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    Published on 10-26-2020 09:02 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 04:00 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 10-19-2020 11:05 PM
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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 09:40 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 12:21 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 09:11 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 09:30 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 08:35 AM
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    6th October 2020

    FIRST WAVE OF AMERICA’S CUP BROADCAST PARTNERSHIPS ANNOUNCED

    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 08:28 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 01:34 PM
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    AC75 DEFIANT DECOMMISSIONED IN AUCKLAND AS LAUNCH OF PATRIOT NEARS



    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 02:04 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 01:03 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 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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    images and verbs © Richard Gladwell/wwwsailworld.com

    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



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    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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    BRAD BUTTERWORTH JOINS COR 36

    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.

    SOURCE:www.stuff.co.nz

    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!







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    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 ...