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4 Ways The A3 Could Have Won

Updated: July 31, 2014, 10:32 AM ET
By Gary Jobson | Special to espnW.com

In 1995, the concept of an all-women's team competing for the America's Cup certainly raised eyebrows. Especially since the idea was sponsored by Bill Koch, who was coming off an America's Cup title just three years earlier.

At the time, Koch's decision was risky, groundbreaking and inspiring. Only a handful of women had ever sailed on any of the Cup yachts dating back to the first race in 1851. Koch clearly was on a mission to show that women could be competitive in a sport long ...

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