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AtCup is In Charleston!

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   Welcome to Charleston! The 2018 Atlantic Cup has touched down in Charleston, South Carolina! Almost all of the teams have arrived and many of the racers have been working on their boats all day to get them prepared for the start Saturday!    In Charleston? Come and see us at one of the[…..]

10 Days Until The 2018 Atlantic Cup!

    We’re exactly 10 days from the 2018 Atlantic Cup Race Start! With exactly 10 days to go until the start of the 2018 Atlantic Cup we’re pleased to present the Atlantic Cup fleet to you! With 11 teams representing 9 countries, this, the sixth edition of the race looks to be the most exciting yet.[…..]

1 Month Until The 2018 Atlantic Cup!

  We’re exactly one month from the 2018 Atlantic Cup Race Start! AND we’re delighted to announce the Holiday Inn as our Official Hotel Partner in Charleston and the 11th team vying for the Atlantic Cup #37 First Light! The longest offshore race in the Western Atlantic, designed just for Class40s is back for its[…..]

The Atlantic Cup Partners With and Welcomes Team Angola Cables!

      America’s Offshore Race Partners with Telecommunications Multinational Angola Cables and Welcomes Their Team to the 2018 Edition of the Atlantic Cup! We are very excited to announce that the Atlantic Cup has partnered with Telecommunications Multinational Angola Cables! The finish line from Leg 1: Charleston – NYC will be the Angola Cables[…..]

#95 Talanta Returns and Shipyard Brewery Comes Aboard!

      Swedish team #95 Talanta returns and the Atlantic Cup welcomes Shipyard Brewery as its Official Beer Partner! With just over 40 days until the start gun is sounded in Charleston, South Carolina, we’re pleased to announce a returning team and new race sponsor! Portland Maine based and family owned Shipyard Brewing is the Official Beer[…..]

11th Hour Racing Partners With The Atlantic Cup’s Kids Program!

11th Hour Racing Returns as Official Education Partner of the Atlantic Cup Race Organizers to educate over 2,000 school children during the 2018 race    MARCH 29, 2018 – Newport, Rhode Island – Manuka Sports Event Management is pleased to announce 11th Hour Racing as the Official Education Partner for the 2018 Atlantic Cup. With[…..]

Sixth edition of the Atlantic Cup starts in 100 days!

    America’s offshore race, the Atlantic Cup, starts in 100 days!   Race prep is getting busier and busier with each day and this year’s event is shaping up to have one of the largest fleets in race history! We are delighted to welcome back Sea Bags as a returning sponsor. Sea Bags aligns[…..]

New Teams, Returning Sponsor And Our First European Entrant Of 2018

      We’re less than 120 days until the return of America’s offshore race, the Atlantic Cup  and the pace is getting faster and faster every day! In this edition of our newsletter, Manuka SEM, organizers of the race, are excited to welcome two new teams (Amhas & Esprit Scout) and the return of race[…..]

Two Teams Return for 2018..!

  We love this time of year, both for the festivity and because we are  just over 150 days until the teams competing in the 2018 Atlantic Cup depart Charleston, South Carolina bound for Brooklyn, New York and the finish of Leg 1 of America’s longest and most sustainable sailing race. Preparations continue to move forward at a[…..]

Transat Jacques Vabre Preview

One of the iconic offshore distance races held every other year starts on Sunday, November 5th. Our very own Sam Holliday is on the ground in Le Havre and below is his preview of who to watch in the Class40 race.  The Transat Jacque Vabre is an event that has firmly secured itself as one[…..]

New Sponsors and Teams Announced for 2018 Race

    The Atlantic Cup Announces Three New Race Partners: United Airlines Mileage Plus Exclusives, Hyatt Place Charleston and CODE-ZERO   Plus first two teams announced: Dragon Ocean Racing and Oakcliff Racing NEWPORT, RI (November 1, 2017) – With preparations underway for the 2018 Atlantic Cup, Manuka Sports Event Management, organizers of the USA’s toughest offshore[…..]

The 6th Edition of the Atlantic Cup Starts May 26, 2018

The Atlantic Cup Returns For 6th Edition May 26, 2018 Longest Offshore Race in the Western Atlantic Will Visit Charleston, Brooklyn and Portland   NEWPORT, RI (May 26, 2018) – Manuka Sports Event Management announced today the sixth edition of the Atlantic Cup. The longest offshore race in the Western Atlantic dedicated to the Class40 will[…..]

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