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Parker Hannifin named control systems partner at American Magic

Parker Hannifin named control systems partner at American Magic

New York, N.Y. - New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, today announced Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion control technologies, as its official control systems partner. Parker and American Magic will work together to develop and implement state-of-the-art systems for the team’s racing

Eight new America’s Cup challenges lodged

Eight new America’s Cup challenges lodged

America’s Cup holders the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and Emirates Team New Zealand say they received notices of challenge from eight new syndicates before today’s 1700 New Zealand Time deadline for late entries for the 36th edition of the America’s Cup. No details have been made available on who the

Emirates Team New Zealand’s time saving technology

Ask any seasoned America’s Cup challenger what the most critical ingredient of a successful campaign is and – even more importantly than money – the answer they give will be: time. While you can't make time, you can save it – and that's exactly what the current America’s Cup holders Emirates Team

Weekend round up: Flight school

US America's Cup challenger American Magic get to grips with their test boat, while down in New Zealand United States SailGP Team's embedded media man Matt Knighton pulls off a daring "fly under" of the team's F50 catamaran.

There's little denying the huge impact that foiling boats have had and continues to have on our sport – as these two video stories from the last few days so perfectly illustrate. America's Cup: Meet The Mule Impressive footage from the waters of Narragansett Bay near Newport, Rhode Island as the US

Profile: Maxi 70 skipper Hap Fauth

Profile: Maxi 70 skipper Hap Fauth

A look back to a profile we put together a few years ago of American Maxi 72 owner/skipper Hap Fauth – now one of the primary backers of the US America's Cup challenger syndicate American Magic. Hap Fauth fell in love with sailboat racing at the tender age of seven on

Airbus returns to America’s Cup with American Magic

Airbus returns to America's Cup with American Magic.

The European aerospace corporation Airbus has returned to the America's Cup arena after signing up with US challenger American Magic to become the syndicate's innovation partner. The deal mirrors an agreement the French headquartered company had with Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 35th edition of the America's Cup. Here

American Magic steams full ahead

American Magic steams full ahead.

A 110-strong workforce recruited by sole America’s Cup challenger American Magic is working flat out on the design of the team’s first foiling monohull which they hope to launch next year. According to a story on the website the team’s new headquarters in Bristol, RI now houses around 32 designers, 32