Plan Underway to Launch IC37 Class:
To create the next great one-design class, the New York Yacht Club has partnered with Melges Performance Sailboats along with other industry leaders, including Mills Design, North Sails and Westerly Marine.
After a decade of competition with the Swan 42 One-Design sailboat, the New York Yacht Club sought a replacement to carry its signature event, the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, into its second decade. But once the plan was revealed to create a 37-footer for the world’s premiere Corinthian competition, interest in the new IC37 spread well beyond the current and former Invitational Cup participants.
“The tremendous feedback we received on this new design convi…
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Progress in South Africa:
Amid our confusing sport, with countless boat types promoting various championship titles, there is the Lipton Cup. But not just one Lipton Cup. There are more Lipton Cups than anyone knows.
Sir Thomas Lipton, well-known tea merchant and avid yachtsman, had a habit of donating Lipton Cups to many yacht clubs around the globe where he had trade interests. There are now a lot of them, but there is only one Lipton Cup event with the coveted website: https://liptoncup.com
It is the most prestigious sailin…
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