An updated look at the San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge

http://www.sail-world.com/141526 by David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor Jan 15, 2016, 08:21:00 (PST) While there’s no denying that wingsails, multihulls and hydrofoils can deliver some jaw-dropping speeds and impressive imagery, anyone who has been following America’s Cup sailing for more than a few decades understands that something important was lost as racing matriculated from the 12-Meter class … More An updated look at the San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge

Join us for a Cup-date at Balboa Yacht Club

Tom Ehman will be presenting a Super 12 Cup “Cup-date” talk at Balboa YC in Newport Beach on Thursday, January 28th, which will also feature members of the Design-Build team including Farr Yacht Design’s Britton Ward, Project Manager Randy Moreno, and Westerly Marine principals Steve Lee and Lynn Bowser. BYC’s esteemed GM, David Robinson, told Ehman Sunday that … More Join us for a Cup-date at Balboa Yacht Club

Scuttlebutt Europe leads with Guest Editorial penned by “dean of the yachting journalists,” Bob Fisher

Last night’s Guest Editorial on Scuttlebutt Europe by Bob Fisher… I stand in awe at the achievement of Tom Ehman and his close supporters with the Super 12. For some years the world of yacht racing has been denied the majestic sights that the Twelves provided during the America’s Cup when there was any breeze. Those … More Scuttlebutt Europe leads with Guest Editorial penned by “dean of the yachting journalists,” Bob Fisher

Nice ink from the AP’s Bernie Wilson

“This makes it real,” Ehman said Friday. “For the prospective owners, the organizers in San Francisco who are beavering away, to now actually have a design that’s rapidly progressing, to have a boat company of considerable repute, this makes it all real. It’s a big step. Read more at http://bigstory.ap.org/article/d133be29cf9740c392eed2ffc3fe80b2/orange-countys-westerly-marine-build-super-12-yachts

Super 12 Cup Yachts will be built by Westerly Marine in California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, December 18, 2015 SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA — Westerly Marine will construct the 65-foot yachts that will be used in the Super 12 Cup to be raced annually in San Francisco beginning in July 2017, regatta CEO Tom Ehman announced Friday. Westerly Marine is a custom builder of high performance, advanced composite, … More Super 12 Cup Yachts will be built by Westerly Marine in California

Super 12’s – Bruce Farr on the San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge

by Richard Gladwell, SAIL-WORLD — Crews will compete in late July 2017 for one of the biggest cash prizes in sailing when a $500,000 purse gets split among the top three crews, in the San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge. Conceived in early 2015, largely out of frustration over the direction of the 35th America’s Cup, … More Super 12’s – Bruce Farr on the San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge

StFYC WEDNESDAY YACHTING LUNCHEON — 9/16/15

By Ron Young, StFYC Wednesday Yachting Luncheon Chair — This Wednesday’s speaker will be Tom Ehman, Founder and CEO, San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge. LUNCHEON, 11:45AM I SPEAKER, 12:30PM I Q&A, 1:15PM. Title of Tom’s talk is: “Super 12s Annual Regatta—Wimbledon Meets the Masters on SF Bay.” A consummate veteran of international yachting, Tom Ehman has long … More StFYC WEDNESDAY YACHTING LUNCHEON — 9/16/15

Ehman’s San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge will Compete in One-design “Super 12s”

By David Schmidt, SAIL Magazine — Those lucky enough to have been on the scene at the 34th America’s Cup will be familiar with the spectacular backdrop the city of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay provided to the equally spectacular racing. Indeed, it seemed as if the Auld Mug had … More Ehman’s San Francisco Yacht Racing Challenge will Compete in One-design “Super 12s”