The American Challenge: A Sailing Simulation

Moby ID: 1467
Apple II Specs

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The American Challenge: A Sailing Simulation is a sailing simulation which features eight courses. The player races against computer opponents and has to steer the boat and trim the sail and centerboard position. During the race all boats are shown in wireframe 3D graphics and the player can always switch to an overhead map which shows the contestant's path up to this point.

If the player doesn't want to sail against the computer anymore, he can trade the sailboat for a high-speed motorboat or start a multiplayer match.


Credits (DOS version)

12 People

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The game box was an album cover style.


The game shipped with a cassette that had a sailing tutorial on one side and a song on the other. The front of the package states "Cassette with soon-to-be-hit-single, 'Win Back the Cup'.


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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Tony Van.

Commodore 64 added by Kabushi. Apple II added by Terok Nor.

Additional contributors: Patrick Bregger.

Game added May 25, 2000. Last modified January 16, 2024.