Tiny Bermuda, isolated in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is already a travel favourite, with its pink beaches, pastel-hewed houses and fantastic diving, but with the arrival of next year’s America’s Cup - its popularity is set to soar.
Enterprise being launched. 121 feet overall length, with a 6000 pound, 165 foot spruce mast. designed by Starling Burgess of Marblehead. built at Herreshoff in Bristol Rhode Island.owned by Harold Vanderbilt. defender of 1930 America’s Cup, which was raced off of Newport.
The “kids” have been set loose on the cats. (Guilain Grenier/Oracle Team USA)
The Red Bull Youth America’s Cup team selection trials run through November 20 with six teams participating. Two teams will be identified – one to represent the U.S. and another to represent San Francisco – and will provided coaching and instruction by ORACLE TEAM USA through to the finals in September 2013. All participants are ages 19-24, and six sailors make up each team.