The Role of the Modern America’s Cup Weatherman

1/19/2021 - By Peter Isler. In Auckland, New Zealand, the 75-foot foilers will be wedged into small, inshore boundary-constrained racetracks where wind shifts still matter, but given the speed of the boats and the dimensions of the racecourse, it’s about a minute of sailing between ­boundaries. Tack on shifts? Maybe not. Given the cost… SEE MORE

America’s Cup: Patriot Capsizes in Gusty Conditions

1/18/2021 - By John Sinnott. Emergency management plans were put into operation during the America's Cup challenger series on Sunday when American Magic's Patriot yacht dramatically capsized in gusty conditions in Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. The team's AC75 "flying" yacht was damaged in the incident during the Prada Cup race and began taking on water,… SEE MORE