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2020 OLYMPICS: Can London, host of the 2012 Games, be ready if the Coronavirus prevents holding them in Tokyo this summer? Or split the sports up, sai...

Thursday, February 20, 2020

TFE LIVE #262: Paul Callahan, Luther Carpenter, Paul Cayard, Jack Gierhart, Jon Partridge (GBR), Katie Pettibone, Josh Toso and Bernie Wilson were gue...

Monday, February 10, 2020

TFE LIVE #260: John Sangmeister (USA), consummate yachtsman and sailing leader/activist, is our guest Friday live via Skype from Long Beach, CA

Friday, January 31, 2020

TFE LIVE: Kimball Livingston (USA), celebrated author and junior sailing expert, is our guest today live in-studio

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

LRPP Statement with team-issued photos: "It’s a new boat and something like this can happen"

Monday, January 27, 2020

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Monday, January 27, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (#1250) — Above is the headline of the brief statement issued Monday evening by Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli following their dismasting while training earlier Monday. The sub-head: "If you don’t push hard you will never know your limit...

Monday, January 27, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (#1249) — Sad day in Sardinia as photos indicate that the Italian Challenger of Record, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, have lost their AC75 rig overboard while training in what appears to be breezy (high teens?) and bumpy conditions near the...

Thursday, December 26, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (#1245) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sir Tim Clark (GBR), President of Emirates Airline, will step down at the end of June 2020. What impact will this have in AC36 on Emirates Team NZ, for which Emirates is title sponsor?...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

CAGLIARI (#1238) — Here's the first public video of which we are aware of the AC36 Challenger of Record, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, foiling around in the waters off their team base in Cagliari (ITA), albeit with a lot of clever cuts (video editing) an...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (#1219) — Wednesday afternoon LRPP had their twice-delayed but nonetheless simple and elegant launch party at their team base in Sardinia. The first of their two AC75s was blessed by a priest then christened by Muccia Prada, the wi...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (#1218) — We'll be up early Wednesday morning to bring you a special TFE LIVE with coverage of the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli launch ceremony of their new AC75 at the team base in Cagliari, Sardinia (ITA). We will go live on our...

Saturday, September 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (#1209) — As we await news on the launch date of the Challenger of Record's first of two permitted AC75s — Boat 1, or "B1" as the teams refer internally to their first boat — here's an interesting interview posted on Friday by Luna Ross...

Friday, August 9, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (#1184) – With thanks to FOSI Margherita Bottini Marshall (ITA/USA) and "Stingray" (USA, Seattle) for forwarding the link, this photo appeared this morning in the Eco di BergamoThe boat left Persico Marine in Bergamo last evening appr...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

CAGLIARI, SARDINIA, ITA (#1144) – Just released by the Italian Challenger of Record, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, representing the Circolo Vela Sicilia, photos of their new test boat splashed over the weekend (we had those photos, too) that is foiling f...

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