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    Published on 09-28-2020 10:15 AM
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    The second race boat built by INEOS TEAM UK in their bid to win the America’s Cup, sport’s oldest international trophy, is bound for New Zealand.

    The 75-foot race boat (code named RB2), that will race in the America’s Cup from January 2021, was helped ...
    Published on 09-21-2020 05:35 PM
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    The two AC75's currently in Auckland met up on the Waitemata Harbour this afternoon for the first shoot-out of the 36th America's Cup.

    Sailing on Course C between North Head and Rangitoto Island the Emirates Team New Zealand and American Magic circulated through the area, making enough racing action for what appeared ...
    Published on 09-17-2020 08:10 AM
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    “You’ve got to really love the sport to be involved in this kind of thing. It's so intricate and nuanced. It is absolutely meticulous in its construction. It needs to be fast and it needs to do its job. It needs to win this Cup.”
    James Allsopp, Boatbuilder


    The story of America’s Cup boat building in Bristol, Rhode Island began ...
    Published on 09-17-2020 08:00 AM
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    The four times America’s Cup winner joins COR 36, Challenger of Record of the 36th America’s Cup presented ...
    Published on 09-15-2020 01:06 PM
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    American Magic's AC75 Defiant performed some spectacular gymnastics on Monday - when training in winds well above the racing limit.

    Leaving the dock in the Wynyard Marina at 11.00am, an hour after Emirates Team New Zealand's ...
    Published on 09-07-2020 09:42 PM
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    American Magic have recovered from a capsize of their America’s Cup boat in Auckland.


    The United States syndicate tipped over Defiant while training on the eastern side of Browns Island in decent winds on Sunday.

    They were able to quickly come upright again and continue ...
    Published on 09-05-2020 09:43 AM
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    1st glances at the latest boat to emerge from the shed in Auckland!

    Published on 09-03-2020 05:40 PM
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    New York Yacht Club American Magic, a Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, took delivery of its second AC75 racing yacht at its Auckland base on Friday, September 4th, 2020. The yacht is named PATRIOT, and will succeed the team's current AC75, DEFIANT.

    American ...
    Published on 09-02-2020 09:42 AM
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    Few days ago we closed our training session in the waters of Cagliari. For almost three years we have worked really hard for be ready to the next America's Cup challenge. We want to thank the ...
    Published on 09-01-2020 02:47 PM
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    2021 Youth America’s Cup – Cancelled…

    By Andrew Delves - RNZYS|September 2nd, 2020|
    The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) has today confirmed that next year’s Youth America’s Cup event has been cancelled due to ...
    Published on 08-26-2020 12:35 PM
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    Joint Statement from Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, Auckland Council, Emirates Team New Zealand Ltd and America’s Cup Event Ltd
    26th August 2020

    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), in consultation with host partner Auckland Council, has completed its audit into ...
    Published on 08-03-2020 07:54 AM
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    3rd August 2020


    It was August 2012 when the sailing world was turned upside down by a 72-foot catamaran flying in the Hauraki Gulf. Emirates Team New Zealand had brought foiling to the America’s Cup and changed the face of top-level yacht racing forever.

    Since then the increase in performance for America’s Cup ...
    Published on 07-31-2020 08:39 AM
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    Thrust plus lift minus drag equals pucker ...
    Published on 07-27-2020 09:25 AM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - New York Yacht Club American Magic, U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, completed a milestone five-hour sailing session on Auckland's Waitematā Harbour on Monday. The team's AC75 racing yacht, DEFIANT, ...
    Published on 07-17-2020 04:23 PM
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    The race conditions of the PRADA Cup, the Challengers Selection Series of the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA, have now been published.

    Milan, 17 July 2020 - The race conditions of the PRADA Cup, the Challengers Selection Series to be held in January and February 2021 in Auckland, New Zealand, have been published; it is the winner of the PRADA Cup who will challenge the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand in the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA Final Match, scheduled from March 6 to March 21 2021. To win the America's Cup, you first have to win the PRADA Cup.
    The PRADA Cup will consist of four Round Robins of three races each, a seven-race Semi-Final and a 13-race Final between the two leading teams. Each win scores one point. The Challenger with the highest score at the end of the Round Robins will automatically access the PRADA Cup Final; the remaining two teams will race again in the Semi-Final and the first to win four races will qualify for the Final. The first team to score seven points in the Final will win the PRADA Cup and will challenge the Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand, in the Final Match of the 36th America's Cup presented by PRADA.

    Full Race Conditions:

    Published on 07-07-2020 11:44 AM
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    America's Cup case: Team NZ fights NZME in the High Court to contain 'scandalous allegations'

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    Team New Zealand is fighting to prevent the Herald from publishing details of a report by forensic accountants, which the yachting syndicate's lawyer claims contains "scandalous allegations".

    A legal battle this afternoon in the High Court at Auckland involved Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ), America's Cup Event Ltd (ACE), the New Zealand Herald's publisher NZME, the Government and Auckland Council.

    Last week, ACE and ETNZ obtained an interim High Court injunction order against NZME to prevent the media company publishing or broadcasting ...
    Published on 06-29-2020 04:29 PM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - DEFIANT, the first AC75 racing yacht built for New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, has arrived in New Zealand. ...
    Published on 06-29-2020 09:11 AM
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    Informants Outed by Emirates Team New Zealand.
    Auckland, New Zealand - 29th June 2020

    Six months ago Emirates Team New Zealand and ACE (America’s Cup Event Ltd) became suspicious that we had informants in the event organisation (ACE), and these suspicions were confirmed when we had confidential and sensitive information coming ...
    Published on 06-26-2020 06:24 PM

    Auckland, New Zealand - 27th June 2020

    26th of June in Bermuda and the 27th of June in New Zealand, no matter what year, will always be a day of reflection of winning the 35th America’s Cup for many kiwis.

    In the three years since, things have quietly, but frantically, ...
    Published on 06-24-2020 08:45 PM

    After her trip around the world, Te Aihe is getting close to hitting the water once again. ...