Friday Night Live Episode 8 America's Cup post 1992

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Sam Peirson

May 22, 2020, 3:21:05 PM5/22/20
Hi All,

This evening Niko and myself are going to show you what the modern America's Cup looks like.  This is the cutting edge of technology, not just in sailing but in the world.  The zoom will start at 5:30 this evening!

5/22 ep 8

  1. 1995 America’s Cup

    1. First time the cup was not contested by an American Team

    2. Team New Zealand v Australia 1

    3. 2nd Cup with the International America's Cup Class


  2. 2007 America's Cup

    1. Alingi Defends

    2. Last Monohull race

    3. First time the cup was sailed for in Europe since the Isle of Wight RAce in 1851


  3. 2010 America's Cup (Deed of Gift)

    1. It is rumored that Larry Elison spent 300 Million Dollars

    2. First time it is 2 catamarans


  4. 2013 AC 72

    1. These boats go 40kts

    2. That is faster than the cars on the Golden Gate Bridge

    3. Biggest Comeback in all of sports


  5. 2017 AC

    1. We don't talk about this one

    2. Kiwis and their bikes


  6. America's Cup 2021

    1. Back to Monohulls!! But with a twist, or should I say some wings

    2. On postponement until after Covid


Stay Safe,


Sam Peirson
Adult Program Director
Community Boating, Inc.
21 David G Mugar Way
Boston, MA 02114

Niko Kotsatos

May 22, 2020, 4:24:39 PM5/22/20
to Sam Peirson,
I'm getting goosebumps!!
Racing on Virtual Regatta (with Discord chat) in five minutes!

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