This morning at the OXO2 in London came news that Sir Ben Ainslie, the most successful sailor in Olympic history, will helm the Great Britain SailGP F50 catamaran in its second season.
Rob Kothe reports...
Following a win in the America's Cup with ORACLE TEAM USA in 2013, Ainslie formed his own
American yachtsman Terry Hutchinson is no stranger to success at the highest level in the sport of yacht racing. The 50-year-old from Annapolis, Maryland has racked up countless world championship titles during his career and has played senior roles in four America’s Cup challenges as well as over the last few
In the December 2018 edition of the World Sailing Show:
Transatlantic drag race - The brutal Route du Rhum
The Route du Rhum is a big deal in France. This singlehanded race across the Atlantic starts just as winter sets in and has a formidable reputation.
Run every four years, this was the
Ask any seasoned America’s Cup challenger what the most critical ingredient of a successful campaign is and – even more importantly than money – the answer they give will be: time.
While you can't make time, you can save it – and that's exactly what the current America’s Cup holders Emirates Team
There's little denying the huge impact that foiling boats have had and continues to have on our sport – as these two video stories from the last few days so perfectly illustrate.
America's Cup: Meet The Mule
Impressive footage from the waters of Narragansett Bay near Newport, Rhode Island as the US
A look back to a profile we put together a few years ago of American Maxi 72 owner/skipper Hap Fauth – now one of the primary backers of the US America's Cup challenger syndicate American Magic.
Hap Fauth fell in love with sailboat racing at the tender age of seven on
The United States' America's Cup challenger American Magic has team launched its test boat in Newport – as seen in these images from the team's Facebook page.
The European aerospace corporation Airbus has returned to the America's Cup arena after signing up with US challenger American Magic to become the syndicate's innovation partner. The deal mirrors an agreement the French headquartered company had with Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 35th edition of the America's Cup.
A wrap up video from British America’s Cup challengers INEOS Team UK after completing their season in the GC32 Racing Tour with a win at the final event in Toulon, France.
“It’s been a great series throughout the year,” said skipper and team principal Ben Ainslie. “We have done four of
To the casual observer the F50 foiling catamarans that will be used in next year’s inaugural SailGP professional circuit will look pretty much identical to the America’s Cup AC50s boats introduced to the sailing world at the 36th Cup in Bermuda in 2016.
Both designs are about the same length and