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    Published on 10-18-2019 11:18 AM



    Britannia's 1st Flight ...
    Published on 10-11-2019 04:50 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 09:26 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 09:08 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 09:22 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 08:47 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 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 ...