Forty of the workers who built the Emirates Team New Zealand America’s Cup hydro-foiling catamaran were recently laid off.
Jimmy Spithill came close to having his left arm amputated earlier this year after battling a serious post-surgery infection.
The event will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. on Nov. 2 at the Active Interest Media Marine Group Pavilion at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
West Marine said it will host the America’s Cup trophy on June 9 at its Chicago flagship store.
Lake Michigan will become the first America’s Cup freshwater venue in the race’s 165-year history.
The America's Cup trophy will be on display Oct. 8-9 at the United States Sailboat Show.