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Captain of yacht Morgan of Marietta loses life after going overboard in Newport Bermuda Race

Hamilton, Bermuda – 6/19/2022 – by The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee – We regret to report that our Fleet Communications Office for the 52nd Bermuda Race received a report of a crew overboard on the racecourse this afternoon.  The crew of the yacht Morgan of Marietta, a 42-foot sloop, reported that its captain, Colin Golder of New Providence, N.J., went overboard early this afternoon in strong winds, approximately 325 miles from Bermuda, and did not survive. After extended effort, Mr. Golder’s body was recovered by the vessel’s crew, and the vessel is returning to the mainland. Next of kin have been informed. The […]

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BOATING WEEK IN THE U.S. AND AROUND THE WORLD

Cover photo: This bonkers 115-foot submarine was designed to host parties underwater. U-Boat Worx’s newest fleet member takes the festivities to a whole new level. The first of its class, the singular sub can dive some 650 feet below the waterline. “The UWEP will shake up both the submarine and hospitality industry and lead the way in bespoke underwater events,” U-Boat Worx’s founder and CEO Bert Houtman said in a statement. – Robb Report | Photo courtesy of Peek Creative Studios | Cape Cod, Massachusetts- 6/12/2022 – ‘Wet, exhausted — and strangely happy”: Thinking about the Figawi, Cape Cod race […]

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Barcelona to host 37th America’s Cup In 2024

Barcelona, Spain and Auckland, New Zealand – 3/29/2022 – Today Emirates Team New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron are announced Barcelona, in the region of Catalonia as the Host Venue for the 37th America’s Cup to be held in September and October of 2024. A mixture of history and modernity, Barcelona is one of the most iconic and attractive cities in the world and will become the first venue in the world to host both an Olympic Games and an America’s Cup event.  America’s Cup Defender Emirates Team New Zealand CEO Grant Dalton is delighted to announce […]

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American Magic to represent the New York Yacht Club in the 37th America’s cup

New York, New York – 1/7/2022 – Today, the American Magic organization confirmed that it intends to compete in the 37th America’s Cup (AC37) and represent the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) against the field of challengers and the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand for the most coveted prize in sailing. “As the longest-standing trustee of the America’s Cup and as our valued partner during the 36th America’s Cup, we are pleased to represent the NYYC once again in our quest to bring back the Cup to its original champion,” commented Doug DeVos, Principal of American Magic. “We enjoyed a […]

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PRADA Cup finals to resume on Saturday under Alert Level 2 restrictions

Auckland, New Zealand – 2/18/2021 – PRADA Cup Finals resumes on Saturday, February 20. Race 5 will see Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli facing INEOS TEAM UK. The race will start on 4:00PM NZT local time weather permitting. Race 5 and 6 will be held on Saturday and two races a day will follow until one competitor gets to 7 points winning the PRADA Cup. … COR 36 confirm they want to respect Public Health and the Protocols of the New Zealand Government Auckland, New Zealand – 2/18/2021– COR 36* offered its full support to the local authorities and America’s Cup Event […]

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Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli defeats American Magic 4-0 to earn a spot in the Prada Cup finals against INEOS Team UK

Auckland, New Zealand – 1/30/2021 – New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, was eliminated from the Prada Cup Semifinal following a loss in the fourth race of the series against the Challenger of Record, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli of Italy.  American Magic’s participation in the events associated with the 36th America’s Cup marked the 30th time in the 170-year history of the event that a New York Yacht Club-backed team had competed as either the Defender or as a Challenger. The campaign for Auckland 2021 was also the club’s first attempt in […]