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Dave Scott’s World of Wonder- Yacht America

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Yacht America Returns to San Diego

In December of 2016, the Yacht America returns home to San Diego. It was a long journey, but she is glad to make it back to the glorious weather of Southern California.

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Yacht America Chased by Hurricane Otto

Many Americans didn’t even know there was a hurricane forming in mid November….

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Yacht America’s Journey South

Yacht America successfully visited 100+ Yacht Clubs on her journey south from Maine. She encountered some of the nicest people. Troy Sears spoke to at least 100,000 people, sharing his love of the America’s Cup and sailing in general. For many, sailing on the Yacht America built confidence. It also sparked an interest to continue…

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Yacht America Visits America’s Hometown

As the Yacht America started her journey south from Maine, her wanted to visit as many yacht clubs to achieve her mission: get people excited about sailing and educate sailors about the America’s Cup. The Yacht America and her crew were thrilled to get a call from Mary Shields. She asked Captain Troy Sears if…

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Yacht America On Tour in Boothbay Harbor

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Captain Troy Sears visits the National Sailing Hall of Fame

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Yacht America in New York

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Yacht America’s Tour: Cape Hatteras to New York

As the Yacht America rounded the treacherous Cape Hatteras, she luckily enjoyed calm seas. She sailed peacefully through the night and morning. Captain Troy even thought, “This will be an easy last leg. Maybe we will arrive early!”  Then, the winds started to build. The forecast predicted winds of 10 knots,…

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Yacht America’s Tour: Fort Lauderdale to Cape Hatteras

It was midmorning when the Yacht America docked in Fort Lauderdale. Although the crew wanted to enjoy a few days on solid ground, the deadline to reach New York was only four days away. Normally, you should plan for a week long voyage, but the Yacht America did not have that luxury.

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