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Atlantic Cup Announces 2016 Sustainability Achievements

  THE MOST SUSTAINABLE SAILING RACE IN THE UNITED STATES ANNOUNCES 2016 ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENTS The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing is first sports event in the U.S. to be ISO 20121 compliant and the only sailing race in the U.S. to be carbon neutral since 2012 NEWPORT, RI (October 25, 2016) – The[…..]

Leg 2, Day 2

    View this email in your browser The wind was stronger than expected after the start of leg two of the The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing. The teams were able to make their way down the coast of Long Island “faster than traffic moves on the Long Island Expressway!” said Mike Hennessy of Dragon. “This first[…..]

Leg 2: Brooklyn-Portland Is Underway!

    Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing Departs Brooklyn Fleet headed to Portland for first time in Race History Photo Credit: Billy Black/Atlantic Cup 2nd place Eärendil breaks their starboard rudder three hours after the start, but will continue racing BROOKLYN, N.Y. (June 4, 2016) – Leg two of the The Atlantic Cup presented by[…..]

Leg 1 Finish: Tales Sets New Course Record!

     #123 Tales II Wins First Leg in the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing     Tales II beats previous course record by 6 hours and 7 minutes! #123 – Tales II skippered by Gonzalo Botín and Pablo Santurde, crossed the finish line first at 12:53:03 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 31, with an elapsed time[…..]

Update: Tales II On Pace to Break Course Record! ETA 7am Tuesday, May 31

    For Immediate Release Photo Link B-Roll Video Link Tales II on pace to smash Leg 1 Course Record in the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing  Photo Credit: Billy Black/Atlantic Cup ETA for first finishers is 7am, Tuesday, May 31 May 30, 2016 – Brooklyn, NY – Current leader in the Atlantic Cup presented[…..]

Update: First 24-Hours of Leg 1 and What to Look For

    Tales hits top speeds of 19.6 knots in first leg of Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing  Photo Credit: Billy Black/Atlantic Cup Teams will round Cape Hatteras in the coming hours and aim for the Gulf Stream May 29, 2016 – Charleston, SC – Just over 30 hours into the first leg of the Atlantic[…..]

Teams will face 15-foot seas and 30-knots of breeze overnight tonight as they navigate toward the Gulf Stream

View this email in your browser     Teams will face 15-foot seas and 30-knots of breeze overnight tonight as they navigate toward the Gulf Stream The teams hit the Sea Bags Start Line running this afternoon in Charleston!  The 2016 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing kicked off at 12:05 ET today in light[…..]

Tropical Depression Forming Off East Coast of Charleston

  Nine teams representing six countries to contend with tropical depression in first 24-Hours  Leg 1: Charleston to Brooklyn in 5th Edition of Atlantic Cup Presented by 11th Hour Racing Starts Tomorrow at 12:00 ET  MAY 27, 2016 – CHARLESTON, SC  – Less than 16-hours to the start of the Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour[…..]

Atlantic Cup Kids

   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[…..]

T minus 4 Days Until the Start!

  Welcome to Charleston! The 2016 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing has touched down in Charleston! Almost all of the teams have arrived and many of the racers are working on their boats all day to get them prepared for the start this Saturday! We’ve been talking to them about what they think[…..]

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[…..]

North Sails signs on as Official Sailmaker & The Atlantic Cup Heads to Brooklyn!

    We’re just 79 days away from the 2016 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing start on May 28th!In this edition of Atlantic Cup news, we’re excited to welcome North Sails as the Official Sailmaker and sponsor of our Ask The Expert, AND we’re thrilled to tell you the Atlantic Cup, for the very[…..]

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