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    Published on 09-15-2019 10:39 AM
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    DEFIANT, THE U.S. CHALLENGER'S FIRST AC75, IS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED AND NAMED

    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 01:30 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 02:37 PM
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    © EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND

    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.


    © EMIRATES TEAM NEW ZEALAND


    “This ...
    Published on 09-04-2019 09:10 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!!!







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    Published on 08-14-2019 12:39 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 11:10 AM
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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 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.







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    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

    AC75 FOIL ARM TESTING SUCCESSFULLY CARRIED OUT AT PERSICO MARINE





    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.
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    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 ...