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Atlantic Cup Moves to Biennial Event

Atlantic Cup Moves to Two Year Cycle, Next Edition will be held in May/June of 2016  11th Hour Racing returns as presenting sponsor   October 6, 2014 – Newport, Rhode Island – Manuka Sports Event Management announced today their plans to move the premier offshore race in the United States, The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th[…..]

Carbon Neutral for the 3rd Year in a Row!

  After a brief summer hiatus, we’re back with some exciting and sustainable news from The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing!   Carbon Neutral for the 3rd Year in A Row! The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing is committed to being the most environmentally responsible sailing race in the United States. We are[…..]

#54 – Dragon Returns to the Water After Hitting Rock in 2014 Atlantic Cup Inshore Series

 Two months after hitting a rock #54 Dragon returns to the water Michael Hennessy will race Dragon in the Ida Lewis Distance Race to start on Friday, August 15, 2014 NEWPORT, R.I. – For the first time since May 24th, #54 Dragon went back into the water on Sunday, August 10th. In the 2014 Atlantic Cup[…..]

#54 Dragon Hits Rock – Inshore Racing Day 1

  Top Teams #106 Gryphon Solo 2 and #116 Separated By One Point Going Into Day 2 of Inshore Racing#54 Dragon Hits Rock In First Race of the Inshore Series – Out For Remainder of Race Day 1 of inshore racing saw #54 Dragon and #106 Gryphon Solo 2 tied for first place going[…..]

Look Ahead to Newport

With Dragon and Gryphon Solo 2 tied for 1st place heading into the Inshore Series, the teams shared with us their strategies going into the weekend. Inshore Racing will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25th, from 12pm-4pm at Fort Adams. “This is the hardest part of the entire event but I’m psyched for it. The[…..] – Leg 2 Champions

    Congratulations Jeffrey MacFarlane & Jake Arcand on #116 – Leg 2 Winners in the 2014 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing Clockwise in order of finish: 1st –; 2nd – Dragon; 3rd – #106-Gryphon Solo 2; 4th -#39-Pleiad; 5th – #25-Flatline Check out the Atlantic Cup’s  Facebook Page to see more images from Billy Black throughout the entire[…..]

Gryphon Solo 2 – Leg 1 Champions

    Congratulations Joe Harris & Patrick O’Connor on #106-Gryphon Solo 2 Winners of Leg 1 of the 2014 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing Clockwise in order of finish: 1st – Gryphon Solo 2, 2nd – Pleiad Racing, 3rd – Dragon, 4th – More terrific Billy Black photos can be found on our Facebook[…..]

The Atlantic Cup is in NYC

    2014 ATLANTIC CUP NEW YORK CITY SCHEDULE May 14th-17th: Fleet will be docked at North Cove Marina Stop by North Cove Marina on Manhattan’s Lower West Side in Battery Park City between 9am-5pm to say hello to the skippers and check out the fleet. Choose your favorite team to follow as they race to Newport! Look[…..]

The Final Push – Leg 1 Charleston-NYC – Expert Analysis

  Facebook Twitter Website Instagram YouTube Our Expert Weighs in on the Final Push to NYC & What to Expect from the Teams The weather for the final push into the finish of leg one from Charleston to NYC should prove to be testing on the gear and on the clothing of the sailors. It’s going to be[…..]

Leg 1 – First 48 Hours

Three boats are tied to one another this morning as we watch the fleet come around Cape Hatteras and begin the second half of this first leg of the 2014 Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing. Pleiad Racing holds a narrow lead over Dragon and Gryphon Solo II with all three boats within three[…..]

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