Tech Talk

Nathanael G. Herreshoff didn’t (necessarily) mean to spark a yacht-design revolution when he launched the catamaran Amaryllis in 1875, but that’s exactly what happened…eventually.


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2013

Life at 55

by Dennis Caprio, Posted July 2, 2013

Is 55 the new 45—feet, that is? In much the same way that advances in healthcare have allowed us to feel younger than our years, technological innovations in sailhandling gear and mechanical propulsion have made yachts 50 to 60 feet long a breeze to sail, dock or anchor, even for sailors whose ages are approaching that of their boats’ LOA.


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Cup Watch

AC34: Who is Larry Ellison?

by Julian Guthrie, Posted June 27, 2013

For a number of years, Larry Ellison, the co-founder and CEO of Oracle Corp., has been an enigma. With a personal net worth of around $40 billion, his life is outsized, whether he’s running a company with 120,000 employees, pursuing the America’s Cup, or buying the entire Hawaiian island of Lanai.


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Caribbean

Around the world, there are only a few sailing events with a recipe potent enough to capture a sailor’s senses so effectively that they too become immediate repeat customers. For those events that have mastered the recipe, the result is a regatta with a long life.


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Cup Watch

AC34: The Teams

by Kimball Livingston, Posted June 27, 2013

Four teams will compete in the 34th America's Cup: Oracle Team USA, Aremis Racing, Luna Rossa, and Emirates Team New Zealand.


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