The new breed of catamaran pushed by Larry Ellison for the America’s Cup can turn on a dime and tach out at more than 30 knots. Teams in the race reportedly have to pay $1.8 million for the design and materials for this boat, the so-called AC72. Meanwhile, the fastest clipper ships of the 18th century could achieve only about half that speed, and they cost a whole lot less to build. While you might never get anywhere near Ellison’s boat, this weekend you can ride one of two big sailing ships visiting San... More >>>