AC72 and the Evolution of the America’s Cup

ac72For anyone in the New York Area I will be speaking at the New York Shiplore and Model-makers Club on Tuesday night at 7:30 PM on the “AC72 and the Evolution of the America’s Cup.” The AC72 catamarans which raced in the recent competition have been described as more flying machines than sailboats.  I will be examining how we got from the schooner yacht America of 1851 to the screaming AC72s of today, looking at the teams, the scandals, the upsets, and the technology that made this last America’s Cup so riveting.  It should be a fun evening.  If you are nearby on Tuesday, be sure to stop by  79 Walker Street, 5th floor — at 7:30 pm.

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3 Responses to AC72 and the Evolution of the America’s Cup

  1. Diego says:

    Sounds fascinating; I wish I could come! Will a recording be available online?

  2. Roger says:

    Rick – for those of us out West and unable to attend, a recording of your talk, or at least your notes, would be great. Thanks

  3. Chris says:

    Ill be there !