James Allsopp - Composites Technology '13 - Builds an America's Cup Boat
James Allsopp '13 spent six month at IYRS learning how to design and build with advanced composites like carbon fiber. Through this 6-month, nationally accredited Composites Technology program, James became a Certified Composites Technician. His lifelong passion is sailing and composites are used to build everything from mega yachts to small pleasure craft to America's Cup boats competing at the pinnacle of their sport. James shares his experience building America's Cup Challenger New York Yacht Club's American Magic in preparation for the 2021 Cup.