America’s Cup: All teams have problems:
As America’s Cup challenger American Magic prepared for shipment from Florida to Europe for the America’s Cup World Series events in Italy and England, Team New Zealand was enroute, eager to begin competition in the new AC75s.
The British and Italian teams were already onsite for the first event in Cagliari, but when the coronavirus outbreak cancelled the European schedule, the USA team was able abort departure, leaving the kiwis as a team without a boat.
Their only full-scale boat Te Aihe remains stuck at sea on a container ship, still heading to Europe. Once in port, it will now do an immediate turn around to Auckland but isn’t expected back at the team’s base until June.<...
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Sailing La Vagabonde – Episode 237:
Despite beginning with no previous sailing experience, Australian couple Riley Whitelum and Elayna Carausu have been documenting their journey traveling the world by sail.
Since late 2014 they’ve been sharing their adventures on the Sailing La Vagabonde YouTube channel as they’ve crossed the Mediterranean, Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific Ocean.
Now on a Outremer 45 catamaran, here’s their latest episode uploaded on March 23, 2020.
Episode summary from Elayna:
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