“The nail-biting excitement of Team New Zealand’s oh-so-close challenge for the 2013 America’s Cup brought the country together for a sporting event in a way usually reserved for rugby world cup finals”
For over 160 years the America’s Cup has been the world’s most prestigious race for ocean-going yachts. This sumptuous book, now in its 7th edition, tells the story of the Cup and the battles of the finalists - both on and off the water - from the very first race between America and Great Britain in 1851.
This fully updated new edition includes the 2010 Oracle win over Alinghi, which took the Cup back to San Francisco, and of course the sensational contest between Oracle and Emirates Team New Zealand in 2013.
A unique collection of beautiful paintings depict dramatic scenes from every match, with detailed descriptions of the boats themselves, including the latest technologies used to create the sensational racing machines they are today.