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Day One of Inshore Series Kicks Off in Portland

    With variable winds ranging from 7-12 knots of a north, northwesterly breeze, it was a hot match on Casco Bay as the ten boat fleet battled closely to move up the rankings in the 2018 Atlantic Cup Inshore Series. Amhas took the first race on their home while Angola Cables crossed the finish line first[…..]

North Sails Expert Leg 2 Review

North Sails President Ken Read Provides His Outlook On The Second Leg Of The Atlantic Cup Leg two has been a terrific test for these crews. As predicted, quite the opposite journey from the first 600 miles, in which we saw fast boat speeds, high winds, and some tough lumps for a few retirees. The[…..]

Toothface II and Dragon Join Eärendil On The Leg Two Podium

      From the Angola Cables Start Line in New York City, the fleet of Class40s battled upwind to round the virtual mark ‘Point Alpha’ off the Nantucket Shoals. Throughout the race to Portland, competitors fought gusts of up to nearly 40 knots and a steep and choppy sea state that brought physical, mental[…..]

Eärendil Takes The Lead As The Fleet Rounds Point Alpha!

    The 2018 Atlantic Cup fleet is steaming ahead for Portland, Maine after pounding upwind the past 48-hours. Nine boats remain on the racecourse following the decisions made last night by #37 First Light and #81 Esprit Scout to retire from Leg 2 and seek refuge in Newport, Rhode Island in order to further assess their damage.  For[…..]

A Brutal 24 Hours

      Following a light downwind start to the second leg of the 2018 Atlantic Cup, the conditions have deteriorated making it a brutal 24-hours for the teams. The crews are currently battling 30 knots of breeze coming from the northeast in what’s been described to us as a horrendous sea state. The Class40[…..]

A Tough Second Leg Awaits The Atlantic Cup Crews!

    In less than 12 hours, the fast-paced action of the Atlantic Cup continues, with the start of Leg 2 in New York Harbor at 14h00 eastern time!  Competitors enjoyed a wonderful time at the New York City stopover, where teams mingled and invited friends, sponsors and families to race in the Pro-Am event and[…..]

The Atlantic Cup Teams Arrive In New York City!

        With first (#145 Eärendil) and second (#127 Amhas) place of Leg One of the 2018 Atlantic Cup decided yesterday (May 29, 2018) afternoon it was the turn of the remaining competitors to cross the Angola Cables Finish Line. The Swedish flagged Class40 #95 skippered by Mikael Ryking and Karl Jungstedt secured a provisional third place in the[…..]

Eärendil Wins Leg 1 Of The Atlantic Cup

        With a fleet of eleven Class40s competing in the 2018 Atlantic Cup #145 Eärendil skippered by Catherine Pourre and Pietro Luciani, crossed the Angola Cables finish line first at 17h02m46s ET, with an elapsed time of 77h02m46s, to complete the 648 nautical mile first offshore leg of the Atlantic Cup from Charleston,[…..]

The Angola Cables Finish Line Approaches!

      A little under 40 nautical miles remain for the leading boats in the 2018 Atlantic Cup! #145 Eärendil, leads #127 Amhas by some six miles as they race north along the New Jersey coastline in search of favorable conditions. Over night the two leading Class40s played the light, fluky conditions perfectly putting[…..]

2018 Atlantic Cup light air compresses fleet

      In the last 24-hours there’s been a massive consolidation in the fleet essentially causing a restart off the coast of Maryland. The last look at the fleeted showed the boats sailing north fast and furiously, divided into three strategic camps – east, center and west.  Overnight, 145- Eärendil decided to change camps[…..]

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