The 36th America’s Cup is coming up, hold onto your hats and your seats

Move aside Olympics, the winds and skills of only one challenger push these teams to the finish line for glory.  Estimated reading time 22 minutes – If you are a pleasure boater, especially if sailing is your passion, or simply just a boating enthusiast, hold onto your hats and your seats. This is a story of sailboat racing like none other. It is the America’s Cup, the world’s oldest competition.  The history and prestige associated with the America’s Cup attract not only the world’s top sailors and yacht designers but also the involvement of wealthy entrepreneurs and sponsors. It is a test not only of sailing skill and boat and sail design but also of fundraising and management skills. The high-performance sailing sport is driven...