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  • The Return Of Ineos Team UK

    The Return Of Ineos Team UK

    Ineos Team UK return to the Solent with reduced crew Sir Ben Ainslie’s Ineos Team UK are getting back to training on the Solent this week. Since returning from the cancelled ACWS event in Cagliari, Sardinia, the team HQ in Old Portsmouth has been in coronavirus lockdown. Ainslie told local Portsmouth newspaper ‘The News‘ that a ‘backlog’ of testing has built up – but he was determined to plough through it. With professional athletes now allowed to start training together fr...
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  • Luna Rossa Prada: June 1st 2020 Update

    Luna Rossa Prada: June 1st 2020 Update

    FOCUS ON Challengers for Now: trailer for the web series dedicated to the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team challenge now online The trailer for the first season of the web series “Challengers for Now”, dedicated to the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team challenge for the 36th America's Cup, is online from today, 25 May. The trailer previews the four episodes that will be available on our website starting from 4 June and describing, through interviews with team members and exclusive content,...
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  • Defiant Departs

    Defiant Departs

    Pensacola, Fla. - DEFIANT, the groundbreaking AC75 racing yacht built for New York Yacht Club American Magic, departed the team’s winter base at the Port of Pensacola late in the evening on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020. Stored onboard a commercial cargo ship, the AC75 and a significant volume of additional equipment are headed for Auckland, New Zealand, venue of the upcoming America’s Cup World Series Auckland (December 17-20), the Prada Cup (January 15 - February 22, 2021) and the 36th Am...
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  • Will Covid 19 Affect The America's Cup?

    Will Covid 19 Affect The America's Cup?

    The Government has admitted that the coronavirus pandemic could affect plans for next year's America's Cup. Travel restrictions in New Zealand has created uncertainty over the preparation for the race, scheduled for March next year. Cup challengers American Magic and INEOS Team UK have pleaded for more information from the Government about entering the country and beginning training. Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford admitted that there was uncertainty over how the pandemi...
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  • Te Aihe Returns

    Te Aihe Returns

    Auckland, New Zealand - 26th May 2020 It is not so much a triumphant homecoming from Europe for the Emirates Team New Zealand AC75 ‘Te Aihe’- rather a low key but very welcome return in the dark hours of Tuesday morning having been in a state of transit since leaving the teams viaduct base on Sunday February 2nd. Its last sailing day on the Auckland harbour was January 15th. How the world has changed since that day due to COVID19. Since then Te Aihe, and 16 containers s...
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  • American Magic And Ineos Frustrated By Red Tape

    American Magic And Ineos Frustrated By Red Tape



    NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has done a magnificent job since taking office Two of Team New Zealand's rivals have expressed a growing frustration at the lack of information from the Government on an issue which could put New Zealand's hosting of the 2021 America's Cup in jeopardy. D-day is fast looming for America's Cup syndicates wanting to get their foreign nationals into New Zealand ahead of the 36th battle for the Auld Mug next March. For now, only New Zealand cit...
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  • More Light At End OF The Tunnel

    More Light At End OF The Tunnel



    ETNZ have gotten back on track and have the wheels of production and training steaming along after
    a lengthy Covid 19 lockdown!...
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  • A Quarter Century Hence: The 1995 America's Cup Revisited

    A Quarter Century Hence: The 1995 America's Cup Revisited


    Black Magic (NZL 32) and Young America (USA 36) battle for position in the pre-start of the 1995 America's Cup As unbelievable as it may seem to those who took part or witnessed it, 13 May 2020 (14 May 2020 - New Zealand Time) will mark a quarter of a century since Team New Zealand in Black Magic (NZL 32) completed one of the most comprehensive victories in the history of the America’s Cup, winning all five races of the 1995 Cup match with margins as much as 4:14. It is one of thos...
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  • Shake Down Street

    Shake Down Street

    In September 2019, American Magic’s DEFIANT became the first AC75 to both sail and foil on the waters of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. Since then, the first of two AC75’s to be built for the U.S. America’s Cup Challenger has been in a “shakedown” phase, where the complex and cutting-edge systems have been tested and refined. Also part of this groundbreaking period has been the shakedown of the human element; the training of some of the world’s first AC75 sailors. American ...
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  • Murray Returns As SC Boss In AC 36

    Murray Returns As SC Boss In AC 36

    Renowned international yachtsman and regatta official Iain Murray will once again take the reins as the independent Regatta Director for the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada, including the Prada Cup challenger selection series and the ACWS Auckland event including the Christmas Race. He has been jointly appointed by the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and the Challenger of Record (COR36) and is taking over from John Craig, who stepped down from the position late last year. The ...
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  • ETNZ's Hydrogen Powered Chase Vessel More Efficient Than Expected
    by Photoboy
    Emirates Team New Zealand Reach Range And Speed Milestones In ‘Chase Zero’
    Auckland, New Zealand - 11th May 2022




    Emirates Team New Zealand have been continuing the successful commissioning and testing of their hydrogen powered foiling chase boat ‘Chase Zero’ on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf since its launch just five weeks ago


    The team have now run Chase Zero for 36 hours of motoring so far and over 1042km (562.6 nautical miles)
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    05-11-2022, 11:40 AM
  • Slingsby Joins American Magic
    by Photoboy



    OLYMPIC AND AMERICA'S CUP CHAMPION TOM SLINGSBY JOINS NEW YORK YACHT CLUB AMERICAN MAGIC


    Pensacola, F.L. – Nearly a decade ago, Tom Slingsby helped an American team win the most prestigious trophy in sailing, the 34th America’s Cup. In 2024, he hopes to do it again. New York Yacht Club American Magic is pleased to announce it has signed Slingsby, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist and multi-class world champion, to its sailing team for its pursuit of
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    05-03-2022, 08:36 AM
  • American Magic Announces Core Team
    by Photoboy
    NEW YORK YACHT CLUB AMERICAN MAGIC CORE SAILING TEAM CONFIRMED Newport, R.I. – Today, New York Yacht Club American Magic, the U.S. sailing team challenging for the 37th America’s Cup, confirmed the initial core sailing team roster: Tom Burnham, Lucas Calabrese, Andrew Campbell, Riley Gibbs, Paul Goodison, Michael Menninger, and Dan Morris. Tom Burnham (Newport, R.I.) Tom joins American Magic as Head Coach. Tom has sailed on three America’s Cup teams, Young America, and twice wit...
    03-08-2022, 09:33 AM
  • Turning An Eye Towards A Land Speed Record
    by Photoboy
    Auckland, New Zealand - 20th February 2022 Some childhood dreams can become realities, others remain just that- dreams. For a 10-year-old boy growing up in Bendigo Australia, his childhood dream was to go faster than anyone else had done, powered by the wind. Speed has always been at the centre of Glenn Ashby’s existence, on yachts, motorbikes- or land yachts. The quest for speed has won him 3 America’s Cups, an Olympic Silver Medal and 17 World Championships in 4 different classes of boa...
    02-21-2022, 10:28 AM
  • Leadership Positions For American Magic Announced
    by Photoboy
    NEW YORK YACHT CLUB AMERICAN MAGIC ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP TEAM Newport, R.I. – New York Yacht Club American Magic is pleased to announce its leadership team as the program continues its investment in top talent and preparation for the 37th America’s Cup. The leadership appointments reflect a commitment to people who bring deep experience and diverse backgrounds and capabilities developed with lessons learned from the AC36 campaign. • Mike Cazer (Grand Rapids, Mich.) will ...
    02-17-2022, 10:07 AM
  • The Next Generation Begins Production
    by Photoboy
    AC40's IN PRODUCTION Just over 11 months since Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC75 ‘Te Rehutai’ crossed the finish line to claim the 36th America’s Cup, its younger sister class- the AC40 is already in production. While much of the world was having a well-earned break during the transition from 2021 into 2022 the 7 axis CNC machine at McConaghy Boats production facility was working 24/7 carving out the tooling for the hull of the new class. The AC40 hull shape is based on that of T...
    01-26-2022, 02:08 PM
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