Supplying America’s Cup Challenger American Magic
Fischer Connectors is excited to announce that it has been named as an Official Supplier to New York Yacht Club’s American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America's Cup. It is the exclusive sponsor for connectors and connectivity solutions for American Magic, which is utilizing the Fischer FiberOptic Series, the Fischer MiniMax™ Series in several projects, along with the Fischer Freedom™ Series plug & use connectivity solutions.
"Through quality, reliability and innovation, Fischer Connectors makes our lives easier and our boats faster"
Terry Hutchinson, Skipper and Executive Director of American Magic
The America's Cup is the oldest event in International sports, and the highest prize in sailing. The America's Cup World Series kicks off in Italy in April 2020, followed by a series of races around the world, and ending in the final match race in Auckland, New Zealand, in March, 2021.
Alain Lafourcade, President of Fischer Connectors’ North American subsidiary sponsoring American Magic, says Fischer Connectors is honored to be sponsoring one of the top sailing teams in the world. "This project says a lot about how our connectivity solutions stand up to extreme conditions. We cheer for the success of all our customers, and in this case, I'm looking forward to seeing what else we can do to help the team on their journey to New Zealand in 2021." Jonathan Brossard, CEO of Fischer Connectors Group headquartered in Switzerland, adds: “Such a technological partnership shows how critically important connectivity is to contribute to technology performance in sports. It is also a great example of how we build relationships with our customers as we reimagine connectivity together to develop new solutions and enable future-oriented innovations.”
- American Magic’s press release, July 25, 2019: “Fischer Connectors selected to supply America’s Cup Challenger”
- Fischer Connectors’ website, sponsorship web page: “Creating connectivity solutions for smooth sailing under the most extreme conditions”