The Prada Cup winner has been decided, with Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli winning the series 7-1 over INEOS TEAM UK. The Italians will now take on the Challenger of Record – Emirates Team New Zealand – in the 36th America’s Cup which is due to start on 6 March.
You can read the full details of the Prada Cup racing on MySail News, or check out the coverage from our friends at Live Sail Die for some entertaining and original content.
Enjoy reading the latest news and stories from the sailing world.
Until next week, happy sailing 😊⛵
Sailing News from Around the Web
Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli win the Prada Cup
The G.H. Mumm Champagne was flowing for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli who sailed to victory today in the PRADA Cup Final. The Italians winning the Series 7-1 over INEOS TEAM UK, now move onto the America’s Cup Match, the ultimate goal four years in the making, starting in 12 days time.
From MySail News | Read full article.
International Women’s Day “Pathways Through Sailing”
CYCA is celebrating International Women’s Day with our annual breakfast 0730hrs Monday 8 March, this year themed “Pathways Through Sailing”. Join us for a delicious seated breakfast and listen to our inspiring panel.
From the CYCA | Read full article.
Stranded Aussie hatches very unusual plan to finally return home from Europe
An Australian traveller stranded overseas has given a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘whatever floats your boat’.
From 7News | Read full article.
Tapper tops Hardy Match Racing Challenge
After a week of tight racing, Finn Tapper of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia prevailed to win the 2021 Hardy Cup, held at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron.
18ft Skiffs: Rookie team takes on the big guns
The recent performances by the rookie Shaw and Partners Financial Services 18ft Skiff team may have come as a surprise to many casual observers but it is no surprise to those who know the individual members’ sailing records and the obstacles the team has had to overcome earlier in their rookie season together in the 18s.
From Sail-World | Read full article.
Iceboating bug can be dangerous
The passion and persistence of iceboaters sets them apart. With the hours perfecting their boats and the miles driving to find good ice, it’s those few days of great sailing that keep them coming back. Catching the iceboating bug can be dangerous… just ask twenty-something year old Erin Bury.
From Scuttlebutt Sailing News | Read full article.