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2014 Atlantic Cup Announced: May 10-25th Charleston-New York-Newport

11th Hour Racing returns as presenting sponsor, Water Week NYC and Bay Weekend Newport Announced Dragon, Pleiad Racing  and Gryphon Solo 2 are early confirmed entries with 6 other US and international teams expressing interest  November 21, 2013 – Newport, Rhode Island – Manuka Sports Event Management is pleased to announce the fourth running of[…..]

Creating an air of excitement for sailing

Transat Jaques Vabre: Creating an air of excitement for sailing This article was originally published on 11th Hour Racing’s website on NOVEMBER 13, 2013. Julianna Barbieri is the  Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Manuka Sports Management.  Julianna is a two-time Emmy Award winner who worked extensively on some of the U.S.’s biggest sports events. In 2010 she and[…..]

Massive Class 40 Race To Set Sail From France Nov. 3

As a fan of the Atlantic Cup, we thought you’d like to know about the Transat Jacques Vabre, a major race on the Class 40 (the type of Atlantic Cup boats) calendar. The TJV is a 5,400 nautical mile race from Le Havre, France to Itajai, Brazil that starts Sunday, November 3rd. This year marks the 20th[…..]

The Carbon Neutral Race

For the past three years The Atlantic Cup has been run as one of the most environmentally responsible sailing races in the United States. And for the past two years the race has been a carbon neutral event. What goes into making that a reality? Manuka Sports Event Management and Atlantic Cup Co-Founder, Julianna Barbieri[…..]

#118 Bodacious Dream wins The 2013 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing

#116 Icarus wins the inshore Series and secures 3rd place overall.  #121 Lecoq Cuisine in the team’s first race together and first race on their new boat claims 2nd place. NEWPORT, R.I. – #118 Bodacious Dream (USA), skippered by Dave Rearick and Matt Scharl, held on to first place overall in the 2013 Atlantic Cup[…..]

Bodacious Dream Wins 2013 NYC-Newport Leg in Closest Race Finish in Atlantic Cup History

Jamestown, R.I. Boat #118 Bodacious Dream wins Second Leg, New York to Newport, R.I., of The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing The entire fleet finished the 231 nautical mile leg within 45 minutes and 20 seconds of each other, closest Finish in Atlantic Cup History Newport Inshore Series May 25-26, Final Prize Giving[…..]

#118 – Bodacious Dream wins 1st Leg of 2013 Atlantic Cup

With a fleet of seven Class 40s competing in The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing #118 Bodacious Dream, skippered by Dave Rearick and Matt Scharl, crossed the finish line first at 21:06:15 ET on Tuesday, May 15, with an elapsed time of 78:55:13 to complete the 642 nautical mile first off-shore leg of[…..]

3rd Atlantic Cup sets sail from Charleston

3rd Annual Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing Sets Sail on 648 nautical mile first leg to NYC    Fleet to race to NY Harbor until Pro-Am on May 18, followed by Final Leg to Newport, RI on May 19 and In-shore Series, May 26-27 Charleston, SC – Seven teams from the United States[…..]

Sailing World Previews the 2013 Atlantic Cup

The Dash for Cash by Ryan O’Grady © Billy Black The 2012 Atlantic Cup champion Mare (foreground) isn’t entered this year. But the path to victory taken by the German entry will be scrutinized by the seven teams that will contest the 2013 Atlantic Cup from Charleston, S.C., to Newport, R.I., via New York City.[…..]

The 2013 Atlantic Cup Presented by 11th Hour Racing Readies for Start Of Challenging Three-City, Seven-Boat Class 40 Competition

Third Annual Atlantic Cup to stress Carbon Neutral competition by using biodiesel, hydro-generators, solar and fuel cells to limit fuel use during competition; 2012 Atlantic Cup was first carbon-neutral sailing event in the USA saving over 23,000 pounds of CO2    New York events include “Living on the Edge”, a celebration of the race’s environmental commitment[…..]

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