’s Cup is renowned as one of the most difficult competitions in international sport to win. Just entering the America’s Cup itself is no small feat either. To enter the 36th America’s Cup is no longer a matter of just ‘throwing your hat in the ring’. Currently, there are four official teams – one… Read More »

Skippers talk about the new 75ft AC boats

By | November 2, 2018

Ainslie and other skippers talk about the 75ft boats they’ll be sailing… America’s Cup Q&A episode one: what are the teams looking forward to in the next America’s Cup? Featuring: Peter Burling – Helmsman, Defender Emirates Team New Zealand Max Sirena – Team Director and Skipper, Challenger of Record Luna Rossa Challenge Terry Hutchinson –… Read More »