SANEON as an Official Supplier of American Magic

February 07, 2019

Munich, Germany – New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, today announced SANEON, a global leader in connecting CAD design to simulation software, as an Official Supplier of the team. The America’s Cup is the highest prize in sailing, and the oldest trophy in international sports. American Magic seeks to win back the trophy for the United States during the next match, which is set to be held in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2021.

“SANEON’s CASIN technology will allow our design team to save time, improve quality control, and produce more refined components for our boats,” said Terry Hutchinson, Skipper and Executive Director of American Magic. “With the tight timelines and challenging design parameters we have in the America’s Cup arena, tools like CASIN will help us deliver a fast, safe and innovative American Magic AC75 to the starting line.”

“Supporting American Magic with our innovative CASIN technology on their path to the 36th America’s Cup is a great honor for us. The whole SANEON Team wishes American Magic the best on this challenging journey,” said Silvain Jewoh, CEO of SANEON. “Pushing engineering even further into digitalization will enable American Magic to meet their requirements in an earlier stage of their development process, resulting in remarkable improvement of their product design,” added Sam Nezhat, Product Manager of CASIN.


Founded in 2010, SANEON has always had a strong focus on developing innovative software solutions to link their customers’ different engineering disciplines. Renowned companies from automotive and aerospace branches team up with SANEON to raise their efficiency in developing complex and safety critical products. SANEON`s software tool CASIN provides an interface between CAD systems and simulation environments of MathWorks® to exchange data for multi-body-simulation based on the CAD data at just one-click. SANEON is official Product Partner of MathWorks®.

About New York Yacht Club American Magic

Formed in October 2017 by Bella Mente Racing, Quantum Racing and the New York Yacht Club, NYYC American Magic brings together two highly successful racing programs with one of the foremost yacht clubs in the world, all with the shared vision of launching a campaign for the 36th America’s Cup competition, reconnecting the American sailing base with sailing’s premier event and elevating the quality of competitive sailing in the United States. The syndicate intends to develop and support a team that will participate in the America’s Cup competition and the Challenger Selection Series competitions that lead up to it. American Magic’s Official Innovation Partner is Airbus. Other partnerships include Official Apparel Sponsor Helly Hansen and Official Control Systems Sponsor Parker Hannifin. American Magic is a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Press Contact:

Will Ricketson
Communications Director
American Magic
T: +1 978 697 2384 (USA)

T: +49 89 41 41 47 480 (Germany)

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