America’s Cup: Changing the Deed of Gift:
As the America’s Cup seeks to advance its commercial profile, and mature as a broadcast product, there remains one significant obstacle. The Deed of Gift. The document that has kept the competition on solid ground since 1887 is now under threat, according to this report in the British publication The Telegraph…
The speed of change in the America’s Cup over the past few years has been extraordinary; the move from m…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – America’s Cup: Changing the Deed of Gift, Editor
Maxi 72 North Americans in Newport:
Newport, RI (June 7, 2016) – At the crossroads of elite power, performance and perspiration-inducing competition stands the Maxi 72 class. While there are plenty of larger racing yachts, and many classes that put more entries on the starting line, this group stands out due to the immense size and refinement of each yacht and a concise set of class rules that keep the boats very even in performance.
Four Maxi 72s will compete in the 162nd New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex (June 10 to 12) with the winner crowned the class’s first North American champion.