The partnership with IBM has been great because it’s a chance to prove a technology with unfettered restrictions on one of the toughest playing fields you can imagine.

Nigel Hook, Captain, 77 Lucas Oil SilverHook.

Business Challenge

The Great Caribbean Race is the longest running continuous race in the world and requires a very unique strategy. This is an endurance race of 114 miles and a world record at the same time.


IBM technology helped Silverhook to figure out how to go faster and be safer. They could even start to share this information to get better client engagement and fan engagement. This is going to transform the sport.

Solution Component

  • IBM Cloud
  • AI/Watson