America’s Cup

America’s Cup2021-01-15T10:59:37-08:00
1901, 2021

The PRADA Cup Race to Save American Magic’s PATRIOT!

This Challenger Selection Series has certainly been a challenge for New York  Yacht Club’s American Magic.  First of all, they lost their first race Friday and on Saturday did not perform well in tricky light winds, losing both races on Saturday. And then on a windier, very windy, Sunday, PATRIOT had a solid lead, looking hopeful for their first win as they rounded the final mark, but a 25-knot rain squall (intense storm of rain and wind that lasts minutes) sent PATRIOT flying into the air. Then she crashed down onto her side. They could not right it. “We didn’t realize the severity of the situation at first,”

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