American Magic Unplugged: Exclusive Edition of Shirley Robertson's Sailing Podcast

Practice Race Mixed Zone, Tom Slingsby, AMERICAN MAGIC - November 29, 2023. America’s Cup Preliminary Regatta Jeddah presented by NEOM, 29th Nov - 2nd Dec 2023.
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Deep dive into the core of American Magic through a captivating 2-part, 2-hour podcast hosted by Shirley Robertson. Recently conducted at the American Magic base, the interviews feature Terry Hutchinson (Skipper and President of Sailing Operations), sailors Tom Slingsby, Riley Gibbs, Paul Goodison, and Harry Melges, as well as Coach Tom Burnham and David Oliver from the Design Team.

In the initial segment, Shirley engages in a conversation with Tom Slingsby, offering insights into the dynamics of the new "dual helm" configuration alongside Paul Goodison. Part One also delves into the perspectives of Coach Tom Burnham and Harry Melges.

Transitioning into Part Two, Paul Goodison reflects on the challenges of AC36 and expresses confidence in American Magic's potential. The discussion broadens to include AC75 design with David Oliver, Riley Gibbs, and culminates with Terry Hutchinson, the motivating force behind American Magic.



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