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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[…..]

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[…..]

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[…..]

123 – Tales II & 128 Toothface II Enter 2016 race, plus Bainbridge International joins as Official Partner

Spanish Entry Tales II & Boston based Toothface II Enter the Atlantic Cup The Spanish team of Gonzalo Botin and Pablo Santurde will race #123 Tales II in the 2016 Atlantic Cup. In addition to being an extremely accomplished offshore sailor, Botín is also a talented boat designer and he is the inspiration behind Tales II,[…..]

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