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Emirates Team New Zealand managing director Grant Dalton
America’s Cup defender Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) has terminated its agreement with an unnamed contractor after it emerged that secrets may have been leaked from its Auckland base. ETNZ released a statement in which it said the team, along…
DEFIANT, the first AC75 racing yacht built for New York Yacht Club American Magic is lowered into Auckland harbour
Defiant, the first AC75 racing yacht built for New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, has arrived in New Zealand. The AC75 was shipped through the Gulf of Mexico, transited the Panama Canal and then…
Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team in Sardinia prior to lockdown
Back in the real (although unreal) world amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic it is an altogether different and fluid path ahead for all of the teams in their home countries in how they now approach the 36th America's Cup both…
American Magic in full flight
West Cork Commodore's Cup sailor and 1720 crew and former Mirror world dinghy champion, Revelin Minihane who has also served as a helmsman with Baltimore RNLI lifeboat, is on duty with the New York Yacht Club America's Cup Challenger, American…
Team New Zealand in training in Auckland
Following a successful mediation, the America's Cup Defender and Challenger of Record have come to an agreement on the Match Conditions for the 36th America's Cup presented by Prada. The two sides came to a consensus after engaging in an…
Team New Zealand’s AC75 Is A Flyer In Training For America’s Cup World Series
New footage from Emirates Team NZ (see below) shows just how fast its AC75 foiling yacht can glide over the water. The team is continuing training ahead of the first leg in the America’s Cup World Series which begins this April…
The Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans now has their cherished Lipton Trophy once again
Royal Ulster Yacht Club members Deborah and Simon Lace recently returned from an adventure holiday in Chile where they had met an American man called Glen, from New Orleans writes Betty Armstrong. It transpired during the course of conversation that he…
The first of American Magic's two AC75's is officially named DEFIANT in front of friends and family during a ceremony at the team's base of operation in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
The New York Yacht Club have been having a busy time of it up at their Newport, Rhode Island summer base, what with running the intense International Invitational Series in which Ireland’s Anthony O’Leary took Bronze for Royal Cork, and…
Japan and Australia nose to nose in San Francisco at this weekend's SailGP event
Australia’s SailGP team repeated their performance from February in Sydney as they raced to victory against Japan in the US debut of the event this weekend. Thousands were in attendance at the Marina Yacht Club Peninsula Race Village to see…
Double-Skinned Mainsail For New America’s Cup Design Has A Predecessor From A Century Ago
EuroSail News collects a number of recent stories revealing new details about the revolutionary AC75 foiling yacht design for the next America’s Cup. Emirates Team New Zealand sail designer Burns Fallow tells Sail-World.com that the new boat’s two-skinned mainsail concept…
Australia SailGP Team celebrate their win in the home water’s of Sydney Harbour on the first stop of the inaugural race series
More than 20,000 people turned to for the inaugural SailGP event on Sydney Harbour this past weekend, with the home team Australia — helmed by local hero Tom Slingsby — beating Japan in the final to clinch the first victory…
A computer blueprint of the F50 catamaran - touted as the world’s most advanced racing vessel
America’s Cup winners Larry Ellison and Sir Russell Coutts have launched a new stadium yacht racing league to challenge the Auld Mug’s dominance of inshore team racing. Described by Oracle co-founder Ellison as “the evolution of sailing”, SailGP will begin…
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An exciting new era in America's Cup racing has been unveiled today as the concept for the AC75, the class of boat to be sailed in the 36th America's Cup is released illustrating a bold and modern vision for high…
Protocol Announced For 36th America’s Cup
#AmericasCup - The protocol of the 36th America’s Cup was released yesterday (Thursday 28 September) at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron after “focused and friendly” negotiations between the defending cupholders and the Challenger of Record, Circolo della Vela Sicilia.…
America’s Cup monohull Alinghi in 2003. After three different challenges in which multi-hulls have been used, the word is that current holders New Zealand will be defending in mono-hulls.
It has been confirmed that the next edition of the America’s Cup will see defenders New Zealand organise the racing in monohulls, after three stagings of the world’s oldest international sporting challenge in multihulls writes W M Nixon. This will…
Peter Burling and crew raise the Auld Mug aloft after their victory in the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda on Monday 26 June
#AmericasCup - It only took one more race for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand to seal the deal and clinch the Auld Mug in the 35th America’s Cup match in Bermuda yesterday (Monday 26 June). Race nine, the…

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