Angola Cables to own naming rights to Leg One Finish Line and Leg Two Start Line in New York City
NEWPORT, R.I., May 22, 2018 — Manuka Sports Event Management is pleased to announce the addition of telecommunications multinational Angola Cables as an Official Partner of the 2018 Atlantic Cup to be held May 26 – June 10. The Angolan-based multinational, which specializes in the commercialization of international capacity of voice and data circuits through fiber optic submarine cable systems, will own the naming rights to the Leg One Finish Line and Leg Two Start Line in New York City.
The sixth edition of the Atlantic Cup will start May 26, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina. Covering 1,008 nautical miles offshore and being the only race to sail around both major east coast capes (Cape Hatteras and Cape Cod), the Atlantic Cup is the longest offshore sailboat race in the western Atlantic and the toughest offshore race in the United States. Teams of two will race from Charleston to New York City. After a brief stopover in New York, teams will race a second leg to Portland, Maine where the race will culminate the weekend of June 10th with a two-day inshore series on Casco Bay