Copyright/Publisher: Armchair Entertainment Pty LTD/Electronic Arts/Microforte,
Programmed By: Terry Jones, Release Year: 1986, Genre: Water Sports, Number Of Players: 1 or 2
THE AMERICAS'S CUP
The America's Cup as the most demanding yacht race in the world is designed to put to test
the manoeuvrability and handling of modern 12 metre yachts. It has captured the imagination
of the millions who like watching nations, yachts and individuals compete in a race where
everyone starts with a realistic chance of winning.
The skill and strategy is in finding
the quickest path around the Americas's Cup course and each skipper 'tacks' and 'gybes'
his yacht to capitalise on favourable wind shifts that increase boat speed through the
The constant changing of direction is an essential strategy to take the opportunities
to forge ahead of the competition and cross the finish line in a blaze of glory.
THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME TO SKIPPER THE WORLD'S GREATEST RACING YACHT
Sailing enthususiast and computer addict alike, this, the most demanding yacht race
in the world, provides an enthralling challenge to your powers of judgement, skill and
The official America's Cup Computer game is a realistic and powerful graphics representation
of 12 metre yacht sailing and demands all the determination and abilities needed to win the
There are 3 levels of difficulty, a choice of challenge and either single player
or two player modes. The 'demonstration' routine, coaches you through the various game
screens and single player mode provides the essential opportunities for practising the skill of
Your joystick is your crew and so improve your's and 'your' crew's performance.
Practice makes perfect and success comes from repeated good judgement, learning from one's
mistakes and excellent teamwork.
Set yourself out on a challenge, the like of which you'll
never see again.