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American Magic Partners With Simulation Software Firm

New York Yacht Club American Magic (“American Magic”), the U.S. sailing team challenging for the 36th America’s Cup, has announced a technical sponsorship with advanced simulation software firm  ESTECO . As part of a world-class design effort for the AC75 class led by Botin Partners Naval Architecture, ESTECO will contribute with [...]

FIBRE Mechanics Chosen as Second Builder for IC37 by Melges

NEWPORT, R.I. – With demand soaring for the next big one-design keelboat class, the New York Yacht Club and Melges Performance Sailboats have licensed a second manufacturer for the IC37 by Melges. FIBRE Mechanics, based in Lymington, England, will join Westerly Marine (Santa Ana, Calif.) as an official builder of the 37-foot one-design keelboat [...]

American Magic Team Takes Second at Congressional Cup

New York Yacht Club American Magic finished second at one of the team’s first competitive events, the 2018 Congressional Cup. The preliminary Ficker Cup (April 13-15) and the subsequent Congressional Cup (April 18-22), a World Sailing Grade One match racing regatta, represented American Magic’s first steps towards assembling a world-class racing team for the 2021 [...]

American Magic Hits the Starting Line at Ficker Cup

The American Magic team is embarking on its first competitive outing this weekend, racing in Long Beach Yacht Club's Ficker Cup, which is a qualifier for the Congressional Cup. The team filed this dispatch. NYYC American Magic is thrilled to be racing in the Ficker Cup at the Long Beach Yacht Club against some of the best match racing sailors in the world on [...]

New York YC and Bella Mente Quantum Racing to Challenge for 36th America's Cup as American Magic

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The New York Yacht Club and Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association today announced they will compete under the name New York Yacht Club American Magic in their challenge for the 36th America’s Cup, to be held in New Zealand in 2021.   Philip Lotz, Commodore of the New York Yacht Club, said, "America was the first [...]