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America’s Cup: DutchSail pulls out as Stars + Stripes presses on

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The news from Europe over the weekend is that Netherland's America's Cup syndicate DutchSail has withdrawn its challenge for the 36th America's Cup. Meanwhile, over on the west coast of the United States the Stars + Stripes syndicate has reconfirmed its commitment to continuing with its challenge. A press release from

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes refute withdrawal rumours

Stars + Stripes Team USA – the California-based challenger for the America’s Cup, led by Taylor Canfield and Mike Buckley – have issued a statement quashing rumours rumbling around the New Zealand mainstream media that the team was about to withdraw its challenge for the 2021 Cup. The team’s press release

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

America’s Cup: Late Challengers issues resolved after talks

America's Cup: Late Challengers issues resolved after talks

Face-to-face talks between the America's Cup Challenger of Record Luna Rosa and the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand have resolved the disputes over the validity of the three most recent challenges for the 36th edition of the ancient competition scheduled for 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand. A statement issued by America's

DutchSail appoints business titan and Melges 24 sailor Eelco Blok as MD

DutchSail appoints business titan and Melges 24 sailor Eelco Blok as MD

The Netherlands based America’s Cup challenger DutchSail has recruited high-profile Dutch businessman Eelco Blok as the newly-formed team’s managing director. Blok is well known in the Netherlands after a seven-year term as the CEO of the Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications company KPN. He is also a keen yacht amateur racer

America’s Cup: DutchSail pick Carolijn Brouwer to steer AC75

America’s Cup: DutchSail pick Carolijn Brouwer to steer AC75

The fledgling DutchSail America’s Cup syndicate – aka Team The Netherlands – headed by Dutch yachtsman Simeon Tienpont has become the first of the current crop of America’s Cup contenders to announce a female sailor as helmsman. During a press conference at the opening of the team’s headquarters in Scheveningen skipper

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