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The Atlantic Cup is Coming to New York City



The 2014 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing is the premier Class 40 sailing event in the United States. Teams will start in Charleston, S.C. on May 10th and depart on a 642-mile leg to New York City. Following a stop-over in New York teams will race a 231-mile leg to Newport, R.I., making The Atlantic Cup the longest offshore race on the east coast of the United States this year. The third and final leg will consist of two days (May 24th & 25th) of inshore racing in Newport.

Teams are expected to arrive into New York on the evening of May 13th. Be sure to follow the race tracker at for teams’ most up-to-date location!

Teams will dock at North Cove Marina, May 14th-17th. Come say hello and choose YOUR team. Then on May 17th, join us at Battery Park City at the southwest end of North Cove Marina to cheer on the teams as they begin Leg 2!

May 14th-17th: Fleet will be docked at
North Cove Marina

Stop by North Cove Marina on Manhattan’s Lower West Side in Battery Park City between 9am-5pm to say hello to the skippers and check out the fleet. Choose your favorite team to follow as they race to Newport! Look for the Atlantic Cup flags to find us.

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May 15th: Water Week NYC

Water Week NYC is a new event co-created by Manuka Sports Event Management and E3Think. Designed to bring business leaders together to strategize on some of the biggest water challenges NYC is facing, Water Week NYC’s inaugural event takes place during the Atlantic Cup’s New York stopover.

Hoboken, NJ Mayor Dawn Zimmer will give the keynote address. David Rockefeller, Jr. of the Rockefeller Foundation and Sailors for the Sea will provide closing remarks. For tickets and more information please visit


May 15th: The Atlantic Cup and 11th Hour Racing Present Living on the Edge 2.0 Sponsored by Hornblower Cruises and Events

On Thursday, May 15th the Atlantic Cup and 11th Hour Racing present Living on the Edge 2.0: sponsored by Hornblower Cruises & Events, a celebration of the most sustainable sailing race in the United States.

The evening cocktail party and program will call attention to the fine edge we walk as our climate changes and how we can look towards new technology to help solve some of the most challenging issues facing us. Environmental news site with a twist, founder Chip Giller will moderate the event with opening marks given by Wendy Schmidt of The Schmidt Family Foundation & 11th Hour Racing. Richard Jenkins, Co-Founder & CEO of Saildrone, Ryan Williams, Director of Sustainability for Method, Cameron Clark, VP and General Manager of Hornblower Cruises and Events are panelists. 

Tickets are $50. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served on board the Hornblower Hybrid at Pier 25 in New York, NY. Tickets are available for purchase at

and for additional information, please call 401-619-4840.

Purchase Tickets Here

2014 Atlantic Cup Teams

Who’s Your Team?
May 16th: Pro-Am Cocktail Party – 5-7pm, North Cove Marina

A unique opportunity to meet the teams and see the boats before the second leg of the Atlantic Cup! The Cocktail Party will be on the northwest seawall of North Cove Marina, adjacent to where the boats will be docked.

The Boomer Esiason Foundation, the Official Charitable Partner of the Atlantic Cup, will be raffling off autographed Boomer merchandise, Harken sunglasses, a Style Newport timepiece, and more.

May 17th: Race Start – 12pm, North Cove Marina

Come on down to Battery Park City to watch the restart. We’ll have live commentary and our race partners will be on hand with products, gear and more!

The start line will be just off the southwest corner of North Cove Marina, and you’ll easily be able to view the fleet as they race south towards the turning mark before heading north to Newport.

Our Marquee NYC Partners:

Fragomen is recognized as the world’s leading immigration law firm. Immigration is not just a practice area within our firm – it is our only practice. We provide comprehensive immigration services for short- and long-term international assignments, permanent transfers and the local hire of foreign workers.
Hornblower New York specializes in New York dinner cruises, harbor cruises, yacht charters, sightseeing, corporate events, birthday parties, & weddings. Hornblower Cruises & Events has exceeded guest expectations for over 30 years by maintaining impeccable comfort and safety standards with a large fleet of private yachts in California and New York.
Ironshore is one of the fastest growing insurance companies in the world today and has been recognized as one the most innovative companies in the industry. Ironshore’s Yacht Division continues that innovation by offering highly customized, comprehensive insurance solutions for owners of Luxury/Mega Yachts up to $10 million in value.

See you in New York City!

The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing is committed to being the most environmentally responsible sailing race in the United States. Teams, participants and race management work together to create a fully carbon neutral event. As the race grows, we will continue to seek innovative ideas and products that align with our mission and produce a truly sustainable event.

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