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Prospector Team To Mine for More Golden Moments in Transatlantic Race 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. — Faster boats and advanced weather forecasting technology have dramatically changed how sailors approach long ocean races such as the Transatlantic Race 2019, which will start from Newport, R.I., on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, and finish off the Royal Yacht Squadron's iconic castle in Cowes, England.

A century ago, ocean racing was a reactive sport, sailors took what Mother Nature dished out as it came. Now, bigger and faster boats enable teams to attack a course, aggressively searching for the strongest and most favorable winds. Of course, it’s not without risk.

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Belle Mente Quantum Racing and US Sailing Announce Partnership to Develop Team for the New York Yacht Club’s Challenge for the 36th America’s Cup

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association (“BMQRA”) and US Sailing today announced a broad partnership in support of the New York Yacht Club’s challenge for the 36th America’s Cup to further improve the quality of competitive sailing in the United States and reconnect the American sailing base with sailing’s premiere event.

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Fifth Edition of the Resolute Cup Set for Newport in September

Teams of amateur sailors representing more than two dozen yacht clubs from all over the United States will take to the waters of Narragansett Bay next September to compete in the fifth edition of the Resolute Cup, the country's premiere Corinthian keelboat championship. The regatta, which will be hosted by the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court, September 10 to 15, 2018, is also the only pathway for an American yacht club to earn an invitation to the 2019 Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, the first edition to be run in the new IC37 yacht.

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Oakcliff Sailing to Provide Talent Pipeline for New York Yacht Club America's Cup Challenge

NEWPORT, R.I. — The New York Yacht Club challenge for the 36th America's Cup, represented by Bella Mente Quantum Racing, is proud to announce a talent development partnership with Oakcliff Sailing (Oyster Bay, N.Y.). This agreement is the campaign's first step toward making good on its founding promise to establish an enduring legacy for American sailing.

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