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    Published on 07-08-2019 02:05 PM
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    Luna Rossa has released a video of their training on and off the water with some snippets of their
    3 man mini foiler.

    Published on 07-01-2019 08:12 AM
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    DutchSail, the late challenger from the Netherlands for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada have advised the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron that they are withdrawing from the ...
    Published on 05-31-2019 12:50 PM
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    The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron has advised that today they received a notice from the Royal Malta Yacht Club officially withdrawing the Malta Altus ...
    Published on 05-18-2019 10:55 AM
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    18th May 2019


    The second round of structural testing of the one design AC75 foil arms has successfully been conducted at Persico Marine in Italy this week.

    Comprehensive tests were undertaken over the course of three days, with more than 100 different load cycles applied to the foil arm ...
    Published on 04-03-2019 09:03 AM
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    Tom McRae of Newshub NZ Reports

    Newshub understands half the boats challenging for the America's Cup will not make it to the start line in Auckland in 2021.

    All three teams that filed late entries have failed to get enough money together to stage a challenge.

    Dates and course announced for 2021 regatta in Auckland
    Eight late entries to contest 2021 America's Cup

    It leaves Emirates Team New Zealand facing the prospect of losing millions of dollars, with its dreams ...
    Published on 04-02-2019 08:53 AM
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    Team New Zealand have sunk reports that the three late challengers have withdrawn from the 2021 America's Cup, confirming no Challenger has pulled the plug on their campaign.

    Speculation that DutchSail, Malta Altus ...
    Published on 03-29-2019 11:36 AM

    The one-design Foil Cant System is complete, packaged and on the way to teams, bringing everyone one step closer to ...
    Published on 03-25-2019 02:31 PM
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    The Netherlands has never participated in the America's Cup. Quite special for a country with so much knowledge and a rich nautical history. Simeon Tienpont dared to take the plunge and goes with DutchSail for the win! There is only one bump in the road. A bump that is approaching fast: The registration fee must be paid on 1 April. Tienpont therefore asks for your help.

    "It will be very exciting"

    The ...
    Published on 03-15-2019 11:32 AM
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    The America’s Cup Arbitration Panel decision finding all three Late Entry challenges to be valid has been released today.

    The Challenger of Record and the Defender had already ...
    Published on 03-06-2019 02:06 PM

    Update from INEOS TEAM UK skipper Ben Ainslie as we mark 2 years until the start of the 36th America’s Cup ...
    Published on 03-04-2019 08:54 AM
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    Written by Suzanne McFadden - Carolijn Brouwer plans to become the first woman to drive an America’s Cup challenger boat in the 168-year history of the race.

    She tells Suzanne McFadden from www.newsroom.co.nz why helming the first Dutch entry, and coming back to Auckland in 2021, means so much to her.

    Carolijn Brouwer knows that, floating somewhere in the world wide web, there’s a photo of her holding the America’s Cup aloft on the edge of the Waitemata Harbour. The caption reads: “Dreams never die."

    The photo was taken back in 2003, on the day that Swiss team Alinghi wrested the world’s oldest sporting trophy from Team New Zealand.
    Published on 02-26-2019 08:14 AM

    When AIRBUS partnered with American Magic, some of the world's leading aerospace engineers joined our team.
    On the ground ...
    Published on 02-14-2019 01:37 PM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - 15th February 2019

    In late August 2012, a grainy photo of a boat emerged online.

    Most hardened America’s Cup followers will clearly remember the image that was the talk of the sailing world for many weeks. A high angle shot, looking down on a giant 72 foot red and black Emirates Team New Zealand catamaran seemingly flying above the waters of the Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour.

    Debate raged:
    “OMG photoshopped of course,”

    “Can't be foiling - anyone can see from that picture they're simply launched off a wave.” ...
    Published on 02-12-2019 03:12 PM
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    The New Zealand Herald'sPaul Lewis writes:

    Up to three of the six challengers for the 2021 America's Cup in Auckland are the target of legal action to be heard by the Cup's arbitration panel.

    Emirates Team New Zealand yesterday released a brief statement confirming the panel will address a "case under way involving applications ...
    Published on 01-23-2019 08:50 AM
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    New Zealand Herald Reports

    For the first time in the history of Emirates Team New Zealand, the team has begun construction of its own America's Cup boat in their own purpose-built boatyard on Auckland's North Shore.

    Led by Team New Zealand Build Operations Manager Sean Regan, the facility ...
    Published on 01-17-2019 09:06 AM
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    LONG BEACH, CA – January 17, 2018 – Stars & Stripes Team USA, American flagged Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, today released additional details outlining their boat build and design process.

    This information comes less than one month after the team revealed, as part of their entry announcement, ...
    Published on 12-20-2018 09:03 PM
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    Source: Emirates Team New Zealand - Emirates Team New Zealand and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron are pleased to announce the acceptance of a sixth Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, from The ...
    Published on 12-13-2018 01:39 PM
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    New York Yacht Club American Magic, U.S. Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, today announced that the Port of Pensacola will serve as the team’s winter training ...
    Published on 12-12-2018 08:46 AM
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    Long Beach, CA (December 12, 2018) – Long Beach Yacht Club announced today that its entry, Stars & Stripes Team USA, has formally been accepted by the Defender and Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as the fifth Challenger of the 36th America’s Cup.

    Co-founded by professional American sailors Mike Buckley and Taylor Canfield, the team represents the first all-American team in over fifteen years to compete for the ...
    Published on 12-06-2018 02:09 PM
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    The Royal Malta Yacht Club’s Notice of Challenge was the first of the eight late entries to be received by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron within the late entry deadline - 5.00 pm on the 30th November NZT- and therefore the first to be processed. ...