The America’s Cup is deemed to be the oldest trophy tournament at international levels when it comes to sailing.
This competition will have six teams fighting it out at Great Sound region of Bermuda for a trophy that is deemed a hard and challenging victory. For those who have followed the 2015 tournament will know that teams have battled it out for the 34th series that had the last round in the chilling waters of Fukuoka in Japan in the month of November. The British team led by Sir Ben Ainslie took the trophy that was a monumental win for Britain.
The highlight of the series is the catamarans that are used to sail. Swift vessels that have a majestic foiling design; these are fast vessels that make competition fierce and close. Indeed, the 34th edition saw many near calamities happen and several teams had to get their boats repaired or face penalties. (more…)