America's Cup

NY Yacht Club’s shot across Team NZ’s bows

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 20 Oct 2021

NY Yacht Club’s shot across Team NZ’s bows
Sinking feeling: NYYC-backed American Magic capsized out of the last America's Cup. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 20 Oct 2021
The New York Yacht Club has put a shot across the bows of both Emirates Team New Zealand and the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron, withdrawing from the next America’s Cup and promising to “advocate for what we believe to be essential changes to the structure” of sport’s oldest competition.The spiritual home of the Auld Mug, the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) has been only an occasional participant in recent regattas, having no involvement between 2003 and 2021, with its American Magic entrant in last year’s challenger series in...

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