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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[…..]

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[…..]

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