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  • Game Time In Auckland

    Game Time In Auckland

    THE STAGE IS SET Three months after the first official race for the new AC75 class, the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA looks set to lay a marker down in history, with the first race of the Match starting tomorrow 10th of March at 4:15pm NZT. Emirates Team New Zealand Skipper Peter Burling and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Skipper & Team Director Max Sirena fronted today the opening press conference, ahead of tomorrow’s start to the best of 13 race series. Fast, extreme boats capa...
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  • Racing Returns For America's Cup

    Racing Returns For America's Cup

    RACING TO START ON WEDNESDAY MARCH 10th UNDER LEVEL 2 The highly anticipated Race 1 of the 36th America’s Cup Match will start shortly after 4 pm (NZT) on Wednesday 10th March after the Government announced a reduction in alert levels today. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2 or 1, the race schedule will remain as planned with 2 races per day – Wednesday 10th, Friday 12th, Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th, Monday 15th and each day after that. The current schedule has racing every day until either t...
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  • AC On Delay

    AC On Delay

    The latest lockdown in Auckland has delivered a new challenge to both Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli as they prepare for the 36th America’s Cup Match. The level 3 restrictions that were announced by the Government late on Saturday night have already seen the postponement of the start of the Match. There will be no racing this weekend, Wednesday 10 March is the earliest that racing can start. The delay means that as teams prepared for the new start date their weat...
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  • Luna Rossa Takes Prada Cup In 8 Races

    Luna Rossa Takes Prada Cup In 8 Races

    The G.H. Mumm Champagne was flowing for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli who sailed to victory today in the PRADA Cup Final. The Italians winning the Series 7-1 over INEOS TEAM UK, now move onto the America’s Cup Match, the ultimate goal four years in the making, starting in 12 days time. Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli outraced the British team in today’s medium to light conditions that proved to favour the Italians so markedly. For the second time in their six attempts, Luna Rossa Prada...
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  • Feb 19th Prada Cup: The Brits Still Have A Pulse

    Feb 19th Prada Cup: The Brits Still Have A Pulse

    INEOS TEAM UK beat Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli



    all images © Studio Borlenghi/COR Start: 1715 Port: GBR Stbd: ITA Course: E Axis: 248 Length: 1.8nm Current: 0.2 knots @ 353 Wind: 8-12knots 225 degrees Winner INEOS TEAM UK – 0:14 For the second race of the day the breeze had increased slightly. INEOS TEAM UK were first into the pre-start zone and were able to control the start more readily. Two small advantages, but would the British team be able to con...
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  • It's Do Or Die Time For Ineos

    It's Do Or Die Time For Ineos

    © Chris Cameron With so much riding on this weekend it is not surprising that all eyes have been on the weather forecast. Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli need just three more wins to take the Prada Cup. If they continue their winning streak and deliver two victories today, their path to the America’s Cup Match itself could be secured as early as tomorrow if they were to win the first of two scheduled races. All of which puts huge pressure on both teams, but in particular INEOS TEAM UK wh...
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  • In Limbo In Auckland

    In Limbo In Auckland

    17th February 2021 AMERICA’S CUP EVENT (ACE) POSITION ON CONTINUATION OF RACING: In these uncertain times, as the permitted Event Organiser responsible for the delivery of the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA in Auckland under the Host Venue Agreement with NZ Government and Auckland Council, America’s Cup Event Limited remains committed to maintaining as many aspects as possible of the Event as originally planned. This includes the ambition to maximise the possibility of ...
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  • Prada Cup Finals Day 2: No Mercy For Brits

    Prada Cup Finals Day 2: No Mercy For Brits

    PRADA Cup Final Race 4 summary With four wins on the scoreboard Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli comes away of the first PRADA Cup Final weekend having stamped their authority and with the first to seven going to the Match, INEOS TEAM UK path gets steeper and steeper. A first tight races with Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS TEAM UK displaying perfect one-on-one duels of tacks and tactics, was followed by a race in which the British team made one pre start mistake and were left chasing the I...
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  • NZ Lockdown Due To COVID 19

    NZ Lockdown Due To COVID 19



    As a result of the Government announcement of a Level 3 lockdown in Auckland, initially for 72 hours, the next scheduled race day on Wednesday has been postponed and the event village will not be open to the public during this time.

    America’s Cup Event Ltd will be working with the Authorities and relevant agencies over the next few days to work through the ongoing ramifications...
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  • 2 Love Red Moon On Day 1

    2 Love Red Moon On Day 1

    Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli and INEOS TEAM UK squared off today to determine the winner of the PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series and the right to face the Defender Emirates Team New Zealand. The first day of the PRADA Cup Final was a double for Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, with the Italian team taking the lead of the provisional ranking clearly leading both races and appearing just a click faster than the British team. Still a long way to go to the end being a 13-races series, with the...
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    Emirates Team New Zealand Reach Range And Speed Milestones In ‘Chase Zero’
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  • Slingsby Joins American Magic
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    OLYMPIC AND AMERICA'S CUP CHAMPION TOM SLINGSBY JOINS NEW YORK YACHT CLUB AMERICAN MAGIC


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  • American Magic Announces Core Team
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    03-08-2022, 09:33 AM
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    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...
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  • Leadership Positions For American Magic Announced
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    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 ...
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  • The Next Generation Begins Production
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    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...
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