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America's Cup: Plenty of upside with innovative Twin Team strategy
By Richard Gladwell,
8:10 PM Thu 3 Nov 2011
Emirates Team NZ and Luna Rossa have announced the first ever formal collaboration between two teams in the America's Cup. The seven campaign competitor will partner with a three time challenger, Luna Rossa to collaborate on design, build and performance within the time frames permitted by the 34th America's Cup Protocol. In short it is very hard to find any downside in this deal for either party ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ test wingsail on Waitemata
By Richard Gladwell, Auckland,NZ ,
2:45 PM Thu 3 Nov 2011
Emirates Team New Zealand today tested a wingsail on one of the two SL33's on the Waitemata Harbour.
The wingsail appeared to be different from the AC45 in profile, and from what could be observed is a two element wing. ...
Volvo Ocean race: Groupama protest Camper Team NZ after Inport Race
7:04 PM Sun 30 Oct 2011
Groupama sailing team's protest against CAMPER with Emirates Team New Zealand was dismissed after deliberation by the international jury after the first Inport Race in Alicante.
The protest was related to the forestay set-up on CAMPER, which was the subject of an application made to the independent arbitration panel earlier this month. ...
America's Cup World Series: Emirates Team NZ Wingman under arrest
By Rod Davis,
6:50 PM Sat 29 Oct 2011
Emirates Team NZ coach Rod Davis discloses an incident that occurred during the America's Cup World series in Plymouth, England.
Half-way through the Plymouth regatta. I am sitting in the coaches’ office, well the office is a rigging/boat building container where Joe Allen and I fight for space with the shore team, with my back to mid container doors. ...
Emirates Team NZ Camper try All Black training drills - Video
9:14 PM Sat 22 Oct 2011
Ahead of Sunday's Rugby World Cup Final, the crew of Camper, sailed by Emirates Team NZ are putting into practice some of the training techniques they have picked up from sessions with the All Black coaches.
In this video, Tony Rae takes us through some of the key moves during a training session, aboard Camper. ...
Dean Barker: 'We're about winning the America's Cup'
By Michelle Slade,
5:52 AM Tue 18 Oct 2011
Emirates Team NZ's skipper, Dean Barker talks with Michelle Slade on the America's Cup World Series and how Emirates Team NZ is positioned going into the 34th America's Cup. Barker covers where the world's most successful professional sailing team is with its preparations and has a few broadsides for the Defender. ...
Rod Davis: Making Emirates Team NZ's Game Plan for Almeria
By Rod Davis,
7:13 AM Sun 16 Oct 2011
Emirates Team New Zealand's Coach Rod Davis continues his behind the scenes look at the riding instructions for the the team going into the Extreme sailing Series at Almeria, Spain:
Last week I mentioned 'making a game plan' for our Extreme 40 regatta in Almeria, which very soon we are about to start racing. So come with me while we go through this.
It all starts with regatta targets. ...
Emirates Team NZ out of Extreme 40 regatta after serious collision
6:51 AM Sun 16 Oct 2011
Emirates Team New Zealand has withdrawn from the Extreme Sailing Series Almeria regatta, being sailed in Spain, following a collision in the second to last race of Day 4.
The yacht was holed in the port hull and started taking on water forcing the crew to retire from the race. No one was hurt. ...
Emirates Team NZ: Nico’s Blog: A hectic first week in Alicante
By Chris Nicholson,
5:58 AM Fri 7 Oct 2011
Volvo skipper Chris Nicholson updates on the first week of buildup in Alicante: it has been a hectic first week in Alicante. After arriving at the end of our European tour the boat was hauled out immediately and we went straight into our final date with the rules ‘policeman’ in order to get the boat signed-off. Five days later and we are just now getting towards the end of that intense process ...
Emirates Team NZ: Coach's Blog - Up-skilling in the Extreme 40
By Rod Davis,
5:44 AM Fri 7 Oct 2011
Emirates Team NZ's Coach and sailing scribe, Rod Davis writes on the method behind the multi-multihull event racing program being undertaken by the worlds most successful professional sailing team: 'What I should add is that we were not good to ourselves as well. We made way too many mistakes in the lead up to the regatta and on the water. Thus we got beat up pretty good, and it hurts...' ...
Volvo Ocean Race: Camper ready to race now, says Nicholson
6:57 PM Sat 1 Oct 2011
CAMPER skipper Chris Nicholson is so confident in his yacht and crew that he reckons they could start the Volvo Ocean Race today.
'We’ve had some amazingly harsh conditions in our sea trial and not had one complaint. You know whatever the race throws at us we’re fairly well sorted.'
The team have sailed more than 10,800 miles together and Nicholson says their Volvo Open 70 is 99 per cent rac ...
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