Solo Sailing technology-Vs. America’s Cup

The various technologies used in the America’s Cup, from Aluminium spars to synthetic cordage to plastic sails-Let alone 40 knot foiling cat’s, often leads commentators to remark that the trickle down technology is good for the average yachtsman.

Well, is it really?

Consider my monthly column for May in Wind Check Magazine

Larry’s Big Cats are a great look, but about as close to the average everyday sailor as a Le Mans car is to a Honda Civic.