Year: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Location: Newport, Rhode Island
America’s Carbon Neutral Sailing Race
The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing is committed to being the most environmentally responsible sailing race in the United States. Since its inception and the first edition of the race in 2012, teams and race management have worked together to create a fully carbon neutral event. The 2016 edition became the first sports event in the United States to become ISO 20121 compliant! As the race grows, race management will continue to seek innovative ideas and products that align with its mission.
2 people – 3 stages – over 900 miles of ocean
Hard-fought, intense double-handed, offshore sailing race held on the eastern seaboard of the United States – all part of the most environmentally sustainable sailing race in the U.S.! Some of the best short-handed sailors around the globe vie for the chance to take hold of The Atlantic Cup. In addition, the Atlantic Cup provides shore-based activities for fans of all ages, including their flagship Atlantic Cup Kids program: