News about Emirates Team New Zealand, the most successful professional sailing team in the world, competing in the America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Extreme Sailing Series and America's Cup World Series
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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 ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ starts sailing their two boat program
By Richard Gladwell,
4:44 AM Thu 23 Jun 2011
There’s a new cat, soon to be two, prowling the Auckland waterfront.
From the design board of a highly respected US multihull design partnership, and built by a top Wellington based composites builder, the pair of new black cats are here to stay for a couple of years at least. ...
Images from the Viaduct: Emirates Team NZ is purring
By Richard Gladwell, Auckland, NZ ,
2:34 AM Thu 23 Jun 2011
This week and early next, Emirates Team NZ will launch their two SL33's - which will be their training boats in the lead up to the 34th America's Cup. On a wet winter's day, Sail-World took a sneak peak at the new catamarans which are just small enough to dodge the Surrogate Rule for the event which prohibits the sailing of catamarans above 10 metres in length. ...