The latest episode of the Yacht Racing Podcast sees NYYC American Magic skipper Terry Hutchinson make a return appearance with an update on the US America's Cup syndicate’s response to the Covid-19 global pandemic. Speaking to Yacht Racing Life website editor and podcast host Justin Chisholm via Zoom from his home
Dating back to 1851, the America’s Cup is renowned as the oldest trophy in international sport and has become the source of fierce international rivalries and spectacular sailing duels. Now, as the 36th edition of the “Auld Mug” approaches, the Swiss watchmaker OMEGA is announcing its role as the event’s
After spending (arguably too much) time in lockdown surfing social media and online yacht racing forums, Yacht Racing Life editor Justin Chisholm speculates on the viability or otherwise of a parallel America's Cup format raced in high-performance but non-foiling monohulls. Let me say up front that I am writing this at
Huawei NZ is celebrating its fifteenth year of operating in Aotearoa by backing Emirates Team New Zealand’s defence of the America’s Cup in 2021. The bolstered support of Emirates Team New Zealand will see the logo of Huawei’s newest flagship device, the Huawei P40, proudly displayed on the team’s AC75 race
Georgie Ainslie takes a look at how the team is navigating through COVID-19, from discussing how training plans and Cup preparations have been affected with Ben Ainslie and Giles Scott through to an in-depth look at how different team members used their design, manufacturing and operational capabilities to produce and
Renowned international yachtsman and regatta official Iain Murray will once again take the reins as the independent Regatta Director for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada, the Prada Cup Challenger Selection Series and the America’s Cup World Series Auckland including the Christmas Race. It will be the third time for
An enforced national lockdown in the fight against COVID-19 has sparked an impromptu technical innovation between Emirates Team New Zealand and Igtimi, a GPS tracking and big data Internet of Things company based in Dunedin, to create personal separation and contact tracing tags so the team can safely return to
But for the scourge of the Covid-19 pandemic turning everyone's reality upside down, today the eyes of the sailing world would have been focused keenly on Cagliari, Sardinia to see how the first ever competitive action between the revolutionary AC75 foiling monohulls of the 36th America's Cup would play out.