USA - Creaform is the official supplier of the New York Yacht Club's American Magic for the Challenger Series of the America’s Cup 2021.
The leading company for portable and automated 3D measurement solutions has been selected as the official supplier of the New York Yacht Club's American Magic that will take part in the Challenger Series for the 36th America’s Cup, Creaform proudly announces. The America’s Cup is the oldest event in international sports and the highest prize in sailing.
Skipper and Executive Director of American Magic, Terry Hutchinson, noted: “America’s Cup campaigns are driven in part by innovation, precision and time management, and Creaform helps us in all of these areas.” She added that the company's 3D measurement technology combined with the on-site work of its team will provide American Magic a significant competitive edge.
Creaform will help the club create, simulate, verify and collaborate on 3D designs and components for its racing boats, significantly enhancing turnaround times and production schedules. Engineers from Creaform have been working with American Magic designers and builders at the team’s production facility in Rhode Island, integrating advanced 3D scanning and modeling technology into key projects.
Stéphane Auclair, Vice President of Division Marketing & Product Management noted: "Just like American Magic, we share the same, unwavering commitment to performance excellence and being on the crest of innovation." Creaform said that its metrology solutions were used throughout all stages of the product development process of the monohull yacht and wishes the team good luck for the 2021 America's Cup.
The next America’s Cup match will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 6-21 March 2021. Prior to the Cup match, American Magic and several other challenging teams will compete in the Prada Cup, which comprises the Challenger Selection Series in January and February 2021.