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   600 Charleston City School Children Participate in Atlantic Cup Kids Day Students toured Atlantic Cup boats, met the teams, learned about recycling, offshore sailing, whale blubber, how to tie knots and marine debris MAY 26, 2016 – CHARLESTON, SC  – Nearly 600 children participated in Atlantic Cup Kids day today at Charleston City Marina. Atlantic[…..]

First All-Female Team to Race in AtCup

Four Additional Teams Announced Bringing 2016 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing fleet to Twelve Two-time British Olympic team meteorologist and accomplished Volvo Ocean Race sailor, Libby Greenhalgh, to compete with Oakcliff co-skipper, Liz Shaw, marking first all-female team to compete in Atlantic Cup Pabst Blue Ribbon returns as Official Beer Sponsor; Hyatt Place[…..]

11th Hour Racing Returns as Presenting Sponsor for 5th Edition of Atlantic Cup

Race Organizers launch #AtCup1Thing campaign to engage fans to ‘do 1 thing’ for the planet JANUARY 20, 2016 – Newport, Rhode Island – Manuka Sports Event Management is pleased to announce 11th Hour Racing as the presenting sponsor for the 2016 Atlantic Cup. With 11th Hour Racing’ssupport, the Atlantic Cup is the most environmentally sustainable[…..]

Atlantic Cup Presented by 11th Hour Racing Starts Campaign to Encourage All to Take Part for the Planet

Welcome Back 11th Hour Racing as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 Atlantic Cup! The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing will continue to lead the way as the most environmentally sustainable sailing race. Today we are delighted to share with you that 11th Hour Racing will return as the presenting sponsor for the 2016[…..]

5th Anniversary of the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing Announces New Sponsors & First Four Teams

Sea Bags Maine Announced as Official Partner and We Are Neutral to be Carbon Offset Supplier #54 – Dragon, #39 – Pleiad, #118 – Oakcliff & #143 – Longbow Are First Four Teams Officially Registered October 17, 2015 – Newport, Rhode Island – Manuka Sports Event Management is pleased to announce Sea Bags Maine and[…..]

#54-Dragon First Team Announced in 2016 Atlantic Cup

Dragon is one of the original four boats to race in the Atlantic Cup. Mike Hennessy has skippered Dragon since 2011. With a 2nd, two 6th places in 2011-13 respectively, Dragon came extremely close in 2014. Heading into the third leg tied for first, the team hit a rock in the first race of the[…..]

Preparation Is The Key to Success

Atlantic Cup Staff Note: Rob Windsor has raced in every edition of the Atlantic Cup and has logged hundreds of thousands miles offshore. He has also prepared multiple Class 40s and the odd Open 60 for racing. He wrote this after winning the 2015 Pineapple Cup on board Amhas. Preparation is the Key to Success By Rob[…..]

Winners of Ripple Effect Video Contest for RI High School Students Announced

Winning Video to premier at newportFILM/Atlantic Cup event Shipyard Shorts this Thursday, May 22 at the Newport Shipyard. Plus top three filmmakers earn a spot as media crew members for a day on board an Atlantic Cup race boat in the Inshore Series in Narragansett Bay.  The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing in[…..]

Harken & Nautical Channel Join Atlantic Cup as Race Partners

  With just one month to go until the 2014 start in Charleston, things are heating up at The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing! In this April newsletter, we get you up to date on new events, new sponsors and we profile Dragon and Gryphon Solo 2. Be on the look out for[…..]

Ripple Effect Video Contest Announced

The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing Announces Ripple Effect Video Contest for Rhode Island High School Students Contest to draw attention to coastline and waterways of Rhode Island Top submissions earn a spot as a media crew member for a day on board an Atlantic Cup race boat in the Inshore Series in Narragansett Bay.[…..]

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