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    Published on 12-18-2019 03:38 PM
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    The ETNZ AC 75 pushed to the limit and a little beyond

    A little whoopsie on the Waitemata, upright again and back into it. All part of learning... ...
    Published on 12-17-2019 10:44 AM
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    The SailGP global sports circuit hit a snag as one of the six league-funded teams for its inaugural season, the Phil Robertson led China SailGP Team, won’t be continuing for the second year.

    After closing strong in the 2019 season to finish third overall, ...
    Published on 12-17-2019 10:25 AM
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    17th December 2019


    Emirates is pleased to announce its appointment as official ‘Presenting Partner’ of the Emirates America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) event in Portsmouth, ...
    Published on 12-11-2019 10:39 PM
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    A reinvigorated Youth America’s Cup regatta is announced today which will be raced in a brand new class of foiling mono-hull, the AC9F, in 2020 and 2021.

    The Youth America’s Cup is a joint initiative between the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS), the China Sports Industry Group ...
    Published on 12-09-2019 12:42 PM
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    U.S. America's Cup Challenger returns to the natural foiling venue on the Gulf Coast with the new AC75.

    Pensacola, Florida - New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger ...
    Published on 11-08-2019 10:22 AM

    The team had a great week testing on the Hauraki Gulf in beautiful Auckland "summer" weather. Is there a better sight ...
    Published on 10-18-2019 12:18 PM

    Britannia's 1st Flight ...
    Published on 10-11-2019 05:50 PM
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    After 18 months of heavy secrecy shrouding anything to do with the AC75s, the 75 foot foiling monohull is quickly becoming an open affair with two new boats unveiled last week less than 48 hours apart. This brings the total to four and provides us with plenty of opportunity to analyse the differences that are already apparent.

    On the 3rd of October, the Italians of Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team were the third team to launch their boat after the Defender Emirates Team ...
    Published on 10-04-2019 10:26 AM
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    INEOS TEAM UK name their first race boat for the 36th America’s Cup ‘Britannia’

    Meet ‘Britannia’ Inspired by history with the aim to make history

    Over 90,000 design & 50,000 construction hours completed
    Britannia christened by Julia Ratcliffe becoming the official Godmother
    The British challenger set for a period of testing on Solent waters
    INEOS TEAM UK will represent ...
    Published on 10-02-2019 10:08 AM
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    The Black Beast is unveiled in Cagliari and it appears the Italians are ready to rumble!

    images © Alberto Mariotti

    The Italian boat built to compete for the oldest trophy in the history of the sport launched in Cagliari

    Cagliari, 2 October 2019 - The revolutionary full foiling monohull AC75 Luna Rossa, who will represent Italy and the Circolo della Vela ...
    Published on 09-27-2019 10:22 AM
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    The much-anticipated launch of the first two AC75 foiling monohull yachts from the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and USA Challenger NYYC American Magic respectively did not disappoint the masses of America’s Cup fans waiting eagerly for their first glimpse of an AC75 ‘in the flesh’.

    Emirates Team New Zealand were the first to officially reveal their boat at an early morning naming ceremony on September ...
    Published on 09-18-2019 09:47 AM
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    "Te Aihe flies.

    It is always a very special moment for the team to see a boat rise up out of the water for the first time.

    The first of many significant boxes to tick. Early days yet."

    Not ...
    Published on 09-15-2019 11:39 AM
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    Portsmouth, Rhode Island - After an estimated 76,000 combined hours of fabrication and finishing work by the production and shore teams of American ...
    Published on 09-11-2019 02:30 PM
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    A proud day for our team following many months of design work, production and preparation. After raising sails for the first time,
    American Magic’s America's Cup AC75 foils across ...
    Published on 09-05-2019 03:37 PM
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    Emirates Team New Zealand christened their first AC75 at their team base in the heart of the America’s Cup village in Auckland today.

    The significant milestone was celebrated with the team, their families, sponsors and suppliers. The boat was christened “Te Aihe” (Dolphin) by Marcus Gerbich - member of the MDN Foundation - and blessed by Ngati Whatua.

    Emirates Team New Zealand COO Kevin Shoebridge, who has overseen the development and launch of plenty of boats over the years, was especially proud to be witnessing the Kiwi AC75 emerge for the first time.


    “This ...
    Published on 09-04-2019 10:10 PM
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    Pics from Viaduct Marina as the ETNZ AC 75 Foiling Monohull prepares to hit the water for the 1st time!!!

    Published on 08-14-2019 01:39 PM

    This morning The AC75 one design foil arms arrived from Italy!

    Already unpacked, “the pressure is on” to get them prepared and installed ...
    Published on 07-22-2019 12:10 PM
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    By Jane Phare NZ Herald

    The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron's vice-commodore doesn't mince words.

    "It's going to be dangerous."

    Aaron Young is talking about the AC75, Emirates Team New Zealand's still-secret monohull that will half sail, half fly its way to win, ...
    Published on 07-08-2019 03:05 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 09:12 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 ...