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    Published on 02-21-2020 12:31 PM



    "You do wake up sometimes with an idea in your head. Something that just comes out of nowhere."

    American Magic Principal Designer ...
    Published on 02-16-2020 01:33 PM



    ACWS Sardegna - Cagliari begins April 23, and in order for Te Aihe to get there in time, she has to start the journey ...
    Published on 02-13-2020 09:29 AM
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    3th February 2019

    MATCH CONDITIONS CONFIRMED FOR THE AMERICA’S CUP MATCH AND DATES ANNOUNCED FOR PRADA CUP



    Following a successful mediation, the America’s Cup Defender and Challenger of Record have come to an agreement on the ...
    Published on 01-28-2020 07:38 AM




    The Mini-Me of Auckland stretches her legs for the first time on the Hauraki Gulf ...
    Published on 01-27-2020 02:39 PM
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    "If you don’t push hard you will never know your limits.

    Cagliari, 27th January 2020 - This afternoon, during a sea trial, the AC75 “Luna Rossa” dismasted at just a few miles off the coast
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    Published on 01-27-2020 10:46 AM
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    Some excitement in the water off Cagliari as the Italian Team Luna Rossa pushed perhaps, a little TOO FAR

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    Published on 01-24-2020 09:13 AM
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    24 January 2020

    THREE MONTHS TO ACWS SARDEGNA - CAGLIARI




    Time flies when it comes to the America’s Cup and in just three months a lot of questions will be answered with the kick-off of the very first AC75 regatta.

    The opening event of the three-regatta America’s Cup World Series circuit, the ACWS Sardegna ...
    Published on 01-22-2020 09:10 AM
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    Emirates Team New Zealand revealed their new custom designed and built test boat Te Kāhu today in Auckland.

    Te Kāhu meaning ‘The Hawk’ was rolled out of the shed on Wednesday and was christened by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

    Te Kāhu fits within the rules on test yachts according to the 36th America’s Cup Protocol ...
    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 BRINGS THE AMERICA'S CUP WORLD SERIES TO PORTSMOUTH




    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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    DEFIANT IN PENSACOLA

    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."





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