THE RACING RULES OF SAILING 2021-2024 - AVAILABLE NOW US Sailing makes the rules available whenever and wherever you want. Our premier product, the Racing Rules App, ensures you have access to the rules at all times. US Sailing has expande [...]

How the America’s Cup contenders compare going into the Prada Cup Matthew Sheahan January 11, 2021

The three challengers will start their assault on the America's Cup this week as the Prada Cup gets underway. Matt Sheahan assesses each of the teams A spectacular skyward launch for American Magic’s Patriot during early trials. The f [...]

Notice of Race released for 2021 International 5O5 Class World Championship in Bermuda by Michael Quirk 8 Jan 06:23 GMT 26 October - November 2021

After the year most people would probably rather forget, the International 5O5 Class has announced that the Notice of Race for this year's World Championship has been released. The event will be held in the great Caribbean and Covid free sailing [...]

Ken Read explains the America’s Cup Rig and the Ineos Team options MATT SHEAHAN

North Sails president Ken Read explains explains why the double skinned ‘soft’ sails that are used on the America’s Cup boats are much faster upwind than the wings of the previous Cup boats. In a one to one chat with PlanetSai [...]

America’s Cup – Ineos in race against the clock to modify Britannia

NEOS Team UK are back in the shed in Auckland to complete the upgrades needed to make their AC75 competitive across all wind ranges. It is now all about the next three weeks as Ben Ainslie explained . . . This has been the most important week [...]

Entries open and new sponsor announced for SB20 Tasmanian State Championship 2021 by Jane Austin 21 Dec 21:11 UTC 30-31 January 2021

The Port Dalrymple Yacht Club (PDYC), at Beauty Point on the Tamar River, with the SB20 Association of Australia, have announced the northern-based architecture, surveying and engineering firm, 6ty degrees, as the naming rights sponsor of the 20 [...]

America’s Cup – Solving Ineos Team UKs foiling problem . . . the Italian Job

A possible lifeline was thrown to Ben Ainslie and the INEOS Team UK from Quantum Sails President Vittorio d’Albertas and his colleague Pietro Pinucci. The Italian pair have become YouTube stars with their insightful co [...]

Exploring The Generation 1 America’s Cup 75 Naval architect Scott Ferguson examines the first-generation AC75 designs. By Scott Ferguson February 25, 2020

The launching of a new boat is always a special moment, especially for an America’s Cup team, because it’s a defining and major milestone in the campaign. Until the sequential revelations from Emirates Team New Zealand, Ame [...]

Yacht: Foxhound

2-METRE CLASS HISTORY Foxhound was one of the three Charles E Nicholson designed ocean racers built to the International Third Rule but never classed, measured or raced as a 12m R. The first of the three designed – the others be [...]

Life at 80 RPM...

Smooth and consistent power delivery from the grinders is the key to keeping your AC75 aloft... and that took a bit of a Harken rethink Have you noticed something different about the way the AC75 grinders are working their pedestals? It’s [...]

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