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Inside the future of competitive sailing

Boat racing is a sport that goes back thousands of years -- but never before has anyone achieved the speeds, technology, and equal footing displayed by a brand new competitive series. The series is centered upon the F50 Catamaran, a state-of-the-art watercraft that combines natural elements, human skill, and cutting edge tech and data to achieve the fastest competitive sailing speeds in history. There are currently only six of the boats in existence, and each is allocated to one of the league’s national teams: Great Britain, Australia, China, Japan, France, and the USA. Jamie Wax reports.
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