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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, but the crew saw…

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. The crew stayed…

Yacht America’s Tour: Panama to Fort Lauderdale

After getting through the Panama Canal at a rapid rate, the America and her crew needed to get to New York, fast. They had just 9 days to get there. There was no hesitation to start their journey north, despite the thunder in the distance.   During the early stage of America’s voyage, there was…

Yacht America’s Tour: San Diego to the Panama Canal

The first leg of the journey was a major learning experience for everyone, especially for the new crew of the Yacht America. Captain Troy hired crew who had never been on a voyage like this, so he had to make sure that everyone was safe.   Everyone would certainly feel fear at some point of…

Yacht America’s Tour: A Conversation Worth 23,500 Miles

On April 13th, 2016, the Yacht America, a replica of the schooner that gave the America’s Cup its name, embarked on the most epic adventure. Captain Troy Sears and his crew left the home port of San Diego to visit more yacht clubs than any other vessel in the history of the United States. But…