A Win Beyond Words
Oracle USA and skipper Jim Spithill not only did the “impossible” in successfully defending the America’s Cup, but in the end they almost made it look easy —a feat that is all the more incredible given how far the team came in so little time. And make no mistake: this was a ...read more
Little Americas Cup also Taking Flight
Wing sails? Check. Full foiling? Check. Crash helmets? Check and check. This year’s International C Class Catamaran Championship—aka, the Little America’s Cup—was once the test bed for many of the technologies that have come to define AC34. However, now the little guys are ...read more
Judgment Day 2 for Oracle
Thursday will be “Judgment Day Two” on San Francisco Bay. The defenders of the America's Cup have to show us something, and show themselves something—or else. It's as big a deal as Day One, except we're no longer saying: “Nobody knows a thing until we have some races.” We've had ...read more
The Cup Begins at Last!
After months of waiting, Oracle USA and Emirates Team New Zealand are finally providing the kind of racing Larry Ellison promised so very long ago. On the downside, his defending team looks to be in some trouble, despite the fact they’ve made the Kiwis finally have to work for ...read more