America’s Cup: Extract from Sailing World American Magic article

America's Cup

US magazine Sailing World editor Dave Reed has understandably good access to the NYYC American Magic America's Cup Challenger syndicate and has been churning out great insight stories over the past several months. In his latest, titled Kitted for Flight Reed is on site at the team base in Pensacola when

America’s Cup: Insight from NYYC American Magic Testing Manager Anderson Reggio

America's Cup

American Magic Testing Manager Anderson Reggio provides insights into the on-the-water operations for the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup. Dozens of team personnel follow DEFIANT onto the water each day the boat goes out, including shore crew, coaches, safety specialists, designers, alternate sailors, and more. Launching, managing, protecting and

America’s Cup: Performance through creativity

America's Cup

"You do wake up sometimes with an idea in your head. Something that just comes out of nowhere." American Magic Principal Designer Marcelino Botin fosters a design environment that encourages creativity, change and continuous improvement. An America's Cup veteran, Marcelino is now applying the formidable collective experience of his design group

America’s Cup: From rivals to teammates

America's Cup

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: No wrong answers?

America's Cup

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: American Magic AC75 flies on first test sail

America's Cup

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: 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

World Sailing Show – April 2019

World Sailing Show

https://youtu.be/4gQ44qMqsA0 IN BRIEF We’re all about speed this month. From Tom Slingsby’s guided tour of his teams’ F50, to the drama that proceeded another record breaking run around the Caribbean 600. We also find out how aircraft giants Airbus are helping American Magic to develop their trial horse, the Mule as their America’s