old world vs. new world

here’s a sweet photo from the America’s Cup World Series racing that just wrapped up a little bit ago in Newport, Rhode Island.

© Photo Guilain GRENIER / ORACLE TEAM USA

with an interesting description of the photo from the America’s Cup website:

a meeting of new world wingsail cat and old world lateen-rigged one-design

HT: Wavedancer at SailingForums.com

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3 Responses to “old world vs. new world”


  1. 1 classicalgas July 14, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    Reblogged this on A Sailor's Blog and commented:
    This is an awesome picture! And the sailing looks epic!

  2. 2 Pamela Owen July 16, 2012 at 7:56 am

    I wonder how my Catfish sail would compare to this Cat?!?!


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