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America’s Cup: Fourth Challenger shows signs of life with reality TV deal


If this press release from media conglomerate Condé Nast Entertainment is anything to go by then the un-nerving silence from the fourth America's Cup Challenger – the all-American hopefuls Stars + Stripes Team USA – could soon be broken. The 36th America's Cup could benefit from a fourth viable and

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The news from Europe over the weekend is that Netherland's America's Cup syndicate DutchSail has withdrawn its challenge for the 36th America's Cup.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: Brace for impact (clothing)


The clothing requirements for the next America’s Cup have more in common with motocross body armour than traditional yachting apparel. It says a lot about how much the America’s Cup has changed in the past decade that Musto will be supplying the Stars & Stripes team with gear not from its

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes Team USA keep the dream alive

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes Team USA keep the dream alive

Despite rumours to the contrary in recent weeks, it seems the dream of an all-American America’s Cup challenge is still very much alive – according at least to an interview with Mike Buckley, founder and new CEO of the Stars + Stripes Team USA syndicate, on the Sailing World website. According

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

America’s Cup: Stars + Stripes chooses Musto

Musto, globally renowned for its high-performance sailing gear, has been named the Exclusive Official Technical Sailing Apparel Sponsor of Stars + Stripes, challenger for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada. Co-founded by world champion sailors Mike Buckley and Taylor Canfield, Stars + Stripes’ mission is to build an inclusive, authentic

America’s Cup: Stars & Stripes Team USA reveal try-out process

America’s Cup: Stars & Stripes Team USA reveal try-out process

American readers, do you fancy your chances of representing your country at the America’s Cup? Think you have what it takes to help bring sport’s oldest trophy back to the United States? Well now you have your chance to find out if you are right. Stars + Stripes Team USA –

Stars & Stripes Team USA reveal America’s Cup boat builder

Stars & Stripes Team USA reveal America's Cup boat builder

LONG BEACH, CA – January 17, 2018 – Stars & Stripes Team USA, American flagged Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, today released additional details outlining their boat build and design process. This information comes less than one month after the team revealed, as part of their entry announcement, that construction