The news from Europe over the weekend is that Netherland's America's Cup syndicate DutchSail has withdrawn its challenge for the 36th America's Cup.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
Luna Rossa Challenge – the Italian America's Cup syndicate backed by Prada and Pirelli – has published pictures of its scaled-down test boat sailing for the first time in the waters off the team's training base in Sardinia.
This makes the Italian squad – the official Challenger of Record for the
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
The Malta Altus Challenge entry to the America's Cup is officially over today with the news that the Royal Malta Yacht Club has notified the Royal New Zealand Yacht Club that it has officially withdrawn from the 36th edition of the world's oldest team sporting competition.
Little had been heard
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
DutchSail – the Netherlands-based America’s Cup challenger – says it is in a ‘struggle against time’ to secure the necessary funding to mount a credible campaign for the 36th edition of the America’s Cup, scheduled to take place 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand.
In a press release issued today, the team’s
Z Energy is to partner with Emirates Team New Zealand for the 36th America’s Cup as an Exclusive Supplier of fuel and bio fuel for the 36th America’s Cup being hosted in Auckland over the summer of 2020/2021.
In coming together, both organisations have a strong desire to engage as many
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.
US Virgin Islands match racer Taylor Canfield has been announced as the twelfth and final skipper rounding out the line-up for the World Match Racing Tour 2018-19 season championship final taking place in Marstrand, Sweden from July 3 – 7.
Never one to let the grass grow under his feet, despite
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