Cup Watch

If being made to sign a waiver before you hop on board Team New Zealand’s second super-sleek AC72, Aotearoa, isn’t enough to make one nervous, being thrown a helmet and oxygen bottle as you leave the chase boat certainly is. But in this brave new world of extreme sailing, even we reporters need to adjust. 


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Cup Watch

Secrecy is as much a part of the America’s Cup as the “Auld Mug” itself, and AC34 has been no exception. That said, it’s hard to hide what you’re up to aboard a full-foiling catamaran; no more hiding your underwater appendages behind a skirt as you take the boat in and out of the water.


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Cup Watch

To sail a 72-foot foiling catamaran around the course in AC34, the competitors will have to attack, attack, attack. And we’re not talking about attacking the opponent. It’s about attacking the course.


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Cruising News

From Mono to Multi

by Andrew Burton, Posted May 6, 2013

Once you've sailed a cat, you may never go back. Here's what to expect when you go from one hull to two.


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Flagships

Flagships Gallery Presented by Pantaenius

by Sail Staff, Posted May 6, 2013

Sailboats have long been among man’s most beautiful creations, and we are proud to present some of the finest examples in SAIL’s Flagships Gallery—a collection of the biggest and most luxurious models currently offered by the world’s premiere sailboat builders.


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