VIDEO: Pedaling in the America’s Cup:
Bike on a boat? Here’s the story behind the innovation by America’s Cup challenger Emirates Team New Zealand. Video published on May 3, 2017.
Background: The 35th American’s Cup has attracted six teams (5 challengers and 1 defender) that will compete in the new 15-meter AC Class, with a series of qualifiers beginning on May 26, 2017 that lead to the start of the America’s Cup Match on June 17, 2017. Complete schedule.
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Raising funds to support innovative youth program:
Rocking the Boat’s annual Whitehall Award fundraiser at New York Yacht Club on May 9. As a not-for-profit organization based in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx (NY), Rocking the Boat has for over 20 years been working with at-risk teens to build boats, teach sailing, conduct environmental research and provide a supportive outlet for kids with social workers, tutors, woodworkers and others. The event also includes a silent auction with web-based bidding open now through May 9. Full report.
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