Archive for the ‘Sailing’ Category
The AM38 test boat, better known as the MULE, touches both sunlight and the sea for the first time. Half the size of the AC75 racing boats set to be used in the 36th America’s Cup (Auckland, New Zealand, 2021), the MULE has New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for sailing’s highest prize, flying across Narragansett Bay near Newport, Rhode Island.
We love to race – that’s just the long and short of it all. While a very small handful of men and women are fortunate enough to enjoy the thrills of life as a professional racecar driver, there are yet handful more who can afford it off to the side; plenty of entry-level events let you race just about anything you own. Still, for most of us regular folks, having a dedicated racecar to daily-drive or racing a dedicated commuter or family car just doesn’t make sense. But rather than let the professionals and ballers have all the fun, us commuter-driving, regular guys find our own things to race.
Sometimes, it’s less about budgetary constraints and more about the fact that it can be raced out of necessity … More