America’s Cup: Multihull or Monohull?:
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, as the winner of the 35th America’s Cup, and Circolo della Vela Sicilia, as the Challenger of Record, have announced that a new monohull class will compete for the 36th America’s Cup.
Not since the 32nd edition in 2007 had monohulls raced for the Auld Mug. Here’s been the recent multihull history:
2010 – 90-footers
2013 – 72-footers
2017 – 49-footers
What do you think?
Do you endorse the decision to race in a new class of high-pe…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – America’s Cup: Multihull or Monohull?, Editor
Changes to 2018 Newport Bermuda Race:
The 51st running of the biennial Newport Bermuda Race will see new safety requirements as well as race division changes. New provisions for 2018 include AIS transmissions on all boats along with personal AIS devices on all crew. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Changes to 2018 Newport Bermuda Race, Editor