America's Cup- Peter Montgomery talks with Grant Dalton on the Deal
by Peter Mongomery on 4 Nov 2011
Top international yachting commentator, Peter Montgomery, spoke with Emirates Team NZ CEO Grant Dalton after the announcement of the partnership with new Italian Challenger, Luna Rossa.
Sailing commentator Peter Montgomery has covered every race of New Zealand’’s involvement in the America’’s Cup since October 1986 Gareth Cooke Subzero Images/Monsoon Cup © http://www.monsooncup.com.my
He explains the huge significance the deal for the New Zealand marine industry, which will now have an additional 70,000 hours of boatbuidling time, or 35 man years per boat, for the third boat. Plus www.southernspars.com!Southern_Spars are now building at least four wingsails for the two America's Cup teams, which is an equally significant project in terms of man years of effort.
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