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America’s Cup Defender Reveals Boat

ORACLE TEAM USA held an evening ceremony at its team base in Bermuda on February 14 to reveal its new America’s Cup Class boat, “17”, the foiling catamaran the team will race this summer in the 35th America’s Cup. The new America’s Cup Class boats are foiling, wingsailed catamarans, 15 ... Read More »

How to Win the 35th America’s Cup

Dirk Kramers is Head of Engineering for Land Rover BAR, and a man with a long and incredibly rich history with the America’s Cup. Originally from Hengelo in the Netherlands, Dirk’s America’s Cup journey started back in 1977 when he began designing masts for the successful Defenders of the America’s ... Read More »

Getting Back to the Love of Sailing

Jon Rogers has that rare background of being both sailing champion and educator. From standing atop a World Championship podium, to kneeling with the greenest sailor, Jon has a valued perspective that he shares in this report. Jon Rogers I had the recent opportunity to coach the NORTH U Clinic ... Read More »

The Crew Coach : Media report and Webinar

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Hi everyone,   Firstly a HUGE thank you to all of you for your patience and support while I took some time out pending my father’s unexpected passing. I’m now back at work, and am now in Australia permanently, but as you know, it is business as usual here at ... Read More »


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  -French custom yacht builder Couach releases new information on explorer yacht range -Project – Clement Carbonne, Couach in-house designer -NEW images and video clip available   Following the November release of the first concepts for its LOUNGE COLLECTION range of explorer yachts, Chantier Naval Couach has revealed innovative features ... Read More »

Certamen de cortos – Short-film contest

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Certamen de cortos – Short-film contest View this email in your browser   Cortos en Port Adriano Port Adriano anuncia su II Certamen de Cortometrajes. Rueda tu creación visual en el puerto diseñado por Philippe Starck, donde hay muchas historias que contar más allá de la náutica. Hay 11.000 euros en premios repartidos ... Read More »

Winning Back the America’s Cup

The 1983 America’s Cup marked the first time the match had been won by a challenger in 132-years. But its sojourn in Australia was short-lived, as it was now 30 years ago, on February 4, 1987, when Dennis Conner cemented his legacy as Mr. America’s Cup by winning back the ... Read More »

MSA brings Crew Security Training to Palma

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  Maritime Skills Academy (MSA) brings Crew Security Training to Palma #POPUPPALMA Are you a Superyacht Crew Member? Are you in Palma? Do you need Designated Security Duties Course? If you answered YES to all these, then we can help you …   The Maritime Skills Academy will be showcasing its training courses ... Read More »

Not Really What We Hoped For

As the Commercial Commissioner for the 35th America’s Cup, it was the role of Dr. Harvey Schiller to maximize the commercial opportunities for the America’s Cup in 2017. But he also knew something had to change to fulfill this objective. “The biggest weakness commercially for events like America’s Cup is ... Read More »