The Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 to November 30, which makes any sailing event scheduled along eastern US at risk of serious weather. Such as the America’s Cup when Bermuda is the host in 2017.
While the America’s Cup is scheduled early in the hurricane season, the program includes a month of competition. That’s a big window for disaster to crawl through.
The first test for the venue comes today as Hurricane Joaquin approaches Bermuda. With the American’s Cup World Series scheduled in Bermuda on October 16-18, …
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