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America’s Cup: NYYC American Magic AC75 arrives in Auckland

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DEFIANT, the first AC75 racing yacht built for New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, has arrived in New Zealand. The AC75 was shipped through the Gulf of Mexico, transited the Panama Canal and then crossed the Pacific after departing from the team’s winter base

America’s Cup: It’s not about miracles…

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Marblehead, Massachusetts has produced a steady stream of America’s Cup talent for well over a century, with sailors like Charles Francis Adams, Ted Hood and Jud Smith leading the way. Trevor Burd carries the Marblehead torch towards Auckland 2021 as a grinder/trimmer for American Magic. Onboard DEFIANT he is charged with

America’s Cup: ‘Cultivating intangibles’ at American Magic

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How do you go about coaching the best sailors on earth? How do you guide America’s Cup winners, Olympic champions, engineers, athletes, Ph.D.’s, artisans and innovators? All are essential to success, all are at the top of their field, and perhaps consequentially, all are problematic to forge into a cohesive

America’s Cup: American Magic staff cleared to enter New Zealand

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A nervous period of waiting for the American America's Cup challenger NYYC American Magic appears to be over after the syndicate announced on social media this weekend that its team members had been cleared by the New Zealand Government to travel to Auckland to train for the 36th America's Cup. Prevented

America’s Cup: Top of Tech video from American Magic

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Another interesting glimpse of life behind the curtain for the members of the NYYC American Magic syndicate as they prepare their challenge for the 36th America's Cup. A new generation of talented designers, boatbuilders, sailors, and shore crew are helping to propel American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's

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

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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

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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

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"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

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