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    Published on 11-20-2020 10:10 AM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - 20th November 2020

    A first sail is not usually a year in the planning, but when Te Rehutai hit the water for her first outing today, that was exactly the case with many areas of her new design having been locked in over nine months or more ago, meaning today was a chance to finally validate what the simulations ...
    Published on 11-19-2020 11:07 AM
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    Gille Martin Raget presents these image of ETNZ's new boat with unfettered access!

    Published on 11-18-2020 10:39 PM
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    Emirates Team New Zealand revealed its second generation AC75 to the world this evening at its base in Auckland’s Viaduct. It is the boat that will be used to defend the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada in just over 100 days’ time.

    Te Rehutai, our official race boat for the defence of the America's Cup has been launched.

    The boat was blessed by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and proudly christened ‘Te Rehutai’ by Lady Margaret Tindall in a ceremony in front of close ...
    Published on 11-13-2020 09:48 AM

    Jeff Causey, from the PNW worked behind the scenes with Oracle during the 34th AC campaign
    and then with the Sail GP Team as boat manager and now works with INEO TEAM UK.. He is a devout Giants fan
    but has a lack of judgement with his NFL allegiances...

    The Boat Captain, responsible for ensuring BRITANNIA is prepared for sailing and her crew are as safe as possible every time they head out on the water.

    Published on 11-10-2020 11:29 PM

    It takes a special combination of skill, inventiveness, and cool under pressure to manage the flow of priceless data from the America's Cup AC75's sensors to the team's analysis tools. From those tools come ...
    Published on 11-03-2020 03:08 PM
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    Ports of Auckland has today announced that it will facilitate the use of the inner harbour races courses (B and C) for all racing for the 36th America’s Cup event.

    CEO Tony Gibson said “We wanted the public to be able to ...
    Published on 10-28-2020 06:30 PM
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    The 36th America’s Cup is just around the corner and INEOS TEAM UK have recently launched their AC75 race boat ‘BRITANNIA’ in the host city of Auckland, with the design raising plenty of talking points on the dock and online.

    One eye catching element was the shape of BRITANNIA’s ...
    Published on 10-26-2020 10:02 AM

    New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, just completed their first week ...
    Published on 10-21-2020 05:00 PM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - 22nd October 2020

    Emirates Team New Zealand are outraged that after three years of planning a land-based stadium event, the Challenger of Record Luna ...
    Published on 10-20-2020 12:05 AM
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    Auckland (NZ), 20 October 2020 –The second AC 75 Luna Rossa boat was launched this morning, at 10.30 local time, in the presence of the families of the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team and a small group of friends and local suppliers close to the team in its New Zealand venture.

    The ceremony was simple and traditional, enhanced ...
    Published on 10-18-2020 10:40 PM
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    The British Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup name their race boat ‘Britannia’ in Auckland

    Britannia to be helmed by four-time Olympic gold medallist and America’s Cup winner Sir Ben Ainslie with fellow Olympic Gold medallist Giles Scott as Tactician

    Boat launch culmination of 46,000 construction hours and >90,000 design hours

    The team will be competing for the world’s oldest international sporting trophy

    INEOS TEAM UK has officially christened their America’s Cup race boat ‘Britannia’ from the team’s base in Auckland, New Zealand, three months ...
    Published on 10-17-2020 01:21 PM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, completed its first sailing session onboard the newly-launched AC75 PATRIOT in Auckland's Waitematā Harbor.

    After a 9:00 AM christening ...
    Published on 10-16-2020 10:11 AM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, has launched the AC75 PATRIOT into Auckland's Waitematā Harbor during a friday morning ceremony. PATRIOT is the first of the second-generation AC75 racing ...
    Published on 10-07-2020 10:30 AM
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    Auckland, October 6th 2020 - The cargo plane carrying Boat 2, Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team’s second hull, landed in Auckland on October 5th at 8pm local ...
    Published on 10-06-2020 09:35 AM
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    6th October 2020


    The America's Cup, the oldest trophy in international sports, relentlessly reinvents itself.

    First competed in 1851, it predates the car by 35 years, the inaugural flight of the Wright Brothers by 52 years, and the modern Olympic Games by 45 years. ...
    Published on 10-05-2020 09:28 AM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - PATRIOT, the second AC75 built by New York Yacht Club American Magic, has been wheeled outside its hangar for the first time at the team's base ...
    Published on 10-03-2020 02:34 PM
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    Auckland, New Zealand - New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. Challenger for the 36th America's Cup, has decommissioned its first AC75, DEFIANT. The planned conclusion of DEFIANT's testing lifecycle follows a stretch of sailing that began in September ...
    Published on 10-01-2020 03:04 PM
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    The second race boat built by INEOS TEAM UK in their bid to win the 36th America’s Cup has landed in Auckland, New Zealand.

    The bold new 75-foot boat, code-named RB2, touched down ...
    Published on 10-01-2020 02:03 PM
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    Onboard and offboard images from American Magic

    Images© American Magic / Will Ricketson

    Race prep on the "Paddock" near Auckland and Waiheke Island with DEFIANT, American Magic's first AC75.

    Launched in September 2019 near her birthplace in Rhode Island, DEFIANT will soon give way to PATRIOT, ...
    Published on 09-28-2020 11:15 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 ...