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America’s Cup: NYYC American Magic signs BMW North America as official partner

New York Yacht Club American Magic, a Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, has announced BMW of North America as an official partner. BMW will be the exclusive premium automotive provider of the team during its campaign to reclaim the America’s Cup, the oldest trophy in international sports and the

America’s Cup: From rivals to teammates

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American Magic skipper Terry Hutchinson and helmsman Dean Barker are no strangers to each other on America's Cup racecourses. Having sailed both with and against each other across multiple campaigns for the oldest trophy in international sport, they are back together again leading the New York Yacht Club's challenge to

America’s Cup: Four teams confirmed for World Series opening event in Sardinia

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Four international teams from New Zealand, Italy, the United States, and Great Britain have been confirmed for the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) regatta taking place in Cagliari, Sardinia from April 23-26 – the opening event of the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. The event will see current America’s Cup

America’s Cup: No wrong answers?

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With four AC75s now successfully launched and actively foiling, this story on the America's Cup website asks: What have we learned about the outcomes of the various design strategies chosen by each of the teams for their first-generation boats? One thing seems clear – that there is more than one way

America’s Cup: NYYC American Magic names first AC75 ‘Defiant’

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After an estimated 76,000 combined hours of fabrication and finishing work by the production and shore teams of American Magic, the U.S. Challenger's first AC75 racing boat was officially named and launched on Saturday morning. Named Defiant, the cutting-edge foiling monohull is the first America's Cup class boat built to

America’s Cup: American Magic AC75 flies on first test sail

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American Magic – the New York Yacht Club's America's Cup syndicate – has made history by becoming the first team to achieve flight with its AC75 foiling monohull. It happened on Narragansett Bay near Newport, Rhode Island yesterday September 10 when the team – which is skippered by Terry Hutchinson

America’s Cup: American and British crews report good winter progress

America’s Cup: American and British crews report good winter progress

Two of the America’s Cup “super teams” – American Magic and INEOS Team UK – have reported accelerated progress in their campaigns after both teams ran winter training camps away from their home bases. Faced with the prospect of freezing temperatures and winter storms back home in the United Kingdom, the

America’s Cup: Malta Altus Challenge in doubt after arbitration spat

Malta Altus Challenge an America’s Cup syndicate from the Royal Malta Yacht Club has become the fourth official challenge to be accepted by the current Cup holders Emirates Team New Zealand.

The chances of the first ever Maltese America’s Cup challenge continuing are in doubt today according to a press release from the event’s organisers – the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and the Challenger of Record Luna Rossa Challenge. The short release announced the publication of the America’s Cup arbitration panel’s

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