Boat Life

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

Cover photo: Canada – This tiny floating home is a restored boat originally built for the Expo’86 in Canada. – Yanko Design | USA – 8/12/2022 – Boat of the week: This 138-foot superyacht Is worth $23 million, but you can own It for the price of a supercar. How do you buy a new superyacht at a fraction of its list price? Fractional ownership. The private-jet business model is moving to yachts. – Robb Report | USA – 8/11/2022 – Attention Southern California Boaters! Save These Dates for Marine Flare Collection Events. The BoatUS announces two upcoming marine flare […]

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The America’s Cup is New Zealand’s for the fourth time

Aukland, New Zealand – 3/17/2021 – Once again Emirates Team New Zealand has entered the history books and won the America’s Cup for New Zealand for the fourth time. On day 7 of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA, the Kiwis scored the 7th point they needed to raise the Auld Mug in front of thousands of spectators . A spectacular achievement for Emirates Team New Zealand and the yacht club they represent, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. Another confirmation that – in sailing – the Southern hemisphere country of 5 million people can punch way above its […]

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36th America’s Cup – Day 6 – Emirates Team New Zealand on Match Point

Auckland, New Zealand – 3/16/2021 – Emirates Team New Zealand move within one win of retaining the Auld Mug after day 6 of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA. The first race of the day was without any doubt the tightest match raced so far, with Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli fighting neck to neck until the Defender took the lead on the penultimate leg and sailed to a 6:3 score. Race 10 was due to start at 5:45 pm but a last minute wind shift forced the Race Committee to call off the match […]

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36th America’s Cup – Day 5 – New Zealand take a 5-3 lead

Aukland, New Zealand – 3/15/2021 – Day 5 of the America’s Cup presented by PRADA was without a doubt the most heart-stopping of the 36th America’s Cup. After four days of deadlock and races decided 5 minutes after the start, today Emirates Team New Zealand put 2 points on the scoreboard and took a 2 win lead over Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli. For the first time in this America’s Cup both races saw lead changes. Unsteady and light winds played a big role in the change of fortunes as being on the foils meant the difference between leading and losing. With […]

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36th America’s Cup – Day 4 – No wind, no race

Auckland, New Zealand – 3/14/2021 – Weather won the day on the Waitemata Harbour today on the fourth day of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA with the Race Committee forced to call off racing due to the lack of wind. The scoreboard between Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and the best-of-13 series is still tied three apiece. Emirates Team New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling was pragmatic about today’s conditions, “It was certainly light around the top of the course, and even if we did just make the wind limit, it would have been interesting […]

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36th America’s Cup – All tied up on Day 3

Aukland, New Zealand – 3/13/2021 – As if it was written in the script, day 3 of America’s Cup presented by PRADA is again locked up with Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli in 3-3 tie. To lift the Auld Mug one of them need to win 7 races so the regatta is anyones. Today’s racing have been a copy of yesterday and the day before, starts have been crucial and have played a big part in shaping the final result and light breeze made staying up on foils the priority. In contrast to many Cup that […]

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36th America’s Cup – Day 2 – New Zealand and Italy go one and one, again

Aukland, New Zealand – 3/12/2021 – Day 2 of the 36th America’s Cup proved once again that the start is crucial and highlighted just how evenly matched the two teams are in light conditions as the Match goes into day 3 with a deadlock 2-2. While that knowledge helps to answer some of the questions that have been doing the rounds, the data does little to predict the outcome of tomorrow’s scheduled races which forecast say will be light again. But today was all about getting your nose in front and staying there. Race 3 – Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli […]

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36th America’s Cup – DAY 1 defender and challenger square the first day

Auckland, New Zealand – 3/10/2021 – Day one of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA didn’t disappoint with the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and the Challenger Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli sitting on a tie after two races. Pretty even performances between the two boats once again confirmed that there is no space for mistakes. Today’s results clearly show that there is a long way to go in this first to 7 points America’s Cup Match. As 170 years of history taught us, the game is far from over. Race 1 – Emirates Team New Zealand beat Luna Rossa […]

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Game on, America’s Cup is starting tomorrow

Auckland, New Zealand – 3/9/2021 – Three months after the first official race for the new AC75 class, the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA looks set to lay a marker down in history, with the first race of the Match starting tomorrow, March 10th at 4:15 pm NZT. Emirates Team New Zealand Skipper Peter Burling and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Skipper and Team Director Max Sirena fronted today the opening press conference, ahead of tomorrow’s start to the best of 13 race series. Fast, extreme boats capable of previously unimaginable speeds have been the obvious focus of attention. Yet, […]

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Highly anticipated America’s Cup Match to start on March 10th

Auckland, New Zealand – 3/5/2021 – Following the government announcement of a reduction in COVID-19 alert levels today, Race 1 of the 36th America’s Cup Match will start shortly after 4 pm (NZT) on Wednesday March 10. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 or 1, the race schedule will remain as planned with 2 races per day – Wednesday 10th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th, Monday 15th and each day after that. The current schedule has racing every day until either the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand or the Challenger Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli reaches 7 wins. Any changes to […]