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America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ blasting in the Gulf
By Chris Cameron,
9:29 PM Mon 19 Nov 2012
Emirates Team NZ was out sailing again in the Hauraki Gulf on Friday, ahead of an advancing front which hammered Auckland over the weekend.
Team photographer, Chris Cameron, was on hand to capture the action. ...
America's Cup: Confessions of a Wingsail Trimmer - Glenn Ashby
8:09 PM Mon 19 Nov 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand wing trimmer Glenn Ashby recalls only one anxious moment while sailing the AC72. It was the time a squall hit them on Auckland Harbour just as they were about to round North Head.
'We had been in squalls before but never when we either had to tack the boat or commit to bearing away. We were in close to 30 knots true wind speed. ...
America's Cup: Volvo skipper gets first taste of foiling + Video
9:08 AM Sat 17 Nov 2012
Chris Nicholson, skipper of second place getter in the Volvo Ocean Race, Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand, had a big day out when he joined the America’s Cup sailing crew on the teams AC72 America's Cup Challenger. The video features some excellent extended footage of the yacht foiling. Later in the day ETNZ's AC72 hit speeds of 43.6kts ...
Fly Emirates Business Class to Europe and support NZ Optimist Coaching
8:08 PM Tue 13 Nov 2012
Emirates Airline and Emirates Team New Zealand are supporting New Zealand junior sailing by auctioning two Business Class return tickets from Auckland to any one of Emirates’ 33 European destinations.* These business class tickets are valued at NZ$17,000 and the auction will be live on Trade Me from 19 to 28 November 2012 ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ AC72 gets ready for Round 2 of testing
2:55 PM Sun 11 Nov 2012
After a week in the shed for modifications, Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC72 is almost ready for another intensive round of tests and crew development.
With 16 of the 30 allowed AC72 sailing days used, the team now aims to make the most of the 14 days remaining. Skipper Dean Barker says there’s a lot to accomplish – and the 14 days will go very quickly ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ goes for the high jump
By Emiartes Team NZ,
3:13 PM Sat 10 Nov 2012
Join Emirates Team NZ's sailing crew as they upgrade their safety skills ahead of the second half of their AC72 testing program.
Safety onboard the AC72’s has always and will always be paramount. In the event of a capsize, people first, boat second. ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ - getting from side to side
4:32 PM Fri 9 Nov 2012
Here’s the second part of the interview Sailing World editor Dave Reed had with Emirates Team New Zealand technical director Nick Holroyd. The interview was first published in the October issue of sailing World magazine. ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ's Nick Holroyd on the design process
4:24 PM Thu 8 Nov 2012
A few weeks ago, Dave Reed, editor of the US magazine Sailing World, interviewed Emirates Team New Zealand technical director Nick Holroyd. The story offers an interesting insight into the AC72 design process. Part 1 of his report: Emirates Team New Zealand hit the water first and fast. Dave Reed interviews Nick Holroyd who admits: 'It’s far more complex than anything I’ve ever been involved in. ...
America's Cup: Emirates Team NZ calls time out - boat in shed
3:22 PM Thu 1 Nov 2012
Emirates Team New Zealand have suspended their America's Cup sailing program for over 10 days to undertake modifications to their AC72 catamaran which has been sailing twice a week in the Hauraki Gulf.
In an announcement this evening, the team said they were ratcheting up its AC72 sailing programme, moving on from primarily conducting reliability and system testing to a focus on racing and spee ...
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