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Volvo Ocean Race: Camper completes testing and heads for Europe
8:07 PM Thu 14 Jul 2011
Boat testing for the Volvo 70, Camper, sailed by Emirates Team New Zealand, has ended.
After sailing 8,000 nautical miles in the last three months, Camper has been lifted out of the water and is being decommissioned before shipping to Europe later this month. ...
Dell to add computer power to Emirates Team New Zealand
By Warren Douglas, Auckland, New Zealand ,
8:28 PM Wed 13 Jul 2011
Dell has joined the Emirates Team New Zealand challenge for the 34th America’s Cup, adding significantly to the design team’s computer fire power.
Dell will supply the team with IT system design, hardware, system software and implementation.
The technology will help the design team’s programme for the AC72 catamarans that will race in San Francisco is 2013. ...
America's Cup: Video of Emirates Team NZ sailing the SL33
1:45 PM Wed 13 Jul 2011
First video of Emirates Team NZ sailing the SL33 catamaran, which the team are using as a surrogate boat for the AC72. The SL33 is the largest size catamaran that can be used without breaking the Surrogate Rule, which is part of the Protocol for the 34th America's Cup, and is designed to prevent more well funded teams running extensive two-boat testing programs. ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ signs with Dell and launches new boat
By Richard Gladwell, Auckland. New Zealand ,
1:39 PM Wed 13 Jul 2011
Emirates Team New Zealand have announced a partnership with US based multinational, technology company Dell computers.
The team will be looking to make up one of the 'holes' in its 2007 America’s Cup campaign – which was in the area of applied technology, which by the estimate of CEO, Grant Dalton, cost the team about 10 seconds a leg in that event. ...
America's Cup: Int Jury upholds basis of Challenger selection
By Richard Gladwell,
10:51 PM Thu 7 Jul 2011
Sail-World understands that the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup has upheld the position advanced by the Defender, Golden Gate Yacht Club, over the transition of the original Challenger of Record role to Sweden's KSSS. The full Jury decision can be read in this story ...
Extreme Sailing: Come from behind win for America's Cup team
10:19 AM Tue 5 Jul 2011
Dean Barker’s Emirates Team New Zealand clinched victory at Act 4 of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in an epic showdown as the circuit made a very successful USA debut. As the country celebrated Independence Day, American Terry Hutchinson on board Artemis Racing went in to the final race with an 8 point lead after heading the leaderboard for most of the past 5 days ...
Extreme 40's: Emirates Team NZ wants to improve on third at Boston
By Warren Douglas,
1:20 PM Sun 3 Jul 2011
Dean Barker and his crew are looking for a strong showing on the water tomorrow to set them up for the crucial last day of the Boston Extreme Sailing Series regatta. At the end of Day 3 Emirates Team New Zealand retained its third place on the overall standings with 158 points, one behind The Wave placed second. Artemis leads after 22 races with 169 points. ...
Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 Boston wide open at halfway stage + Video
By Extreme Sailing Series,
3:45 AM Sun 3 Jul 2011
Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 - The ever changing conditions on the second day of racing in Boston, resulted in a game of snakes and ladders for many of the 11 Extreme 40 teams and leaves Act 4 wide open going into the halfway stage tomorrow. ...
Volvo Ocean Race - A wild ride for Camper
By Volvo Ocean Race,
9:26 PM Sat 2 Jul 2011
Chris Nicholson's team enjoyed a wild offshore testing trip. But is 'enjoy' really the word for Media Crew Member Hamish Hooper? He describes facing the 'constant wall of water' in his blog.
'Will Oxley’s forecast was for a nice sail testing out past Great Barrier Island and through the night to the north east of East Cape,' Hamish writes. ...
Extreme 40's: Emirates Team NZ climbs the leader board at Boston
By Warren Douglas,
2:14 PM Sat 2 Jul 2011
Emirates Team New Zealand climbed to third overall on Day 2 of the Boston Extreme Sailing series regatta.
With four wins from the seven races held, Dean Barker and crew (Adam Beashel, Jeremy Lomas and James Dagg) end the day on 106 points on a point adrift of second place The Wave Muscat.
Artemis is at the top of the leader board on 114 points. ...
Extreme Sailing Series 2011 Act 4 Boston - Challenging opening day
By Extreme Sailing Series,
10:40 AM Fri 1 Jul 2011
2011 Extreme Sailing Series Act 4 at the Fan Pier in Boston proved to be a challenging one as the 11 Extreme 40 teams made their USA debut. Roman Hagara’s Red Bull Extreme Sailing pulled off two race wins in the final two races. Special guest and two-time Velux Five Oceans victor, Brad Van Liew, dropped by to experience his first Extreme 40 ride as guest fifth man. ...
America's Cup: Dean Barker explains the Emirates team NZ campaign
By PJ Montgomery, Auckland, New Zealand ,
8:28 AM Sun 26 Jun 2011
Emirates Team NZ skipper, Dean Barker spoke with top international yachting commentator, PJ Montgomery on Newstalk ZB to explain the various campaigns that the New Zealand based team are running ahead of the 34th America's Cup.
Barker also revealed their target dates for launching the first of the AC72's that the team will build and the impact on their build up with that boat, that they non-sai ...
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