Young guns debut at the 2013 America’s Cup

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With the completion of the Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series, this year’s America’s Cup sailing races are well under way in San Francisco, Calif. Sadly, we can’t be there because of our newsletter deadlines. Fortunately, there are plenty of YouTube replays.

While the America’s Cup now seems more a competition of egos than of real people in boats, the new Red Bull Youth America’s Cup feels more like pure racing. Crewed by sailors younger than 25, the YAC boats are fast and challenging — it makes us wish we had a Hobie Cat. Play the video

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