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  • 8 million pound sweetener?

    8 million pound sweetener?

    People will pay a lot of money to have famous people around them, especially if the famous people can entice industry and more sailors! [Source: The News] CITY leaders are hoping an £8m sweetener will...

  • America’s Cup: New board named for ETNZ

    America’s Cup: New board named for ETNZ

    [Source: Emirates Team New Zealand] Retiring chairman of Emirates Team New Zealand Gary Paykel has announced the formation of a new five-member board of directors to govern Emirates Team New Zealand. ...

  • America’s Cup – Reports show benefits to NZ

    America’s Cup – Reports show benefits to NZ

    [Source: Hon. Steven Joyce, Economic Development Minister] The 34th America’s Cup Regatta in San Francisco delivered a range of direct and indirect benefits for the New Zealand economy, according to t...

  • Want a Greenstone America’s Cup Replica?

    Want a Greenstone America’s Cup Replica?

    Greenstone carving commissioned in 1999 for Auckland yacht racing up for auction. [Source: NZ Herald] While $36 million of taxpayers’ money may not have secured the America’s Cup for New Z...

  • “What we did was pretty cool”

    “What we did was pretty cool”

    Yes… Yes it was cool.  But only if you were sitting on the Oracle Team USA fence.  Oh well… There is always a winner and there is always a loser… Shame that being the loser still hur...

  • OTUSA: First days of training in Sydney

    OTUSA: First days of training in Sydney

    [Source: OTUSA. Header Image: Beau Outteridge] ORACLE TEAM USA has opened camp in Sydney and has been training against Team Australia. Sailing team manager and tactician Tom Slingsby is running the pr...

  • Aussies – Back in the ring!

    Aussies – Back in the ring!

    Team Australia (the Oatley backed Americas Cup Team) were out on Sydney Harbour today being chased around by a media boat and an Oracle looking AC45. Header Image: Andrea Francolini Photography Here&#...

8 million pound sweetener?

Ben Ainslie

People will pay a lot of money to have famous people around them, especially if the famous people can entice ... Read More »

America’s Cup: New board named for ETNZ

15/08/2013 - San Francisco (USA CA) - 34th America's Cup - ETNZ practice before the LV Finals. Photo: ACEA / Abner Kingman

[Source: Emirates Team New Zealand] Retiring chairman of Emirates Team New Zealand Gary Paykel has announced the formation of a ... Read More »

America’s Cup – Reports show benefits to NZ

Steven Joyce ETNZ AC

[Source: Hon. Steven Joyce, Economic Development Minister] The 34th America’s Cup Regatta in San Francisco delivered a range of direct and ... Read More »

Want a Greenstone America’s Cup Replica?

greenstoneAC2

Greenstone carving commissioned in 1999 for Auckland yacht racing up for auction. [Source: NZ Herald] While $36 million of taxpayers’ ... Read More »

“What we did was pretty cool”

Rome Kirby puts his back into his work during training in Sydney. (Photo: Beau Outteridge / ORACLE TEAM USA)

Yes… Yes it was cool.  But only if you were sitting on the Oracle Team USA fence.  Oh well… There ... Read More »

OTUSA: First days of training in Sydney

AC45 AC35

[Source: OTUSA. Header Image: Beau Outteridge] ORACLE TEAM USA has opened camp in Sydney and has been training against Team ... Read More »

Aussies – Back in the ring!

Team Australia AC45

Team Australia (the Oatley backed Americas Cup Team) were out on Sydney Harbour today being chased around by a media ... Read More »

Mat Belcher named Skipper of Team Australia

Mathew Belcher after winning Gold at the London Olympics 2012

Well this is kinda left field, but this morning Aussie all rounder MAT BELCHER was named as the skipper of ... Read More »

OTUSA to open spring training in Auzzie!

AC72 OTUSA

So, the original Team Australia are going to be doing some training in Australia!!! Looks like Larry is tightening the ... Read More »

Barker wears a different shirt and tells Paul Henry the lay day was a mistake

bean-barker-paul-henry

The question was asked (again), but this time by shock jock Paul Henry… Why did New Zealand lose the America’s ... Read More »

Meanwhile in generic America’s Cup News…

Russell Coutts.  © © ACEA / photo Gilles Martin-Raget

PROTOCOL AND CLASS RULE EXPECTED IN MARCH The new version of the America’s Cup Class Rule, which will produce a ... Read More »

America’s Cup: Still a battle of money and power

ellison

While much attention is focused on the ongoing search for a venue for the next America’s Cup in 2017, the ... Read More »

ORACLE TEAM USA powered by homegrown design talent

OTUSA Design Team

Oracle have confirmed a design team lineup today with the emphasis on ‘homegrown’ talent. That being said, of the 18 ... Read More »

Arms Race for the ETNZ lads at the A Class Worlds!

stamina

There is a big contingent from inside Emirates Team New Zealand all preparing for the A Class World Championships starting ... Read More »

Spithill looks for ‘3-peat’ with ORACLE TEAM USA

18/09/2013 - San Francisco (USA,CA) - 34th America's Cup - Final Match - Racing Day 8 © ACEA / PHOTO GILLES MARTIN-RAGET

[Source: Oracle Team USA / AmericasCup.com] Jimmy Spithill will return to ORACLE TEAM USA as the team re-builds with a ... Read More »

The next rule of rules according to Pete Melvin

Pete Melvin

Pete Melvin has come a long way since the first boat he built as a 6-year old, which, unfortunately, would not ... Read More »

2017 America’s Cup could be in Hawaii or San Diego

Hawaii

The next America’s Cup could be sailed off a Hawaiian beach, on San Diego Bay or in some other port ... Read More »

Artemis Racing Secures First Phase of Designers for AC35

23/07/2013 - San Francisco (USA,CA) - 34th America's Cup - Artemis Racing AC72 #2 first Sail

Artemis Racing has signed designers Michel Kermarec and Thiha “Winnie” Win, who will join returning designers Adam May and Nico ... Read More »

Team New Zealand looking to upgrade their tin shed

tinshed

Emirates Team New Zealand are discussing a new, permanent home on Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter for a base which team boss ... Read More »

Luna Rossa officialises the opening of its new base at Cagliari

LV Finals 2013. Photo: ACEA / Gilles Martin-Raget

[Source: Luna Rossa Challenge] Luna Rossa Challenge moves to Cagliari where the team will install its new base in view ... Read More »

Burling & Tuke join Emirates Team New Zealand

Peter Burling, Blair Tuke and Grant Dalton all look impressed with their announcement. Photo Credit: Chris Cameron

Peter Burling and Blair Tuke look rather impressed to have joined Emirates Team New Zealand. Whilst we all think this ... Read More »

Cup sailors focus on catamaran sailing in 2014

BAR team members Paul Goodison, Sir Ben Ainslie and Matt Cornwell stand in front of the J.P. Morgan BAR AC45 at the London Boat Show 2014, ExCeL, London.  Photo: onEdition

America’s Cup sailors and teams are focusing their efforts on catamaran sailing in 2014, as they await the rules for ... Read More »

America’s Cup: Coutts hints at nationality clause

Russell Coutts has hinted it is likely a nationality clause will be reintroduced for the next America's Cup. Photo / Gilles Martin-Raget.

Source [NZ Herald] Russell Coutts has hinted it is likely a nationality clause will be reintroduced for the next America’s ... Read More »

Dalton in Team New Zealand’s Future

Grant Dalton

Click here to watch the 3 News Report Grant Dalton says Emirates Team New Zealand’s future is looking positive and, ... Read More »

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